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Soldier tech Brochure 2011
Soldier tech Brochure 2011
Soldier tech Brochure 2011
Soldier tech Brochure 2011
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  1. 1. book before 18tH marcH to receive £999 off Your Pass! ING THE SERV SO OF LD RS I A ER YE MO 10 DERN TION C 10 ISA Ye ar ni OM June 7 AM – Soldier Power June 10 AM – Soldier C4i An M ve UN r ITY sa ry June 7 PM – Soldier Weight June 10 PM – R&D, Tests June 8 – 9 – National Updates and User Feedback “…we come back to Soldier Technology each year because all the right people attend…” Venue: Olympia Conference Centre, London Helmet Huegle, Head of Army Programmes, CassidianEffective New Approaches tosoldier modernisation toEnhance Human and SystemCapability While Reducing WeighttoP sPeakers in 2011 include: benefits of attending: Brigadier General Carew Wilks, Head of • Meet new military soldier modernisation customers from new regions Individual Capability Group, DE&S, UK MoD including Latin America and the Middle East to develop business beyond Brigadier General Dominique Luzeaux, traditional markets and generate totally new revenue channels Director, Land Systems Procurement, DGA, French MoD • Discover new partners among a global audience of innovative defence manufacturers attending and exhibiting to ensure innovation flows into your Brigadier General Norbert Huber, Director, defence and security product lines Force Development, Austrian MoD • Network with senior military and governmentgovernment soldier modernisation decision making teams from NATO nations to improve tEAms pArticipAting incLudE your professional network and emerging respond to end user requirements follow us on.... FELIN and JTRS SCORPION • Find out how top defence and security system MERS FIST integrators plan to provide new services and products IMESS see page 3 to a diverse range of governments and where the IdZ for details Future Soldier opportunity lies for you Soldado Futuro ISSP • Test game-changing new technology for the soldier NORMANS ACMS in an exhibition zone specializing in dismounted soldier WARRIOR 2020 ANOG kit to benchmark your product lines against the best TYTAN innovations industry has to offer BEST MARKUS Project Land COBRA 125 Future Force 21st Century read this brochure to discover who you will meet and Integration Soldier Directorate the Valuable insight you will receive then register tOday Principal Sponsors Sponsors and Exhibitors Organised By Proud supporter of ® ODU Associate Sponsors how to register today: t: +44 (0) 207 368 9465 e: SoldierTechnology@wbr.co.uk w: www.soldiertechnology.com
  2. 2. 2 register today to be a part of the biggest soldier modernisation event in the world WHY government and militarY customers attended in 2010: 10 Years of service to tHe international “ To enhance my understanding of capability soldier modernisation communitY gaps and interoperability issues for the warfighter and emergent technology solutions.” Soldier Technology is the longest-running Deputy Head of Capability Special Projects and soldier modernisation event in the G TH E SO LDIER MOD ER NI CBRN, UK MoD N world, year after year creating business SA VI TIO SER “ N CO To meet peers from other nations doing similar ARS OF development opportunities for those MMUNITY 10 YE involved in soldier system integration and work discuss issues with industry look out for showcasing game-changing technology to 10 Year A nniversar y new technology ” enhance the capabilities of the dismounted SO2 Soldier Systems, UK MoD soldier, marine and special operator. With over 700 international attendees in 2010 Soldier Technology is now the “ To look into technology advancements in soldier systems training and simulation biggest soldier modernisation event in the world too. technologies and assess military advancements in various countries It is the right forum to “…we come back to Soldier Technology each express the country’s requirements as well as year because all the right people attend…” show case our capabilites to the world ” Helmet Huegle, Head of Army Programmes, Cassidian Chief Liaison Officer, Indian Army Your 2011 pass will allow you to meet more soldier modernisation programme managers, more “ To keep me in touch with tactical challenges system integrators, more innovative manufacturers and service providers as well as enabling and with solutions emerging from applied you to spend more time in the onsite exhibition than ever before. Through our strong relationships technology.” with Government and Army offices, a far-reaching network of industry contacts across the globe and Branch Chief, Force Protection and Sustainment a team committed to assembling all the most relevant people actively involved in the development Branch, US Army and procurement of new soldier equipment, Soldier Technology 2011 is a highly effective way to do business with a diverse range of customers, potentially from new markets too. “ To enable me to make better judgement and get the best equipment in to service for the British services. As well as seeing what other countries are using and developing. ” WHat’s neW in 2011? Trials Officer, Infantry Trials and Development Unit, British Army 10+ NEW PROGRAMMES NEW AWARDS – find out “ It is very informative and useful for enhancing AND NEW PROGRAMME which businesses and the soldier’s capabilities ” Director, Technical Management of Combat MANAGERS – meet and learn government leaders will win Vehicles and Engineering, DRDO from new programme the 5 NEW awards managers from Australia, Israel, Jordan, Italy, recognizing excellence and contributions to soldier “ To get technology updates, for discussion with Sweden, US Army and more to extend your modernization in 2010/2011 – a great way to keep the community of interest and networking and international business reach! your finger on