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How Soldiers and Civilians Are Collaborating to Create the Tanks of the Future

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) David A. Centeno Jr. (Chief, the Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Emerging Capabilities Office)

Location: Center Stage

Date: Thursday, February 7

Time: 1:00pm - 1:55pm

Track: Center Stage

Vault Recording: TBD

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is tasked with advancing technology in ground systems for the military, but the center itself is staffed mostly by civilians. In this session, we’ll look at how TARDEC engineers work with the troops on the ground to assess needs and advance their designs.


This discussion will cover how manufacturers today are using technology to meet the needs of America's military.