Threat Weapons & Effects 2023

April 25, 2023 - April 27, 2023

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U.S. Air Force

The Joint Combat Assessment Team (JCAT) will host the 2023 Threat Weapons & Effects (TWE) Training at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, on 25-27 April 2023. This annual training event is a collaborative effort between JCAT, the U.S. Army Aviation Research Laboratory, Naval Air Systems Command, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Missile and Space Intelligence Center, National Ground Intelligence Center, and other agencies. The training draws information from threat exploitation, live-fire testing, and combat experience to provide a complete picture of threat lethality. Hands-on experience is provided with threat munitions/missiles, test articles, and damaged aircraft hardware. Experienced professionals provide current, relevant information on threat system upgrades, proliferation, and lethality.

Who Should Attend:

  • Aviation operations personnel
  • Intelligence professionals
  • Weaponeering staff
  • Individuals dealing with battle damage repair
  • U.S. government and industry executives
  • Survivability engineers
  • Research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) professionals
  • Individuals with an interest in threat weapons, intelligence, and aviation survivability

Program Features:

  • Current combat assessment reports from the area of responsibility (AOR)
  • Presentations on current threat lethality and proliferation
  • Discussions on current survivability design effectiveness
  • Post-shot evaluation of damaged hardware

Registration Information:

**Registration for this event is now closed.  If you would still like to attend, please email Darnell Marbury at to manually register or call 703-604-0387.  Also make sure you send in your visit request ASAP per the instructions on the security tab.**

You MUST be logged in to DSIAC in order to register for the Threat Weapons Effects (TWE) Training. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one prior to registration.

Registration is open to U.S. citizens only.


Seating is limited to TWE attendees.  We can guarantee two seats per unit, with additional seats filled on a first-come-first-served basis. If your plans change after registration, please notify DSIAC or JCAT ASAP so your reserved seat can be made available to another interested party.

Monday, April 24 - Check-In and Security In-Processing:

Pre-registration will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 24, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Fort Walton Beach, FL. Registrants will receive a badge and final program at this time.

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