The world's premier meeting ground for the Armoured Vehicles community
AIV is the largest dedicated conference of its type, it annually brings together 650+ defence and industry leaders, with a military cohort comprising force and operational commanders, acquisition officials, requirement-setters, capability development experts and S&T architects.
Annually attracting an international attendance of more than 40 nations; the 2022 conference represents a valuable opportunity to meet again in-person to renew professional acquaintances and build new relationshipsIAVs
has endured as the essential annual event for the armour community by consistently delivering world-class speakers from across the community, bringing together military practitioners, procurement officials and industry from across the supply chain.
This is not only an important forum for staying ahead of the curve of advances in technologies and concepts but, through virtue of bringing together a valuable mix of people, the forum helps cataylse developments and discuss new military methods as we debate the role of Armour in Multi-Domain Warfare, and by extension, the way we will fight tomorrow.
UK Government regulations in relation to international travel have been updated as part of the UK government's response to the new variant of concern: Omicron. Full details can be found here
The International Armoured Vehicles conference
is confirmed to go ahead under these new regulations.
To travel to the UK without having to quarantine you must be fully vaccinated. Upon arrival you will need to take a PCR test within 48 hours of arrival. This is called a 'day 2 COVID-19 test'. Many providers call it a 'Fully Vaccinated Arrivals Day 0-2 PCR Test'. The test must be completed within 48 hours but can be completed immediately upon arrival and results received in a matter of hours.
You need to book this day 2 COVID-19 test before you fly and you will need to include the test reference on the passenger locator form
which is to be completed any time in the 48 hours before your arrival in the UK.
We strongly recommend that this test is taken in-person upon arrival in the UK. Test samples put in the Royal Mail postal system can be subject to delivery delays which will delay your test results.
Why People attend IAVs:
It is the largest, annual and international gathering of armoured mobility experts to develop and share your organisation's capability, knowledge and project management expertise within the largest group of targeted prospective partners, anywhere in the world
Engage with their customers and supply chains in conference and at the exhibition in order to solve common challenges and to bring forward modernisation and development agendas
Explore the future threat environment with the community's thought leaders, policy makers and innovators and support the community's ability to defeat the enemy by demonstrating your armoured capability
About International Armoured Vehicles
The annual International Armoured Vehicles Conference (IAVs)
has gained a reputation as the world's premier international meeting ground for all elements of the armoured community. IAVs
has established itself among the world's Armies, Marine Corps, procurement officials, and industry representatives as the unbiased quality forum to focus solely upon land vehicles and force protection.
Since the first in 2001, we've seen the rapid evolution of land power doctrine and technology. 2001 was the start of an extended period of counter-insurgency and counter-terror fighting, leading to the rapid acquisition of armoured vehicles
, innovation in counter-IED technology and the proliferation of unmanned aerial systems. Now, we see the emergence of multi-domain concepts of operation, a reorientation towards high-end peer conflict and the aggressive pursuit of disruptive technologies in AI and Robotics, which are sure to revolutionise and re-energise debate within the land forces community - not least, the armoured vehicles
Now in its 21st year, the conference has helped contribute to the debate around many timely subjects over the years; charting trends in armoured vehicles, from the rise of the MRAP to the more recent increase in demand for 6x6 and 8x8 wheeled vehicles.
Whether you are a military practitioner, acquisition staffer, decision maker, programme manager, technical expert, industrial supplier or strategic leader, I believe you will all benefit considerably from attending IAVs
and look forward to welcoming you to Twickenham early next year.