Combat Vehicles Modernisation Programmes: Latest Military and Industry Updates from UK, USA, Canada, Israel, Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, France, Switzerland, Sweden

SMi reports world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, including Lockheed Martin UK, Rheinmetall, BAE Systems Hägglunds, General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag, ARTEC GmbH, Nexter, FFG and many others will meet in London this November.

London, United Kingdom, November 10, 2016 --( SMi Group’s second annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability Conference and Exhibition is now only two weeks away, with confirmed participation from many of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, including Lockheed Martin UK, Rheinmetall, BAE Systems Hägglunds, General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag, General Dynamics Land Systems UK, ARTEC GmbH, Nexter, FFG, WZM Rosomak, FNSS. As well as comprehensive support from industry, leading programme managers and operational commanders from national MoDs at the forefront of armoured vehicle procurement have confirmed their participation.

Further information is available at

The event provides its attendees with a unique chance to network with programme managers and operational commanders at the forefront of armoured vehicle procurement, as well as lead engineers, chief scientists and technical directors from the vehicle manufacturers, who create the platforms and technologies at the heart of armoured vehicle protection.

The 2-day event agenda features over 25 key presentations discussing the latest passive and active protection systems, cutting edge technology and updates from the armed forces.

16 specific armoured vehicles programmes will be represented, giving you a chance to gain key insights into the survivability and protection capabilities of the following land systems: AJAX, BOXER, Challenger 2, CV 90, Griffin, Jaguar EBRC, LAV 6.0, Leopard 2, Merkava, Namer, Pandur, Piranha 5, Puma IFV, Stryker, USMC ACV and Warrior CSP.

The complete event programme is available at

Speaker line up for 2016 includes key decision makers representing British Army HQ, DSTL, US Army Europe, Israeli MoD, German Army, Canadian Armed Forces, DGA, Norwegian Army, Czech MoD, BAE Systems Hägglunds, Lockheed Martin UK, Soucy Defense, Rheinmetall, ARTEC GmbH, General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag, Skydex Technologies Inc and more.

In addition to the above speakers, internationally recognised experts, including BAE Systems Hägglunds, ARTEC GmbH, Rheinmetall Defence and General Dynamics European Land Systems, will get together on stage to host a Day One Panel Discussion on Industry Developments and Optimal Approaches to Co-ordination with the End User.

Confirmed organisations from Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, UAE and USA include Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems, Amsafe Bridport, BAAINBw, BAE Systems Hägglunds, British Army, Canadian Armed Forces, Centigon, CeramTec, DGA, DSTL, FFI, FNSS Defence Systems Inc, German Army, Israeli MoD, Leonardo, Microflown Avisa, Ministry of Defence Singapore, MoD Czech Republic, National Armaments Office, National Research Council, Norwegian Army, OPTSYS, Rafael, Raytheon UK, Rheinmetall Ballistic Protection GmbH, Royal Netherlands Army, NTO, UK Ministry of Defence, UKTI DSO, US Army Europe and many more.

Visit the download center at the event website for the complete list of registered attendees for 2016.

The event agenda also includes an interactive pre-conference workshop on Countering IED Threats: Understanding the Operational Environment and Developing Proactive Solutions, led by Mr. Robert Shaw, Former Head of Counter-IED Training, NATO ISAF, C-IED Advisor, UNMAS, UN.

Registration to the conference will be closing soon. To register as a sponsor, exhibitor or a delegate, and for further event information please visit the event website.

Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability is proud to be sponsored by Rheinmetall Defence (Gold Sponsor), UTC Aerospace Systems (Gold Sponsor), Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems, Alcoa Defense, AmSafe Bridport, BMT Cadence, CeramTec, Metravib-Acoem, Microflown AVISA, Morgan Advanced Materials, PHOTONIS, PLEORA, Proengin, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Skydex Technologies, Soucy Group.

Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability
23rd -24th November 2016
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK

Sponsorship, delegate registration: Justin Predescu, +44 (0) 207 827 6130,

Media contact: Julia Rotar,

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