the pulse of the community! exchange of ideas ” SO1 FIST, UK MOD 4+ NEW FOCUS SESSIONS NEW ROUNDTABLE AND NEW TOPICS – get the FORMAT – benefit from a “ To understand the latest and future developments that incorporate CIS with other latest information about what totally new learning and your customers really need in networking format at Soldier soldier systems.” Policy Analyst, UK Ministry of Defence key areas including weight reduction, power and Technology, get even closer to your customers! energy, soldier C4i and tests and trials! “ To test and evaluate small and medium caliber NEW PROCUREMENT AND weapons and related equipment and to extend my 2 NEW WORKSHOPS – understand how to increase R&D ExCLUSIVES – find out professional network ” what nations including MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, US acceptance of your products Army ARDEC Sweden, Canada, Germany, and systems from experts on human system integration including Professor Karen France and more plan to procure and develop next! We guarantee you some big news! “ To ensure that I can keep abreast of Carr, Director of the Centre for Human Systems at developments and therefore be able to advise Defence Academy College of Management and NEW ONE-2-ONE Chain of Command. ” Technology, Cranfield University, Shrivenham! Light Weapons Requirements Manager, NETWORKING SITE – use MOD UK this all new online tool to plan NEW ExHIBITION LAYOUT AND NEW ExHIBITORS – in business meetings onsite, “ Gain insights into industry and other nations’ 2011 you are invited to visit generate interest in your product offerings and build programmes ” business leads pre-event! GSO1 COMBAT Staff Officer Class One – Combat, 50% more displays of new NEW ZEALAND ARMY soldier equipment and systems enabling you to MORE INPUT FROM THE identify more new innovators, benchmark against US ARMY - following your more advanced kit and discuss collaboration with request to meet and find out more potential new partners! more from US Army receive Your cd customers in 2011 you will meet leaders from featuring synchronized NEW GUEST KEYNOTE agencies including PEO Joint Tactical Radio conference slides DINNER SPEAKER – join 250 Systems, the Future Force Integration Directorate and commentary for of your peers at the exclusive and Training and Doctrine Command! your team back in the networking and awards dinner at an all new venue with one of the world’s office! leading military figures, Outstanding Contact us today toO ttend Military Speaker TBC reserve your copy!A ve ees r 6 in 2 bring Your colleagues and lots of business cards! 00010
  3. 3. capture all the Value on Offer by booking for 4 days! O 5 n 20 na 3 ve ti o 3 r ns iconference and exHibition HigHligHts You can’t afford to miss! 11 UK Army Leadership and UK Subject Matter Experts on the Future of Soldier Modernisation! Get the clearest picture possible of what the UK MoD is doing to modernize equipment and capability for the soldier and marine from over 10 speakers in 2011! Meet and learn from Brigadier General Carew Wilks, Head, Individual Capability Group, Integrated Soldier System Executive, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD plus his team of decision makers including Colonel Bill Pointing, Colonel Peter Rafferty, Marcus Bruton and Lt Colonel Martyn Wills! Additional briefings will be given by DSTL, DE&S, Defence Academy Shrivenham and more! Army Programme Leaders from Prime Contractors on Challenges and Opportunities! Find out what Prime Contractors for soldier modernization programmes need and aim to achieve in 2011 from influential figures in the defence industry today including Helmet Huegle, Head of Army Programmes, Cassidian as well as his counterparts from, Northrop Grumman, Sagem and more! There is simply no better place to showcase your innovation or benchmark against market leaders! Advanced Soldier Modernisation Programme Leaders Reveal their Strategies and New Plans To truly gauge where soldier modernization is heading in each country Soldier Technology will deliver the facts. Register today to find out what all the biggest, wealthiest and most forward thinking soldier modernization programme managers are focusing on today including Dr Karl-Heinz Rippert, IdZ, Brigadier General Dominique Luzeaux, Scorpion and FELIN, Gabi Dubresco, ANOG and Jason Blain, Project Land 125! Introductions To New Programme Managers And Their Teams Use Soldier Technology to gain introductions to shapers of national soldier modernisation programmes including new programme managers for Brazil’s COBRA, Jordan’s Future Soldier, Israel’s ANOG, Sweden’s MARKUS, Norway’s NORMANS, Italy’s Soldado Futuro, Poland’s TYTAN and Australia’s Phase 4 Project Land 125 programmes! Save yourself time, money and effort simply by registering for Soldier Technology 2011!Power 4 Crucial Focus Sessions to Discover your Customers’ Key Challenges!Weight Make sure you book for all 4 days to discover why Power, Weight, C4i and Test Feedback are so important for soldier modernisers today! These additional sessions will give you access to 28 subject matter experts from government soldier C4i modernization programmes, strategies to help them achieve their goals and advice on how to do business and who with! Don’t miss a single one if you want to fully understand your customers’ needs today! R&D50+ toP sPeakers You Will meet and learn from include: Brigadier General Carew Wilks, Head, Individual Colonel Erich Weissenbock, Head of Precision Colonel John Zavarelli, Program Manager, Capability Group, Defence Equipment and Engagement, European Defence Agency Handheld and Small Form Fit Factor, JPEO Joint Support, UK MoD Tactical Radio Systems, US Army Mark Richter, Programme Manager, Marine Brigadier General Norbert Huber, Director, Force Expeditionary Rifle Squad, US Marine Corps Lt Colonel Staffan Lundmark, Soldier