Gregory Burke

CCDC Armaments Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ

Gregory Burke is a subject matter expert at the CCDC Armaments Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, specializing in high-power laser systems for use in directed energy, ignition of energetics, and biomedical technologies. He holds multiple patents in laser technology, optical microwave-based medical diagnostics, and other applications merging optics, electronics, and mechanical systems. Mr. Burke supports the Army through research and development, system demonstration, and pre-production manufacturing concepts. His current research effort is in microlaser miniaturization as a HERO safe alternative primer for the M230, 30-mm cartridge ammunition and novel ignition alternatives, such as a radio frequency (microwave) ignition for future artillery systems.