Leading Military and Industry Mortar Experts to Meet in London

SMi Group reports: (21.03.2016, London): Brochure is now released for SMi’s exclusive new conference on Mortar Systems Technology which will take place on the 29th and 30th June 2016 in London, UK.

London, United Kingdom, March 20, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Bringing together leading Military and Engineering experts, the event will address the latest advances in Mortar Technology, the key issues facing mortar systems teams today and discuss best practices in the training mortar teams and commanders.

If you are interested in attending, don't forget to secure your £400 Early Bird Discount if you register by 31st March.

The two-day event will feature 16+ expert speakers updating the attendees on the following 3 conference streams:

1. Developing Mortar Programmes To Enhance Precision And Range
Hear from the Canadian Army, US Army Europe, Swedish Army and the Military Technical Institute of the Czech Republic on their mortar projects including non-lethal flashbacks, lightweight and self-propelled mortar systems

2. Engineering Mortar Systems In The Modern Era
Join the panel discussion on current trends in engineering mortar systems from EXPAL (MAXAM Group), Mercar SA and Cranfield University. In their presentations, the speakers will examine the engineering behind the EXPAL TECHFIRE Fire Control System, and the innovations behind Mercar's Mortar Ammunition Programme

3. Providing Solutions To Challenges Surrounding Live V Simulated Fire And Training
Get unique insights in US Marine Corps’ Live Fire Training Drill and British Army's Live and Simulated Training. IHS Jane's will then discuss advanced mortar systems, analysing how the industry can further enhance digital capability. Participants will also have the opportunity to join the panel discussion on Future Mortar Users including wants, needs and cutting edge development with the British Army and the US Marine Corps.

The inaugural Mortar Systems Technology conference will bring together opinion leaders from across the world to discuss the matters that truly matter in the realm of Mortar Systems. Join us today and network with key speakers including senior military personnel and industry experts from the UK:

• Lieutenant Colonel Adam Clarke, Commanding Officer, Support Weapons School, British Army
• Major Nicholas French, Commanding Officer, B Company, 2 PARA, British Army
• Major Ben Jones, Chief Instructor of the Mortar Division, Support Weapons School, British Army
• Major Tony Dixon, OC Strike Coy, British Army
• Christopher Foss, Editor IHS Janes Armoured Fighting Vehicles/Jane’s Artillery and Air Defence, IHS Jane’s
• Dr Hugh Goyder, Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University
• Paddy Little, Technical Director, Cervus Defence

To register or for further information about the event, visit the website www.mortarsystems.com/prcom

There is currently an early bird offer available; book by 31st of March to save £400 off the conference price.

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or smalick@smi-online.co.uk

For delegate enquiries, contact Paul Deller on +44 (0) 207 827 6194 or pdeller@smi-online.co.uk

For media enquiries, contact Ina Luft on +44 (0) 207 827 6732 or iluft@smi-online.co.uk

Mortar Systems Technology
29-30 June 2016
London, UK
Contact e-mail: iluft@smi-online.co.uk
Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6194

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