Section, Development, Austrian MoD New Results from NATO’s Weapons and Swedish Land Warfare Centre Sensors Working Group Tests and Trials to Dave Hadfield, DES SE LST - Portable Power, Increase Soldier Lethality Major Magnus Hallberg, Soldier Section, DE&S, UK MoD Swedish Land Warfare Centre Per Arvidsson, Chairman, Weapons and Brigadier General Dominique Luzeaux, Director, Sensors Working Group, NATO Land Capability Luc de Beer, Project Director, VOSS, Land System Procurement, DGA, French MoD Group 1 Dismounted Soldier Dutch MoD Marcus Bruton, Team Leader, FIST, Defence Professor Karen Carr, Head of Centre for Gabi Dubresco, Head of Robotic Branch, Israeli Equipment and Support, UK MoD Human Systems, Defence Academy, Cranfield Defence Forces University Colonel Peter Rafferty, Team Leader, FIST, Colonel Marisa A. Tanner, Division Chief, Defence, Equipment and Support, UK MoD Major Matti Honkela, Programme Manager, Mission Command Capabilities Division, Future Warrior 2020, Finnish Armed Forces Force Integration Directorate, US Army Lt Colonel Laurent Barraco, Programme Manager, FELIN, DGA Dr Karl-Heinz Rippert, Project Leader U42 Jason Blain, Director Integrated Soldier Soldier Equipment, Federal Office of Defense Systems, Development Directorate, Defence Colonel (ret’d) Vincent Goulding, Director, Technology and Procurement, German MoD Materiel Organisation, Department of Defence, Experimental Division, US Marine Corps Australian Government Warfighting Laboratory Lt Colonel Jacques Levesque, Project Manager, Integrated Soldier System Project, Canadian Major Andrea Candian, Programme Manager, DND Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD Lt Colonel Kenneth Tapper, Director, Soldier Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, Chairman, NATO Land Modernisation Programmes, Swedish Army Capability Group 1, Dismounted Soldier Major Arne Lamberth, Programme Manager, Helmet Huegle, Head of Army Programmes, MARKUS, Swedish Army Cassidian Rune Lausund, R&D Programme Manager, Lt Colonel Paul James, Commanding Officer, 40 NORMANS, Norwegian Research Agency, FFI Commando, UK Royal Marines (Tentative) Lt Colonel Angelo Assorati, Project Director, on r? s itte and s Patrick Curlier, Vice President, Business C4i, Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD Development, Optronics and Defence Division, u c w Twmmse topi Sagem, SAFRAN Group Colonel Yousef Al-Etan, Programmes Colonel Bill Pointing, Team Leader, FIST, l lo d ogra us up Fo ane pr, discd setvent! Individual Capability Group, Defence, Department Manager, King Abdullah Design and Equipment and Support, UK MoD hy dinmelidatesrs anpre-e Development Bureau, Jordanian Armed Forces n W ke ve u pe g ti p e sVisit www.soldiertechnology.com for more information n ei er h in Li ec ak wit eet R peabout collaborative opportunities s m
  4. 4. 4 June 8 – 9 agenda-at-a glance June 8th, 2011 Main Conference Day 1 – National Soldier Modernisation Programme Updates and Survivability, Lethality and Human Capability Development 0800 Registration and Coffee 1145 How France Plans to Modernize Land Capabilities Programme Manager, Combatiente Brasiliero, 0830 Chairman’s Welcome Address through the Billion-Euro Scorpion Project Brazilian Army 0845 Integrating Equipment for Dismounted Close Combat in Brigadier General Dominique Luzeaux, Director, 1500 Soldier Modernisation Under the Umbrella of the an Era of Persistent Conflict Land System Procurement, DGA, French MoD European Defence Agency Brigadier General Carew Wilks, Head, Individual 1215 Networking Capabilities with the FELIN Soldiers Colonel Erich Weissenbock, Head of Precision Capability Group, Defence Equipment and Support, Deployment at the Platoon Level and Above Engagement, European Defence Agency UK MoD Patrick Curlier, Vice President, Business 1530 Commercial Sector Involvement in Future Soldier 0915 NATO Land Capability Group 1 Dismounted Soldier Development, Optronics and Defence Division, Systems Update Sagem, SAFRAN Group Colonel Marisa A. Tanner, Division Chief, Mission Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, Chairman, NATO Land Command Capabilities Division, Future Force 1245 Introducing the Jordanian Future Soldier Programme Integration Directorate, US Army Capability Group 1, Dismounted Soldier (Invited) Development Strategy Michael T. McCarthy, Director of Operations, Future 0945 IMESS Switzerland: How an Advanced Concept Has Been Colonel Yousef Al-Etan, Programmes Department Transformed into an Operational Reality Force Integration Directorate, Mission Command Manager, King Abdullah Design and Development Complex, US Army Helmet Huegle, Head of Army Programmes, Bureau, Jordanian Armed Forces Casidian Colonel (ret’d) Richard Hansen, Former Project 1315 Lunch and Networking Manager, Soldier Warrior, PEO Soldier, US Army 1015 A Commander’s Observations from Afghanistan Lt Colonel Paul James, Commanding Officer, 40 1600 Afternoon Coffee and Networking Commando, UK Royal Marines (Tentative) 1430 Moving From Concept to Research and Development 1045 Early Morning Coffee And Networking Phase in the Brazilian Future Soldier Program Stream A – New Strategies to Improve Survivability for the Stream B – Enhancing Soldier Lethality through Advanced Stream C – Human Capability Development Workshop Soldier and Marine Weapons and Sensors 1645 How the US Marine Corps is Lightening the Load 1645 HYDRA and CERBORUS - Infantry Weapons Providing 1645 UK Human Capability Development Strategies for Soldier While Increasing Protection for the Squad and 40mm Medium and Low Velocity Air-Burst Firepower System Integrators Individual Marine Karstern Stern, Project Manager, Special Projects, Product Mark Richter, Programme Manager, Marine • Measuring and Leveraging Human Capability Division Infantry, Rheinmetall Weapon Munition Expeditionary Rifle Squad, US Marine Corps • Human Factors as