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Based at London's ExCel centre, this is the only international exhibition & conference dedicated exclusively to the armoured vehicle community. International Armoured Vehicles brings together senior …

Based at London's ExCel centre, this is the only international exhibition & conference dedicated exclusively to the armoured vehicle community. International Armoured Vehicles brings together senior military and industry experts, providing opportunities to gain expert insights on armoured vehicle trends, global procurement activity and lessons learnt from the battlefield, as well as to conduct business with the world's leading vehicle, system and component manufacturers and smaller specialist suppliers.

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  • 1. 1 – 5 February 2010 ExCel Centre, The Docklands, London, UK Based at London’s ExCel centre, this is the only international exhibition & conference dedicated exclusively to the armoured vehicle community. International Armoured Vehicles brings together senior military and industry experts, providing opportunities to gain expert insights on armoured vehicle trends, global procurement activity and lessons learnt from the battlefield, as well as to conduct business with the world’s leading vehicle, system and component manufacturers and smaller specialist suppliers. CONFERENCE New for 2010: EXHIBITION 1 – 5 February 2010 2 – 3 February 2010 Don’t miss exclusive briefings from… • Vehicle display: including General Peter Chiarelli,, TMV’s new 6x6M and Vice Chief of Staff, IVECO’s LMV United States Army • New technology display: General Sir Peter Wall KBC, CBE, including NIITEK’s mine Commander-in-Chief Land Forces, detection system and Rafael’s British Army active protection system Lieutenant General Andrew Leslie, Chief of Land Staff, • Innovation briefings: free Canadian DND presentations showcasing in- theatre applications of new Lieutenant General Antonio Gucciardino, technologies including RUAG’s General Manager of the Procurement Agency for Land Systems, Italian Army add-on armour and DuPont’s spall liners Major General Chris Deverell MBE, Director General Logistics Support and • More stands hosting more Equipment, HQ Land Forces, British Army system, component and specialist suppliers new to the event Brigadier General Yaron Livnat, including Fabreeka and Head of Tank Programme Management, Israeli MoD MDH Bioquell • Free attendance to the Plus, further representation from: exhibition for pre- registered visitors • Evening networking at end of day one ... See inside for more details "This agenda promises to bring together many ce Register for the Conferen leading experts and experienced ground combat commanders to discuss the changing, joint nature & Exhibition before 6th of 21st century warfare and lessons learned after November 2009, and save eight-plus years of war. I look forward to up to £800 participating in the conference" Call: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 General Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff, Fax: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 United States Army Email: enquire@iqpc.co.uk .co.uk Web: www.armoured-vehicles
  • 2. Dear Colleague, The rapid operating tempo of global theatres has resulted in a number vehicle enhancements and programme developments that have increased protection and enhanced mobility. But the surge of recent IED and PRG attacks are proof that more must be done. Conference: International Armoured Vehicles tackles these challenges head on with Europe’s most prestigious international speakers delivering exclusive programme updates. 50 of the World’s Defence Leaders will provide you with strategic, operational and technical insights into current operations and future plans that will help you: • Deliver capability requirements in the most cost effective way possible, to ensure vehicles are fit for purpose • Increase survivability through better protection, mobility, lethality, intelligence and training • Maximise force capability through system, platform and force level integration The full speaker panel is listed on the next page. Exhibition: We’ve also incorporated a brand new, two-day vehicles exhibition which is taking place alongside the main conference. Don’t miss the range of technology demonstrations, industry led briefings and thought leader panels taking place throughout the main two days. Vehicles including Iveco’s Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) and TMV’s newly showcased 6x6M will be on display alongside a range of protection, surveillance, weapon, training, maintenance and support systems. Turn to page 4 for more information about the exhibition. Nowhere else will you find this ideal blend of learning and networking, Session Spotlights where you can leave with an action plan for your own programme • Benefits derived from FCS and the opportunities they offer as well as a list of contacts to help you along the way. new vehicles including the M-ATV (see 09.00, page 5) If you have any questions in the run up to the event, please don’t • Developments to the Israeli tank programme: the Merkava hesitate to contact a member of the International Armoured Vehicles infantry fighting vehicle (Namer) and upgrades to Merkava 4 team. (see 14.20, page 6) • Lessons learned from the Rosomak on operations in Afghanistan with the Polish Army (see 11.40, page 8) Kind regards, • Advancements to UK land equipment programmes including Mastiff, Ridgeback and Warrior CSP (see 09.00, page 7) • Modernisation & upgrade requirements for the Indian Army’s Abi Stern Be sure to visit armoured vehicles (see 11.20, page 5) www.armoured-vehicles.co.uk, Programme Manager, which provides industry news, • Support & maintenance of the French Army’s VBCI: An International Armoured agenda developments and innovative partnership approach (see 11.40, page 5) Vehicles speaker additions, as well • Current & future requirements for Canada’s Combat Vehicle complimentary industry reports, programme (see 09.20, page 7) podcasts, videos and whitepapers. • How the US DoD is using the RESET Programme as a readiness enabler (see 10.00, page 7)
