British Army to Present on Maximising Tactical Awareness Through Comprehensive Armoured Crew Training at FAVSA 2020

SMi reports: The Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness (FAVSA) Conference in September, will feature a briefing from a Senior Representative from the British Army.

London, United Kingdom, June 18, 2020 --( This year, it was announced that the British Army is facing a “modernisation challenge” as it looks to balance buying new equipment with upgrading its legacy fleet. A part of this is to continue with plans to update the capabilities of legacy vehicles Warrior and Challenger 2.

The UK plans to upgrade 170 Challenger 2 MBTs with a life extension programme (LEP) to continue their utility through till 2035, and 380 Warrior IFVs through its capability sustainment programme (CSP), working to enhance the situational awareness and all round capabilities of UK armour.*

SMi Group’s upcoming Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness Conference, taking place on 2nd-3rd September 2020 in London, UK, will feature the British Army perspective on Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness.

For those interested in attending, early bird discount of £200 is ending on the 30th June 2020. Register at

Delegates will have the opportunity to hear a keynote address from Colonel Jonathan Brooking, Commander HQ Armour Centre, British Army, presenting on "Maximising Tactical Awareness through Comprehensive Armoured Crew Training."

The discussion will include:

• British training in the discipline of communications and the importance for all round situational awareness
• Increasing the rate at which threats are perceived and engaged
• Matching the necessities and aptitudes of modern recruits with the latest developments in technology

The event brochure including the full agenda and speaker line-up is available to download at

Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness
2nd-3rd September 2020
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK
Sponsored by Galleon Embedded Computing, Hensoldt Optronics GmbH & Lockheed Martin

SMi Group offer direct access to key decision makers through tailored sponsorship and exhibitor packages. For details, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

For delegate enquiries, please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or

* Source: Army Technology

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