Part of Equipment Design and Development 1715 New Results from NATO’s Weapons and Sensors Working 1715 A Holistic Approach to Threats, Weight, and Cost Group Tests and Tirals to Increase Lethality • Human System Integration Toivo Horvei, Director Business Development, Per Arvidsson, Chairman, Weapons and Sensors Working NFM Group Group, NATO Land Capability Group 1, Dismounted Professor Karen Carr, Head of Centre for Human Soldier Systems, Defence Academy, Cranfield University Emma Sparks, Lecturer, Centre for Human Systems 1745 Assessing Developments in Survivability and Weight at the Defence Academy College of Management and Management in the Finnish Warrior 2020 Programme 1745 Consolidating the Power Source for Rifle Accesories Technology, Cranfield University, Shrivenham Major Matti Honkela, Programme Manager, Carl Wallace, CEO, T.Worx Ventures Warrior 2020, Finnish Armed Forces 1815 Drinks reception and networking in the Exhibition Hall 1900 10th Anniversary Networking Awards Dinner at Chiswick House with Senior Military Guest Speaker TBC – Visit www.soldiertechnology.com for more details Outstanding Military Speaker TBC June 9th, 2011 Main Conference Day 2 – National Soldier Modernisation Programme Updates and Sustainability, Networking and Integration 0800 Registration and Coffee Battle Management/Ground Combat Systems, 1230 How NORMANS is Being Updated in Line with NATO 0825 Chairman’s Welcome Address Northrop Grumman Information Systems Recommendations 0830 Soldier Modernisation in Austria 1030 Early Morning Coffee And Networking Rune Lausund, R&D Programme Manager, Brigadier General Norbert Huber, Director, Force 1130 Canada’s Integrated Soldier System Project Update - NORMANS, Norwegian Research Agency, FFI Development, Austrian MoD Procuring COTS/MOTS Technologies 1300 Lunch and Networking 0900 The Future in Sight – Perspectives on Optical Sight Lt Colonel Jacques Levesque, Project Manager, 1430 New Developments in Israel’s ANOG Programme Systems Integrated Soldier System Project, Canadian DND Gabi Dubresco, Head of Robotic Branch, Israeli Lennart Ljungfelt, President, Aimpoint Major Jon Herbert, Project Director, Integrated Defence Forces 0930 IdZ 2 - Results from Recent User Trials and Plans For Soldier System Project, Canadian DND 1500 Australian Defence Force Approach to Developing Future Developments 1200 System Plan For The Future Swedish Soldier Integrated Soldiers Systems Solutions Dr Karl-Heinz Rippert, Project Leader U42 Soldier Lt Colonel Kenneth Tapper, Director, Soldier Colonel Jason Blain, Director Integrated Soldier Equipment, Federal Office of Defense Technology Modernisation Programmes, Swedish Army Systems, Development Directorate, Defence Materiel and Procurement, German MoD Major Arne Lamberth, Programme Manager, Organisation, Department of Defence, Australian 1000 Introducing the Integrated Battle Management System (iBMS) MARKUS, Swedish Army Government Bill Clingempeel, Capture and Technology Lead, 1530 Afternoon Coffee and Networking Stream A – Networking and Sustaining the Future Soldier Stream B – Interactive Roundtable Discussions Stream C – Masterclass on Interface Integration 1600 Assessing New Dutch Plans to Deliver Energy to the 1600 Why Interoperability is the Key to the Future Soldier 1600 How to Develop and Integrate Effective Interfaces for New Soldier System System Soldier Systems Luc de Beer, Project Director, VOSS, Dutch MoD NATO Land Capability Group 1 – Dismounted Soldier Dr Elizabeth Redden, Chief, Army Research Laboratory 1630 How Italy Rapidly Developed Sophisticated -HRED Field Element, US Army Infantry Center Communications Capabilities for the Soldado Futuro Program Why is Connectivity so Important to the Soldier • Application for unmanned controllers Lt Colonel Angelo Assorati, Project Director, C4i, Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD System Integrator? Defence, Equipment and Support, UK MoD • Integrating advanced worn displays Current versus Projected Energy and Power Requirements for the Future Slovenian Soldier Ales Lebar, Programme Manager, 21st Century How Can Industry Play More of a Role in the • Operating at night Soldier, Slovenian MoD Reduction of Weight? 1700 Panel Discussion – How to Extend Range and Mission Norwegian Army Procurement Office Time for the Dismounted Soldier and Small Unit Ales Lebar, Programme Manager, 21st Century Soldier, Slovenian MoD Game Changing Technologies to Enhance Networking Luc de Beer, Project Director, VOSS, Dutch MoD for the Dismounted Soldier Lt Colonel Angelo Assorati, Project Director, C4i, Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD 1730 End of Conference Sessions how to register today: t: +44 (0) 207 368 9465 e: SoldierTechnology@wbr.co.uk w: www.soldiertechnology.com
  5. 5. focus sessions agenda-at-a-glance 5 June 7th, 2011 AM June 7th, 2011 PM Power, Energy and Connectivity Weight, Size and Integration0800 Registration and Coffee 1300 Registration and Coffee0830 Chairman’s Welcome Address 1330 Chairman’s Welcome Address0840 Managing the Power Demand for the Future Integrated Soldier 1345 How the British Army Will Be Reducing Weight to Give the Dismounted Soldier Greater Marcus Bruton, Team Leader, FIST, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD Mobility Colonel Peter Rafferty, Team Leader, FIST, Defence, Equipment and Support, UK MoD0910 ABSL Power Solutions – Power Management to reduce burden on Soldier Colonel (Retd) Peter Barry CBE, Business Development Manager, ABSL Power Solutions Ltd 1415 Assessing How France Developed, Fielded and Continues to Deploy Lightweight, Future Mr David Goodwin, Business Development Manager, ABSL Power Solutions Ltd Soldier Systems Lt Colonel Laurent Barraco, Programme Manager, FELIN, DGA0940 Marine Corps Approaches to Powering the Expeditionary Squad Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad, US