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Air Force weapons experts to brief industry on near-term and far-term fuzing research

Posted by John Keller

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 4 June 2013. U.S. Air Force weapons experts will brief industry June 25 and 26 on fuze technology research efforts for specific applications available for near-term transition, as well as on research programs in the mid- and far-terms.

The Fuze Technology Days event will enable government and industry to discuss research and development efforts in fuzing technology, and encourage collaboration among attendees. Briefings will be by experts in the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Briefings will be at the University of Florida Research and Engineering Education Facility, 1350 N. Poquito Road, Shalimar, Fla., which is adjacent to Eglin Air Force Base.

The event also will provide one-on-one meetings between government and industry followed by government-only meetings. A detailed schedule of topics will be sent out prior to the event.

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Air Force researchers say they hope for a broad cross-section of the fuze technology research and industry community to attend and participate.

Companies interested in attending should email their intent to do so at Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For questions or concerns contact Air Force 2nd Lt. Michael Secord by phone at 850-883-1943, or by email at, or Brandon Witbeck by phone at 850-883-3535 or by email at

More information is online at

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