  • 3. Conference World Class Speakers Chairmen: Lieutenant General Dick Applegate OBE, Chief of Materiel (Land), Defence Equipment & Support, UK MoD Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely KCB, MC (R’td), Visiting Professor in War Studies, King’s College London Colonel Crispian Beattie, Commander, Command & Control Development Centre (C2DC), Land Warfare Centre, British Army Group Captain Dick Hemsley (R’td), Former Deputy Director, Command & Battlespace Management, UK MoD Keynote Speakers: General Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army General Sir Peter Wall KBC, CBE, Commander-in-Chief Land Lieutenant General Andrew Leslie, Chief of Land Staff, Forces, British Army Canadian DND Lieutenant General Antonio Gucciardino, General Manager John B. Johns, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for of the Procurement Agency for Land Systems, Italian Army Maintenance, US Department of Defense Right Honourable James Arbuthnot, Chairman of the Defence Gerald Howarth MP, Shadow Defence Minister, UK Parliament Select Committee, House of Commons, UK Parliament Major General Chris Wilson CB, CBE, Director (Battlespace Major General Chris Deverell MBE, Director General Logistics Manoeuvre) and Master General of the Ordnance, UK MoD Support and Equipment, HQ Land Forces, British Army Dr. John Nagl, President, Center for a New American Security Further Military Experts: Major General Anukul Chandra (R’td), Former Additional Brigadier General Yaron Livnat, Head of Tank Programme Director General Equipment Management, Indian Army Management, Israeli MoD Headquarters Brigadier Piers Hankinson, Commander, Land Warfare Development Brigadier General Hans-Joachim Fischer, Deputy Chief of Staff, Group, Land Warfare Centre, British Army Planning, Armaments and Logistics, German Army Brigadier Martin Boswell, Head of Through Life Support, DE&S, Brigadier General Anders Carell, Head of Land Systems Procurement UK MoD Command, Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) Colonel Piotr Szkurlat, Programme Manager Rosomak, Polish Army Colonel Crispian Beattie, Commander, Command & Control Colonel Tim Hyams, Commander, Command, Staff and Tactical Development Centre (C2DC), Land Warfare Centre, British Army Training Group, Land Warfare Centre, British Army Colonel Patrick Destremau, Procurement Director, Future Combat Thomas Lasch, Chief, Models & Simulation Branch, Joint System, French Defence Joint Staff Multinational Simulation Centre, US Army Europe Merfyn Lloyd, Scientific Advisor to Chief of Materiel (Land), Defence Robin Sellers, Assistant Land Warfare to the Director of Operational Equipment & Support, UK MoD Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, US Department Robert Holcomb, Chief, Land Warfare Group, Operational Evaluation of Defense Division, Institute for Defense Analyses Lieutenant Colonel Ton Nijkamp, Officer Commanding, Combat Lieutenant Colonel Marc Smulders, Officer Commanding, Training School (GTS), Royal Netherlands Army Simulation Centre, Royal Netherlands Army Major Kyle Keffer, Director Land Requirements, Simulation and Major Alan Bolster, Deputy Project Director, Tank Replacement Project, Training, Canadian Army Canadian DND Major Patrice Appourchaux, Maintenance Programme Manager, Major Steen Holm Iversen, Chief, Research & Development Branch, VBCI, French Army Materiel Command Danish Army Combat Centre Jeremy Smith, Head of Future Combat Systems, Cranfield Defence & Andreas Zekorn, Engineering and Trials Sub Section Leader, Boxer Security, UK Programme Division, OCCAR William Suttie, Capability Advisor, Mounted Close Combat, DSTL Industry Experts: Dr. Shuki Yeshurun, VP & Corporate CTO, Plasan Michael Borén, Product Director, Direct Fire Systems, Land, BAE Systems Bofors AB Dr. Louis Boogh, Development Manager - Hard Armouring, Gerald Lefebvre, Vice President Marketing & Sales Europe, DuPont Nexter Marcus Cotarelo, Director Marketing & Sales, RUAG Land Systems Rune Werner, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace Søren Gert Larsen, Marketing Director, TenCate Nehemia (Hemi) Schachar, Senior Marketing & Business Fabrice Parodi, Sales & Marketing Manager, O1dB-Metravib Development Manager, Rafael Andrew Simpson, UK Defence Advisor, Iveco Jan Bendix Engmann, Executive VIce President, Sergio Candiotto, Multirole Engineering Manager, Iveco Copenhagen Sensor Technology Ulf Deisenroth, President, IBD Deisenroth Engineering Terrence March, Vice President, Niitek Admon Yehuda, Vice President, Land Platforms and Weapon Giancarlo Caligiani, Project Coordinator, Robotic Systems Systems, Elbit Systems Office, Oto Melara
