Appendix C

Committee Meetings

FIRST MEETING

MARCH 9-11, 2010, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Armor Materials 101-501: Focus on Fundamental Issues Associated with Armor Ceramics:Kinetic Energy Passive Armor, James W. McCauley, Chief Scientist, Weapons and Materials Research Directorate (WMRD); fellow, Army Research Laboratory

Mesoscale Modeling and Experiments—Why and How? Lalit Chhabildas, Senior Scientist, Enhanced Energy Effects, Air Force Research Laboratory

Ceramics for Body Armor, Don Bray, Morgan Crucible Company PLC Light Armor, 41 Years Later, Carl Cline (retired), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Ceramic Behavior Under Ballistic Impact at High Pressure, Michael Normandia, Chief Scientist, Armor Development, Ceradyne, Inc.

Multiscale Modeling of Armor Materials, Christopher Hoppel, Chief, High Rate Mechanics and Failure Branch, Army Research Laboratory

Transparent Armor: Research Issues, Stephan Bless, Associate Director, Institute for Advanced Technology, University of Texas at Austin

Fiber Research for Soldier Protection, Philip Cunniff, U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center

Open Discussion Among Participants, Edwin (Ned) Thomas, Chair; Michael McGrath, Vice Chair

Materials Initiatives and Needs for Lightening Ground Platforms, Douglas W. Templeton, Deputy for Ballistic Protection, Senior Technology Expert—Survivability (acting), U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center

Armor, Timothy Holmquist, Staff Engineer, Southwest Research Institute

Armor Material Considerations for Asymmetric Warfare, Yellapu Murty, Director of Research and Development, Cellular Materials International

The Origin and History of the ONR Transducer Materials Program, Robert Pohanka, Director, Materials Science and Technology Division, Office of Naval Research

SECOND MEETING
APRIL 28-29, 2010, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Development and Modeling of High Performance Fibers for Lightweight Protection, Tucker Norton, North American Technology Leader, Ballistics, DuPont Protection Technologies

Today’s Lightweight Protective Equipment and the Challenges for the Next 10-20 Years,Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn, Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command

Needed Materials Approach for Lightweight Protective Systems, Lee Mastroianni, Force Protection Thrust Lead, Office of Naval Research

Bi-modal to Tri-modal Aluminum, Lawrence T. Kabacoff, Program Officer, Materials Division, Office of Naval Research



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Appendix C Committee Meetings FIRST MEETING Platforms, Douglas W. Templeton, Deputy for Ballistic Pro- MARCH 9-11, 2010, WASHINGTON, D.C. tection, Senior Technology Expert—Survivability (acting), U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Armor Materials 101-501: Focus on Fundamental Issues Engineering Center Associated with Armor Ceramics: Kinetic Energy Passive Armor, James W. McCauley, Chief Scientist, Weapons and Armor, Timothy Holmquist, Staff Engineer, Southwest Re- Materials Research Directorate (WMRD); fellow, Army search Institute Research Laboratory Armor Material Considerations for Asymmetric Warfare, Mesoscale Modeling and Experiments—Why and How? Yellapu Murty, Director of Research and Development, Cel- Lalit Chhabildas, Senior Scientist, Enhanced Energy Effects, lular Materials International Air Force Research Laboratory The Origin and History of the ONR Transducer Materials Ceramics for Body Armor, Don Bray, Morgan Crucible Program, Robert Pohanka, Director, Materials Science and Company PLC Technology Division, Office of Naval Research Light Armor, 41 Years Later, Carl Cline (retired), Lawrence SECOND MEETING Livermore National Laboratory APRIL 28-29, 2010, WASHINGTON, D.C. Ceramic Behavior Under Ballistic Impact at High Pressure, Development and Modeling of High Performance Fibers Michael Normandia, Chief Scientist, Armor Development, for Lightweight Protection, Tucker Norton, North Ameri- Ceradyne, Inc. can Technology Leader, Ballistics, DuPont Protection Technologies Multiscale Modeling of Armor Materials, Christopher Hop- pel, Chief, High Rate Mechanics and Failure Branch, Army Today’s Lightweight Protective Equipment and the Chal- Research Laboratory lenges for the Next 10-20 Years, Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn, Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integra- Transparent Armor: Research Issues, Stephan Bless, Associ- tion, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Develop- ate Director, Institute for Advanced Technology, University ment Command of Texas at Austin Needed Materials Approach for Lightweight Protective Sys- Fiber Research for Soldier Protection, Philip Cunniff, U.S. tems, Lee Mastroianni, Force Protection Thrust Lead, Office Army Natick Soldier Systems Center of Naval Research Open Discussion Among Participants, Edwin (Ned) Thomas, Bi-modal to Tri-modal Aluminum, Lawrence T. Kabacoff, Chair; Michael McGrath, Vice Chair P rogram Officer, Materials Division, Office of Naval Research Materials Initiatives and Needs for Lightening Ground 119

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120 OPPORTUNITIES IN PROTECTION MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FUTURE ARMY APPLICATIONS Cellular Materials for Force Protection, Steven Fishman, Aluminum History in the Army, B. Cheeseman Materials Consultant, Strategic Analysis, Inc. Multi Scale Modeling, G. Gazonas ASAALT’s View on Protection Materials, Cary F. Chaba- lowski, Acting Director, Research and Laboratory Manage- Transparent Armor, P. Patel ment, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology/Chief Scientist High Strain Rate Lab Tour, T. Weerasooriya Strain Rate Sensitive Polymers in Armor Applications—Sci- Tours of Armor Test Facilities, S. Schoenfeld ence Issues, Roshdy George S. Barsoum, Manager, Explo- sion Resistant Coating, Joint Enhanced Explosion Resistance Armor: A European Perspective, Klaus Thoma, Director, Coating Exploitation, Advanced Concept Technology Dem- Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach-Institut onstration, Ships and Engineering Systems Division, Office of Naval Research. Hypervelocity Shields, Eric Christiansen, NASA From Fiber to Application: High Performance Polyethylene Ceramic-Metal Laminate (CML) Composites for Armor Fiber Research Needs, Lori Wagner, Technical Leader, Ad- Applications, Ken Kuang, Torrey Hills Technologies LLC vanced Fibers and Composites, Honeywell FOURTH MEETING THIRD MEETING JULY 22-23, 2010, WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 8-10, 2010, ABERDEEN, MARYLAND The Sagamore Conference, K.T. Ramesh and Edwin (Ned) DARPA’s Role in Armor, Judah M. Goldwasser, Program Thomas Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Army Research Laboratory on Protective Materials, Ernest A National Lab Perspective on Protection Materials, Bruce S.C. Chin, Army Research Laboratory Remington, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory FIFTH MEETING Army Applications of Magnesium Alloys: Past Lessons AUGUST 24-26, 2010 and Future Solutions Suveen Mathaudhu, Army Research WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS Laboratory Objective: Limited final information gathering; review of the Speakers on Transparent Armor, J. Jay Zhang, Program report writing process thus far; walk through of the first full Manager, Corning; Lee M. Goldman, Vice President of message draft; discussion of conclusions, recommendations, Technology and Chief Technology Officer for the Optical and next steps. Ceramics Division, Surmet; Jeff Kutsch, President, Technol- ogy Assessment and Transfer, Inc, Kathie Leighton, Schott; SIXTH MEETING Christopher Jones, Saint-Gobain SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2010, BECKMAN CENTER, IRVINE, CALIFORNIA Site Visit, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Welcome and WMRD, Objective: Review of the draft report and determination of J. Smith a path forward. Summary of Towson Meeting 2008, P. Plostins