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The largest indirect-fire conference in the world, Future Artillery invites you to keep up-to-date with the latest technological advancements, hear about lessons emerging from Afghanistan, and examine ...

The largest indirect-fire conference in the world, Future Artillery invites you to keep up-to-date with the latest technological advancements, hear about lessons emerging from Afghanistan, and examine the future strategies of different nations to take their indirect fire capabilities forward on an ever-decreasing budget.

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  • Visit Our We bsite For Content Do wnloads an Great Disco d unt Offers: www.futur e-artillery.c om Main Conference: Wednesday 23rd March – Thursday 24th March 2011 Precision Ammunition and ISTAR Post Conference Focus Days: Friday 25th March 2011 Olympia Conference Centre, London Balancing Future Artillery Effectiveness with Affordability to Drive Forward Indirect Firepower on the Battlefield of Today and Tomorrow Advisory Board includes: Brigadier General Heribert Hupka, Director of Artillery, German Army Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Fort Sill, USMC Major General (ret’d) Lee Baxter, Military Adviser, Smiths Detection Major (ret’d) Bard Frostad, Director 2 Brand New Business Development WLS, SAAB Focus Days for 2011: “I believe, genuinely, it Senior International is the best artillery conference Speakers include: in the world” Brigadier Richard Haldenby, Bob Preedy, Head of Artillery and Business Commander Royal Artillery Development, Land Systems BAE The Precision Ammunition 1st Armoured Division, British Army Colonel Mike Ross, Assistant Director Focus Day Will Deliver: Capability, HQ Director Royal Artillery, Join Us And I Detailed analysis of US developments of precision British Army Major General David Halverson, capabilities for canon, rocket and mortar weapon systems Benefit From: I Latest developments with Excalibur 1a-2 rounds and Commanding General of the Fires Centre of Excellence, Fort Sill, US Army progress towards lowering the cost of the new 1b shell Brigadier General Jonathan A Maddux, G 30+ presentations from leading artillery experts in the worlds’ most I In-depth briefings to help you achieve the most reliable Program Executive Officer, PEO advanced militaries including speakers and cost-effective near-precision capabilities Ammunition, US Army from the UK Royal Artillery, US Army, I Intimate networking with precision Programme Managers Brigadier General Dato’ Razali Bin US Marine Corps, Canadian Armed and leading experts allowing you to build crucial Mohd Regen, Commander, Artillery Forces and the Brazilian Army contacts and share innovative solutions Division, Malaysian Army Colonel Brian McPherson, G A truly international delegation Director of Artillery, Canadian Forces enabling you to meet and network The ISTAR Focus Day Colonel Birger Mejholm, with 200+ key decision makers, leading artillery figures and industry Will Enable You To: Artillery Regiment Director, Danish Army Fire Support Centre partners I Benefit from in-depth briefings on key ISTAR programmes Colonel Valério Luiz Lange, G Capitalise on lessons emerging from including the UK Watchkeeper Tactical UAV and the US Commander of the 6th Group of the Afghanistan to identify key areas for Army’s EQ-36 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar Multiple Rocket Launcher, Brazilian Army investment and hear equipment I Examine the challenges facing Forward Observation Officers Colonel David Rice, feedback on GMLRS, Excalibur, and Forward Air Controllers in theatre to enable you to Project Manager, Precision Fires, M777, PZH2000 and the CARDOM build the most effective capabilities for these troops Rocket and Missile Systems, US Army Mobile Mortar System I Find solutions to overcome the challenge of delivering Henk Damen, Senior Project Manager, Netherland Defence Materiel Organisation G Discover new and emerging pinpoint accuracy in target acquisition Lieutenant Colonel Anders Nyström, requirements so that you can I Meet ISTAR Project Managers and specialist industry Deputy Commandant of Artillery School, understand and respond to an teams in this personal networking environment Swedish Armed Forces authoritative market forecast Lieutenant Colonel Mike Milner, G Consider the future direction of “Great way to get updated on what’s happening Excalibur Project Manager, Picatinny in-direct fires in the contemporary within the artillery industry and networking with Arsenal, US Army battlespace and know how users and key equipment manufacturers” Lieutenant Colonel Enrico Marinelli, technology will provide your forces Head of Operational Requirements, Frank Johansen, Director, Defense Products Division, Italian Army with a crucial tactical edge Scepter Corporation LEAD SPONSOR CONFERENCE SPONSORS PRE-DINNER FEATURED EXHIBITORS DRINKS SPONSOR Register online at www.future-artillery.com or contact us at +44 (0)20 7368 9300 or enquire@defenceiq.com
  • “This is a meeting for serious professional field artillerymen 23rd -25th March 2011 , London to hear from FA leaders from Olympia Conference Centre around the world... the only Dear Colleague, ing to take conference anywhere that different nations are plann Are you interested in how sing budget? achieves such a lofty goal” abilities on an ever decrea for ward their indirect-fire cap exhibition and Major General (ret’d) Lee Baxter, Smiths Detection ery 2011 conference and If so, join us at Future Artill s are planning to and Former Chief of US Field Artillery and Programme Manager 7 Key Reasons discov er how Heads of Artillery eld in today’s ands of the future battlefi realign priorities, to meet the dem economic climate. unparalleled You Cannot Miss ference in the world, this Being the largest in-direct fire con a wider key decision makers, from Future Artillery 2011: forum wil l enable you to meet more ever before. 1 variety of countries than uracy in capabilities, improving acc As we all know, developing precision gh air-land ive joint fire support throu target loc ation and providing effect 11 will Future Artillery is the best-attended illery. Future Artillery 20 integration are key priorities in the art tes, crucial artillery conference in the world, latest technological upda provide you with the very requirements to help providing you with an unbeatable insight into other forces operational feedback and 2 wer capabilities. networking experience with key you develop your own firepo h leading decision makers ideas and experiences wit This is the ideal opportunity to share ference industry teams. This con Gain in-depth insight into the latest artillerymen and the most innovative in artillery and fire date with advancements lessons emerging from Afghanistan will bring you fully up to challenges and the best ways to tackle key from the US, UK, Canada, Germany and support, provide clarity on 3 e forward. Denmark and assess how they are arm you with ideas to tak pinnacle that not be complete without the impacting priorities Future Artillery 2011 would lea gues and friends for you will be able to join col is the Gala Dinner, where d intimate networking. Engage with fellow artillery experts, cussions an an evening of informal dis meeting you in foster new relationships and gain useful Board, we look forward to contacts at the renowned gala dinner for On behalf of the Advisory 4 event. intimate networking outside the London at this prestigious conference proceedings Semper Fidelis, Hear from 25+ decision makers to assess Colonel Anthony Johnson General/Flag their future strategy for artillery Member of Advisory Board Officers 1* modernisation across the full spectrum of Future Artillery 2011 and above in-direct fire support capabilities attend FREE 5 including; Command and Control, Mortars, Joint Fires and C-RAM Benefit from a balanced agenda with limited vendor presentations to ensure you maximise your time spent at “A highly relevant and timely agenda that provides 6 the conference with Senior International a superb forum to discuss the challenge of Artillery Officers indirect fires in the contemporary battlespace” Identify key areas for investment and capitalise on the expertise of this truly Colonel Birger Mejholm, Artillery Regiment Director, 7 international delegation of leading Danish Fire Support Centre artillery figures Uncover new requirements and ABOUT DEFENCE IQ explore the latest advancements in Defence IQ is host to a series of global events and runs an online community of military and private sector professionals. We provide the platform on which leading defence technological developments all in one experts share their experience, knowledge and strategic thoughts. We are dedicated to providing military personnel and the private sector with strategic defence resources space ensuring you are fully up to date covering current defence issues. Join the community: http://www.defenceiq.com/join.cfm Keep in Contact with Us! Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/defenceiq Join the LinkedIn Group: Defence IQ - Military Community 2 Book early to secure best possible pricing! See back page for pricing details.