  • 4. Exhibition: Vehicles, Systems & Components Day One: Tuesday 2nd February 2010, 10am – 7pm for exhibition visitors, 8am – 7pm for conference delegates Day Two: Wednesday 3rd February 2010, 10am – 4pm for exhibition visitors, 8am – 4pm for conference delegates The Armoured Vehicle Market The trend towards counter-insurgency and stability operations is driving a greater demand for a bigger and broader array of armoured vehicles than ever before. Armed forces globally need vehicles to meet different capability requirements with variables including protection, survivability, mobility and weapons systems. With spending on MBTs, APCs & IFVs alone forecast to grow by $9.4bn* (42%) over the next year, International Armoured Vehicles 2010 is the ideal opportunity to accelerate your business strategy and advance your competitive position. *Visit www.armoured-vehicles.co.uk for more information on global armoured vehicle trends. International Armoured Vehicles 2010 Exhibition As “Light & Medium Armoured Vehicles”, Defence IQ developed the foremost conference for thought leadership in armoured vehicle policy, doctrine, requirements and procurement best practice. Due to popular demand, we have expanded the exhibition to become Europe’s largest trade show entirely dedicated to armoured vehicles. Our US sister event, “Military Vehicles Expo” welcomed almost 3000 visitors in Detroit in August 2009. Our unique combination of high-level conference alongside the focussed exhibition delivers comprehensive value for senior military, vehicle manufacturers & integrators, components suppliers & service providers and end users of vehicles alike, offering the only truly 360º perspective on the armoured vehicles industry. Who should exhibit? Who will visit? New for 2010: Vehicle Display: We have a strong track record of attracting the Simply, anyone responsible for finding the right including TMV’s new 6x6M and prime suppliers as sponsors and exhibitors but, suppliers at the best value for their organisation. IVECO’s LMV until now, we have not had the capacity to host the This is the ideal opportunity to discover new more specialist component suppliers who are options, explore innovative technologies and their • New technology display: including NIITEK’s equally vital to the industry. Feedback from applications in-theatre, and refresh your contact mine detection system and Rafael’s active previous attendees showed a strong demand for network. protection system us to remedy this by opening the exhibition to this • Innovation briefings: free presentations tier of suppliers, which has underpinned our move to London’s ExCel Centre. To find out about profiling [ Apply today for FREE exhibition access* [ • showcasing in-theatre applications of new technologies including RUAG’s add-on armour and DuPont’s spall liners More stands hosting more system, your product or service component and specialist suppliers new to at the Exhibition, download the Business the event including Fabreeka and MDH *Pre-registration is open until 12pm Friday 22nd January 2010. Bioquell Development Pack and detailed floor plan at Applications received after this date will not be processed. It is possible www.armoured-vehicles.co.uk, to register onsite subject to a £20 administration fee. Defence IQ • Free attendance to the exhibition for pre- reserves the right to decline visitor pass applications and refuse registered visitors call +44(0) 207 368 9500 or email admission without constraints nor any requirement to provide an explanation. Exhibition visitors are explicitly prohibited from promoting or • Evening networking at end of day one enquire@iqpc.co.uk demonstrating any product or service during their attendance of the event. Any breach of this policy will result in immediate expulsion. 2010 Sponsors & Exhibitors Already Include: 2010 Media Partners Include:
  • 5. Main Conference Day One: Tuesday 2nd February, 2010 07.30 Coffee & Registration 08.45 Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction to Day One Lieutenant General Dick Applegate, Chief of Materiel (Land), Defence Equipment & Support, UK MoD 09.00 Challenges & Opportunities in 21st Century Warfare • Find out how the US Army is approaching the cost effective delivery of equipment to deployed troops • Examine benefits derived from the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Programme and the opportunities they offer for the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Programme • Gain insights into the development of vehicles such as the M-ATV to ensure high levels of survivability, mobility and interoperability General Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army 09.20 Examining the Impact of Insurgent Threats on the Support of Land Forces • Find out how the British Army is supporting land forces across all lines of development (DLOD) • Take home insights into the UK’s equipment sustainability programme and evaluate it’s impact on availability • Assess the need for taking a through life approach to capability acquirement and how this could effect operational support MEETING THE CHALLENGE Major General Chris Deverell MBE, Director General Logistics Support and Equipment, HQ Land Forces, British Army 09.40 A British Perspective: Preparing Tomorrow's Capabilities whilst Fighting Today's Wars • Achieve a clear understanding of the UK’s Armoured Fighting Vehicle Sector Strategy • Find out how the UK is managing the effect of programme cuts resulting from the continuing financial crisis • Evaluate the need to procure Commercial-Off-The-Shelf products in order to sustain current combat operations Right Honourable James Arbuthnot, Chairman of the Defence Select Committee, House of Commons, UK Parliament 10.00 The Global Debate This global Q&A panel session is your opportunity to find out how leading nations are approaching equipment procurement for core programmes and urgent operational requirements. This is your chance to gain exclusive insights into the minds of world defence leaders, and a great opportunity to ask those challenging and thought provoking questions for which you’ve always wanted answers. Panellists Include: General Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army; Lieutenant General Antonio Gucciardino, General Manager, Land Systems Procurement Agency, Italian Army; Gerald Howarth MP, Shadow Defence Minister, UK Parliament; Brigadier General Anders Carell, Head of Land