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  1. 1. FREE conference & site visit places for BOOK AND PAY by 3rd September 2010 Presents offSHoRE PATRoL Government/Naval/Coast Guard Officers and SAVE UP TO €125 VESSELS 2010 DATE: 27th – 30th September 2010 | VENUE: Palacio de Congresos, Cadiz, Spain Achieving maritime security and border patrol through CoNfERENCE CHAIRmAN: a cost effective, multi role capability Admiral D. Francisco Torrente Sánchez (Retired), Former Secretary General of Defence Policy, Spanish Future Requirements MoD and Operational Feedback Focus Day: CoNfERENCE CLoSING 27th September 2010 CEREmoNY HoSTED bY: Admiral General Manuel Main Conference: Rebollo García, Admiral 28th and 29th Chief of Naval Staff, September 2010 Spanish Navy Shipyard Site Visit: 30th September 2010 kEYNoTE bRIEfINGS fRom: Vice Admiral Moises Gomez, Under Secretary of the Navy for JoIN THE woRLD’S LARGEST AND moST ImPoRTANT oPVS Management, Mexican Navy mEETING, ATTENDED bY SENIoR NAVAL AND CoAST GUARD Vice Admiral Federico DELEGATIoNS fRom ACRoSS THE GLobE. THIS YEAR’S AGENDA Niemann, Chief of General Staff, Chilean Navy wILL DELIVER: Vice Admiral Fernando del Exclusive insights into key requirements identified for new-build OPVs, Pozo, Member of the Wise Pens, including the Royal Navy’s MHPC project as well as the Albanian Navy’s and European Defence Agency Nigerian Navy’s plans for future procurements Rear Admiral Jose Antonio Vibrant debate into pressing issues under consideration for the customer Ruesta Botella, Head of Plans & Policy Division, Spanish Navy community, including the question of platform protection, the use of highly- capable UAVs to cut costs of helicopter operations, whether multi-mission Rear Admiral DJ Ezeoba, Chief of Training and Operations, OPVs can truly meet the demands of their varied tasks and a detailed look at Nigerian Navy the implications of the planned EEZ extension Rear Admiral Angel Martínez, Case studies assessing OPV performance in the most demanding missions, Director for New Buildings, Spanish including the Yemeni Coast Guard’s anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Navy Aden, the Chilean Navy’s earthquake disaster relief operations and lessons William Schoenster, LCS from the Italian Navy in the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas Programme Director, US DoD Latest updates from major OPV programmes highlighting current fleet Colonel Richard Spencer capabilities and future plans for the Spanish Navy’s BAM project, the US (Royal Marines), Chief of Staff, NATO Northwood Littoral Combat Ship and the Turkish MILGEM programme NEw foR 2010: fUTURE REqUIREmENTS AND oPERATIoNAL fEEDbACk foCUS DAY Lead Sponsor & Conference Partner EXCLUSIVE NAVANTIA CADIZ SHIPYARDS SITE VISIT See the state-of-the art design and construction facilities. Conference Sponsors Stream Session Sponsors Focus Day Sponsor Cocktail Reception Sponsor Exhibitors Media Partners TEL: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 FAX: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 EMAIL:
  2. 2. Dear colleagues, offSHoRE PATRoL Building on the huge success of our recent Offshore Patrol Vessels conferences in Genoa and Lorient, VESSELS 2010 SPEAkERS: with over 180 attendees onsite at each, we are delighted to be able to bring together our most senior panel of international industry and military subject matter experts to Cadiz, Spain for the event in 2010. Admiral D. Francisco Torrente Sánchez (Retired), Former Secretary General of Defence Now established as a highlight in the calendars of naval staff, leading Coast Guards and industry Policy, Spanish MoD executives, the forum will take place from 27th – 30th September, offering four days of unrivalled Admiral General Manuel Rebollo García, learning, benchmarking and networking opportunities. Admiral Chief of Naval Staff, Spanish Navy Simon Knight, Team Leader, Naval Design Offshore Patrol Vessels 2010 will examine the key considerations and issues in ensuring effective EEZ Partnering Team, DE&S, UK MoD (Pending security and traditional offshore patrol responsibilities including search and rescue, maritime interdiction final confirmation) and fishery protection. We will analyse the expanding responsibilities enabled by increasing capabilities Vice Admiral Moises Gomez, Under Secretary and affordable technologies for OPVs including disaster relief