  • Post Conference Precision Ammunition Focus Day: 25th March 2011 Optimising the Role of the Artillery and Effectively Preventing Collateral Damage – Future Requirements in Precision Attack Rationale: Benefits of attending: This practical and interactive focus day will provide you with an in-depth analysis of  Accessare approaching procurement of precision weapons across the globe multiple perspectives on how different nations from active procurement programmes as well as exciting technological developments, in this  Engage incan be managed whilst ensuring youron how the cost ofto meet precision candid and constructive discussions force is equipped ever growing area of investment. We have the requirements of future conflicts identified thought leaders and subject experts Examine the current priorities and future direction of precision munitions who will examine the future direction of  programmes from key nations including the US, Canada and The Netherlands precision weaponry for the artillery and help Hear the most up to date developments with the Excalibur Project, you develop capabilities that will deliver the  assessing progress towards lowering cost and improving reliability optimum effect in theatre, whilst managing Evaluate new technologies and ensure you are up to speed on the key concerns of collateral damage,  developments with course-correcting fuzes to ensure you achieve the most Precision Focus Day AGENDA fratricide and affordability. cost effective, high pay off solutions 08.10 Conference Registration and Coffee 10.20 Increasing the Capability of Rocket Artillery to 08.30 Chairman’s Opening Address Achieve Precision at Long Range – Requirements of the 08.35 US Artillery Precision Munitions Update – Driving Canadian Army • Assessing the need for additional rocket artillery systems and required capabilities Forward the Effectiveness of Fire Support and Meeting the • Capitalising on existing technologies as a cost effectiveness. Low risk solution Needs of Future Combat • Enhancing precision strike capabilities through a Long Range Precision Rocket System to • Current priorities and future developments; provide indirect fire support for land forces and joint operations Tubed artillery, rocket artillery (incl. GMLRS and ATACMS), artillery mortar weapons systems • Overcoming present and future battlefield threats – reducing the enemy’s ability to respond • Fostering innovation and diversity to increase the combat power of our Warfighters and manoeuvre • Achieving the right mix of precision guided, conventional munitions and smart weapons for • Procurement cycle, developments and time-line for initial operating capability a comprehensive, affordable and highly effective force Lieutenant Colonel Sylvain Gagne, Director of Land Requirements • Developing technical and integrated systems for future mortar and ammunition utility products (Fire Support), Canadian Armed Forces (pending final approval) Brigadier General Jonathan A Maddux, Program Executive Officer, PEO Ammunition, US Army 10.55 Morning Coffee 09.10 Lowering Cost and Boosting Reliability of the 11.30 The Netherlands Requirements for Precision Ammunitions Excalibur 155mm Precision Munition, Version 1b Shell and - Striking the Balance Between Cost and Capability Upgraded 1a-2 Rounds Development Update • Current capabilities and plans for procurements of precision munitions • Overview and latest developments with the Excalibur Project – upgrades to the 1a round • Examining the capabilities of course correcting fuzes to enable affordable precision and and update on version 1b progress provide cost effective solutions for stockpiles of conventional ammunition • Advancement towards meeting the targets for low cost and greater reliability – current • Developing a comprehensive and balanced suite of precision capabilities that situation and considerations going forward accommodates cost constraints with force effectiveness • Providing accurate, first round fire-for-effect capability in an urban setting • Immediate procurement plans and long term strategy for developing precision • Accurate terminal guidance and steep terminal trajectory resulting in significantly reduced Henk Damen, Senior Project Manager, collateral damage and allowing engagement in cluttered, highly obstructed battlefields Netherland Defence Materiel Organisation • Timeline and forward plan for deployment of the version 1b shell Lieutenant Colonel Mike Milner, Excalibur Project Manager, 12.05 Boosting Artillery Accuracy - The European Correcting Picatinny Arsenal, US Army Fuze (ECF) Developments Excalibur is the must have precision weapon. Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from • Developing greater accuracy through deploying spoilers to aerodynamically compensate for Lt. Col. Milner, Project Manager. He will provide a critical update on developments with the inaccuracies in range new shell and enable you to know exactly what progress has been made towards lowering • Leveraging existing technologies to develop cost effective design solutions and lower risk the cost and enhancing reliability of this exciting capability. Lt. Col Milner brings a diverse • Technical evaluations and testing outcomes array of experience having deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom serving as the Victory Base • Further considerations and next steps Contracting Chief and most recently served as the Commander of Defense Contract Management Agency Italy, during which he deployed as the Lead LOGCAP ACO supporting Speaker to be confirmed the CENTCOM AOR. 09.45 The GMLRS Alternative Warhead Program (AWP) – 12.40 Panel Discussion on the Future Developments for Meeting the Requirements of the Clusters Munitions Policy Precision Weapons – Tightening the CEP, Driving Down Cost • Technological improvements to the GMLRS and Expanding Precision Capabilities Across the Artillery • Achieving the effects of a cluster bomb without leaving unexploded ordnance behind • The challenge of developing precision munitions for 105mm systems • Recommendations for new technologies to reduce or eliminate cluster munitions failure rates • Achieving greater accuracy with precision guidance kits for 105mm and 155mm • Cluster Munitions in an Era of Precision Weapons – Potential Issues • User requirements and development of precision capabilities for mortars • Further plans in the US for munitions upgrades • Feasible timescale for further precision capabilities to be delivered • Examining available options for precision or near precision in today’s economic climate Colonel David Rice, Project Manager, Brigadier General Jonathan A Maddux, Precision Fires, Rocket and Missile Systems, US Army Program Executive Officer, PEO Ammunition, US Army Join Colonel Dave Rice for this forward thinking session on the development of the unitary warhead for the GMLRS. Colonel Rice has held a variety of command and staff positions in Colonel David Rice, Project Manager, tactical Field Artillery units to include Fire Direction Officer, Platoon Leader, Commander and Precision Fires, Rocket and Missile Systems, US Army Battalion Operations Officer. As an Acquisition officer, he has been assigned to the MLRS Project Office, various positions on the Army Staff in the Pentagon, and as Product Manager, Henk Damen, Senior Project Manager, Large Caliber Ammunition, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. His most recent assignment was to the Netherland Defence Materiel Organisation Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) where he provided resource oversight for the Army’s portfolio of Major Defense Acquisition Programs. 13.15 End of Precision Focus Day and Networking Lunch Register online at www.future-artillery.com or call us at +44(0)20 7368 9300 3
