Agenda Released for Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA 2019

SMi reports: Agenda released for the Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA conference, taking place on June 11th-12th in Arlington, VA.

London, United Kingdom, March 08, 2019 --( In order to maintain maximum armored vehicle staying power in modern battlespaces, many nations are seeking to upgrade their vehicle survivability through the use of Active Protection Systems (APS).

With this in mind, SMi Group is delighted to host Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA taking place on June, 11th and 12th, in Arlington, VA. The conference is the only and first event in the world dedicated to this important capability.

The two-day conference will explore the lessons learned from the adoption and integration of Active Protection Systems into new vehicle fleets from experts such as Lieutenant Colonel Ron Plender of the Royal Netherlands Army.

Delegates at the event will be able to hear the latest developments on US and international programs for developing modular and integrated Active Protection systems from senior project managers including Mr David Marck, PM Main Battle Tank Systems and Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Ramos, the Product Manager for Vehicle Protection systems from PEO Ground Combat Systems.

Attendees at this one of a kind meeting will learn about the opportunities for the industry to engage in the future of combat vehicle survivability, as the US and International community develop increasingly sophisticated architecture for system integration.

The event brochure is now available to download on the event website at

The 2019 agenda features key briefings from senior US Military leaders, International representation from the UK, Israel, Netherlands and Norway, including Major General Cedric T. Wins, Commanding General from the US Army’s Combat Capabilities and Development Command. Leonardo DRS, Microflown Avisa and other technical experts will also be speaking at the conference.

Attending the event will provide the chance to meet and network with military and industry decision makers in Active Protection and Vehicle Protection Systems as well as experts who define the future of armored capabilities.

For those interested in attending, there is a $400 Early Bird discount on bookings expiring at midnight on March, 29th 2019. Places can be reserved at

Gold Sponsor: Leonardo DRS, Sponsor: Microflown Avisa

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