‘One shot stopping’

‘One shot stopping’

Faces of the Force: David C. Oatley     POSITION: M1040 Item Manager UNIT: Program Manager for Maneuver Ammunition Systems (PM MAS), Program Executive Office Ammunition, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. TOTAL YEARS OF SERVICE: 7 EDUCATION: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)   By Tara Clements and Steve Stark   FOTF Editor’s Note: At six inches in diameter and about 50 pounds, the 105 millimeter M1040 canister effectively turns the Stryker Mobile Gun System (MGS) into one of the world’s largest shotguns. David Oatley is a mechanical engineer who’s in charge of making the M1040 canister, the Army’s largest round. A few years ago, he was […]