Systems Procurement Command, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV); Colonel Patrick Destremau, Procurement Director, Future Combat System, French Defence Joint Staff 10.40 Working Coffee Break Demonstrations and presentations will be taking place throughout the day in the exhibition hall, so use this time to meet the broad range of exhibitors, discuss the conference with your fellow attendees and get hands on with the vehicles and kit on display. A full agenda of presentations taking place on the Exhibition Stage will be available in the run up to the event. STREAMED SESSIONS Please choose Stream A, B or C STREAM A: INCREASING SURVIVABILITY STREAM B: DELIVERING REQUIREMENTS STREAM C: GLOBAL PROGRAMME WITH INTEGRATED WEAPON SYSTEMS COST EFFECTIVELY DEVELOPMENTS 11.20 Delivering Real-Time Situational Awareness The UK Approach to Through Life Support Modernisation & Upgrade Requirements with the PILARw Gunshot Detection • Find out how the UK MoD considers Through for the Indian Army Systems (GDS) Life Support as an integral part of their Through • Current requirements for the T-72 tank • Assess the benefits delivered by the PILARw Life Capability Management (TLCM) initiative upgrade and ICV BMP-II GDS including increased situational • Examine the constituent parts of Through Life • Programme update for the Arjun tank, steps awareness, protection and response Support at project and programme level, as ahead and product improvement requirements • Examine the use of PILARw in service and well as their interaction • Assess of opportunities for international find out how it has faired in operations • Analyse the challenge of sharing information firms to collaborate with Indian firms directly from the user on a “need to share” basis, rather than “need Major General Anukul Chandra (R’td), • Maximise capability further with the fully to know” Former Additional Director General integrated system Brigadier Martin Boswell, Head of Through Equipment Management, Indian Army Fabrice Parodi, Sales & Life Support, DE&S, UK MoD Headquarters Marketing Manager, O1dB-Metravib Increasing Survivability through the Use of Supporting & Maintaining the French Army’s Meeting the Needs of the Swedish Army: 11.40 Remote Controlled Weapon Systems VBCI: An Innovative Partnership Approach Current Requirements and Capability Gaps • Assess the constantly evolving urban threat • Increase partnership success with a fully • Gain insights into recent procurement and it’s impact on weapon system integrated support system in place decisions made by the Swedish Armed Forces developments • Outsource the management of spare parts • Assess requirements for the Swedish Army’s • Gain insights into the latest system to improve the flow of stocks and supply armoured vehicle fleet developments • Create complete synergy between the • Find out how the Swedish MoD is • Find out what the future holds for remotely manufacturer, weapon system and its lifetime approaching the need to balance cost operated weapon systems support efficiency with capability delivery Rune Werner, Vice President Major Patrice Appourchaux, Maintenance Brigadier General Anders Carell, Head of Marketing & Sales, Kongsberg Programme Manager, VBCI, French Army Land Systems Procurement Command, Defence & Aerospace Materiel Command Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV)
  • 6. Main Conference Day One: Continued 12.00 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 12.20 Working Lunch Break Don’t miss the Innovation Briefings taking place in exhibition hall. Demonstrations and presentations will be taking place throughout the day, so use this time to meet the broad range of exhibitors, discuss the conference with your fellow attendees and get hands on with the vehicles and kit on display. A full agenda of presentations taking place on the Exhibition Stage will be available in the run up to the event. 14.20 Developments to the Israeli Tank Programme: The Merkava Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Namer) and Upgrades to Mk4 • Evaluate the heavy Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) as an answer to current and future threats • Well protected and well connected: Examine the IFV as part of the Israeli Networked Ground Forces • Find out how the Merkava Mk4 is being adapted to overcome battlefield challenges Brigadier General Yaron Livnat, Head of Tank Programme Management, Israeli MoD 14.40 Developments to the Lemur Remote Weapon Station Based on Operational Experience in Afghanistan MEETING THE CHALLENGE • Examine the latest advancements to the Lemur RWS including an increase in calibre, and sensor and armament choices • Assess the drivers behind these developments to better understand the capability delivered • Find out how the Lemur RWS can deliver greater flexibility through high levels of modularity Michael Borén, Product Director, Direct Fire Systems, Land, BAE Systems Bofors AB 15.00 VBCI and ARAVIS in Service with the French Army: Lessons Learned • Delivering maximum protection, mobility and payload for the French Army on operations • Integrating lessons learned from recent operations • Programme developments and requirements for the French Armed Forces Gerald Lefebvre, Vice President Marketing & Sales Europe, Nexter 15.20 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 16.00 Working Coffee Break Demonstrations and presentations will be taking place throughout the day in the exhibition hall, so use this time to meet the broad range of exhibitors, discuss the conference with your fellow attendees and get hands on with the vehicles and kit on display. A full agenda of presentations taking place on the Exhibition Stage will be available in the run up to the event. 