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Release No: 84-07
July 30, 2007

Force Protection Equipment Demonstration Vi

Media wishing to cover Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VI (FPED VI) at the Stafford Regional Airport and Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va., Aug. 14-16, should pre-register on line now at http://www.fped6.org .
             FPED IV will bring about 600 vendors and organizations with more than 2,500 items of force protection equipment to be viewed by attendees from the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local law enforcement departments, and other first responders.           The event will have 20 categories of equipment that include blast and ballistics mitigation, night vision and optics, barriers, individual protective equipment, non-lethal weaponry, chemical/biological detection, explosive detection and cargo inspection devices, biometrics and others. In addition, range demonstrations of blast, ballistics and non-lethal products will be conducted.
            FPED VI is sponsored by the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, the Joint Staff, the Department of Energy, the National Institute of Justice, and the Technical Support Working Group. The U.S. Army Product Manager, Force Protection Systems will conduct the event.
             Media representatives wishing to register after Aug. 13 will have to register on-site at the press trailer. Point of contact for FPED VI is Carl White, (540) 351-1691 or by email at cpwhite2a@aol.com .

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