Unmanned Warrior highlights the importance of autonomous systems for maritime surveillance

Top Quote SMi Group's highly anticipated Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference will return to Rome, Italy for its second year on the 30-31 January 2017. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 20, 2016 - "Taking place this October off the coasts of Scotland and West Wales, Unmanned Warrior will demonstrate how the systems being showcased deliver situational awareness to the Royal Navy.

    ... Admiral Sir Philip Jones, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, said: "The growing scale of Unmanned Warrior is a clear demonstration of the Royal Navy's ambition to lead and win through technological innovation. Unmanned maritime systems will change how we operate, but they're just the start. Our pursuit of new technologies and ideas will ensure we remain one of the most capable and successful navies in the world." *(Source)

    The Unmanned Warrior exercise highlights that autonomous ISR systems are becoming increasingly important for Navies seeking to enhance their intelligence gathering capabilities.

    With the exercise currently taking place, this shows that maritime surveillance is becoming a huge focal point and topic of discussion within the defence industry, thus making this event highly relevant.

    Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology 2017 will feature a carefully selected speaker line-up that comprises of senior military personnel, project decision makers and industry solution providers who will explore future endeavours that will enhance the security and stability of the world's oceans. The two-day event will enable attendees to participate in discussions on collaboration in maritime information sharing as well as the increasing use of unmanned systems to enhance maritime security.

    Insightful presentations will be given from Royal Navy, Italian Navy, US Naval Forces Europe, EU Naval Force, PAE, Italian Air Force, Italian Coast Guard, French Navy, Israeli Navy, German Navy, C-SIGMA, NATO MARCOM, Belgian Navy, Canadian Armed Forces, Portuguese Navy, European Maritime Safety Agency and more...

    Running alongside the conference will be a post-conference workshop entitled 'C-SIGMA: Improving International Collaboration in Space to Enhance Maritime Situational Awareness.' Which will be led by Guy Thomas the President of C-SIGMA.

    There is currently an early bird offer available; book by 31st of October to save 200 off the conference price. Register at www.maritime-recon.com/1888

    Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology 2017 has PAE as Gold Sponsor and is sponsored by: exactEarth, Horizon Technologies, Pole Star Global, Sentient Vision Systems and Kongsberg Satellite Services

    For sponsorship packages, contact Justin Predescu +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or
    e-mail jpredescu ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For delegate enquiries, contact Kevin Ayoko on: +44 (0) 207 827 6744 or e-mail kayoko ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For media enquiries, contact Zoe Gale on +44 20 7827 6138 or zgale ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology
    30 - 31 January 2017
    Rome, Italy
    www.maritime-recon.com/1888
    Contact e-mail: zgale ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6130
    #maritimerecosmi
    Gold Sponsor: PAE
    Sponsored by: exactEarth, Horizon Technologies, Pole Star Global, Sentient Vision Systems and Kongsberg Satellite Services
    *(Source) http://bit.ly/2ecWApc

    About SMi Group:
    Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world's most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk

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