The venue for FPED VIII, Stafford Regional Airport, is located 40 miles south of Washington, D.C., just off Interstate 95. Online registration will commence on, or shortly after, December 15, 2010. For planning purposes, it is recommended that persons interested in attending familiarize themselves with registration procedures, details on the 20 equipment categories to be demonstrated, and other related information by visiting the FPED VIII website at: http://www.fped8.org
The Department of Defense's Physical Security Equipment Action Group will direct the 2011 edition of the FPED and, with the Department of Energy and the Technical Support Working Group, will sponsor the event. The demonstration is coordinated and executed by U.S. Army Product Manager, Force Protection Systems. All demonstrated items must be available for procurement and testing within the 90 days immediately following FPED VIII.
The FPED series serves U.S. leaders in defense, homeland security, nuclear security, first-response, and other agencies, as well as officials in state and local law enforcement, physical security and first-responder organizations throughout the United States and abroad. It also welcomes leaders in force protection and anti-terrorism from among U.S. allies. Military and civilian personnel in command, physical security and first-responder personnel are encouraged to attend and see, firsthand, the latest in immediately available integrated force protection, anti-terrorist and first-response solutions. The event is not open to the general public. It is open only to the Services, defense, law enforcement and other physical security and first-responder personnel, and to members of the media who cover defense, homeland security and first-responder operations and training.
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