Marine Corps 1445 How the US Marine Corps Approaches Experimental Modernization to Generate Game Changing Results Colonel (ret’d) Vincent Goulding, Director, Experimental Division, US Marine1010 Mid - Morning Coffee and Networking Corps Warfighting Laboratory1040 Adaptive Power for the Canadian Future Soldier 1515 Mid - Afternoon Coffee and Networking Ed Andrukaitis, Project Manager, Adaptive Power Source Program, Defence Research and Development Canada 1600 Lessons Learned by the Soldado Futuro System Integration Team When Reducing Weight Major Andrea Candian, Programme Manager, Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD1110 Weight Reduction, Interoperability and Adaptation Dave Hadfield, DES SE LST - Portable Power, DE&S, UK MoD 1630 Weight Management Strategies for Romania’s Individual Fighting System to Develop a Lighter Load for the Future Soldier1140 Reducing the Burden of Power Sources Major Tiberius Tomoiaga, Programme Manager, Romania’s Individual Fighting Darren Browning, Power Sources Team, Physical Sciences Department, DSTL System, Romanian MoD1210 Assessing the Imperative of Common Connectivity to Resolve the Power Challenge for the 1700 What NATO Nations are Doing to Reduce Size and Weight to Disencumber the Future Soldier Soldier Ed Andrukaitis, Project Manager, Adaptive Power Source Programme, Defence Moderator - Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, Chairman, NATO Land Capability Group 1, Research and Development Canada Dismounted Soldier Dave Hadfield, DES SE LST - Portable Power, DE&S, UK MoD Colonel Peter Rafferty, Team Leader, FIST, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD Darren Browning, Power Sources Team, Physical Sciences Department, DSTL Major Andrea Candian, Programme Manager, Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad, US Marine Corps Major Tiberius Tomoiaga, Programme Manager, Romania’s Individual Fighting Luc de Beer, Project Director, VOSS, Dutch MoD System, Romanian MoD Marcus Bruton, Team Leader, FIST, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD 1730 End of Conference Day1300 Lunch and Networking June 10th, 2011 AM June 10th, 2011 PM Delivering C4i Down to the Soldier Level R&D, Tests and User Feedback 0800 Registration and Coffee 1300 Registration and Coffee 0830 Chairman’s Welcome Address 1345 Chairman’s Welcome Address 0900 UK Approach to Developing Soldier System Architecture for Greater Interoperability 1400 How the UK is Focusing on Improving Interoperability and Interchangeability of New Colonel Bill Pointing, Team Leader, FIST, Individual Capability Group, Defence, Equipment for End Users Equipment and Support, UK MoD HQ Infantry, UK MoD 0930 Joint Tactical Radio Systems for the US Army 1430 Results of Canada’s SSTRM Development Phase Colonel John Zavarelli, Program Manager, Handheld and Small Form Fit Factor, Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, Director Science & Technology (Land) 2, Defence R&D JPEO Joint Tactical Radio Systems, US Army Canada (DRDC), Canadian DnD 1000 How ANOG Integrates the Most Advanced C4i Capabilities to Empower the Future Soldier 1500 End User Feedback from Swedish Trials of the MARKUS Soldier System Nir Israeli, Head of Urban Warfare, Israeli MoD Major Magnus Hallberg, Soldier Section, Swedish Land Warfare Centre 1030 Mid - Morning Coffee and Networking 1530 Performance-based Specifications - A Procurement Approach for Canada’s Integrated Soldier System Project Patrick Comtois, Chief Engineer, Integrated Soldier System Project, Canadian DND 1100 Maintaining the Data Link Between Soldiers Sean Burke, Procurement and Finance Manager, Integrated Soldier System Project, Jean-Michel Petitjean, Battlefield Management Systems Expert, DGA/DT/ETAS, Canadian DND French MoD 1600 Mid - Afternoon Coffee and Networking 1130 UK Lessons Learned During Communications Integration for Future Soldier Systems Professor Bob Madahar, IMD Technologist, DSTL, UK MoD 1630 Assessing the Utility of an Integrated Test and Evaluation Approach to Trials of the Norwegian Future Soldier Programme 1230 Soldier Modernisation Experts on Strategies to Improve Data Sharing to Ensure the Right Keith Cook, Leader, Test and Evaluation, NORMANS, FFI Information Reaches the Right Soldier at the Right Time Lt Colonel Angelo Assorati, Project Director, C4i, Soldado Futuro, Italian MoD Professor Bob Madahar, IMD Technologist, DSTL, UK MoD 1700 Lies, Damn Lies and Ballistics – The Art of Testing Body Armour Nir Israeli, Head of Urban Warfare, Israeli MoD Mark Helliker, Team Leader, Physical Protection Group, DSTL Pat Comtois, Chief System Engineer, Integrated Soldier System Project, Canadian DnD 1730 Analysing Lessons Learned to Improve Interoperability for the Future End User Jean-Michel Petitjean, Battlefield Management Systems Expert, DGA/DT/ETAS, Moderator - Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, Chairman, NATO Land Capability Group 1, French MoD Dismounted Soldier Major Magnus Hallberg, Chief of Trials, MARKUS, Swedish MoD 1300 Lunch and Networking HQ Infantry, UK MoD Major Torstein Johnson, Chief of Trials, NORMANS, Norwegian Army Office 1800 End of Conference Day how to register today: t: +44 (0) 207 368 9465 e: SoldierTechnology@wbr.co.uk w: www.soldiertechnology.com