  • Post conference ISTAR Focus Day: 25th March 2011 Driving Forward Capabilities to Obtain Effective Surveillance Intelligence and Guarantee Highly Accurate Acquisition of Targets Rationale: Benefits of attending: The expansion of forces using precision weapons has gone hand in hand with a need to  Find solutions andin target acquisition to support the use of precision pinpoint accuracy assess how different nations are working to develop develop pinpoint accuracy in target acquisition in weapons and reduce collateral damage order to minimise collateral damage. The ISTAR Understand the long-term plans of artillery forces in terms of expanding (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and  their ISTAR capabilities and gain insight into emerging requirements Reconnaissance) focus day will provide you with Hear operational feedback on key ISTAR capabilities including the first an in-depth analysis of key difficulties being  deployment of the US EQ36 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar experienced in detection, verification and location Understand how UAV capabilities can be effectively integrated into the of targets. You will hear from thought leaders and subject specialists who will provide you with  artillery and explore their potential future use for engaging time sensitive invaluable insight into the future direction of targets and targets of opportunity ISTAR, bring you the latest innovations in Interact with leading industry figures in this intimate networking technology and enable you to assess the best  environment and find out how they can support you in driving forward ISTAR Focus Day agenda solutions to match your own requirements. your ISTAR capabilities 14.15 Conference Registration and Coffee 15.20 Examining the German Army’s Approach To Use of 14.30 Chairman’s Opening Address ISTAR for Fire Support in Land Operations - Challenges and 14.35 Swedish Requirements for Developing Pinpoint Developments • Role of Artillery in the Integrated Intelligence & Reconnaissance System of the Army Accuracy in Target Acquisition to Support the Use of • Overview of the Target Aquisition Systems: new mission-orientated requirements and Precision Weapons planned capabilities with a focus on UAS • Key difficulties being experienced with obtaining accurate targeting information and • Lessons Learned from current operations and quick reactions with fielded systems delivering high levels of precision Lieutenant Colonel Georg Neuhaus, • The range of precise geo-spatial solutions currently available – digital mapping systems • Assessing the current capabilities of satellite imagery in locating targets for the artillery Staff Officer UAS Development German Army Office • Exploring the challenges of the detection, verification and location process 15.55 Use of Tactical and Mini UAVs in the UK Royal • Further requirements for the future – what are the barriers to achieving precision in target acquisition? Artillery for Improved Situational Awareness and Lieutenant Colonel Anders Nyström, Deputy Commandant of Operational Advantage • Operational capabilities and the latest feedback from theatre on the Hermes 450 and Desert Artillery School, Swedish Armed Forces Hawk III Participate in this session as Lt. Col Nystrom examines the current challenges presented by • Tactical use of UAVs by the UK Royal Artillery the need for highly accurate targeting information with consideration of both TTPs and • Developments with the Watchkeeper Tactical ISTAR UAV and fielding plan in 2011 potential equipment requirements. Lt. Col Nystrom has served as Head of Artillery Department • Ensuring system interoperability through integration of NATO standard data links and in Sweden since 2007 and as DCO Arty School R&D since 2008. Previously he has held posts international standards for image data transfer at the Supreme Headquarter and Military Regional Commands and earlier in his career was • Exploring the role of ISTAR in prosecuting moving targets and targets of opportunity Headmaster of ballistics Artillery School and Operation Manager at the Defence Material • The future potential capability enhancements for Tactical UAVs Administration Missile Test Range, Vidsel Major Matthew Moore, Watchkeeper Implementation Team, 15.10 Integrating Counter Battery Operations as part of Capability Branch, UK Royal Artillery ISTAR Don’t miss this session from Major Matt Moore where he will provide you feedback from his • Developing net-centric capabilities for Counter Battery Operations and Sense & Warn experience operating the Hermes H450 Tactical UAV and DESERT HAWK 3 Mini UAV during OP • 3D battle space de-conflicting HERRICK 8 as well as the latest updates on the Watchkeeper programme and insight into future • Achieving rapid response while operating within restricted Rules of Engagement developments. Major Moore has served as SO2 UAS at HQ Director Royal Artillery and OC of the • Optimising the use of Weapon Locating Sensors on the battlefield Watchkeeper Implementation Team since 2009. Earlier in his career he was responsible for the capability development of ASTOR and has deployed to Bosnia and Kosovo. He has also Bard Frostad, Director Business Development WLS, completed exercises in the United States, Denmark and Canada with AS90 and MLRS. SAAB Bringing 20 years experience working on the ARTHUR program, originally as Project Officer 15.30 Panel Discussion: Improving Communication for Weapon Locating Radars at the Norwegian Artillery School and member of the Throughout the Network to Achieve Real-time Data Swedish/Norwegian Tactical Reference Group for ARTHUR and later as Program Manager, Transfer of Targeting Information development and procurement of ARTHUR Weapon Locating Radar, ARMYMATCOMNOR. After retiring from the Norwegian Field Artillery in 2001 he joined Saab Microwave Systems and • Assessing the challenges of integrating air and land assets took responsibility for all operational aspects of ARTHUR (MAMBA) • Improving data links between all sensors to all shooters to deliver accurate and timely calls for fires 15.45 US Army Sensor Capabilities Support of Ground Fires: • Obtaining intelligence from Close Air Support and ensuring rapid and clear exchanges of information with land forces PM Radars • Effectively tracking and communicating positions of friendly forces • Weapon Locating Radar Systems developed to meet Army fire support requirements • Assessment of the Non-Recurring Engineering Enhanced AN/TPQ-36 Counterfire Target Major Matthew Moore, Watchkeeper Implementation Team, Acquisition (EQ-36) Radar System Capability Branch, UK Royal Artillery • Utilising StrataTube filtration technology to air-cool electronics, without introducing dust and other contaminants for enhanced performance and reliability of the system in theatre Lieutenant Colonel Robert Thomas, Project Manager, • Fire Support Digitization AN/TPQ-37 Radars Project Management Office, Fort Monmouth, US DoD • Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar developments • Creating synergy between different weapon locating radars to maximise protection Lieutenant Colonel Anders Nyström, Deputy Commandant of Artillery School, Swedish Armed Forces Lieutenant Colonel Robert Thomas, Project Manager, Radars Project Management Office, Fort Monmouth, US DoD 16.00 End of ISTAR Focus Day 4
