JCAT will host the 2021 Threat Weapons & Effects Training at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, on 17 – 19 August 2021 (not Hurlburt, as done in previous years). This annual training event is a collaborative effort between the Joint Combat Assessment Team, U.S. Army Aviation Research Laboratory, Naval Air Systems Command, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Missile and Space Intelligence Center, National Ground Intelligence Center, and other agencies. The training draws information from threat exploitation, live fire testing, and combat experience to provide a complete picture on threat lethality. Hands-on experience is provided, with threat munitions/missiles, test articles, and damaged aircraft hardware. Experienced professionals provide current, relevant information on threat system upgrades, proliferation, and lethality.

Who Should Attend

  • Aviation operations personnel
  • Intelligence professionals
  • Weaponeering staff
  • Individuals dealing with battle damage repair
  • U.S. government and industry executives
  • Survivability engineers
  • Research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) professionals
  • Individuals with an interest in threat weapons, intelligence, and aviation survivability

Program Features

  • Current combat assessment reports from the area of responsibility (AOR)
  • Presentations on current threat lethality and proliferation
  • Discussions on current survivability design effectiveness
  • Live fire demonstration of a wide variety of munitions
  • Post shot evaluation of damaged hardware