and anti-piracy operations. of the Navy for Management, Mexican Navy Vice Admiral Federico Niemann, Chief of In 2010, we will present a truly global programme which will maximize the opportunities for industry General Staff, Chilean Navy and military alike to learn through sharing experiences and Lessons Learned as well as obtain the latest Vice Admiral Fernando del Pozo, Member of updates on major OPV programmes. the Wise Pens, European Defence Agency Rear Admiral Jose Antonio Ruesta Botella, This event promises to be more than just a conference and your onsite experience will be enhanced by Head of Plans & Policy Division, Spanish Navy numerous networking opportunities to engage with industry customers and suppliers, and discuss the Rear Admiral DJ Ezeoba, Chief of Training and pressures driving this market forward. This is a key date in the naval calendar so please join your peers Operations, Nigerian Navy at the forum in September. Rear Admiral Angel Martínez, Director for New I hope to meet you in Cadiz. Buildings, Spanish Navy Confirmed flag officer, Italian Navy Best regards, William Schoenster, LCS Programme Director, US DoD Colonel Richard Spencer (Royal Marines), Chief of Staff, NATO Northwood Joseph Ravenscroft Captain Jesús Manrique Braojos, BAM Conference Producer, 5th Annual Offshore Patrol Vessels Programme Manager, Spanish Navy Defence IQ (a division of IQPC International) Captain Eduart Jeminaj, Joint Plans and Policy, Albanian Naval Forces P.S Furthermore, do not miss the opportunity to attend the pre-conference future requirements and Captain Halldór Nellett, Chief of Operations, Icelandic Coast Guard operational analysis focus day enabling enhanced understanding of existing OPV requirements and Captain Kirton Huggins, Director, Strategic current operational case studies of OPV deployments. Project Management Office, Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard wHAT DELEGATES HAVE SAID AboUT oUR offSHoRE Sabit Umit Ergin, Boats Project Manager, Naval Platforms Department, Turkish MOD PATRoL VESSELS CoNfERENCES: Commander Shugaa Almahdi, General Director of Operations, Yemeni Coast Guard ‘This event has been very valuable by expanding my concepts Lieutenant Commander Troels Sundwall, Staff for strategic, operational, tactical and asset solutions to this law Officer, Royal Danish Navy Ambassador Thomas Winkler, Under Secretary enforcement problem.’ for Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Stephen Duffy, UAE Coast Guard Denmark Haitham Al Tabei, Researcher, Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs Georgios Vourekas, Department Head, Maritime ‘Effective and clear. Very high value to exchange ideas and Border Security, Frontex, European Union experiences.’ Mark Neal Parker, CEng, CMarEng, FIMarEST, Enrico Baldo, Selex Sistemi Integrati FCMI Business Development Manager, Power Systems, Ultra Electronics - PMES Martin Kulbartsch, Head of Sales, Naval Communications Systems, Rohde & Schwarz ‘Very useful insight into the wider world of OPVs.’ Rene Quezada, Naval Project Manager, Commander Richard Pethybridge, Royal Navy Fassmer Philippe Deville, CV(R), Naval Operational Adviser, Thales Mike Green, Naval and Land EW Portfolio ‘I am happy we had a balanced panel of speakers that put forth varied Manager, Thales Dr. Heino Dobiasch, Senior Sales Manager, ideas and solutions. Overall there were lots of good discussions and Vessel Systems, Atlas Elektronik sharing of experiences that have utilities to the prevailing situation.’ Frederick de Try, Manager Weapon Control & Commander M. Karuna, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency C2 Systems, Saab AB José Espinal, Faba Systems Surface Combat System Programs Manager, Navantia Sebastián Abril, Naval Platforms ‘Very good mixture. Very valuable. I met the people I wanted to meet.’ Manager, Navantia Technical Office Markus von Albedyhll, MTU Pablo González Sánchez-Cantalejo, Unmanned Platform Programs Director, Defence National Programs, Indra TEL: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 FAX: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 EMAIL:
