Inagural AMTC Collaboration Event

The U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aviation & Missile Center, known as AMRDEC, hosted the Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC) in December in Huntsville, AL. The event included many speakers who briefed over 400 attendees from the Government and members of the NAC and VLC. To review the presentations and to read more about the event click here to visit the AMTC website.  To read more about the event click here to read the article.

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2019 Sea Air Space Exposition

The NAC will be exhibiting at this year’s 2019 Sea Air Space Exposition. Come visit us at booth #2247! The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition was founded in 1965 as a means to bring the U.S. defense industrial base, private-sector U.S. companies and key military decision makers together for an annual innovative, educational, professional and maritime based event located in the heart of Washington, DC.  Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission of maritime policy education and sea service support. To learn more about the event visit click here.

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19-04 AMTC Collaboration Event

The 19-04 AMTC Collaboration Event will be held May 21-22, 2019 in Huntsville, AL. The agenda will include an AMTC update, 19-04 requirements review, and one-on-one opportunities. The event will be open to all AMTC members and US. Government representatives.

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2018 NAC General Membership Meeting

The Honorable Dr. Michael D. Griffin, Undersecretary of Defense for Research & Engineering

The National Armaments Consortium (NAC) has been awarded a follow-on 10-year, $10 billion ordnance technology development and prototype Other Transaction Agreement (OTA).  This agreement renews and extends three previous agreements. The new agreement was signed during the 2018 NAC General Membership Meeting, bringing the DoD’s Armaments Community together in a unique collaborative environment.
The NAC General Membership meeting is the largest annual forum where government, industry and academia, come together, to exchange information relating to the research, development and prototyping of critical armaments and ordnance systems. This year’s meeting was held April 11-13 in Crystal City, VA and hosted a record-breaking 776 representatives from different government and industry areas.
The first day of events included an agenda full of noteworthy speakers including the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, the Honorable Dr. Michael D. Griffin; the Director at US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Mr. John F. Hedderich III; Program Executive Director for Ammunition, Brig. Gen. Alfred  Abramson; Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems, Rear Adm. Douglas W. Small; and Chief Engineer for PEO Missiles and Space, Mr. Dale Moore.

Army Futures Panel at the NAC General Membership Meeting

Army Futures Panel

Major Gen. Jim Richardson, Director, Process Innovation and Integration, provided a brief on the Army Futures Command’s priorities. He stressed that the one simple focus of the Futures Command is to make soldiers and units more lethal. Major Gen. Richardson was followed by three of the Cross-Functional Teams (CFTs) leads, Brig. Gen. Stephen Maranian, Long Range Precisions Fires CFT, Brig. Gen. David Lesperance, Next Generation Combat Vehicles CFT, and Brig. Gen. Christopher Donahue, Soldier Lethality CFT. The panel discussed their challenges as it relates to DoD modernization goals and the urgent need for science and technology to be obtained rapidly in order to meet the needs of today’s warfighters.

Colonel Garry Haase, addressing the NAC General Membership Meeting

Colonel Garry Haase, Commander and
Director for Munitions for Air Force Research

Colonel Gary Haase, Commander and Director for Munitions for Air Force Research Laboratory discussed Weapon Technology Solutions for the Current and Future Fight and how important the NAC/DOTC collaboration is to obtaining technology for the good of the warfighter:

“When someone from industry tells me they have a great new solution, I always ask, ‘Do you work with NAC-DOTC? Because that’s a great way for you to get your technology to me.’”
-Col Garry Haase

Day 2 included over 135 briefings regarding DOTC FY19 Annual Plan Technology Requirements. Requirement owners briefed their specific prototype needs in order to achieve mission effectiveness.
Day 3 concluded the meeting with over 530 One-on-One meetings where attendees came together to discuss requirements, challenges, and opportunities in a unique collaborative environment.

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2019 NAC General Membership Meeting

April 2-4, 2019

Registration is now open. This annual meeting is a forum that brings together the DoD Armaments Community with NAC Members to discuss requirements, challenges, and emerging opportunities in a unique collaborative environment using.
*This meeting is open to NAC members and the Government.

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2019 SOFIC

The NAC will be exhibiting at the 2019 Armament Systems Forum, May 20-23, 2019 in Tampa, FL.  Come see us at our booth!

SOFIC provides the perfect opportunity to network with defense industry professionals, USSOCOM leadership and government attendees. At Operation SOFtalk, connect with USSOCOM senior leadership to discuss how the SOF community can best come together to meet the demanding needs of our operators. To learn more about the event click here.

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2019 AUSA Global Force Symposium

The NAC will be exhibiting at the 2019 Global Force Symposium, March 26-28, 2019 in Huntsville, AL. Come see us at booth #1400.

2019 AUSA ILW Global Force Symposium & Exposition is a three-day event that will include presentations from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), the United States Army Materiel Command, and the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command.

This symposium will explore the capabilities outlined in the Army Operating Concept and how the force transforms from being adaptive to driving innovation for Force 2025 and beyond. Special guest presentations, coupled with panel discussions from our senior military and industry leaders, will address critical points of acquisition, research and development, and partnering between military and industry.  To learn more about the event visit: http://ausameetings.org/globalforce2019/.

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Save the Date: April 9-13, 2018

2018 Joint Insensitive Munitions Technology Program Spring Review Meeting

April 9-13, 2018

Please save the week of 9 – 13 April 2018 for the Joint Insensitive Munitions Technology Program Spring Review Meeting. The meeting will be held at The Landing, on Hill Air Force Base, just north of Salt Lake City, UT in Layton. Room blocks at several hotel properties, at per diem rate, will also be available. The invitation and logistics details are being worked and should be released in mid to late February next year.

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50th DoD Fuze IPT Meeting

April 3-5, 2018

The 50th DoD Fuze IPT Meeting will be held on April 4, 2018 at the Booz Allen Hamilton Crystal Square 2 facility located at 1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 1100, Arlington, VA and will be open to NAC Members. In addition to the meeting, the DoD Fuze Leaders would like to offer individual NAC member companies an opportunity to solicit a 1-on-1 session with the DoD Fuze IPT Membership, April 3 & 5, 2018. Specific registration and agenda information is available on the NAC Members Only website.

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