Latest attendees include RUAG Defence, Jankel Armouring and Patria Land Systems at Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2015

Top Quote Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2015, taking place on 23-24 November 2015 in London, will address recent industry developments to help enhance protection of military vehicles and those carrying out missions through this vital land force asset. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 28, 2015 - SMi's Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2015 Conference and Exhibition will focus on the collaboration between military and industry and invites not only capability and operational flag officers to share their lessons learnt from theatre, but also the lead engineers, chief scientists and technical directors from the vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers themselves, who create the platforms and technologies at the heart of the armoured vehicle.

    The two-day conference agenda will feature exclusive presentations and briefings from Armoured Vehicle OEMs and pioneering industry solution providers covering, in detail, 10 of the world's most survivable Armoured Vehicle Programmes. It is these presentations that will set this event apart, allowing you the opportunity to hear from these key market OEMS, all who are the forefront of survivability, armour and engineering.

    These unmissable sessions are scheduled across the two day conference and highlights include:
    Day One
    • Survivability in FNSS Family of Protected Armoured Vehicles
    Mr Javier Garcia, Survivability Development Chief Engineer, FNSS Defence Systems, Turkey
    • An Overview of how the BOXER can offer Interoperable Survivability for European Land Forces
    Mr Stefan Lischka, Managing Dirctor, ARTEC, Germany
    • BAE Systems CV90: Increasing Vehicle Survivability through the Creation of an Agile yet Stable Platform
    Mr Dan Lindell, Platform Manager, Combat Vehicles, BAE Systems Hδgglunds, Sweden
    • A Large Radius Acoustic Umbrella Enhancing Vehicle Survivability
    Dr Hans-Elias De Bree, R&D Director, Microflown Avisa, Netherlands
    • An Overview of ABBS's Active Mine Protection System
    Mr Roger Sloman, Managing Director, Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems, UK

    Day Two
    • An Overview of the Scout SV: Modern Survivability Design
    Mr Mark Dean, Head of Survivability and Mechanical Engineering, General Dynamics, UK
    • The Lockheed Martin Approach to Developing Advanced Armour Solutions
    Dr Bryan Vaughan, Head of Materials, Lockheed Martin, UK
    • The Development of Comprehensive Survivability in the Light Armoured Vehicle Sector: A Case Study of the Hawkei
    Mr Gary Hines, Head of Protected Vehicles, Thales, Australia
    • Protecting Armoured Ground Vehicles in Conventional Combat and against Threats in Urban Areas
    Mr Peter Stein, Director Strategy, Innovation and Product Development, UTC Aerospace Systems, United States
    • PERLUCOR: A New Era of Transparency for Ballistic and Optic/Optronic Protection
    Dr Lars Schnetter, Director, Transparent Ceramics, CeramTec, Germany

    In total there are 10 specific armoured vehicle programmes being briefed on, giving you the latest key insights into the survivability and blast protection capabilities of the following land systems:
    • ABBS: VGAM
    • ARTEC: Boxer
    • BAE Systems Hδgglunds: CV90
    • FNSS: PARS 8X8
    • General Dynamics Land Systems: Scout SV Ajax
    • General Dynamics: MOWAG Piranha
    • General Dynamics: Pandur II
    • Nexter Systems: VBCI
    • Nexter Systems: Scorpion
    • Thales Australia: Hawkei

    To view the complete two-day conference programme and full speaker line-up, visit

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information
  • Vinh Trinh
  • Smi Group
  • Unit 122/124 Great Guildford Business Square, 30 Great Guildford Street, London
  • SE1 0BS
  • Voice: 44 (0) 20 7827 6140
  • Visit our Site