Leonardo, KMW and General Dynamics UK to present on the latest technologies at Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2018

Top Quote SMi reports: Top Vendors to present on the latest technologies such as the Icarus programme and armoured vehicle platforms, AJAX AFV and Fennek. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 14, 2018 - Top vendors, Leonardo, KMW and General Dynamics UK will present on the latest technologies such as the Icarus Programme and platforms AJAX AFV and Fennek, at SMi’s Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference, taking place between the 13th and 15th November 2018.

    My Guy Davies, Capability Manager at Leonardo will present "Icarus - Progress Towards Modular Integrated Protection System (MIPS) Standardisation". The presentation will cover an overview of the Icarus Research and Demonstration project being conducted by a Leonardo-led team for the UK MoD’s Defence Science & Technology Laboratory; developments in definitions of the MIPS Architecture, its standardisation and associated terminology; examples of simulated engagement scenarios; extracts from the MIPS System Model; and opportunities to be involved in the ongoing programme.

    Mark Dean, Chief of Design Engineering, General Dynamics UK will present: "Reinforcing Survivability of the UK Armoured Infantry Brigade with the new AJAX AFV". He will cover a review of the requirements for the AJAX platform; utilising modular survivability technologies to counter current threats and allow for future adaptations; experiences and needs of the end user for armour design and integration; and latest testing outcomes, lessons learned, and improvement suggestions.

    Mr. Axel Scheibel, Chief of Survivability Engineering, KMW will present “Enhancing the Fennek Command and Control Vehicle’s Survivability". The presentation will cover protective requirements for the Fennek platform; how to enhance platform survivability with enhanced blast protection, increased stealth, and all-round situational awareness; mitigating risks of detection and penetration with high terrain adaptability and long rage engine technology; and managing survivability and weight: future areas of development and foreseeable developments in the platform’s protection suite

    At the three-day event Leonardo, Lockheed Martin, Soucy Defense and UTC Aerospace Systems will be exhibiting, and available to discuss your requirements and provide solutions to your potential challenges.

    The past sponsor list has now been released in the download centre on the website visit www.favsurvivability.com/1888 to download it. For any sponsorship requirements contact Sadia Malick at E. smalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk or call T dot +44 (0)207 827 6748 dot

    Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2018 will also host an Active Protection Systems Focus Day on the 13th November. Senior experts from the UK MoD, Israeli MoD, US Army, Turkish MoD, German MoD, Leonardo, UTC Aerospace Systems and FFI – Norwegian Defence Research establishment will all be presenting at the focus day.

    For more details, download the latest brochure on the event website, where you can also register and view the latest news in the lead up to the conference. Book your place by the 29th June and receive a £300 discount on your booking.

    Gold Sponsor: Leonardo
    Sponsored by: Lockheed Martin, Soucy Defence and UTC Aerospace Systems

    Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability
    APS Focus Day: 13th November 2018
    Conference: 14th – 15th November 2018
    London, UK


    For sponsorship and exhibition queries please contact Sadia Malick at smalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    For delegate queries please contact James Hitchen at jhitchen ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    For media queries please contact Natasha Boumediene at nboumediene ( @ ) smi-online dot co.uk.

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