Row 1 LTC Franz-Helmut Wagner, GAF Weapons Systems Command; LTR Director Thomas Vogler, BWB; Stan Sherrod, LTPO; June Bolen, AMCOM SAMD Row 2 LTC Christian Uhliq, GEPO; TORR Markus Schuischel, BWB; Angela Sorgenfrei, GLVS; Dr. Karl Niederhofer, COMLOG; Borkhard Lehmitz, LFK; Jacqueline Williams, USASAC; Maude Johnston, LTPO Row 3 Martin Biihrle, LFK; Marsha Hosher, ITT/CAS; Kurt Stephanie, AMCOM SAMD; Susan Ouzts, LMMFC Row 4 Chris Hoben, AMCOM SAMD; Natalie Whitlow, LTPO; Row 5 William Dibble, Raytheon; Tim Glaeser, Raytheon; Anthony LoPresti, Raytheon; Gerald Johnson, LMMFC Row 6 LR Director Wolfram Heidelmayer, BWB; Joseph Garrett, Raytheon; Eric Baker, LTPO; Thomas Belcher, Raytheon Top Row MAJ Kevin Hill, ODC; Lothar Rückert, LFK; Jim Brandt, LTPO; Cpt Manfred Kruse, GAF Far Left Joseph Delgaudio, Raytheon; TRAR Martin Nikodemus, BWB; TORR Ulrich Faxel, BWB; TROAR Roland Döring, BWB; TORR Michael Kowski, GEPO; Tramton Heiko Scherf, BWB; Beltina Reichert, BWB; Very Back TORR Jörq Arndt, GF MOD

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The 47th U.S./German PATRIOT Program Management Review meeting was held April 27-29 in Hamburg, Germany.

Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command's Security Assistance Management Directorate, the Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement, the Lower Tier Project Office, German Air Force Weapons Systems Command, Raytheon, and ITT-CAS were in attendance.

The meeting included an overview of the German PATRIOT Program. Most items on the program time line were complete, including the procurement of PAC-3 missiles and the building of a complete operating facility in Korea by Germany.

Roland DAfAPring, Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement, presented a status update on the transfer of German Fire Units to Korea; and Michael Kowski, Germany Patriot Office, gave a summary of the FMS Working Group held in Huntsville, Ala., March 4.

Other items addressed included communications upgrades, obsolescence alleviation work on the PATRIOT radar set, future support for Configuration 2 and Configuration 3 customers, the status of software builds and hardware changes, and an update on Tactical Command Systems.

The next two program reviews are scheduled for October 18-19 and April 26-28 (tentatively). Both meetings will be held in Huntsville, Ala.

At the close of the meeting, three retiring attendees were recognized for their years of valued service: June Bolen, AMCOM-SAMD, Lt. Col. Franz-Helmut Wagner, GAF Weapon Systems Command and William Dibble, Raytheon.

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