Counter IED: Attacking the Network
Where: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
Why: Day One opens with a keynote address by Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata, deputy director of the Joint IED Defeat Organization. Other sessions include updates on research and development activities and training and simulation efforts.
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Soldier Technology U.S. 2009
Where: Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Arlington, Va.
Why: This conference includes a field trip to Stafford, Va., to visit the Marine Corps Gruntworks Squad Integration Facility, where participants will learn about the Marines’ new systems engineering approach to equipping a squad. Other sessions at the conference include presentations on networking the small-unit fight and the role of imaging sensors with mounted and dismounted soldiers.
Want more: Go to www.wbresearch.com/Soldiertechnologyusa