  • Agenda at a glance MAIN CONFERENCE DAY ONE: Wednesday 23rd March MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 2: Thursday 24th March 08.00 Registration and Coffee 08.00 Registration and Coffee 08.30 Chairman’s Opening Address 08.30 Chairman’s Opening Address 08.40 UK Current Operational Feedback – The Evolving Role of Artillery To Meet The 08.40 Future Requirements Of The UK Royal Artillery – Transforming The Horizons Of Demands Of Counter-Insurgency Operations Modern Artillery And Plans For Moving Firepower Forward In The Next Decade Colonel Mike Ross, Assistant Director Capability, HQ Director Royal Artillery, British Army Brigadier Nicholas Eeles, Director Royal Artillery, British Army (pending final approval) 09.10 US Army Artillery Developments, Evolving Capabilities And Requirements To 09.10 Exercise Flying Rhino: Improving Communication And Partnership Between Air Meet The Needs Of Future Conflicts And Land In Multi-National Operations Major General David Halverson, Commanding General of the Fires Centre of Brigadier Richard Haldenby, Commander Royal Artillery 1st Armoured Division, British Excellence, Fort Sill, US Army Army 09.40 Precision Targeting, Fires, and Effects: Battle Proven Systems with Eyes on the Future 09.40 The German Artillery Modernisation Programme And How Operational Scott Arnold, Vice President, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control and Lee Flake, Feedback Is Influencing The Vision For The Future EQ-36 Program Director, Lockheed Martin MS2 Colonel Fiepko Koolman, Branch Chief Artillery Future Development, Germany Army 10.10 Driving Forward Artillery Modernization In The Brazilian Army 10.10 Field Artillery and Weather: The Way Ahead Colonel Valério Luiz Lange, Commander of the 6th Group of the Multiple Rocket Major General (Retired) Lee Baxter, Senior Adviser, Smiths Detection Launcher, Brazilian Army 10.40 Morning Networking and Coffee Break 10.40 Morning Networking and Coffee Break 11.10 Developing The Use Of Precision In The Italian Army – Current Capabilities 11.10 Balancing Force Effectiveness With Minimising Collateral Damage - And Future Plans Identifying Key Lessons From The Canadian Experience In Afghanistan Lieutenant Colonel Marinelli, Head of Operational Requirements, Italian Ministry of Colonel Brian McPherson, Director of Artillery, Canadian Forces Defence and Senior Artillery School Officer (pending final approval) 11.40 Utilising Lessons Learned In Helmand Province, Afghanistan To Bolster The 11.40 High Performance Insensitive Munitions (IM) Developments For Artillery – The Future Success Of Multi-National Operations Case for Mandating IM Across The board Colonel Birger Mejholm, Artillery Regiment Director, Danish Army Fire Support Centre Professor Jacqueline Akhavan, Head of Centre for Defence Chemistry, Cranfield 12.10 Exploring The Future Of Weapon Locating Sensors And Target Acquisition University Tools To Improve Operational Effectiveness 12.10 Industry Keynote Address Available: Bard Frostad, Director Business Development WLS, SAAB If you are interesting in speaking please call Yousuf at +44 (0) 207 368 9500 12.40 Networking Lunch STREAM A: STREAM B: Exploring C-RAM And Ground Based Driving Forward Mortar Fire Power Air Defence Capability Use And Future Capabilities 12.40 Networking Lunch Potential In The Artillery STREAM A: Effective Air-Land STREAM B: Increasing Effectiveness of 14.10 Defeating The Ever Present Threat Assessing UK Mortar Developments: Integration and Joint Fires Support Artillery Command and Control From Mortars And Rockets – Assessing Developing Requirements To Meet The 14.10 Establishing And Embedding A Joint Achieving A Fully Digitized The Performance Of The Centurion C- Needs Of The Current Fight And Fires Architecture In Finland To Enable Battlespace To Advance Network RAM System In Theatre Effectively Preparing For The Future Smoother Integration Of Air And Land Communications And Provide Highly Michael J. Van Raasen, C-RAM Product Battlefield Capabilities In Theatre Effective Fire Support Director, US Department of Defence Colonel Peter Warden, Requirements Lieutenant Colonel Jukka Nurmi, Finnish Lieutenant Colonel Mitch Kennedy, Manager, Light Weapons, DE&S, UK MoD Exchange Officer, Joint Fires Branch, Commandant Artillery School, (pending final approval) United States Joint Forces Command Australian Army 14.40 Exploring Adding Force Protection And Embedding Mortars In The Indirect 14.40 Managing The Pressures On Forward Base ISTAR As A New Capability For Fires Arsenal In Sweden For A Flexible Observers In Joint Fires Operations ‘Artillery Forces’ And Strategically Enhanced Fires Force And Exploring Requirements To Industry Presentation Available: Major Martin Smith, SO2 ISTAR, Capability Lieutenant Colonel Joakim Lewin, Head of Support This Crucial Role On The If you are interested in sponsoring Branch, Royal Artillery, British Army Indirect Fire Systems Office, Swedish Battlefield this session please call Yousuf Defence Materiel Administration Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding at +44 (0)207 368 9500 15.10 Using Mortars To Enhance Fire Support Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Capabilities Against An Array Of Fort Sill, US Marine Corps Complex Targets - Operational 15.10 Developing Engaging And Effective Industry Presentation Available Feedback Of The Expeditionary Fire Training Of Fire Control Orders Support System (EFSS) Mortar Through Exploiting New Technologies: Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Industry Presentation Available UK Case Study Of Using The iPAD As A Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Training Tool Fort Sill, US Marine Corps Major Tom Ellis, Training Development 15.40 Panel Discussion: Developing Effective Adviser, Royal Artillery, British Army Ground-Air Defence Systems For The 15.40 Afternoon Networking and Coffee Break Future 16.40 Belgium Armed Forces Artillery Transformation And Future Plans For Michael J. Van Raasen, C-RAM Program Industry Presentation Available: Equipment Upgrades Director, US Department of Defence If you are interested in sponsoring Lieutenant Colonel Jean-Francois Delvaux, Chief of Artillery, 3D Land Component, Major Martin Smith, SO2 ISTAR, Capability this session please call Yousuf Belgian Defense (pending final approval) Branch, Royal Artillery, British Army at +44 (0)207 368 9500 Bard Frostad, Director Business 17.10 Panel Discussion: Achieving Interoperability Within Multi-National And Development WLS, SAAB Coalition Forces To Enable Real-Time Intelligence Sharing Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment 16.10 Afternoon Networking and Coffee Break Fort Sill, US Marine Corps 16.40 Malaysian Armed Forces Modernisation Programme – Examining Priorities For Colonel Pereira Dos Santos, Commander of Artillery, Portuguese Army The Next Phase In 2011 – 2015 And Beyond (pending final approval) Brigadier General Dato’ Razali Bin Mohd Regen, Commander, Artillery Division, Colonel Mike Ross, Assistant Director Capability, HQ Director Royal Artillery Malaysian Army 17.40 Chairman’s Closing Address and End of Conference 17.10 Artillery Systems Upgrade Developments In The Indian Army – Immediate Priorities And Future Requirements Awaiting confirmation: Lieutenant General Vinod Nayanar, Director General Artillery, Indian Army “This conference gives us the opportunity 17.40 Chairman’s Closing Address and End of Conference to share ideas and figure out how 18.00 Pre-Dinner Drinks Hosted by Soltam Systems everybody is attacking the same 19.00 9th Annual Future Artillery 2011 Gala Dinner problems and coming up with solutions” Hosted by SAAB Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Fort Sill, US Marine Corps 5
