SESSION SUMMARIES

The Future of Textile Technologies, Innovation and New Product Development.  Description coming soon.

Military Service Dialogue with Industry will discuss current and programmed future requirements, acquisition processes and current and future acquisitions, and will dialogue with industry about production capacity and challenges for products within various commodity categories, as outlined below. Speakers and industry may also dialogue about priorities, production challenges and opportunities to integrate advanced technologies into products within these commodity sectors.

  • US Army & PEO Soldier
  • US Marine Corps & US Coast Guard
  • US Air Force & US Space Force
  • US Navy

DLA Commodity Focus.  DLA will discuss programmed future requirements, acquisition processes and current and future acquisitions, and will dialogue with industry about production capacity and challenges for products within various commodity categories, as outlined below. Speakers and industry may also dialogue about priorities, production challenges and opportunities to integrate advanced technologies into products within these commodity sectors.

  • Dress Clothing. Dress uniforms: coats, trousers, slacks, skirts and poly/wool uniform fabric; Outerwear: all weather coats, Navy jumpers, coveralls, dress jackets and dress headwear; Shirts: dress shirts and blouses; Ecclesiastical supplies; Heraldics; and Mattresses and bedding
  • Combat Clothing & Accessories. Camouflage uniforms, headwear and uniform treatments; physical training uniforms; and Accessories: belts, buckles, bags, liners, neckwear, undergarments and towels
  • Individual Equipment, Safety, Tentage, Shelters and Environmental Clothing. Individual equipment: hard and soft body armor, load bearing equipment and individual equipment items; Safety items: ballistic, flight and vehicle crewman helmets, helmet components and flight safety gear; Tentage: tents, shelters, tarpaulins and components
  • Special Purpose (including Flight and Shipboard) Clothing and Footwear. Cold weather: clothing systems, ensembles, parkas, field coats, trousers, liners and headwear; Wet weather: parkas, jackets and poncho liners; Special: aircrew, fuel protective, firefighting, flight deck, anti-flash hoods and neck gaiters; Coveralls: combat vehicle crewmen, utility, fueling, mechanics and disposable; Chemical protective items; Handwear; Materials; Tapes, webbings and fasteners; Footwear: combat, safety and extreme cold weather boots, dress shoes
172 days
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Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTEX) Summit