  6. 6. 6 bring cOlleagues tO gather all the infOrmatiOn 1045 Early Morning Coffee And Networking June 8tH, 2011 am main conference daY 1 – national soldier 1145 Transformation of the French Land Systems Brigadier General Dominique Luzeaux, Dr. Hab., Director, Land System modernisation Programme uPdates and survivabilitY, Procurement, Direction Générale de l’Armement, French MoD letHalitY and Human caPabilitY develoPment In France today many systems are currently being renovated or replaced. However this is not done on a one-to-one basis, but fits into a general systemic strategy that aims at transforming the Army and the Land systems in order to provide increased operational efficiency, while optimizing 0800 Registration and Coffee global cost and taking advantage of modern technologies. An outstanding orator, one of the top decision makers in the French MoD today and a shaper of global trends in soldier modernisation, 0830 Chairman’s Welcome Address join Brigadier General Luzeaux to discover: • Current status of programs to transform land capabilities for France 0845 Integrating Equipment for Dismounted Close Combat in an • Research and technology activities in land systems and rationale for investments Era of Persistent Conflict • Focus of future activities and lessons learned since 2010 Brigadier General Carew Wilks, Head, Individual Capability Group, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD 1215 Networking Capabilities with the FELIN Soldiers No one better could set the scene for soldier modernization than Brigadier General Carew Wilks, Deployment at the Platoon Level and Above leader of the team that procures new equipment for the future soldier and the most relevant figure Patrick Curlier, Vice President, Business Development, Optronics and Defence in UK soldier modernization today. To find out about the Future Integrated Soldier Technology Division, Sagem, SAFRAN Group project, related activities and procurement initiatives as well as the key focus areas for the Individual Capability Group at the Defence Equipment and Support agency, which procures all A first FELIN battalion has been delivered in 2010 to the French Army and is planned equipment for the soldier, make sure you have your main conference pass and are seated early: to be deployed at a rate of 4 battalions per year till 2015. The FELIN soldier has been • Assessing the current fight – what does the dismounted close combatant really need? designed first to enhance individual capability in all domains of the close dismounted • Future Integrated Soldier Technology update combat. However, FELIN functions as part of a team rather than alone on the battlefield • News and developments from related UK soldier system modernization initiatives and already demonstrated through field experimentation NEC during the conduct of operation at the platoon level and above. FELIN as for the other platforms shall maintain 0915 NATO Land Capability Group 1 Dismounted Soldier Update a comprehensive understanding of the situation with automated, fast and accurate Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, Chairman, NATO Land Capability Group 1, information shared between combat team members. These information must stay abreast Dismounted Soldier (Invited) of the important elements; where am I, where are my teammates and where is the enemy. This presentation will detail the collaborative capability at the low tactical level If you are new to Soldier Technology you simply can’t miss the NATO update on international soldier modernisation from Lt Colonel Mike Bodner, perhaps one of the most well known (platoon and Inter - Arms company) used by dismounted leaders in their conduct of figures in the community today. Having led the group in NATO responsible for coordinating operation and expected to be implemented in the Army before 2015. the advancement of soldier systems and capabilities for over 4 years, Lt Colonel Bodner has accumulated a vast amount of knowledge and experience the he will share with you, including: 1245 Introducing the Jordanian Future Soldier Programme • Organisation and mission of NATO Land Capability Group 1, Dismounted Soldier Development Strategy • The imperative of cooperation for development of soldier systems to be fielded in coalition Colonel Yousef Al-Etan, Programmes Department Manager, King Abdullah operations Design and Development Bureau, Jordanian Armed Forces • Freedoms and capabilities delivered to the soldier through soldier modernization over the past Soldier modernization in the Middle East is of great interest at the moment because of the 5 years vast wealth of many of the nations in the region but also because they have taken their time to • A whirlwind tour of international soldier modernization today – who’s who and which nations discover from other countries what is working and what is not. We are delighted to welcome are investing? this year as a guest speaker Colonel Al-Etan, a figure well known in Jordan but new to the international soldier modernization community – this is his first presentation at Soldier 0945 IMESS Switzerland: How an Advanced Concept Has Been Technology. Make sure you attend this session where Colonel Al-Etan will reveal: Transformed into an Operational Reality • Future soldier program phase I Helmet Huegle, Head of Army Programmes, Cassidian • Futuer soldier program phase II Make sure you join this session to get an exclusive perspective on one of the most • Comparison between future soldier items - capability, weight and cost exciting soldier modernisation projects in Europe! Mr Huegle, a key figure in global soldier modernisation, will give you fresh insight into how Cassidian has transformed capabilities for the 1315 Lunch and Networking Swiss Army through the IMESS project. During this session, one of the conference highlights, 1430 Moving From Concept to Research and Development you’ll learn about: • Field trials and lesson learned Phase in Brazil’s Combatiente Brasiliero • Body equipment: overcome the diliemma of functionality vs. weight Programme Manager, Combatiente Brasiliero, Brazilian Army • Extending missions through advanced vehicle integration If you missed last year’s introduction to the Brazilian future soldier programme – COBRA • Industialisation: how to ramp up soldier systems to equip platoons – make sure you join this session to discover why Brazil views soldier modernization as a • Way ahead and future extensions strategic investment. Even if