  • Future Artillery 2011 Main Conference Day One: Wednesday 23rd March 08.00 Conference Registration and Coffee 10.10 Driving Forward Artillery Modernization In 08.30 Chairman’s Opening Address The Brazilian Army • Overview of current indirect fire capabilities 08.40 UK Current Operational Feedback – The • Managing contemporary threats Evolving Role Of Artillery To Meet The Demands Of • Immediate requirements and equipment upgrade programmes • Performance of the ASTROS II (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System) Counter-Insurgency Operations • The ASTROS 2020 Programme • Meeting the challenges of operating in a complex, counter-insurgency environment • Long-term modernisation strategy for an adaptable and highly effective fires force • Assessment of use of precision attack capabilities – GMLRS and Excalibur feedback Colonel Valério Luiz Lange, Commander of the 6th Group of the • How can artillery forces play a role in force protection? • Capitalising on the strategic capabilities of mortars in urban, asymmetric warfare Multiple Rocket Launcher, Brazilian Army • The role of effective battlespace management and digitization in future artillery Don’t miss your chance to hear from Colonel Lange newly appointed Commanding • How current operational experience is shaping future requirements Officer of the 6th GLMF/CIF - Brazilian Army MLRS ASTROS II Battalion, Rocket Artillery Colonel Mike Ross, Assistant Director Capability, Training Center and Army Range in Formosa, Goias, Brazil (from Feb 2011) as he discusses Brazil’s modernisation plans. During his career Colonel Lange held, among HQ Director Royal Artillery, British Army others, the following posts: Battery Commander of the 12th Field Artillery Regiment Don’t miss this key address from Col. Mike Ross for your chance to gain vital insight (1998); Commanding Officer of the 1st Multiple Rocket Launcher Battery ASTROS II into the UK Royal Artillery’s experiences in Afghanistan. Col. Ross has served as the (2001-2002); and Brazilian Army Liaison Officer at AVIBRAS Aeroespacial (2003-2004). Assistant Director Capability for the Royal Artillery since January 2009. He is primarily Colonel Lange has also served as United Nations Military Observer with the 13th responsible for marrying equipment projects with all the other lines of development Argentine Task Force at UNFICYP in Cyprus (1999). (people, organisations, training, infrastructure, doctrine and logistic support) to deliver a 10.40 Morning Networking and Coffee Break complete and coherent capability package, both now and in the future. He has command of a branch of 13 officers, and the Royal Artillery Trials and Development Unit. Previously he served in variety of gun regiments based in UK and Germany, including 11.10 Balancing Force Effectiveness With operational tours in Belize and Bosnia, in the latter part of his career he has specialised Minimising Collateral Damage - Identifying Key in technical and acquisition jobs. Lessons From The Canadian Experience In 09.10 US Army Artillery Developments, Evolving Afghanistan Capabilities And Requirements To Meet The Needs • Examining the performance of current equipment in theatre including the M777 • How lessons learnt are being embedded into future thinking Of Future Conflicts • Joint Fires mission feedback to enhance training and adequately prepare forces for • US artillery long-term modernization strategy and vision for future fires future conflicts • The latest lessons from Afghanistan and the impact on impending plans and • Future requirements and priorities for the Canadian artillery post Afghanistan programmes • Preparing for an uncertain future and potential requirements for diverse types of Colonel Brian McPherson, Director of Artillery, conflicts Canadian Forces • Initiatives to enhance effectiveness of Joint Interagency, Inter-governmental and Colonel McPherson brings 25 years experience as a Gunner having served in Second Multinational capabilities on the battlefield both of today and tomorrow Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery in his early career and as a FOO for the • US perspective on air space deconfliction Canadian Airborne Regiment and the Royal Canadian Dragoons prior to being posted to • US long-term requirements for a self-propelled howitzer the Field Artillery School in 1992. Later he served for three years as the Regimental • Adapting training programmes to produce leaders who are able to get the most out Command Post Officer in the 2nd Regiment, RCHA and the Operations Officer during of the full set of joint and interagency capabilities which time he participated in Operation RECUPERATION (Winnipeg floods). In 1998 he Major General David Halverson, Commanding General of the deployed to Bosnia Herzegovina on Operation PALLADIUM as the Senior Liaison Officer. Fires Centre of Excellence, Fort Sill, US Army He has also been deployed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Operation CROCODILE, as part of the United Nations mission in the Congo, where he served as We are delighted to welcome Maj. Gen. Halverson who will share his future vision the United Nations Force Commander’s Chief Liaison Officer to the Congolese Army. for the Fires Centre of Excellence and long-term strategy for US artillery modernisation. From 2006 to 2008 Colonel McPherson commanded the Royal Regiment of Canadian He has held a variety of troop and staff positions, both in the United States and Artillery School where he was awarded a Land Force Commanders Commendation. overseas bringing over 30 years of experience to his current position as Commanding General of the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill since August 2009. Prior to 11.40 Utilising Lessons Learned In Helmand coming to Fort Sill, he was the Director of Force Development. Earlier in his career he served as Special Assistant to the Commanding General, United States Army Pacific, Province, Afghanistan To Bolster The Future Chief, Review and Methodology Division, Test and Experimentation Command at Fort Success Of Multi-National Operations Hood, Commanded the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division as the CINC Team Chief in the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Program, Analysis, and • The changing environment – current challenges for artillery systems in theatre Evaluation Directorate. In June 1999, he assumed command of the forward-deployed • Incorporating lessons learned into future requirements 2d Division Artillery, 2d Infantry Division at Camp Stanley, Korea. In June of 2001, MG • Successful use of artillery for future COIN ops Halverson became the CENTCOM J3, Chief of Plans and planned, coordinated and • Lessons from the experience of small armed forces operating in multi-national executed war plans for OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and OPERATION IRAQI operations FREEDOM • The Danish approach to Joint Fires • Fielding of the mobile 120mm heavy mortar system - CARDOM • Developing and fielding a modern artillery force with the limited budget of smaller 09.40 Precision Targeting, Fires, and Effects: Battle armies Proven Systems with Eyes on the Future Colonel Birger Mejholm, Artillery Regiment Director, • Evolving threats and the landscape of requirements for artillery targeting and Danish Army Fire Support Centre precision effects • Insight into the most recent