By Ms. Cherish Washington (AMC)February 18, 2010
FORT BELVOIR, Va.- The U.S. Army Materiel Command will showcase a plethora of new technologies that directly support the warfighter during the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition Feb. 24-26 at the Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
During the exposition, AMC's booth (#1523) will feature:
Aca,!Ac Combat Feeding: An interactive exhibit focusing on the qualities and related aspects of combat ration research, development and fielding. Be prepared to target, sense and enjoy.
Aca,!Ac America's Army: The popular video game provides and interactive demonstration of the Ripsaw, which allows visitors to operate the Ripsaw in a virtual environment.
Aca,!Ac Video Portal: This interactive presentation will take visitors to "other lands" and features sustainment producers.
Aca,!Ac Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Egress Trainer: The MET prepares warfighters on how to react in the event of a vehicle rollover in a safe training environment.
Aca,!Ac Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar Display: A 3-D video case study of Tobyhanna Army Depot's support of the LCMR.
Aca,!Ac New Battery Technologies: Hands-on displays and subject matter experts will demonstrate the BB-5590 battery, Conformal Rechargeable Battery and the new 1.2KW power supply.
Aca,!Ac Autonomous Platform Demonstrator: This hybrid-electric vehicle has advanced and integrated survivability features and can operate in three modes.
Aca,!Ac Army Contracting Command Information: Video, signage, brochures and subject matter experts will be on hand to answer questions on Army contracting and career opportunities.
Aca,!Ac AMC Partnership Program: Information will be available on AMC public and private partnership opportunities at depots, arsenals and plants around the country.
Aca,!Ac Condition Based Maintenance: Will showcase maintenance in pictures and includes a five minute video on Aviation Field Maintenance Directorate featuring Maj. Gen. Jim Myles.
The U.S. Army Materiel Command is the Army's premier provider of materiel readiness - technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics, power projection and sustainment - to the total force, across the spectrum of joint military operations. If a Soldier shoots it, drives it, flies it, wears it or eats it AMC provides it.
For media points of contact, please call Michelle McCaskill at (703) 806-8014, or Diana Dawa at (703) 806-9172. After Feb. 23, please call Michelle McCaskill at (703) 626-1810, or Diana Dawa at (703) 855-8321.