Enhancing Lethality for Close Combat Warfighters

Defense Strategies Institutes Warfighter Systems Summit will take place on November 27-28, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia. Attendees at this two-day senior level event will gain valuable insights into our nation’s warfighter capabilities and the strategies for improving our combat forces’ preparedness, situational awareness and survivability. Discussions at this event will focus on this year's theme of "Enhancing Lethality for Close Combat Warfighters."

Hoboken, NJ, October 24, 2018 --(PR.com)-- This Defense Strategies Institute event will convene senior level speakers from the Army, Marines and Navy for discussions and debates on the policies and initiatives for replacing legacy capabilities with modern technologies to ensure the US maintains a tactical over-match over adversaries.

The main objective of this DSI Summit is to bring together experts from across the DoD to discuss maximizing warfighter lethality by improving the survivability, training and capability of our nation’s close combat forces. Presentations at this event will focus on this year's theme of "Enhancing Lethality for Close Combat Warfighters."

2018 Speakers Include:

*Joseph L 'Etoile, SES, Director, Close Combat Lethality Task Force
*BG Anthony Potts, USA, PEO Soldier
*Patrick Baker, SES, Director, Survivability and Lethality Analysis Directorate, Army Research Laboratory
*Dr. Peter Matic, SES, Superintendent, Materials Science and Technology Division
*Dr. Donald A. Reago, Jr., Director, Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate, CERDEC
*COL Travis "Kurt" Thompson, USA, TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Soldier
*COL Elliott Caggins, USA, PM Soldier Weapons, PEO Soldier
*COL Troy Denomy, USA, PM Soldier Warrior, PEO Soldier
*Col Michael Manning, USMC, PfM, Ground Combat Element Systems, Marine Corps Systems Command
*LTC Anthony Kurz, USA, Commander, Concepts and Integration Unit, Asymmetric Warfare Group

Topics will include:

*Equipping Close Combat Forces with Advanced Capabilities to Maximize Overall Lethality
*Updating Legacy Systems and Modernizing the PEO Soldier Portfolio
*Limiting the Weight and Power Usage of Warfighter Capabilities
*Introducing Adaptive Soldier Architecture
*Developing and Fielding Innovative Day/Night Imaging Tools to Enhance Situational Awareness
*Designing Protective Gear for Diverse Range of Environmental and Tactical Missions
*Delivering Next Generation Weapons to the Warfighter
*Replacing Obsolete Training Systems and Investing in Modern Training and Simulation Technology
*Leveraging Advanced Materials to Improve Combat and Tactical Equipment

Seating is limited –
To allow for actionable discussion and dialogue amongst speakers and attendees, seating will be limited. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military, government and state personnel attend complimentary. Those interested in participating in the Warfighter Systems Summit can visit, Defense Strategies Institute's website at, http://futurewarfighter.dsigroup.org/.

Anyone interested in learning more can contact Christopher Elliott at celliott@dsigroup.org, 201-672-8745.

*Summit is closed to press / No recordings
Defense Strategies Institute
Christopher Elliott