operational feedback from ongoing combat operations - As a key combat force operating in Afghanistan engage in this session and take EQ-36 Radar, M270A1, HIMARS, GMLRS and ATACMS away crucial lessons learned to help design and assess your own forces future • Supporting the full spectrum of missions from major combat operations to counter- requirements to meet the needs of the battlefield. Colonel Mejholm has held his insurgency missions position as Commander of the Danish Artillery regiment and Fire Support Centre since • Plans for the continued evolution of these systems' capabilities to meet tomorrow's 2009. Previously he held a number of key posts including Battery Commander, Heavy challenges and requirements Artillery Battery, Commanding Officer, 3rd Artillery Battalion (M-109). In 2003 he served as the Chief J3 Ops, Kabul Multinational Brigade, Afghanistan, and in 2005 Chief J3 Scott Arnold, Ops, Multinational Division South East, Iraq. Prior to his current role he served as the Vice President, Commander, Danish Advisory and Training Staff in Latvia Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control Lee Flake, EQ-36 Program Director, Lockheed Martin MS2 6
  • 12.10 Exploring The Future Of Weapon Locating 14.40 Using Mortars To Enhance Fire Support Sensors And Target Acquisition Tools To Improve Capabilities Against An Array Of Complex Targets - Operational Effectiveness Operational Feedback Of The Expeditionary Fire • Characteristics and dilemmas of the development of new weapon platforms and ammunition types Support System (EFSS) Mortar • Asymmetric versus Symmetric Combat Operations • The challenges of delivering all-weather, ground-based, close supporting, lethal • A view on requirements and characteristics of Future Weapon Locating Sensors indirect fires • Future TA tools for improved effectiveness • Feedback on the EFSS performance in exercises to date • How to create optimal synergy between Sensors and Weapon Systems • Limitations experienced to consider for future developments • Exploitation of high precision ammunition in Counter Battery Operations • Combining the firepower of a mortar with the precision and range of a field artillery piece Bard Frostad, Director Business Development WLS, SAAB Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Fort Sill, US Marine Corps 12.40 Networking Lunch 14.10 - 15.40 Choose either Stream A or Stream B 15.10 Embedding Mortars In The Indirect Fires Stream A: Exploring C-RAM And Ground Arsenal In Sweden For A Flexible And Strategically Based Air Defence Capability Use And Enhanced Fires Force Future Potential In The Artillery • Meeting mortar system requirements in Sweden • Challenges to cost effectively modernizing the 81 mm mortar system • Plans to employ the vehicle mounted Advanced MOrtar Systems (AMOS) 14.10 Defeating The Ever Present Threat From • Developing a fully integrated fire control system that enables fast, accurate targeting Mortars And Rockets – Assessing The Performance for indirect and direct fire missions • Long term plan for battalion level fire support Of The Centurion C-RAM System In Theatre • Analysing the key capabilities of the weapon system Lieutenant Colonel Joakim Lewin, Head of Indirect Fire • Operational experience from Iraq – lessons learnt in defeating insurgent indirect fire Systems Office, FMV Defence Materiel Administration • The ultimate goal - integrating all sensor capabilities in the network to ensure the most effective use of ISTAR intelligence Participate in this key session to gain insight into Sweden’s future vision for mortar • Expansion plans for US C-RAM capabilities fire support. LTC Lewin has served in the traditional assignments as platoon leader and battery commander. From 2000 through 2002 he was the manager for indirect fire Michael J. Van Raasen, C-RAM Product Director, systems at the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters. Since 2003 he has worked at the US Department of Defence Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), initially as deputy Product Manager for Excalibur at the program office at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, USA. In 2005 he assumed the role as product manager for all indirect fire systems at FMV and in April 2007 he got 14.40 Exploring Adding Force Protection And Base the position as Head of the Indirect Fire Systems Office. The office is responsible for the ISTAR As A New Capability For ‘Artillery Forces’ 155 mm ARCHER gun system (with Norway), BONUS (with France), EXCALIBUR (with the USA), Arthur radar system (with Norway), Forward Observer Instrument (with • Examining the challenges of integrating a variety of different sensors Norway), mortar system mid-life upgrade and all legacy equipment. • Combined air-land pictures • Joining sense and warn capabilities with effectors for protection • Enabling persistent security effect 15.40 Industry Presentation To Be Confirmed • Developing the ability to respond to attacks from mortars, rockets and artillery and provide protection in all weather 16.10 Afternoon Tea and Networking Major Martin Smith, SO2 ISTAR, Capability Branch, Royal 16.40 Malaysian Armed Forces Modernisation Artillery, British Army As SO2 ISTAR within Capability Branch, Headquarters Director RoyalArtillery, Major Martin Smith Programme – Examining Priorities For The Next is responsible for the capability development of ISTAR assets, less Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) and Phase In 2011 – 2015 And Beyond Air Defence. As such he co-ordinates Automated Sense and Warn (AS&W) and all weapon locating • Current capabilities and acquisition programmes for field and air defence artillery systems,as is the training lead for Base ISTAR. As well as serving in bothAir Defence and Close Support • Priorities of the 10th Malaysian Plan (10MP) for 2011 - 2015 regiments, his most recent regimental duty was as a UAS Battery Commander in Iraq • Update on procurements plans for a 155mm self-propelled howitzer • Managing the challenges of tri-service interoperability and developing Joint Force 15.10 Industry Session TBC capabilities • Future plans and approach to integrating affordable precision capabilities 15.40 Panel Discussion: Developing Effective Brigadier General Dato’ Razali Bin Mohd Regen, Ground-Air Defence Systems For The Future Commander, Artillery Division, Malaysian Army • The current landscape of capabilities for land based air defence • Tackling the challenges of today’s battlefield • Identifying key operational requirements for the conflicts of the future 17.10 Artillery Systems Upgrade Developments In • Examining the practicalities of merging air defence assets into artillery regiments The Indian Army – Immediate Priorities And Future • Assessing the role of HIMARS launchers for air defence requirements Requirements Lieutenant Colonel Michael J. Van Raasen, • Examining the key immediate requirements of the Indian Artillery C-RAM Program Director, US Department of Defence • Accelerating efforts to technologically modernise India’s firepower capabilities across Major Martin Smith, SO2 ISTAR, Capability Branch, the spectrum Royal Artillery, British Army • Current and planned upgrades of existing artillery systems • Future vision for the Indian Artillery and long term plan for the integration of new Bard Frostad, platforms Director Business Development WLS, SAAB Stream B: Driving Forward Mortar Awaiting Confirmation: Lieutenant General Vinod Nayanar, Fire Power Capabilities Director General Artillery, Indian Army 17.40 Chairman’s Closing Address and 14.10 Assessing UK Mortar Developments: Developing End of Day One Requirements To Meet The Needs Of The Current Fight And Effectively Preparing For The Future Battlefield 18.00 Pre-Dinner Drinks • Current capabilities across the spectrum of mortar systems • The need for mortars with extended range in mountainous environments to Hosted by complement the use of direct fire Soltam Systems • Fielding and future considerations for 60mm bi-pod and handheld mortar systems • Increasing the mobility of mortars to achieve highly efficient and responsive fires • Potential future requirements for improving British mortar weapon systems including 19.00 9th Annual Future Artillery 2011 Gala Dinner target acquisition capabilities Hosted by SAAB Colonel Peter Warden, Requirements Manager, Light Weapons, DE&S, UK MoD (pending final approval) Visit www.future-artillery.com for additional content downloads, articles and event updates 7
