Future Soldier Technology 2020 to Host a Variety of Presentations from 11 European Nations

SMi Group Reports: In addition to host nation support from the UK MoD, The Future Soldier Technology Conference and Focus Day will feature insights on soldier programmes from across Europe.

London, United Kingdom, February 01, 2020 --(PR.com)-- Future Soldier Technology, the world’s leading event on soldier and marine equipment modernisation and capability development, will commence in London on the 9th – 11th of March 2020. The three-day show will be made up of a Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness Focus Day on the 9th March and a Future Soldier Technology Conference on the 10th and 11th of March.

Interested parties can register for the event at http://www.futuresoldiertechnology.com/prcom7

The event is supported by the UK MoD and will also play host to a range of nations who will provide detailed and technical insight on soldier programmes from around the world, including these European countries:

Austria - Colonel Johanes Bogner, Head of Project Team, Soldat der Zukunft, Austrian Army, presenting: Optimizing Austrian Dismounted Soldier System – Soldier 2022 And Future Soldier

Belgium - Lieutenant Colonel Jan Vandamme, Head of the Implementation Team Land Simulations, Land Component, Operational Command, Ministry of Defence, Belgium, presenting: Maximising Soldier Capabilities Within Short Timeframes by Leveraging Cots Solutions

France- Colonel Francois-Regis Dabas, Director Capability Development, French Army, presenting: The French Army’s Approach to Driving Soldier Lethality and C4i For Superior Target Acquisition and Situational Awareness

Finland – Major Jari Tiilikka, Program Manager Dismounted Soldier System, Finnish Defence Forces, presenting: Dismounted Soldier System Finland - Building Night Combat Capability

Germany - Dr Max Winkelmann, Scientist Signatronics, Fraunhofer IOSB, presenting: Considerations for Soldier Concealment with Enhanced C2 Equipment

Netherlands - Dr Milene Catoire, Exercise physiologist, TNO, presenting: The Effects of Equipment Mass, Bulk and Stiffness on Leap Operational Performance

Norway - Mr Lars Erik Olsen, Principal Scientist Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Norweian MoD, presenting: Research and Development of Networked, Mobile Dismounted Soldier Systems for The Norwegian Armed Forces

Portugal - Major Ricardo Jorge Parcelas Araujo e Silva, Capabilities Department, Portuguese Army, presenting: Working with Industry to Deliver Enhanced Soldier Sensors and Future Battlespace Management Systems

Spain - Colonel Moises Serrano Martinez, Future Combat Soldier Program Technical Director, MoD of Spain, presenting: SISCAP – The New Model for The SP Combatant

Sweden - Lieutenant Colonel Morgan Gustafsson, Head of Swedish Armed Forces Subarctic Warfare Center, Swedish Armed Forces, presenting: Ensuring Soldier Sustainability in Subarctic Theatres

Switzerland - Major Marco Dâmaso, System Portfolio Manager Special Units, Swiss Armed Forces, presenting: Enhancing the Dismounted Soldier Capabilities for The Swiss Special Forces Command

For the full agenda and speaker line-up, visit: http://www.futuresoldiertechnology.com/prcom7

Over 25 nations have registered to attend this year’s conference and focus day, including 60+ organisations.

The growing three-day programme will explore the key areas of dismounted soldier capability, current requirements and experiences in equipment modernisation, new technologies as well as offering an attractive networking space to foster new working relationships.

Future Soldier Technology 2020
Focus Day: 9th March
Conference: 10th – 11th March 2020
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK

Lead Sponsor: Black Diamond Advanced Technology
Gold Sponsor: Glenair and Thales
Sponsors and Exhibitors: 3M, Harris, HIPPO Multipower, Marlborough Communications Ltd, Rheinmetall, Ultra Electronics, Bren-Tronics, Weapon Logic

Contact Information:

For sponsorship and exhibition enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email smalick@smi-online.co.uk

For delegate enquiries, contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

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