  3. 3. fUTURE REqUIREmENTS AND oPERATIoNAL fEEDbACk foCUS DAY: 27TH SEPTEmbER 2010 The Future Requirements and Operational Feedback Focus Day is a brand new feature of the OPV conference and is truly a highlight of this year’s conference. This dedicated day will offer a unique opportunity for budget holding military officers and programme managers to hold vibrant discussions into the essential capabilities required in future acquisitions and which features will not be prioritised. The morning requirements briefings will be followed in the afternoon by in-depth assessments of the performance of current vessels in offshore operations. Naval and Coast Guard commanders will relay their Lessons Learned to respected international peers, ensuring this feedback can be incorporated into future equipment programmes and the research priorities of the industry community. 08.30: Coffee and Registration t Environmental defence t Integration with non military forces 08.50: Chairman’s Address and Opening Remarks t Command support for SAR operations Admiral D. Francisco Torrente Sánchez (Retired), José Espinal, Faba Systems Surface Combat System Former Secretary General of Defence Policy, Programs Manager, Navantia Spanish MoD 12.50: Networking Lunch 09.00: Plans and Proposed Solutions for OPV Capabilities for the Royal Navy 13.50: The Role of NATO in Coordinating Security in the Gulf of t Current roles and vessel solutions Aden t The requirement for new types of capability t Enforcing counter-piracy operations through t The potential solution strategy to deliver the Operation Ocean Shield (OOS) capability t NATO’s role in regional capacity building with the t Examining the design options under consideration African Union to increase security Simon Knight, Team Leader, Naval Design Partnering t Building capability enablers to allow regional states Team, DE&S, UK MoD (Pending final confirmation) to have their own presence for EEZ patrol Commodore David Wolfe (Royal Navy), Knowledge 09.40: Detailed Insight into Requirements for the Nigerian Director, NATO Joint Forces Command Lisbon Navy t Understanding and defining the role of OPVs in the 14.30: Yemeni Coast Guard: Meeting the Maritime Security Nigerian fleet to increase maritime security in the Threats in the Gulf of Aden Gulf of Guinea t Outlining and assessing contemporary maritime t Assessing the requirement for an ideal combat security threats present in the Yemeni Coast Guard’s platform for EEZ patrol and the impact of the EEZ area of responsibility extension t Piracy focus: The daily battle for the Yemeni Coast t Establishing the need to balance presence, Guard endurance, surveillance, interdiction and flexibility t An assessment of current capabilities and future within cost-effective parameters plans Rear Admiral DJ Ezeoba, Chief of Training and Commander Shugaa Almahdi, General Director of Operations, Nigerian Navy Operations, Yemeni Coast Guard 10.20: Coffee Break and Networking 15.10: Coffee Break and Networking 10.50: Albanian Naval Defence’s Plans for the Maritime 15.30: The Roles and Responsibilities of the Recently Component Procured OPVS for the Chilean Navy with a Focus on t The concept of One Navy, Two Missions Disaster Relief after the Chilean Earthquake in t The increasingly important role that Offshore Patrol February 2010 Vessels are playing in combating maritime pollution t An insight into the capabilities of the new vessels t Future procurement plans for four offshore and their role within the Navy’s Coast Guard multipurpose patrol boats responsibilities Captain Eduart Jeminaj, Joint Plans and Policy, t Case study: Disaster relief activities in the aftermath Albanian Naval Forces of the Chilean earthquake t Domestic capability development: Enhancing the 11.30: Benefits of Hybrid Electrical Cruise Propulsion OPV fleet with two further planned OPVs Systems for Offshore Patrol Vessels Vice Admiral Federico Niemann, Chief of General Staff, t Fuel economy and reduced Through Life Costs Chilean Navy t Operational flexibility and optimised littoral (and harbour) emissions 16.10: Overview of the Italian Navy’s Experiences in t Minimised machinery space footprint Managing Offshore Patrol Vessels Mark Neal Parker, FCMI Business Development t An insight into real world operations of the Italian Navy Manager, Power Systems, Ultra Electronics - PMES t Highlighting the experiences gained and Lessons Learned from recent operations 12.10 OPVs Combat and Maritime Systems - Emerging t Co-operative OPV usage to ensure effective regional Maritime Operational Needs: Challenges for New security and environmental protection OPVs Naval Combat Systems Design Confirmed Flag Officer, Italian Navy t Maritime counter piracy and specific support in fishery protections 17.00: Summary and Closing Remarks TEL: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 FAX: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 EMAIL:
  4. 4. The main two-day conference at Offshore Patrol Vessels 2010 will provide you with high-level briefings addressing the key issues affecting OPV acquisitions and cutting-edge ISTAR, weapon system and communications technologies that enable the modern OPV to meet and exceed demanding capability requirements, whilst remaining within budget. The technology focus will enable a greater depth of discussion into the latest developments in naval technology delivering multi-mission capabilities, effective C2 systems and employment of the OPV as a hub, demonstrating how OPVs have become more versatile and adept at tackling current maritime security challenges. Furthermore expert guest speakers will deliver insightful updates on the major Offshore Patrol Vessel programmes and address significant factors affecting the operational usage of Offshore Patrol Vessels including anti-piracy, EEZ security, environmental protection and analysis of key regional security challenges. CoNfERENCE DAY oNE: HoST NATIoN moRNING: 28TH SEPTEmbER 2010 08.30:Coffee and Registration 11:00:Spanish Navy OPVs The BAM Programme 09.00:Chairman’s Address and Opening Remarks t Producing flexible cost-effective solutions for an evolving international market 09.10:XXI Century Strategic Maritime Scenario t Highlighting recent successes as an indication of t Highlighting and contextualising maritime security ‘must-have’ capabilities challenges for the Spanish Navy t Identifying the key drivers in determining t The increasing significance of the role of OPVs in procurement criteria for modern OPV projects within developing security measures a limited budget t OPVs as a flexible and capable solution to fill a Rear Admiral Angel Martínez, Director for New capability gap for the Spanish Navy Buildings, Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Jose Antonio Ruesta Botella, Head of Plans & Policy Division, Spanish Navy 11.40:Pelicano - Maritime Surveillance AVTOL UAV t Answering the operational need for unmanned light 09.50: The Avante Family: A Rational Approach To OPV Design platforms on OPVs t The AVANTE family patrol vessel between 300 and t System designed to meet Navy requirements 3000 tons, capable to be adapted to any customer needs t Short and medium range tactical missions t The AVANTE family: The concept of modularity in t Platform to project tactical sensors design as a vehicle to offer standard solutions t Simultaneous operation combined to perform different main roles Pablo González Sánchez-Cantalejo, Unmanned Platform Sebastián Abril, Naval Platforms Programs Director, Defence National Programs, Indra Manager, Navantia Technical Office 12:20:Networking Lunch 10.30:Coffee Break and Networking STREAM A Naval Security Focus: Ensuring Effective Anti- STREAM B Future OPV Capabilities piracy Operations and the Implications on the Use of OPVs 13.30:VTOL UAV Complementing and Revitalising Shipboard 13.30: The Impact of Piracy in the African Horn on the Arab Region Helicopter Capability t The origins of piracy in the African Horn and the impact on Somalia t Not Helicopters vs. UAVs: OPVs need both for optimum t International interference in the Somali regional water flexibility and illegal fishing and waste dumping t The rotary wing UAV comes of age: Introduction to SKELDAR t The impact on the Arab world economically and t Mission scenarios and advantages strategically (internationalising the Red Sea) t Autonomous operations t Arab case studies including Egypt and the Suez t Assessing the impact of adverse weather and sea states Canal and fishing off Yemen t Outlook for the future Haitham Al Tabei, Researcher, Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs Frederick de Try, Manager Weapon Control & C2 Systems, Saab AB 14.10: Counter Piracy: The Current Legal Challenges t Current status of the Contact Group on Piracy off the 14.10:Affordable Yet Scalable Communications Solutions for Coast of Somalia: What has been achieved and what has OPVs to be achieved? t The evolution of the OPV and typical mission requirements t Prosecution Part I: The “dedicated piracy chamber” t The communications needs of today’s complex content and challenges maritime