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Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2020 Conference

Leading armoured vehicle conference, exhibition and Active Protection Systems

London, United Kingdom

Our annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability Conference and Active Protection Systems will return to London between the 10th - 11th November 2020.

As the only armoured vehicle conference dedicated to the area of survivability, the 2020 event will gather programme managers, capability directors, commanders from the military, senior engineers, chief scientists and platform managers from leading solution providers to discuss what nations are doing to protect their armoured vehicles and personnel.

Building on the successes of 2019, we will once again host a dedicated pre-conference Active Protection Systems Focus Day on the 9th November 2020, which will provide detailed and exclusive insight into how leading nations are integrating APS into their existing vehicle fleets. Leading technical experts and militaries from the most forward-thinking nations will cover the:
  • Latest hard/soft kill systems
  • Modular Architecture
  • Sensors
  • Data Processing
  • Munitions and counter-measures
  • Capability Concerns
  • Technology demonstrations
  • Systems Testing and Trialling
  • and much more

On the 10th - 11th November 2020, the two-day conference will aim to further address all layers of the survivability spectrum including:
  • Armour
  • Situational Awareness
  • Concealment
  • Signature Management
  • IED Protection Systems
  • CBRN
  • Mine Resistance
  • Armour material technologies
  • Stealth
  • Active Protection Systems

Featured Speakers:

  • Brigadier (ret’d) ian Cameron-Mowat, Former Head of Force Protection, British army
  • UK Military & Government Speakers Include:
  • Brigadier Jon Swift, Head of Ground Maoeuvre Capability, UK MoD
  • Lieutenant Colonel Robert Page, Commanding Offi cer, Armoured Trials and Development Unit, British army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Simon Routledge, SO1 Land Systems, DSTL, UK MoD
  • International Military Speakers:
  • Colonel Geoffrey Norman, G-3/5/7 - Operations, Plans and Experiments, US army Futures Command
  • Colonel Torcica Valentin, Chief of Armoured Office, Romanian land Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Karlheinz Boenke, Authorized Representative for MRAV BOXER, II-Combat, Army Concepts and Capabilities Development Centre, Bundeswehr
  • Major Ola Petter Odden, Staff Offi cer, Combat Lab, Norwegian army Land Warfare Center
  • Mr Thomas Honke, Indirect Protection, Research & Technology, Bundeswehr

Expert Industry Speakers:

  • Mr Dan Lindell, Director Combat Vehicles, BaE Systems Hagglunds
  • Mr Stefan Thelin, Head of Technology, Engineering, BaE Systems Hagglunds
  • Dr Robert Bayer, Department Manager, R&D Mechanical Design, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH
  • Ms Eeva Soltin, Chief Engineer Survivability, Patria
  • Leonardo, Senior Representative
  • Pearson Engineering, Senior Representative

Active Protection Systems Focus Day Speakers

  • Mr Tom Newbery, Principal Engineer Land Survivability, DSTL, UK MoD

Speakers Include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Edward Sutthery, SO1 Heavy Forces, Capability Ground Manouevre Branch, British army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Ramos, PM Vehicle Protection Systems, PEO Ground Combat Systems, US army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jeroen van Rantwijk, Head Combat Development Centre for Ground Manoeuver, Royal Netherlands army
  • Lieutenant Colonel (ret'd) Kerim Serkan Simais, Specialist, Land Platforms, SSB, Turkish MoD
  • Dr Jeffrey Zabinski (SES), Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, CCDC Army Research Lab, US army
  • Mr Rob Baker, Discipline Lead, Advanced Vehicle Protection, Defence Science and Technology Group

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Copthorne Tara Hotel
Scarsdale Pl, Kensington, W8 5SY
London, UK

Event details
Organizer : SMi
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22400