16.40 Examine Challenges of Materiel Readiness and Support in Current Operations • Examine the German Army’s approach to maximising vehicle availability • Take home lessons learned from recent operations • Find out how German Forces are dealing with the challenges of in-theatre maintenance and support MAXIMISING OPERATIONAL EFFECT Brigadier General Hans-Joachim Fischer, Deputy Chief of Staff, Planning, Armaments and Logistics, German Army 17.00 From Prey to Hunter: A Revolution in Battlefield Defence Solutions • Examine Elbit Systems’ Laser Warning System (LWS) as an affordable soft-kill protection system • Uncover requirements and parameters of the systems’ performance and the Laser Warning contribution • Assess complementary ways to achieve improved defence capabilities • Find out how to use integrated force weapon systems to cope with increasing threats Admon Yehuda, Vice President, Land Platforms and Weapon Systems, Elbit Systems 17.20 Ensuring Operational Effectiveness for the Rapid Acquisition of Armoured Vehicles • Assess the benefits of robust operational assessment before committing equipment to combat • Uncover some common challenges faced when testing and evaluating vehicles procured for rapid deployment • Examine a range of lessons learned from the US Army’s experience of rapid acquisition Robert Holcomb, Chief, Land Warfare Group, Operational Evaluation Division, Institute for Defense Analyses; Robin Sellers, Assistant Land Warfare to the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defence, US DOD 17.40 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 18.20 Chairman’s Summary & Closing Remarks 18.30 EVENING DRINKS RECEPTION & ANNUAL GALA DINNER
  • 7. Main Conference Day Two: Wednesday 3rd February, 2010 08.00 Coffee & Registration 08.45 Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction to Day Two Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely (R’td), Visiting Professor in War Studies, King’s College 09.00 A Review of British Land Force Requirements • Consider current Armoured Fighting Vehicle capability gaps and requirements for the British Army • Uncover the latest developments for UK land equipment programmes • Assess the impact of financial constraints on current and future combat operations General Sir Peter Wall KCB, CBE, Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces, British Army DELIVERING CAPABILITY TO INTERNATIONAL ARMED FORCES 09.20 Current & Future Requirements for Canada’s Combat Vehicle Programme • Examine the role of Canada’s armoured vehicles, including the LAV III and Leopard tank, on operations in Afghanistan • Assess training needs for the Canadian DND • Uncover requirements and capability gaps for repair and upgrade programmes for current vehicle fleets Lieutenant General Andrew Leslie, Chief of Land Staff, Canadian DND 09.40 Increasing Protection across the Italian Army’s Armoured Fighting Vehicle Fleet • The Italian Army’s Armoured Fighting Vehicle Fleet: New concepts and capabilities • Digitized Platforms for the “Forza NEC” Programme: Legacy and new platforms • Enhancing survivability with cost-effective solutions • Armoured Fighting Vehicle procurement: the Italian approach Lieutenant General Antonio Gucciardino, General Manager of the Procurement Agency for Land Systems, Italian Army 10.00 The Role of Maintenance in the Readiness and Sustainability of US Combat Forces • Explore the US Department of Defense Maintenance Programme based on damage encountered in theatre • Find out how the US Department of Defense is using the RESET Programme as a readiness enabler • Examine the maintenance lessons learned in Iraq and Afghanistan and the ability to sustain operations now and into the future John B Johns, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Maintenance, US Department of Defence 10.20 World Leader Panel Led by your morning speakers, this Q&A panel session is your opportunity to find out first hand from the world’s defence leaders how they’re overcoming the challenge of delivering maximum capability to soldiers on operations, in time, and on budget. Don’t miss this chance to present your questions and ideas to those driving programme developments and policy changes within the world’s leading armed forces. 11.00 Working Coffee Break Demonstrations and presentations will be taking place throughout the day in the exhibition hall, so use this time to meet the broad range of exhibitors, discuss the conference with your fellow attendees and get hands on with the vehicles and kit on display. A full agenda of presentations taking place on the Exhibition Stage will be available in the run up to the event. “An excellent opportunity to get an insight into improvement and development of AFVs in modern Armies” Manik Trivedi, GSO-1, WE15, WE Dte, IHQ of MoD Indian Army “The event was a great success, and the presentations and information shared most valuable for use in development of systems and doctrine” Brigadier General Chris Gildenhuys, General Officer Commanding, South African Army Armour Formation “A high profile audience and relevant agenda was matched to offer a learning experience of note” Cobus van der Merwe, Senior Business Development Executive, Saab Avitronics
