SMi reports: Platforms and Programmes to be discussed by senior military personnel at Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2019
SMi presents the 4th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness conference; taking place in London on 3rd and 4th April 2019. This year’s edition promises to be the biggest to date, featuring insightful presentations and unparalleled networking opportunities. For modern mechanized forces, the ability to act quickly, decisively and accurately is vital. Future land forces must prepare for high intensity conflict, where information superiority and surveillance capabilities may be challenged by an innovative enemy. To maintain a competitive edge, it is therefore imperative for our defence forces to intimately understand the capabilities available, to enhance both the combat effectiveness and survivability of the vehicle.
The conference this year will enable attendees to hear communication and systems updates on the following platforms & platforms: Warrior Upgrades and the introduction of the AJAX, MILVA, CV90, STRYKER, LAVIII, PIRANHA V and the TR-85, PIRANHA III, ICARUS & MEDUSA and many more:
Presenting on Warrior Upgrades and the introduction of the AJAX is Lieutenant Colonel Simon Routledge, SO1 Land Systems, Land Systems Programme, Platforms Division, DSTL, UK MoD, who will present “The Vital Importance of Situational Awareness for modern Infantry Fighting Vehicles”. Also presenting on this platform is Mr John Crozier, Technical Partner Urban Canyon Sixth Sense (UC6S), DSTL, UK MoD who will present “Discussing Potential Future Developments in Platform Situation Awareness (SA) Capability and the Critical Importance of Electronic Architectures with the Land Data Model (LDM) for Situation Prediction”.
Presenting on MILVA is the MILVA Chairman, Mr Hans-Josef Maas, Armoured Fighting Vehicles, Vetronics Project Leader, Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment and Information Technology, Bundeswehr. He will present ”Digital Situational Awareness through Sensor Technology Development”.
Presenting on platform CV90 is Major Ola Petter Odden, Development Officer, Combat Lab, Norwegian Army Land Warfare Centre, Norwegian Armed Forces, who will present “Situational Awareness and UAS and C-UAS Operations”.
Presenting on the STRYKER is Colonel (ret’d) Mike McCarthy, Deputy to the Commanding General, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, United States Army. He will present “Enhancing Situational Awareness Across US Armoured Vehicle Fleets”.
Presenting on the LAVIII is Lieutenant Colonel Chad Preece, Capability Integration Lead, Protected Mobility Capability Project, NZDF Capability Branch, New Zealand Defence Force who will present “Protected Mobility Capability Update”.
Presenting on the PIRANHA V and the TR-85 is the Romanian MoD. They will present: “The Future of Main Battle Tanks in Land Forces”.
Presenting on the PIRANHA III is Captain-commandant Kristel Mostrey, Material Manager Piranha and Dingo, Belgian MoD, She will present “An Assessment of the Infantry Fighting Vehicle Piranha III’s survivability through Situational Awareness Maximisation”.
Presenting on the ICARUS & MEDUSA programmes is Mr Richard Hooper, Principle Vetronics Engineer, DSTL, UK MoD who will present a briefing on ‘Situational Awareness – A Survivability Perspective.
Plus, many more.
To register for the conference and download exclusive content, visit www.armouredvehicles-sa.com/defconfpr
Sponsorship is now open, should you wish to speak or exhibit at Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2019, please contact Justin Predescu on: on +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or email [email protected]
For delegate enquiries, contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email [email protected]
Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness
3rd-4th April 2019
Sponsors: Galleon Embedded Computing, Microflown Avisa, Observis Oy and Pleora
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