Joint Direct Attack Conference
2012 Joint Direct Attack International Conference
Protective Packaging Goes International
Protective Packaging participated in the invitation-only, 2012 Direct Attack International Conference hosted by Boeing and the US Air Force. The conference ran from April 30 to May 3 in Moltrasio, Italy. The conference was held at the Grand Hotel Imperiale, located on the west side of Lake Como.
The 2012 Direct Attack International Conference featured presentations by the U.S. Government, U.S. Air Force (USAF) representatives, and senior Boeing representatives. The conference offered a great opportunity for networking among international customers, sharing information and discussing issues, concerns and new requirements for the future. Participants enjoyed a variety of formal presentations as well as panel discussions, breakout sessions for more detailed topics, and one-on-one sessions with Boeing and the U.S. Air Force. Industry Partners were also able to participate and network with the International Customers and display products and services as part of the total International team.
Protective Packaging showcased its work on protective covers for Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) weapons system. The company has supplied Boeing with JDAM mil-spec barrier bags for 15 years. Protective Packaging worked with manufacturers to develop the unique material, used to produce the JDAM bags that meet strict specifications:
- moisture proof
- vapor proof
- heat sealable
- conductive interior
- MVTR of .002 or less
- dull, not shiny
- able to hold an indefinite vacuum