environment t What the international community have to do to make it a reality t Adapting operational experience to define t Prosecution Part II: The obligations of the flag state, tomorrow’s communications solutions law and reality t Balancing capability and affordability: A modular approach Ambassador Thomas Winkler, Under Secretary for Legal Martin Kulbartsch, Head of Sales, Naval Communications Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark Systems, Rohde & Schwarz 14.50: Afternoon Tea and Networking 16.40: Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Day Two 15:20: Icelandic Coast Guard: The Procurement Process of 17.15: Networking Drinks the New Offshore Patrol Vessel Sponsored by BAE SYSTEMS t The role of Offshore Patrol Vessels in coastal defence and maritime search and rescue 19.00: Gala Dinner t International cooperation from design to delivery The Gala dinner offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy some t Advances and innovations in technology to cope fine dining in one of Cadiz’s best restaurants and allows you to with Arctic conditions soak up the strong naval traditions of this historic town. Captain Halldór Nellett, Chief of Operations, Icelandic Following the first informative day of the main conference, take Coast Guard advantage of the opportunity to chat informally with the other guest 16.00: Increasing Turkish Naval Capabilities Through the delegations, international speakers and suppliers. MILGEM Programme This is the perfect way to continue your OPV t Analysing the MILGEM corvette’s capabilities and role in ensuring regional offshore security discussions and networking whilst relaxing and t Increasing capabilities to provide a high tech, combat enjoying everything that this beautiful part of the capable patrol ship world has to offer. Ensure you do not miss out on this t Assessing the future role of Offshore Patrol Vessels entertaining evening. for the Turkish Naval Forces Sabit Umit Ergin, Boats Project Manager, Naval Platforms Department, Turkish MoD TEL: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 FAX: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 EMAIL:
  5. 5. CoNfERENCE DAY Two: 29TH SEPTEmbER 2010 08.30: Coffee and Registration 10.30: Coffee Break and Networking 09.00: Chairman’s Address and Opening Remarks 11:00: The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard’s Port of Spain Class Procurement for Maritime Law Enforcement 09.10: Addressing the Roles of Offshore Patrol Vessels for t Tailoring requirements to the unique challenges of National Security Concerns the Caribbean t Providing an effective offshore capability for t Incorporating the Port of Spain class into existing fisheries protection to littoral security Coast Guard fleet structures t The development of shipbuilding in México t Future plans for new vessels to increase regional t Lessons Learned to date and analysis of offshore security performance: Assessment of current function and Captain Kirton Huggins, Director, Strategic Project detailing the future role for existing and additional Management Office, Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard OPVs in the Mexican fleet Vice Admiral Moises Gomez, Under Secretary of the 11.40: Multi-Mission Offshore Patrol Vessels Navy for Management, Mexican Navy t The evolution of the multi-mission OPV concept t Analysing the roles and capabilities required by 09.50: Analysing the Threat: Regional Security Challenges most navies from an EU Perspective t Correctly balancing the trade-off between a t The role of maritime security in the wider purpose-designed single-mission ship and a multi- international security context and the evolving nature mission ship of risks and threats in the maritime environment t Examining the implications for purchase price and t Adopting an inter-agency and international approach whole life cost within existing legal frameworks Rene Quezada, Naval Project Manager, Fassmer t The role of OPVs in a co-ordinated a military response Colonel Richard Spencer (Royal Marines), Chief of 12:20: Networking Lunch Staff, EU Forces Northwood STREAM C Weapons Systems and Platform Protection STREAM D The Multi-Mission OPV: Bridging the Gap 13.30: US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Programme Update Between Warfighting and Policing t Modular systems approach for focussed mission 13.30: The Multi-Mission Flexibility