• Increasing future warfighting capability
• Identifying and reducing logistics and operational risks
• Enhancing mission effectiveness
• Innovative software and technology for optimized planning and execution
• Defining the operational energy supply network for secure and reliable fuel logistics
• 21st century energy solutions for new and legacy aircraft and systems
The Defense Logistics Agency-Energy provides the Department of Defense and other government agencies with comprehensive energy solutions in the most effective and efficient manner possible, and their duties include the provision, procurement and distribution of military specification petroleum products. This session will focus on the ways that the DLA is focusing on resiliency, sustainment and maintaining cost effectiveness in the operational and installation energy space.
• Advancing maneuverability, operational longevity and safety of forces in the field
• Discussing interoperability for joint operations with global allies and different systems
• Designing for operations in changing terrains
The Operational Energy Capability Improvement Fund guides operational energy innovation via targeted S&T investments. This session will focus on how the OECIF is moving to ensure evolving future operational energy technology requirements are met and how they continue to rapidly address the new critical issues arising from today’s threats that have been under-recognized and under-resourced.
The US Marine Corps has unique needs for expeditionary operational energy that must consider flexibility and interoperability with joint operations. This session will also touch on the upcoming RFP for the Mobile Electric Hybrid Power Source for the USMC.