Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo

IDGA Editor

For Immediate Release

Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo
Meeting the Future Warfighter’s Equipment Requirements and Needs

New York, New York April 18, 2013 –The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announces the Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo & Conference scheduled for June 18-20, 2013 at Fort Bragg, NC.

Members from the DoD, Fort Bragg and private sector will convene this June to discuss and evaluate the newest technology and equipment to make current and future missions of soldiers as effective and safe as possible.

IDGA’s 5th Annual Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo is a prime opportunity to examine the immediate and future needs of Warriors, particularly Special Operations, whose demand has quadrupled in the last decade, especially with the new areas of operation. Strategize with military, academia and industry to ascertain ways to ensure Soldiers are properly equipped with clothing, individual equipment, protection and more.

The Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo includes a Live Fire Day* and two Presentation Theater Days that cover topics such as: USACAPOC Keynote: Unique Requirements for Effective CA and Psyops, Keeping Soldiers Mission Ready, Laser Based Inspection of Gun Tubes, and Advances in Commercial Military Power Distribution

  • Major General Jeffrey Jacobs, Commanding General United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne)
  • Kevin Bostick, Chief, Equipping Readiness Division, FORSCOM, G-4
  • JC Berland, Executive VP of Technology & Strategy, Airborne Systems Group
  • Tom Siko, National Sales Manager, Lex Productions Corporation

Special features at this year’s Expo also include an Expo & Show Floor Theatre: Gain access to the leading military technology companies displaying the newest innovations in personal protection, firearms and more, Expo Floor Giveaways: Win an Xbox, Visa Gift Cards, or Golf Course Passes. Plus Join us for an afternoon of BBQ & Beer

*Live Fire Day open to US Active Military Only

Registration for the free Exhibition Hall Pass can be completed at:


The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government, and defense industries.

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Katrina Savarino