There will also be a Robotics Panel on the Joint Operations Needs for CIED led by Colonel Dave Thompson, Project Manager of the Robotic Systems Joint Project Office at JIEDDO. His session will feature vital information on remote-controlled EOD support for Warfighter, current industry needs and priorities, and the path ahead based on past lessons learned.
General Petraeus recently affirmed that IEDs “remain the largest threat to our troops,” and as their use rises the DoD will boost spending to continue improving the detect-and-defeat and network attack efforts. Though our ability to defeat them has improved, IEDs are responsible for approximately 80% of NATO and US casualties in Afghanistan, and as such the summit will feature information on a wide range of effective solutions to this threat.
Colonel Thompson, Brigadier General Muchow and Colonel Muchow will be joined by several other esteemed keynote speakers at the Counter-IED Summit January 23 - 25, 2012 in the Washington, DC Metro Area. If you would like to see the speakers’ full presentations and meet them in person, please visit http://counteriedsummit.com/
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