you did catch the briefing in 2010 you’ll need to be here because the programme manager has changed so you must introduce yourself! During this fresh 1015 A Commander’s Observations from Afghanistan presentation you’ll learn about: Lt Colonel Paul James, Commanding Officer, 40 Commando, UK Royal • The organization, processes and timescale of developments to understand what it takes to partner with Brazil on its’ future soldier project Marines (Tentative) • The rationale for Brazil’s determination to develop a fuller capability set for its future soldiers Lt Colonel James is a warfighter. Let him give you an accurate and frank account of the real • The key investment areas for Brazil’s future soldier system challenges and requirements a Royal Marine Commando unit faces on a daily basis in Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. A place where some of the fiercest fights were won and suicide 1500 Soldier Modernisation Under the Umbrella of the European bombs a daily threat, the information and detail that you simply don’t get anywhere else, is what you will receive during this highly informative briefing from a leading figure in the UK Royal Defence Agency Marines. This presentation will assist you to understand your customers and crucially to spend Colonel Erich Weissenbock, Head of Precision Engagement, European time on the real needs of the warfighter today. Defence Agency • The operational environment – some truths If you haven’t already met Colonel Weissenbock he is a key figure in European soldier • Where technology is helping, and where it currently does not modernization, taking an active role in the coordination and progress of groups such as the • Strategic and tactical decision making in theatre – what assisted? Combat Equipment of Dismounted Soldiers (CDA), a 9-nation effort to affordably harmonise the capability requirements for the next generation of soldier’s equipment. New projects and focus areas for the EDA include Force Protection so make sure you join this insightful and updated presentation to find out about the: • Current status of programmes that the European Defence Agency is pursuing • Research and technology activities in force protection • Focus of future activities for the soldier 1530 Commercial Sector Involvement in Future Soldier Systems Colonel Marisa A. Tanner, Division Chief, Mission Command Capabilities Division, Future Force Integration Directorate, US Army Michael T. McCarthy, Director of Operations, Future Force Integration Directorate, Mission Command Complex, US Army Colonel (ret’d) Richard Hansen, Former Project Manager, Soldier Warrior, PEO Soldier, US Army If you have every wondered when commercial sector technologies like the I-Pad and I-Phone will be integrated into military spec systems you’ll truly value this exclusive briefing from the US Army! We are delighted to give you the chance to find out why the US Army is investing After the first focus sessions get ready for the national in mainstream technologies to achieve greater effect, reduce weight and rapidly advanced capabilities for the dismounted soldier directly from two of the most important figures working updates on June 8! this key issue today! Join Colonel Tanner and Mr McCarthy, the two decision makers on future how to register today: t: +44 (0) 207 368 9465 e: SoldierTechnology@wbr.co.uk w: www.soldiertechnology.com
  7. 7. bOOK tOday tO receiVe yOur discOunted pass - saVe up tO £999! 7 force integration for the US Army to learn about: Soldier Weapons, and with end-user input from active and Guard soldiers, the T.Worx Ventures • What the US Army is doing to leverage mainstream R&D for the benefit of the dismounted team has designed the ARC-PT system to be a user-friendly, drop-in replacement on existing soldier M4 carbines. The system is backwards compatible with existing legacy accessories, while • Which commercially available technology sets are of most interest to the US Army today also providing the platform for the next generation of lighter accessories with expanded • How the US Army plans to overcome the clear security and integration issues of using capabilities. During this briefing you will learn how the ARCPT: publicly available technology in austere and life-threatening environments • Simplifies power management • Reduces the overall weight of the weapon • Balances the weapon and improves handling stream a – neW strategies to imProve • • Provides a central control pad for all weapon-mounted accessories Opens up opportunities for next generation accessories survivabilitY for tHe soldier and marine 1645 How the US Marine Corps is Lightening the Load While stream c – Increasing Protection for the Squad and Individual Marine Mark Richter, Programme Manager, Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad, US Human caPabilitY develoPment WorksHoP Marine Corps Make sure you join Mark Richter for this exclusive interview on Marine requirements for new 1645 UK Human Capability Development Strategies for Soldier protection. Drawing on his vast record of Marine feedback from Iraq and Afghanistan Mr Richter System Integrators will give you the data and insight you need to rapidly improve the protection levels and weight Professor Karen Carr, Head of Centre for Human Systems, Defence Academy, and acceptance of your product or system. Join this unmissable briefing to discover: Cranfield University • Marine feedback on current armour • New requirements for survivability coming out of Afghanistan Emma Sparks, Lecturer, Centre for Human Systems at the Defence Academy College of Management and Technology, Cranfield University, Shrivenham • How the Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad has contributed to the development of lighter, more survivable kit for the Marine Find out from two of the world’s leading thinkers in the field of Human System Integration