Development and Use Of Underwater UXO Demonstration Sites

Underwater sensors and platforms used to detect and classify UXO have been developed to a point that controlled demonstration and validation of those systems are needed. This session included presentations and discussion of the development, progress, and use of underwater demonstration sites. 

Session Chair: Dr. Michael Richardson, Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
Introduction by Session Chair Dr. Michael Richardson, Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
Keynote Address: MuST towbody in Sequim Bay - System Engineering Tests Over Test Bed Targets Dr. Kevin Williams, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory (UW-APL)
Development of the Sequim Bay Underwater UXO Demonstration Site Dr. Dana Woodruff, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Developing a Munitions Test Range Complex in Hawaii Dr. Margo Edwards, Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL-UH)
Setup and Characterization of a Near Shore Test Bed for Assessing Underwater UXO Sensor Systems Dr. Raymond Lim, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD)
Towards Developing Demonstrations for Munitions Mobility and Burial in the Underwater Environment Dr. Joseph Calantoni, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
Scoring Underwater Demonstrations for Detection and Classification of Unexploded Ordnance Dr. Shelley Cazares, Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

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