Event Description

39th Air Armament Symposium
"Better Buying Power: Implementation and Innovation in the Armament Enterprise"
Sponsored by NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter

* No Briefing Provided

Day One:

pdf link Welcome and Agenda
Mr David Andrews, President NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter

pdf attachment Sponsors
Mr David Andrews, President NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter

Secretariat's Perspective*
Dr William LaPlante, SAF/AQ

pdf link Better Buying Power 2.0: Affordable Innovation through Government and Industry Collaboration
Mr Alan Jackson, Lockheed Martin

pdf link Building a Culture of Affordability
Mr Kevin Bittner, Northrup Grumman

pdf link Industry Perspective: Boeing
Mr Carl Avila, Boeing

pdf link Industry Perspective: Raytheon
Mr Tom Keck, Raytheon Missile Systems

Panel: BBP - Capitalizing on the Opportunity*
Mr Alan Jackson, Mr Kevin Bittner, Mr Carl Avila, Mr Tom Keck, Maj Gen Arnie Bunch, and Maj Gen Scott Jansson
Moderator: Maj Gen (R) Rob "ChedBob" Chedister

pdf link ACC/A5/8/9 Perspective
Mr Stan Newberry, SES, Deputy

External View of BBP*
Ms Sandra Erwin, Editor, National Defense Magazine

Day Two:

pdf link A Focus on Better Buying Power
Col Mike Schmidt, USSOCOM/PEO-FW

pdf link Service Acquisition, AF Services Perspective
Mr Bruce Melusen, AFTC/EZ

pdf link Industry Perspective: WBB
Mr Robert Olsen, Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.

pdf link Innovation in the Weapons Enterprise
Maj Gen Tom Masiello, AFRL/CC

pdf link Perspective: AF Test Center
Maj Gen Arnie Bunch, AFTC/CC

pdf link Better Buying Power for Weapons
Maj Gen Scott Jansson, AFLCMC/PEO, Weapons

Flexible Weapon Discussions*
Mr Leo Rose, AFRL/RWP






Event Details

November 5-6, 2013


Emerald Coast Convention Center
Fort Walton Beach, FL

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