Timothy C. Phillis
Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center
Pre-Conference Workshop Day
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
The United States Army has made significant strides in the application of additive manufacturing and 3D printing in order to enable Warfighters to operate independently of traditional supply chains. This topic will examine the tactical applications of 3D printing technology and its effects on the warfighter, as well as current capability gaps and information gaps from an end user perspective.
· How the Army is implanting advanced manufacturing to provide organic sustainment capability
· Opportunities for commercial manufacturing and manufacturing services
· Standardization, engineering support, and training the Military workforce