  • Future Artillery 2011 Main Conference Day Two: Thursday 24th March 08.00 Conference Registration and Coffee 11.10 Developing The Use Of Precision In The Italian 08.30 Chairman’s Opening Address Army – Current Capabilities And Future Plans • Current precision capabilities of the Italian Army 08.40 Future Requirements Of The UK Royal • Development and fielding of the VULCANO precision munitions for 155mm artillery Artillery – Transforming The Horizons Of Modern • Achieving long ranges in precision munitions • Present and future requirements of Italian Artillery Regiments for precision Artillery And Plans For Moving Firepower Forward Lieutenant Colonel Marinelli, Head of Operational In The Next Decade Requirements, Italian Army (pending final approval) • Recent developments and forthcoming plans for the UK’s Indirect Fire and Joint Fires picture • Outline of the UK Strategic Defence Review (SDR) and the impact on equipment 11.40 High Performance Insensitive Munitions (IM) programmes and structures in the Royal Artillery Developments For Artillery – The Case For • Maximising capabilities to target locations at depth to improve accuracy over longer distances Mandating IM Across The board • Integrating ISTAR assets including; UAVs, ground sensors and Forward Observers to • The new generation of Insensitive Munitions – sustaining chemical stability when provide a common picture of the battlespace exposed to mechanical shocks, fire and impact from shrapnel and retaining • Heightening the strategic importance of artillery units on the future battlefield performance Brigadier Nicholas Eeles, Director Royal Artillery, • New production techniques and materials • Testing updates on low risk, high performance IM solutions British Army (pending final confirmation) • Effectively increasing the shelf life of munitions and reducing the logistical burden of disposal and it’s effect on the environment 09.10 Exercise Flying Rhino: Delivering • Ensuring high levels of safety performance for safer operation in any environment whilst maintaining highly lethal performance Operationally Relevant Joint Fires Training In A Professor Jacqueline Akhavan, Head of Centre for Defence Multi-National Environment Chemistry, Cranfield University • Observations on the nature of Joint Fires • Exploring the challenges of training for the fundamental enabler of Joint Fires: This is your opportunity to gain insight into the exciting technological developments Battlespace management with IMs, as well as the chance to explore the case for mandating their use in the • Co-ordinating multi-national training exercises artillery. Professor Akhavan brings vast experience in this complex area. She has been at • Designing and delivering effective Forward Air Controller training to maximise Cranfield University since 1987. Her main research activity is in the development of preparedness for combat PBXs for insensitive munitions which contain inert and energetic polymers. Her research group are also developing techniques for the recovery and recycling of energetic Brigadier Richard Haldenby, Commander Royal Artillery 1st components from PBXs using super critical fluids and the disposal the contaminated Armoured Division, British Army waste by bioremediation. We are honoured to welcome Brigadier Dickie Haldenby, Commander Royal Artillery 12.10 Industry Presentation To Be Confirmed of the 1st (UK) Division. Presenting on the substantial Exercise Flying Rhino, he will share with you how effective Joint Fires training on a multi-national scale can be 12.40 Networking Lunch designed and successfully executed to ensure preparedness for combat. As well as Commanding a number of gun batteries, he also served a year at PJHQ as SO1 Info Ops 14.10 - 15.40 Choose either Stream A or Stream B Stream A: Effective Air-Land in the J3 Branch, after which he returned to 29 Cdo Regt RA as CO. This 2½ year tour Integration and Joint Fires Support culminated in his deployment with his regiment on Op HERRICK 5. 09.40 The German Artillery Modernisation Programme And How Operational Feedback Is 14.10 Establishing And Embedding A Joint Fires Influencing The Vision For The Future Architecture In Finland To Enable Smoother • Current operational capabilities of the restructured German Artillery • Reorganising to be more effective against the current threat across the full spectrum Integration Of Air And Land Capabilities In Theatre of military operations • Current priorities and next steps to meet full operational capability • Equipment feedback from operational deployment in Afghanistan, potential capability • Efforts to develop a Joint Fires Service Architecture in Finland gaps and future considerations • Developing the capability to conduct precision guided operations MLRS and • Ensuring a rapid and reliable flow of situation and target data, fire missions, fire enhanced artillery ammunition orders and target effects • Examining the most cost effective approach to integrating air and land assets • The Adler Command and Control System –developing interoperability with existing systems and with other nations Lieutenant Colonel Jukka Nurmi, Finnish Exchange Officer, Joint Fires Branch, United States Joint Forces Command Colonel Fiepko Koolman, Branch Chief Artillery Future Development, German Army Forces across the globe are examining the best, and most cost effective, way to implement a Joint Fires Architecture. This is a chance to benefit from Finnish experience in this key area. Lieutenant Colonel Nurmi will bring his unique perspective as a Finnish 10.10 Field Artillery And Weather: The Way Ahead Exchange Officer to United States Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia. He has • Corrections to Field Artillery Firing Data due to weather conditions has been been posted at USJFCOM since August 2009. Previously he was at the Finnish Joint historically important Defence Command in Helsinki, where he worked at the Operations Division (J3) and • Precise corrections based on met are one of the five elements of accurate predicted was responsible for coordinating the development of the Finnish Joint Fires capability. fire • The largest source of errors in firing data are from weather • Met information is collected in diverse ways; some more accurate than others • New advances in collection techniques are revolutionizing the field Major General (Ret’d) Lee Baxter, Senior Advisor, Smiths Detection “A very valuable conference” 10.40 Morning Networking and Coffee Break Major Carsten Heilmann Petersen, ISTAR Branch Chief, Danish Army Fire Support Centre 8 Book early to secure best possible pricing! See back page for pricing details.
