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U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
HANOVER, N.H. (August 16, 2018) – Senior military leaders and planners from Sweden and the U.S. paused in front of a Swedish-made Small Unit Support Vehicle at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory where they gathered for the annual U.S.-Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum. Co-chaired by the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Army for Research and Technology and Defense Exports and Cooperation, the event fosters broad cooperation in the areas of materiel research, development, and acquisition between the armies of the U.S. and Sweden. Brig. Gen. Mikael Frisell, Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, remarked, "We're impressed by the capabilities that U.S. Army labs offer and I'm glad that that the nations now look into a deeper cooperation related to cold regions supported by an impressive and dedicated lab."
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
HANOVER, N.H. (August 16, 2018) – Senior military leaders and planners from Sweden and the U.S. gathered at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory for the annual U.S.-Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum. Co-chaired by the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Army for Research and Technology and Defense Exports and Cooperation, the event fosters broad cooperation in the areas of materiel research, development, and acquisition between the armies of the U.S. and Sweden. Brig. Gen. Mikael Frisell, Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, remarked, "We're impressed by the capabilities that U.S. Army labs offer and I'm glad that that the nations now look into a deeper cooperation related to cold regions supported by an impressive and dedicated lab."
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
HANOVER, N.H. (August 16, 2018) – Senior military leaders and planners from Sweden and the U.S. gathered at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory for the annual U.S.-Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum. Co-chaired by the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Army for Research and Technology and Defense Exports and Cooperation, the event fosters broad cooperation in the areas of materiel research, development, and acquisition between the armies of the U.S. and Sweden. Brig. Gen. Mikael Frisell, Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, remarked, "We're impressed by the capabilities that U.S. Army labs offer and I'm glad that that the nations now look into a deeper cooperation related to cold regions supported by an impressive and dedicated lab."
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
HANOVER, N.H. (August 16, 2018) – Senior military leaders and planners from Sweden and the U.S. gathered at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory for the annual U.S.-Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum. Co-chaired by the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Army for Research and Technology and Defense Exports and Cooperation, the event fosters broad cooperation in the areas of materiel research, development, and acquisition between the armies of the U.S. and Sweden. Brig. Gen. Mikael Frisell, Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, remarked, "We're impressed by the capabilities that U.S. Army labs offer and I'm glad that that the nations now look into a deeper cooperation related to cold regions supported by an impressive and dedicated lab."
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center provides venue for U.S. – Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum
HANOVER, N.H. (August 16, 2018) – Senior military leaders and planners from Sweden and the U.S. gathered at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory for the annual U.S.-Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum. Co-chaired by the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Army for Research and Technology and Defense Exports and Cooperation, the event fosters broad cooperation in the areas of materiel research, development, and acquisition between the armies of the U.S. and Sweden. Brig. Gen. Mikael Frisell, Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, remarked, "We're impressed by the capabilities that U.S. Army labs offer and I'm glad that that the nations now look into a deeper cooperation related to cold regions supported by an impressive and dedicated lab."

    

HANOVER, N.H. (August 16, 2018) – Senior military leaders and planners from Sweden and the U.S. paused in front of a Swedish-made Small Unit Support Vehicle for a group photo at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory where they gathered for the annual U.S.-Sweden Senior Cooperation Forum. 

Co-chaired by the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Army for Research and Technology and Defense Exports and Cooperation, the event fosters broad cooperation in the areas of materiel research, development, and acquisition between the armies of the U.S. and Sweden. 

Brig. Gen. Mikael Frisell, Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, remarked, "We're impressed by the capabilities that U.S. Army labs offer and I'm glad that that the nations now look into a deeper cooperation related to cold regions supported by an impressive and dedicated lab."

Meeting Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

U.S. co-chairs:
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation (DASA(DE&C)), and
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology (DASA(R&T)).

Sweden co-chair:
Director, Army Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV).  

Coordination POC:
Maria.Y.Chen.civ@mail.mil, DASA(DE&C) Desk Officer for Sweden, (O) 703-545-2651, (C) 571-388-6934 

General schedule

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

1430-1730
S&T Session
(Hanover Inn)

1730-1800
Agreements Development Workshop
(Hanover Inn)

1830-2030
Reception
(Hanover Inn)

Dress:

 

Business Casual (jacket, no tie)

0900-1600
SCF-A Meeting
(CRREL)

Dress:
Military: Class B Uniform/equivalent
Civilian: Business

1900-2100
Swedish Delegation / U.S. Principals Dinner (by invitation)
(Norwich Inn)

Dress:

 

Business Casual (jacket, no tie)

0800-0945
Wrap-up
(Hanover Inn)

Dress:

Business Casual (jacket, no tie)

 

S&T Session on Day 1

The S&T session is an opportunity for U.S. and Swedish subject matter experts (SME) to have more in-depth discussion prior to the SCF-A.  DASA(R&T), will lead this meeting.  On the agenda, each topic is allotted 30 minutes for: 

  • Briefings
  • Discussion
  • Development of summary slides that will be presented to the SCF-A co-chairs  on the following day.

For U.S. briefings, please ensure proper markings: "DISCLOSURE:  The enclosed U.S. Army briefing is approved for release to Sweden."

Contact

ERDCinfo@usace.army.mil

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research & Development Center
Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab
ATTN: CEERD-PA-H
72 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH 03755-1290