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 microwavebased 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.