  • 8. Main Conference Day Two: Continued STREAMED SESSIONS Please choose Stream A or B STREAM A: INCREASING FORCE CAPABILITY THROUGH VEHICLE STREAM B: ENHANCEMENTS OPERATIONAL LESSONS LEARNED 11.40 Designing Protection for the Operational Environment Examining the Polish Army’s Experience of Operating the • Balancing the eternal compromise of protection, payload and Rosomak in Afghanistan performance • Assess the Rosomak’s benefits and capability gaps based on recent • Designing potential for future stretch from the start ISAF operations • Examine ways to build coherence in future product development • Gain insights into the level of interoperability offered and it’s impact programmes on operations Andrew Simpson, UK Defence Advisor and Sergio Candiotto, • Find out how lessons learned have been incorporated into the Multirole Engineering Manager, Iveco Rosomak programme for future developments Colonel Piotr Szkurlat, Programme Manager, Rosomak, Polish Army 12.00 Integrating Armour Capabilities: New Innovations, Advanced Canadian Armoured Fighting Vehicles: Developments, Integration Concepts and Armour System Solutions Requirements & Future Plans • Consider the possibilities for capability integration from concept • Examine changing requirements for future combat vehicles design through to implementation • Uncover lessons learned from operations that have been • Uncover the latest developments in the use of nanotechnology for incorporated into the overall programme maximum armour protection • Assess the employment of Canadian ground combat vehicles (to • Using examples, find out how creative partnerships have impacted include the Leopard 2A6M) in Afghanistan over the last 12 months product development Major Alan Bolster, Deputy Project Director, Tanks Replacement Dr. Shuki Yeshurun, VP & Corporate CTO, Plasan Project, Canadian DND 12.20 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 12.40 Working Lunch Break Don’t miss the Innovation Briefings taking place in exhibition hall. Demonstrations and presentations will be taking place throughout the day, so use this time to meet the broad range of exhibitors, discuss the conference with your fellow attendees and get hands on with the vehicles and kit on display. A full agenda of presentations taking place on the Exhibition Stage will be available in the run up to the event. 14.40 Incorporating Survivability from Early Design Stages to Deliver an Integrated Protection Solution • Evaluate needs and requirements from theatre • Consider the possibilities for application and integration of survivability solutions into vehicle platforms • Introduction of the Evolution Concept Ulf Deisenroth, President, IBD Deisenroth Engineering 15.00 Examining the Future for Vehicles Procured as Urgent Operational Requirements • Assess the challenge of meeting the British Army's capability requirements and the effect of integrating Urgent Operational Requirements (UOR) into the Equipment Plan - "A UOR is for life, not just for Christmas" (Maj Gen Chris Wilson CB CBE, Director (Battlespace FUTURE LAND WARFARE Manoeuvre)and Master General of the Ordnance) • Consider the challenge of meeting the demands of current operations without mortgaging the future Major General Chris Wilson CB CBE, Director (Battlespace Manoeuvre) and Master General of the Ordnance, UK MoD 15.20 The Changing Scene of Combat Operations and the Nature of Future Conflict • Examine the position of coalition forces in an era of future persistent irregular conflict • Understanding the continuing IED challenge and it’s impact on force development • Evaluate the need for an adaptive approach to operations to drive results and mission success Dr. John Nagl, President, Center for a New American Security 15.40 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 16.20 Chairman’s Summary & End Of Conference 16.40 Final Working Coffee Break
  • 9. Pre-Conference Focus Day: Monday 1st February, 2010 Armoured Fighting Vehicle Training & Simulation Examining International Training, Simulation and Mission Rehearsal Programmes & Systems 08.30 Coffee & Registration 09.30 Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction Group Captain Dick Hemsley (R’td), Former Deputy Director, Command & Battlespace Management, UK MoD and Head of Systems Division, SCS Limited 09.45 Incorporating Lessons from Operations in Afghanistan to Enhance Training for the British Army PREPARING BRITISH TROOPS FOR COMBAT • Gain insights into recent ground force operations • Examine the UK’s approach to analysing and fusing lessons learned • Find out how lessons are turned into practical initiatives used to implement change Brigadier Piers Hankinson, Commander, Land Warfare Development Group, Land Warfare Centre, British Army OPERATIONS 10.15 Delivering Training to UK Land Forces through the Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (CATT) • Assess the transformation of CATT from delivery of armoured training during the Cold War to the preparation of forces for current and future hybrid operations • Find out how developments of CATT will deliver ground manoeuvre training set in the appropriate, wider context of Air/Land Integration, ISTAR, targeting, non-kinetic effects and influence operations • Assess developments and upgrades, including both linkage between CAST, CATT and the CATT Afghan Database Colonel Tim Hyams, Commander, Command, Staff and Tactical Training Group, Land Warfare Centre, British Army 10.45 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 11.15 Morning Networking Coffee Break 11.45 Supporting Joint Operations with Gaming Technology: The US Army Europe’s Approach • Using a Stryker Squadron example, find out how Virtual Battlespace Systems (VBS2) has been used to assist with mission rehearsals • Gain insights into the use of gaming for pre-deployment training • Examine benefits delivered to NATO Joint Forces and potential future developments Thomas Lasch, Chief, Models & Simulation Branch, Joint Multinational Simulation Centre, US Army Europe INTERNATIONAL APPROACHES TO TRAINING & SIMULATION 12.15 Optimising Army Training Flexibility through Simulation in the Canadian Forces • Situational awareness of training and simulation in the Canadian Army • Impact on training and simulation from operational lessons learned • Advancing with purpose in training and