Apr 04 - 05

Alexandria, VA, DC

Mary M. Gates Learning Center/United Way

Over the past ten years, continuous IED combat operations have enhanced available technology and training to adapt to the new evolution of threats. Specific topics to be discussed include but are not limited to : • Containing the spread of IEDs as a global weapon of choice for violent extremists • Fostering whole-of-government approach to the IED threat •Improving guidance on EOD reporting and messaging •Ensuring IEDs too costly to produce and too risky to employ by: -Attacking networks that emplace IEDs -Training our forces to protect themselves •Advancing the ability to detect and neutralize improvised or homemade explosives (HME) •Next generation robotics, bomb suits, and radiographic systems •Equipment and procedures to fight the IED threat through communications, vehicles, exploitation techniques, ECM, kinetic tools •Next-Gen Standoff explosives detection capabilities •Lightweight tools and explosives for dismounted operations

•IED Defeat/Force Protection •Research, Development and Acquisition •Training & Doctrine •IED Lead Team & Analysis •EOD Hazmat •Intelligence and Information Warfare •Law Enforcement •Homeland Security •Advanced ISR/ Persistent Surveillance

Registration Opens: 01/04/2012 Cost: $350 - $850

Contact Name: William Leahy

ph: 646-808-0274 email: william.leahy@dsigroup.org

Company Info:

Defense Strategies Institute

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