AUSA Winter 2014

AUSA's ILW Winter Symposium & Exposition

Von Braun Center
Huntsville, AL
Feb. 19 - 21, 2014

A central focus of this symposium is on preparing the Army for an unpredictable global security environment out to the year 2020 and beyond – while continuing the transition from combat operations in the US Central Command Area of Responsibility. This progression must enable our Soldiers to immediately succeed across a wide spectrum of land power operations.


Lockheed Martin AUSA Winter Media Briefings:

All briefings are in Embassy Suites Big Spring A2; Embassy Suites is connected to the Von Braun Center

Tuesday, Feb. 18

M-DSA Test Flight Media Event at Redstone Arsenal

Team Apache Sensors will recognize the Apache M-DSA first flight during a demonstration and briefing at Redstone Arsenal. M-DSA is the next step in the sensor modernization of the M-TADS/PNVS system. The new capabilities provided by M-DSA will support more rapid target identification and coordination, as well as improve mission success and system reliability for U.S. Army Apache aircrews.

M-DSA Briefing                M-DSA Video                M-DSA Audio

Apache aircrews.Wednesday, February 19

1:30 p.m. – Whetstone: Enabling Expeditionary Mission Command at the Tactical Level
Presented by Alex Moore, C4ISR Business Development at Lockheed Martin

A mobile military communications server, the Whetstone network suite now has processing power comparable to systems four times its size. This briefing details the upgrades to the system, which include the ability to quickly process, download and disseminate terabytes of mission command data while operating outside of the network.

2:00 p.m. – K-MAX: Cargo UAS Autonomy Efforts
Presented by Jim Naylor, Aviation Systems Business Development director at Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Marine Corps recently extended its contract for the K-MAX unmanned cargo helicopter through November 2014, and the aircraft continues to demonstrate maturing autonomous technology through research and development contracts with the U.S. Army and other military services. Our briefing will provide details on the latest K-MAX capabilities, as well as future potential missions for the aircraft in disaster relief, humanitarian aid and support to austere locations.

K-MAX Briefing         K-MAX Audio

Thursday, February 20

1:00 p.m. – JAGM: The Path to Mission Success
Presented by: Frank St. John, Tactical Missiles and Combat Maneuver Systems vice president at Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) program has had several recent milestones. Join us as St. John discusses these and other upcoming milestones, technological advancements and our performance on the continued technical demonstration contract, all while following the Army’s acquisition strategy.

JAGM Briefing         JAGM Audio


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Media Contacts:


Information Systems and Global Solutions (IS&GS)
Suzanne Smith
(303) 229-4456


Missiles and Fire Control (MFC)
Melissa Hilliard
(407) 761-0077


Mission Systems and Training (MST)
Keith Little
(202) 302-3735


Space Systems (SSC)
Lynn Fisher
(408) 742-7606