Registration open for Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2016

Top Quote SMi's 2nd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference, taking place on 23rd - 24th November 2016 in London, UK will address the latest industry developments to help enhance protection of military vehicles and those carrying out missions through this vital land force asset. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 29, 2016 - Following the success of last year's inaugural meeting, Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability returns to London on the 23rd - 24th November 2016, once again seeking to bring together those at the forefront of survivability development for the armoured vehicle and its occupants.

    With a key focus on the technologies and concepts of operation for enhanced survivability, this unique conference focuses on the collaboration between military and industry and invites not only the programme managers and operational commanders at the forefront of armoured vehicle procurement and use, but also the lead engineers, chief scientists and technical directors from the vehicle manufacturers themselves, who create the platforms and technologies at the heart of armoured vehicle protection.

    2016 New Military and Government Speakers:
    • Brigadier General Markus Laubenthal, Chief of Staff, US Army Europe
    • Brigadier General Derek Macaulay, Chief of Staff Army Strategy, Canadian Army
    • Colonel William Nuckols, Director for Mounted Requirements, Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence, US Army
    • Colonel Dag Sψberg, Director Armaments Branch, Norwegian Army Staff
    • Lieutenant Colonel Mark Brown, Director Capability Integration, Manoeuvre Branch, United States Marine Corps
    • Colonel (retd) Mike Smith, TARDEC Science & Technology Advocate at the Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence, United States Army
    • Professor Bryn James, Head of Armoured Protection, DSTL, UK
    • Mr Perry Wells, Senior Project Manager, National Research Council, Canada
    • Chairman: Brigadier Simon Deakin (retd), Former Director Force Development, British Army

    The 2016 agenda is currently being finalised. For a glimpse of what to expect at this year's highly anticipated event, please find a preview of last year's Industry Speaker Panel below:
    • Mr Dan Lindell, Platform Manager - Combat Vehicles, BAE Systems Hδgglunds
    • Mr Stefan Lischka, Managing Director, ARTEC
    • Dr Bryan Vaughan, Head of Materials, Lockheed Martin
    • Mr Gary Hines, Head of Protected Vehicles, Thales Australia
    • Mr Mark Dean, Head of Survivability and Mechanical Engineering, General Dynamics UK
    • Mr David Lebaillif, Vehicle and Protection Design Engineer, Nexter
    • Mr Javier Garcia, Chief Engineer, Survivability Development, FNSS Defence Systems

    View the latest speaker line-up and download the conference flyer at

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