of the Arctic-Capable capabilities Knud Rasmussen Class OPV for the Royal Danish Navy t Mine countermeasures and Anti-submarine warfare t Early experiences and feedback from the HDMS modular capability to extend the traditional role of Ejna Mikkelsen offshore vessels t A detailed insight into recent Greenland operations t Detailed focus on mine countermeasures module t Modular capability including RHIB and LCP launch William Schoenster, LCS Programme Director, US DoD arrangements Lieutenant Commander Troels Sundwall, Staff Officer, 14.10: Cost Effective Platform Protection Royal Danish Navy t Advances in cost effective EW and sensor suites 14.10: Enhancing the Versatility of OPVs with Flexible t Options for self protection: Performance vs. Cost Payload Modules t What EW capability and equipment is needed for t OPV Bridge System OPV mission requirements t Mission Module “Command Ship” t An example cost effective EW suite: Radar ESM, t Mission Module “MCM Task” Communications ESM and Decoys t Mission Module “Hydrographical Task” Philippe Deville, CV(R), Naval Operational Adviser and Dr. Heino Dobiasch, Senior Sales Manager, Vessel Mike Green, Naval and Land EW Portfolio Manager, Thales Systems, Atlas Elektronik 14.50: Afternoon Tea and Networking to ensure effective presence and patrolling t Redefining the security architectures between 15.20: Co-operative Intelligence and Surveillance as the nations for effective co-operation and the impact of Key Component in Ensuring Maritime Security this on national requirements t Highlighting the importance of intelligence to current Georgios Vourekas, Department Head, Maritime maritime security operations Border Security, Frontex t Ensuring international and inter-agency maritime surveillance co-operation 16.40: Conference Closing Ceremony Led by: t Intelligence gathering and distribution as part of an Admiral General Manuel Rebollo García, integrated ISR network Admiral Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Fernando del Pozo, Member of the Wise Spanish Navy Pens, European Defence Agency 16.00 EEZ Extension Implications for Maritime Border Security t The effects of additional responsibilities and patrol 17.00: Networking Drinks areas on the role of current OPVs t EEZ extension fuelling the need for additional vessels TEL: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 FAX: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 EMAIL:
  6. 6. NAVANTIA CADIZ SHIPYARD GUIDED ToUR: 30TH SEPTEmbER 2010 To round off the biggest week of the year for the OPV community we offer an exclusive opportunity to see first hand how warships are built. In conjunction with Navantia, we have arranged a guided tour of their Cadiz shipyard. Located in the south of the country, Navantia’s production facilities on the Bay of Cadiz are the company’s biggest in terms of area (more than a million square metres). In addition, Navantia’s docks in this area are among the biggest docks in the world, where ships of up to 500 metres in length are built, and the biggest gantry crane in Spain is held. Navantia’s centres in this area specialise in building deep sea patrol boats, large military vessels, fast patrol boats and special ships. Major recent programmes at the Navantia shipyard have included: w Buque de Acción Marítima class for the Spanish Navy w Caribbean class patrol vessels for the Venezuelan Navy TIMETABLE: 10.00: Departure from the conference venue 11.30: Demonstration of current maritime security projects 10.30: Welcome coffee and reception at Navantia’s Cadiz 12.30: Buffet lunch Shipyard 13.15: Shipyard tour and presentations 11.00: Presentation on the Cadiz shipyard’s history and an 14.45: Coffee and farewell refreshments overview of shipbuilding work and projects 15.15: Arrival back at the conference venue wHo HAS ATTENDED offSHoRE PATRoL VESSELS oVER THE PAST Two YEARS? Why should senior Naval and Coast Guard officers attend OPVs 2010? w Leverage expertise from across the world to help drive progress in your w Gain access to Lessons Learned from other navies and Coast Guards Offshore Patrol Vessel projects and ensure that they are applied to your future operations and equipment w Make contact with counterparts from other forces and leading requirements manufacturers at a single two-day event, providing you with a global w Benchmark your activities against those of other military organisations, network of