  • 14.40 Managing The Pressures On Forward 15.10 Developing Engaging And Effective Training Observers In Joint Fires Operations And Exploring Of Fire Control Orders Through Exploiting New Requirements To Support This Crucial Role On The Technologies: UK Case Study Of Using The iPAD As Battlefield A Training Tool • Current and future kit requirements for JFOs and JTACs • Finding solutions for providing more effective, affordable and faster training to meet • Effective sharing of situational awareness for successful conduct of fully joint the demands of current operational commitment and is geared to modern learners operations • Development of the iPAD application for training fire control orders • Deploying Fire Support Officers at Company level to ensure highly competent • Feedback from use in training so far and potential improvements required coordination of fires from air and land • Plans for further applications • Supporting JFOs and JTACs to deliver accurate fires and operate effectively in a counter-insurgency environment Major Tom Ellis, Training Development Adviser, Royal Artillery, British Army Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Fort Sill, US Marine Corps 15.40 Afternoon Tea and Networking Don’t miss this key presentation where Col. Johnson will bring his considerable experience to assess the challenges facing Forward Observers. He has himself 16.10 Belgium Armed Forces Artillery performed the duties of Forward Observer, Fire Direction Officer, Platoon Commander and Battery Executive Officer. He also participated in Operation Desert Shield/Storm. Transformation And Future Plans For Equipment Colonel Johnson has served as a Fire Support Coordinator, Battalion Operations Officer Upgrades and Commanding Officer of Battery I, 3d Battalion, 11th Marines. He was deployed with • New structure of the Belgium armed forces and impact on capability planning Marine Forces Central Command (MARCENT) for Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) • Requirements for a 155mm howitzer and potential future procurement programmes and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in March of 2002. In June 2004, Colonel • Managing the challenges of fire support modernisation on the limited budget of Johnson took command of the 5th Battalion of the 10th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine smaller armed forces Division for its deployment to Iraq where his duties included responsibility for the • Development of precision strike capabilities development of Iraqi Army and Police forces in the Al Anbar province. Since 2008 Colonel Johnson has assumed command of the Marine Detachment, US Army Field Lieutenant Colonel Jean-Francois Delvaux, Artillery School, at Fort Sill Oklahoma. Chief of Artillery, 3D Land Component, Belgian Defense (pending final approval) 15.10 Industry Presentation To Be Confirmed Stream B: Increasing Effectiveness 16.40 Achieving Interoperability Within Multi- of Artillery Command and Control National And Coalition Forces To Enable Real-Time Intelligence Sharing 14.10 Achieving A Fully Digitized Battlespace To • Transforming fire control systems to operate as an integral part of a C4I distribution Advance Network Communications And Provide network for more accurate information and concentrated fire control • Ensuring a fast and accurate response to urgent calls for fire Highly Effective Fire Support • Building on lessons learnt in theatre to date • Introduction and integration of the AFATDS battlespace management C2 system to • Developing a strategy for the future and potential technological requirements effectively coordinate Joint Fires Colonel Anthony Johnson, Commanding Officer Marine Corps • Assessing the training challenges in the run up to fielding the M777 and AFATDS • How will an integrated Battlespace Management System (BMS) enable the effective Artillery Detachment Fort Sill, US Marine Corps coordination of all Offensive Support capabilities across the modern battlespace? • The potential for AFATDS / BMS to improve engagement of time-sensitive targets and Colonel Pereira Dos Santos, Commander of Artillery, aid air space deconfliction Portuguese Army (pending final approval) o Australian operational experiences of battlespace management and airspace deconfliction Colonel Mike Ross, Assistant Director Capability, Lieutenant Colonel Mitch Kennedy, HQ Director Royal Artillery Commandant Artillery School, Australian Army 17.10 Chairman’s Closing Address and End of Conference 14.40 Industry Presentation To Be Confirmed Register online at www.future-artillery.com or call us at +44 (0)20 7368 9300 9
  • Who you will meet at Future Artillery 2011? Major General David Halverson, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Thomas, Commanding General of the Fires Centre of Excellence, Fort Sill, US Army Project Manager, Radars Project Management Office, US DoD Brigadier Richard Haldenby, Lieutenant Colonel Jean-Francois Delvaux*, Commander Royal Artillery 1st Armoured Division, British Army Chief of Artillery, 3D Land Component, Belgian Defense Brigadier Nicholas Eeles*, Lieutenant Colonel Joakim Lewin, Head of Indirect Fire Systems Office, Director Royal Artillery, British Army Swedish Defence Material Administration Brigadier General Jonathan A Maddux, Lieutenant Colonel Enrico Marinelli, Program Executive Officer, PEO Ammunition, US Army Head of Operational Requirements, Italian Army Brigadier General Dato' Razali Bin Mohd Regen, Commander, Artillery Division, Malaysian Army Lieutenant Colonel Georg Neuhaus, Staff Officer, UAS Development Germany Army Office Colonel Mike Ross, Assistant Director Capability, HQ Director Royal Artillery, British Army Lieutenant Colonel Jukka Nurmi, Finnish Exchange Officer, Colonel Anthony Johnson, Joint Fires Branch, United States Joint Forces Command Commanding Officer Marine Corps Artillery Detachment Fort Sill, USMC Lieutenant Colonel Mitch Kennedy, Colonel Valério Luiz Lange, Commander of the 6th Group Commandant Artillery School, Australian Army of the Multiple Rocket Launcher, Brazilian Army Henk Damen, Colonel Peter Warden*, Senior Project Manager, Netherland Defence Material Organisation Requirements Manager, Light Weapons, DE&S, UK MoD Major Matthew Moore, Colonel Brian Macpherson, Watchkeeper Implementation Team, Capability Branch, UK Royal Artillery Director of Artillery, Canadian Forces Major Martin Smith, Colonel Birger Mejholm, SO2 ISTAR, Capability Branch, Royal Artillery, British Army Artillery Regiment Director, Danish Army Fire Support Centre Major Tom Ellis, Colonel Pereira Dos Santos*, Training and Development Adviser, Royal Artillery, British Army Commander of Artillery, Portuguese Army Professor Jacqueline Akhavan, Colonel David Rice, Head of Centre for Defence Chemistry, Cranfield University Project Manager, Precision Fires, Rocket and Missile Systems, US Army Colonel Fiepko Koolman, Major General (ret’d) Lee Baxter, Branch Chief Artillery Future Development, German Army Military Adviser, Smiths Detection Michael Van Raasen, Major (ret’d) Bard Frostad, C-RAM Product Director, US DoD Director Business Development WLS, Saab Lieutenant Colonel Mike Milner, Scott Arnold, Excalibur Project Manager, Picatinny Arsenal, US Army Vice President, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control Delegate Profile 2010 Lieutenant Colonel Anders Nyström, Lee Flake, Deputy Commandant of Artillery School, Swedish Armed Forces EQ-36 Program Director, Lockheed Martin MS2 Countries that attend Future Military Industry Split 2010 Artillery include; • Australia • Belgium • Canada • Denmark • Finland • France • Germany Industry Attendees Job Titles Profile • India • Israel • Norway • Portugal • Poland • Saudi Arabia • Singapore • South Africa Military Attendees Job Titles Profile • Sweden • Switzerland • The Netherlands • Turkey • Ukraine • UK • US * Pending final approval 10 For questions on the event, agenda or team discounts, contact us directly
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