simulation Major Kyle Keffer, Director Land Requirements, Simulation and Training, Canadian Army 12.45 Networking Lunch Break 13.45 Delivering Low Cost and Flexible Training for the Danish Army with Steel Beast • Gain insights into the story of Steel Beast; a civilian tool adapted for military training • Achieve a clear understanding of the benefits and challenges delivered by Steel Beast • Find out how the Danish Army is balancing risk with cost and benefit to ensure the delivery of excellent training Major Steen Holm Iversen, Chief, Research & Development Branch, Danish Army Combat Centre 14.15 Tactical Indoor Simulation (TACTIS): The Dutch Approach to Training Combined Forces • Examine the modular system designed to manage an unlimited range of vehicles in multilevel training configurations • Gain insights into the virtual battlefield environment and realistic operational conditions delivered by TACTIS, including weather and light conditions, changing terrain and other battlefield effects • Take advantage of the 100% After Action Review: Real-time registration of all data including manoeuvres, weapon systems, optics, adjustments, radio communications and data transfer Lieutenant Colonel Nijkamp, Officer Commanding, Combat Training School (GTS), Royal Netherlands Army; Lieutenant Colonel Marc Smulders, Officer Commanding, Simulation Centre, Royal Netherlands Army 14.45 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 15.15 Afternoon Networking Coffee Break 15.45 Closing Interactive Discussion Session Use this time to discuss the future of training and simulation for the land environment with your international peers. Find out why certain nations are approaching armoured vehicle training the way they are, and offer your own experience and knowledge in exchange for theirs. With international military, industry and academic experts on hand to facilitate this discussion you will leave with a number of valuable insights to assist with your own initiatives and programme developments. The Future of Vehicle Training • Evaluate the financial impact of integrating simulation into current training programmes • Assess the need to balance live and virtual training • Examine the latest technologies and solutions for future training possibilities 16.30 Chairman’s Summary & End Of Focus Day
  • 10. Post-Conference Focus Day: Thursday 4th February, 2010 Capability Integration Enhancing Current and Future Operations through System, Platform and Force Level Integration 08.30 Coffee & Registration 09.30 Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction Colonel Crispian Beattie, Commander, Command and Control Development Centre (C2DC), Land Warfare Centre, British Army 09.45 Meeting The Challenges of Technical and Human Factors Integration in the Digitized Manoeuvre Battlespace MEETING OPERATIONAL NEEDS • A brief historical review of the evolution of digital networks and platform integration • Examine the demand for coherency by attempting to unravel the complexities of integration across multiple axes • 'The man and the machine': A layman's approach to the science of human factors integration • How do we go from here? A paradigm for better integrated development and acquisition Colonel Crispian Beattie, Commander, Command and Control Development Centre (C2DC), Land Warfare Centre, British Army 10.15 The Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA) Programme: Maximising Force Capability, Now and into the Future • Take home insights into the UK’s defence standard for developing a common vehicle architecture • Assess operational benefits including increased availability, enhanced fleet management and reduced training costs • Find out what’s next for the GVA Programme Merfyn Lloyd, Scientific Advisor to Chief of Materiel (Land), Defence Equipment & Support, UK MoD 10.45 Morning Networking Coffee Break 11.15 Capability Integration for the Boxer MRAV: Results from the Latest Operational Testing • Examine integration of the Boxer's Remote Control Weapon Systems and the enhanced capability they provide INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS • Assess the integration of a uniquely designed protection system, delivering mission specific modules, adaptable for different vehicle variants • Find out how operational flexibility is being delivered to the Boxer through integrated C4I systems Andreas Zekorn, Engineering and Trials Sub Section Leader, Boxer Programme Division, OCCAR 11.45 Integrating Remote Weapon Systems for the Danish Army • Assess the configuration and capability development of sensor packages • Examine the ‘toolbox’ of different applications for the same weapon system • Determine the future way ahead and integration on platforms Major Steen Holm Iversen, Chief, Research & Development Branch, Danish Army Combat Centre 12.15 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 12.45 Networking Lunch Break 13.45 Determining the Optimum Level of Integrated Survivability • Assess the different levels of integration and their impact on platform capability • Take home insights into the use of war gaming and it’s impact on the assessment of systems integration • Find out how constraint driven optimisation can be used at early vehicle design stages to maximise capability Jeremy Smith, Head of Future Combat Systems, Cranfield Defence & Security, UK SURVIVABILITY 14.15 Integrated Survivability Optimisation for Land Platforms • Evaluate methods for meeting survivability requirements with measures other than armour • Determine the optimum mix of survivability measures that can be exploited within given platform constraints • Based on the optimum mix, assess where survivability and capability gaps may lie William Suttie, Capability Advisor, Mounted Close Combat, DTSL 14.45 Q&A Panel Discussion Utilise this time to question your speakers and fellow attendees, challenge their views, share your own and create a discussion forum for all to benefit from. This is your opportunity to get involved with the debate and ensure your voice is heard. 