WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Military, homeland security, law enforcement and other first-responder personnel throughout the United States are being encouraged to attend the 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED VII) in northern Virginia this May 19-21.
Nearly 600 exhibits will be presented at Stafford County Regional Airport, just south of Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA. Live-fire small arms and explosives survivability demonstrations will be at ranges on the Marine Corps base.
The event, which is also open to allied defense officials, will focus on immediately available commercial off-the-shelf equipment and systems that can help reduce or eliminate vulnerability to terrorist attacks against personnel, equipment and infrastructure. Online registration is available, under the "Attendees" tab, on the FPED VII web site at: http://www.fped7.org
The demonstration covers 20 equipment categories, including: automated entry control systems and equipment; armored and utility vehicles; biometrics; blast protection/mitigation systems; cargo inspection devices; chemical and biological detection, mitigation and protection equipment; communications equipment; delay and denial technology; explosives detection systems; explosive ordnance disposal equipment; fence sensor systems; individual protective equipment; night vision and optics devices; non-lethal weapons and technology; physical security equipment sensor and surveillance systems; robotic vehicles and systems; unattended ground sensors; unmanned aerial vehicles; vulnerability assessment/analysis software tools; and waterside security equipment.
In addition to presenting exhibits at the airport, some companies will place items on the range at Quantico to be subjected to live fire from small arms and, in some instances, blasts from high explosives. Attendees will be able to observe
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