senior experts to help guide your work helping to reduce risk in your projects Military Organisations: Armada Argentina Finnish Navy Italian Navy Swedish Armed Forces Armada de Colombia French Marine Commandos Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark Turkish MoD Brazilian Navy French Navy Nigerian Navy US Coastguard Chilean Navy International Maritime Organisation Pakistan Navy US Office of Naval Research Global DSTA Singapore Italian Coast Guard Royal Navy Yemen Coast Guard Why should industry contractors attend OPVs 2010? w Gain access to the global military customer community and truly w Play a role in the setting of future requirements by informing senior naval understand their needs, priorities and future plans for OPV capabilities and Coast Guard staff of the capabilities you can provide w Secure contacts within key players from all tiers in the manufacturing supply chain to develop new business in this vibrant market Industry Organisations: ACEBI Converteam Jeruzeth International Engineering Santierul Naval Constanta Aeromaritime Systembau Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Company Schottel Alion Science and Technology DCNS Lockheed Martin Ship Constructor Software Anglo Belgian Corporation Dearsan Shipyard MAN Diesel North America Sirena Marine Applied Composites Denizcilik San. ve Tic. A. MBDA STX Canada Marine Ateliers Normand Diab MTU STX France Cruise ATLAS Elektronik EADS Astrium Navantia STX Europe Lorient AVON Communications EADS Deutschland Nexter Systems TenCate Advanced Armour Babcock Marine ECA Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Terma BAE Systems EM Digital NSSL Thales BMT Defence Services Export Trading Services PALL Corporation Transas Marine BOPP FB DESIGN PPC International Transas Mediterranean Bureau Veritas FLIR Systems Quantum Marine Engineering of Florida Ultra Electronics CALZONI FR Fassmer & Co Rhode & Schwarz Wartsila Defence Chemring Countermeasures Fritz Werner Industrie Riverhawk Fast Sea Frames YORK Navy Systems Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Yard General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Saab Zodiac International CILAS General Dynamics NASSCO Sagem Défense Sécurité CMN Germanischer Lloyd Saint Gobain Sully CNIM Ixsea SAM Electronics About Defenceiq is a global online community that provides the defence community with information regarding current military and defence issues. offers thought leadership resources such as interviews and presentations, as well as online webinars. Join and get access to exclusive interviews and event presentations plus you can network with new contacts made onsite, find new business opportunities and access strategic resources online. TEL: +44 (0)20 7368 9300 FAX: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 EMAIL:
  7. 7. 5TH ANNUAL offSHoRE PATRoL VESSELS SPoNSoRS INCLUDE: Lead Sponsor & Conference Partner Rohde & Schwarz is a company with a global presence in the fields of test and measurement, information technology and communications. We are a leading international Navantia, the Spanish naval shipbuilder is one of the few companies in the supplier of professional radio communications equipment, trunked radio systems and world with a range of capabilities in the fields of design, development, production, encryption solutions for mission-critical environments. Our R&S®M3SR family of software defined radios (SDR) provide integration and integrated logistic platform support, propulsion and naval combat solutions for interoperable communications in joint and combined network-centric scenarios. systems, as well as the ability to deliver fully operational vessels. The company inherits a proud legacy of over 250 years of Web: experience in design, construction, maintenance and conversion of Spanish Naval ships. Navantia operates three strategically situated shipbuilding facilities in the Ferrol Estuary, Cartagena and the Bay of Cádiz Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from which specialize in new construction, as well as ship repairs. These shipyards are fully equipped with slipways and dry military defence to civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously docks with sufficient capacity to meet our clients’ strategic requirements. develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. Navantia also has an enviable portfolio of naval and coastguard vessels and a vast capacity for undertaking new projects. At At Defence IQ’s OPV conference Saab will be profiling the SKELDAR V200 Maritime – a medium-range rotary wing UAV the moment, Navantia is building 30 ships which include OPVs, F-100 frigates, F-310 frigates, LHDs, submarines and supply system which can hover for hours while providing real-time information to a ship borne control station or to a remote video ships for the navies of Australia, India, Norway, Venezuela and Spain. terminal. Navantia is proud the host Defence IQ’s Offshore Patrol Vessels conference and we look forward to welcoming you to Spain in 2010. Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Space, Defence, Security and Transportation markets. In 2008, the company generated revenues of 12.7 billion Euros with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, Conference Sponsors develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an Indra is the premier Information Technology Company in Spain and a leading IT multinational exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners. in Europe and Latin America. It is ranked as the second European company in its sector The Thales EW Family according to stock market capitalisation, and also the second Spanish company with the The VIGILE and SCORPION family of Radar ESM and ECM systems provide the full range of capability from lightweight, most investment in R&D. In 2009, revenues reached € 2,513 M, of which a third came from the international market. The compact sensors ideally suited to small platforms through to highly sophisticated EW systems providing the full range of company employs more than 29,000 professionals and has clients in more than 100 countries. capability needed across all types of platforms in today’s modern fleet. Indra is a company with worldwide experience in the development of Integrated Defence and Security Solutions, Unmanned Platforms Systems, ISTAR Systems, including all kind of on-board Sensors, Military Avionics, Military Satellite and Tactical Focus Day Sponsor Communications and Aircraft Simulators. Web: Ultra Electronics – PMES specialises in electrical power conversion and control products and low Fassmer has the experience and expertise it takes to guarantee maximum quality in all phases of design, voltage sub-systems for naval vessels and applications where space is at a premium. Products supplied by engineering and production. We are proud to have repeatedly contributed to the state of the art in the PMES include a range of inverters and converters, solid-state frequency converters, variable speed drives shipbuilding industry and will continue to demonstrate this capacity for innovation in the future. Fassmer has and bespoke power supplies as well as specialist control consoles. PMES offers a range of power-dense also designed and built various patrol vessels for police, coast guard and naval applications that have firmly motor drive systems which use commercially available components while delivering military levels of performance. established the company in the international market for naval vessels. Web: Applications include electric cruise propulsion and gas turbine electric start systems. In addition, Ultra has a world-leading capability in the modelling, measurement and control of ships’ magnetic signatures. Stream Session Sponsors The ATLAS ELEKTRONIK group stands for maritime and naval solutions both above Cocktail Reception Sponsor and below the ocean’s surfaces. The company holds a “pole position” in all fields of naval technology, from command & control systems, including radio & communication systems for submarines, surface BAE Systems is a leader in the production and development of naval gun systems, such as the 57mm Mk 3/ Mk110, the combatants and mine warfare vessels, to mine-hunting systems, from heavyweight torpedoes to coastal protection systems. Mk45 Mod 4 and the 40Mk 3 and the new Mk 4 naval gun systems as well as related As the electronics specialist for maritime and naval systems, ATLAS - a joint company of ThyssenKrupp and EADS - has intelligent munitions. BAE Systems provides maritime forces with unmatched precision, established an extensive world-wide customer base. Capabilities and product range are based on the “sensor-to-shooter” lethality and mission success. Phone: +46 586 733 000 Web: concept. 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