15.15 Afternoon Networking Coffee Break 15.45 Closing Interactive Discussion Session Use this time to discuss the challenges of systems integration with your international peers. Find out why certain nations are approaching integration the way they are, and offer your own experience and knowledge in exchange for theirs. With international military, industry and academic experts on hand to facilitate this discussion you will leave with a number of valuable insights to assist with your own initiatives and programme developments. The Impact of Systems Integration on Current and Future Operations • Evaluate the financial constraints being faced by international armed forces and its impact on the development of integrated capabilities • Discuss the opportunities and risks of the programmes presented today – what can you learn from these? • Consider the latest technologies and solutions available, their benefits, limitations and potential for future success 16.30 Chairman’s Summary & End of Focus Day
  • 11. Technology Focus Day: Friday 5th February 2010 Following in the success of 2009’s inaugural visit to the Defence Academy we’ve Itinerary incorporated this Technology Focus Day again 08:30 Depart the ExCel Centre for 2010. Designed to provide you with more 10:30 Arrive at Defence Academy, Shrivenham choice and more focus in your top areas of 10:45 Coffee & Welcome interest, this is the ideal opportunity for you to: 11:30 Choose one or more of the following to attend: • Develop your knowledge and understanding of a • Live demonstrations at the Indoor Ballistics Range and Small Arms range of technologies used to enhance combat Experimental Range operations now and into the future • The Simulation and Synthetic Environment Laboratory (SSEL) - Take part in a practical exercise to test the synergy between combat vehicles and ISTAR • Enter into lively discussions with the UK’s leading assets in a battlefield scenario academic and military defence experts to challenge • Briefings and discussions on Capability Integration including integrated their theories and test your own survivability, Human Factors Integration (HFI), technology insertion and interoperability 13:30 Lunch • Examine the range of vehicles on display including 14:30 Guided tour of the Defence Capability Centre & insights into vehicles on display the Piranha, Challenger 2, T72, S-Tank, CVR(T), Warrior, BMP 1&2, Buffel and Meerkat 15:15 Depart Defence Academy, Shrivenham Your Military & Academic Experts include: Peter Flach, Director, Business Development, Department of Jonathan Searle, Simulation and Synthetic Environment Engineering Systems & Management, Laboratory (SSEL) Manager, Defence College of Management Cranfield University, Shrivenham & Technology, Cranfield University Professor Ian Horsfall, Department Head, Impact & Armour Lieutenant Colonel Dick Hudson, DS Ground Manoeuvre, Technology Group, Cranfield University Defence College of Management & Technology, DA-CMT Networking at International Armoured Vehicles International Armoured Vehicles is the home of the armoured vehicle community and offers invaluable networking opportunities. For 2010 we’ve made it even easier for you to meet, discuss and debate with your international peers. Annual Gala Dinner - Maximum Networking at the Tuesday 2nd February, ExCel Conference & Exhibition Centre International Armoured Vehicles invites you Following requests from past attendees we’ve The Armoured Vehicles Linkedin Group is a to attend the Annual Gala Dinner following increased the amount of time you will have great opportunity for military, government, the first main day of the conference. during coffee and lunch breaks. We’ve also academic and industry professionals to incorporated technology demonstrations, connect and discuss common interests in After a full day of discussions and debates, industry-led discussions, Q&A panel sessions armoured vehicles. it’s time to relax with your fellow and the exclusive showcasing of vehicles and conference delegates over a delightful four The group allows members to contact each their systems, so you’ll definitely have plenty to other before the event takes place as well as course meal and fantastic wines. talk about! stay in touch afterwards. Joining gives you Dress code is black numerous opportunities to network with tie/smart and not only those who are attending the spouses/partners are event but also like minded peers who are welcome to join you. not. To join simply follow the link: See back page for www.linkedin.com/e/gis/162026 additional dinner pass rates.
  • 12. REGISTRATION FORM International Armoured Vehicles 2010 Venue: ExCel Centre, The Docklands, London, UK Monday 1st February Pre-Conference Focus Day: AFV Training & Simulation SENIOR FLAG OFFICERS, ONE STAR Tuesday 2nd February Main Conference & Exhibition Day One OR ABOVE MAY ATTEND FOR FREE Wednesday 3rd February Main Conference & Exhibition Day Two GROUP DISCOUNTS* FOR MILITARY & Thursday 4th February Post-Conference Focus Day: Capability Integration INDUSTRY • Groups of 3 receive 10% off Friday 5th February Post-Conference Technology Focus Day: Shrivenham Defence Academy • Groups of 5 receive 25% off To speed registration, please provide the priority code located on the mailing label or in the box below. • Groups of 7 receive 40% off *Members of a group booking must register at the same My registration PDFW time and be employed by the same company. 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