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Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems - 20/03/2017

Danish Army discuss future development of mobile indirect fire support

Danish Army to discuss future development of mobile indirect fire support at SMi’s Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference this June.

Following the recent announcement from the Danish Army regarding the procurement of 15 new CAESAR self-propelled 155mm gun-howitzers to replace aging M109A3DK 155mm turreted self-propelled howitzer.

Major Michael Johnsson, Head of Guns and Mortars, Danish Army Combat and Fire Support Centre will give an update on the Danish Army's plans for future development of mobile indirect fire support at SMi’s Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference this June.

At the conference, Major Johnsson will deliver an overview on current capabilities of the Royal Danish Army’s existing M109A3 155 mm self-propelled howitzers. He will also explain the key areas for development, enhancement of range, precision and lethality and address future requirements and plans for replacement of the M109A3 legacy system.

Established as the only platform dedicated to delivering fire superiority to the combat vehicle and the broader land domain, Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems will discuss the doctrine, concepts of operation, training and technologies at the heart of armoured vehicle lethality.

Drawing on experiences from previous operations and ongoing activity in the capability development space, future requirements will be presented and discussed. Importantly, to increase awareness of the technologies and capabilities that might be leveraged, an examination of the latest weapon systems, vehicle configurations, smart munitions, fire control, targeting, simulation and autonomous technology, shall be just some of the areas covered.

Other key speakers at this year show include: British Army, Finnish Army, NSPA, Slovenian Ministry of Defence, Soucy Group, Spanish MoD, UK Armed Forces, United States Marine Corps, US Army, Vetronics Research Centre and much more...

The event will also feature an all new exclusive half day pre-conference workshop on “Improving Combat Vehicles through Life Supportability and System Integration” hosted by Brigadier (Retd) Ian Simpson, Former Head of Combat Wheels Group, DE&S, UK Ministry of Defence taking place on the 27th June, 2017.

The 2 day programme will cover the latest sensors, weapon systems, vehicle configurations, smart munitions, high energy lasers, fire control, targeting, simulation and autonomous technology. Attendees will participate in the only forum of its kind purely dedicated to the advancement of armoured vehicles offensive capability.

For those looking to attend, there is £300 early bird offer available online ending on 31st March 2017.

Further information is available online at http://www.fav-ws.com/defencesuppliers

Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems
28th-29th June 2017
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK
http://www.fav-ws.com/defencesuppliers

Media: contact Theresa Chung on tchung@smi-online.co.uk
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