how • Advice on the new drivers for protection to increase acceptance of your soldier products and systems during this exclusive workshop! Before joining Cranfield University at Shrivenham, Professor Carr spent 21 years in defence1715 A Holistic Approach to Threats, Weight, and Cost industry, initially carrying out human factors research and providing consultancy support in Toivo Horvei, Director Business Development, NFM Group the areas such as Human-Machine Interface, information management, design processes and tools, and synthetic environments. Customers included BAe Systems, Lockheed Martin, The modern soldier is dealing with a variety of missions, climates and threats. All of them Northrop Grumman, Airbus, Boeing, MoD and DoD. Karen became Head of the Human Factors are adding to his battle weight and the amount of kit that he must carry in combat. “Soldier department in BAE Systems before moving into the company’s Head Office to take on a more survivability” is a phrase where armour is a key element, but there is so much more to strategic role as Director of Capability. consider. Join experts from one of the world’s market leaders in protective capability to learn about: In November 2006 Karen took up her present role to develop the Centre for Human • Lightening the total soldier system Systems at the Defence Academy. She teaches a range of behavioural topics on courses covering Through Life Capability Management, Engineering, Acquisition and Leadership. She • How and where to attack the problem. is currently leading an MoD research programme to take a pan-DLOD approach to supporting • Mitigating non ballistic threats too Cognitive Capability in Defence. • Lightening the load but reducing cost. is that possible? Dr Sparks is a Systems Engineer specialising in human systems. Formerly a consultant to the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Adelaide where Emma worked1745 Assessing Developments in Survivability and Weight extensively over the last three years to help progress Project Land 125, the Australian Soldier Management in the Finnish Warrior 2020 Programme Modernisation Programme. Major Matti Honkela, Programme Manager, Warrior 2020, Finnish Armed In September 2005 Emma Joined Cranfield University, specialising in systems thinking, Forces enterprise architecture and more recently Human Factors Integration. Warrior 2020 sets out to radically improve capabilities for the dismounted soldier in the Finnish Army and part of this will be the enhancement of the survivability and protection and weight aspects of the system. Join Major Honkela who looks after the programme to discover: 1815 Exhibition Drinks Reception • Drivers for modernisation of soldier systems in Finland Relax and unwind with customers and potential partners • Why survivability is a priority during this informal drinks reception in the centre of • How Warrior 2020 will reduce weight the exhibition. With sessions over you’ll find that your • Other key areas of focus for Warrior 2020 customers are ready to discuss the needs of their end users with you over a glass of beer or wine! Remember to bring lots of business cards! stream b – enHancing soldier letHalitY 1845 10th Anniversary Networking Awards Dinner at Chiswick House with Senior Military Guest Speaker TBC – tHrougH advanced WeaPons and sensors Visit www.soldiertechnology.com for more details Continuing with tradition Soldier Technology gives 250 delegates LDIER MOD E SO the chance to spend an evening with leaders from national soldier ER TH NI G N SA VI1645 HYDRA and CERBORUS - Infantry Weapons Providing TIO SER modernization programmes in an intimate networking environment. N CO ARS OF MMUNITY 40mm Medium and Low Velocity Air-Burst Firepower Attendees benefit from a champagne reception, an industry awards 10 YE Karsten Stern, Project Manager, Product Division Infantry, Rheinmetall 10 Year A nniver sar y ceremony with 5 NEW awards in 2011, a Vision Speech from a senior Weapon and Munition military leader soon to be confirmed and plenty of time to relax and unwind with the world’s soldier modernisation decision makers! All this Rheinmetall is well known for its innovative infantry weapons MP 38, Fallschirmjägergewehr will take place at Chiswick House, an exciting new venue for 2011! 42, MG 42 and Sturmgewehr 44. After 6 decades of abscense in the field of infantry weapons Rheinemtall Weapon Munitions returns with the GLM/ UGL CERBORUS and AGL HYDRA. These combine the innovative ammunition family 40mm LV and MV with state of the art weapons engineering.1715 New Results from NATO’s Weapons and Sensors Working Group to Increase Soldier Lethality Per Arvidsson, Chairman, Weapons and Sensors Working Group, NATO Land Capability Group 1 Dismounted Soldier We are pleased to give you the chance to spend time with Mr Arvidsson once again after a two year hiatus. Not only is Mr Arvidsson a procurement leader in the Swedish FMV organization, he is also a crucial figure in the NATO soldier modernization community as the head of the weapons and sensors group for Land Capability Group 1, Dismounted Soldier. During this briefing you’ll learn about: • Progress being made by NATO on standards for weapons and sensors • The importance of training versus new capability development • How Sweden is planning to procure and develop sensor networks1745 Consolidating the Power Source for Rifle Accesories Carl Wallace, CEO, T.Worx Ventures Find out who the winners will be in 5 NEW award categories T.Worx Ventures developed the Accessory Rail Communication and Power Transfer system (ARC-PT) through US Army SBIR Phase I and Phase II funding. Under the guidance of PM at the annual networking and awards dinner on June 8! how to register today: t: +44 (0) 207 368 9465 e: SoldierTechnology@wbr.co.uk w: www.soldiertechnology.com

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