24 - 26 June, 2019
Hilton Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Rear Admiral Timothy Hodgson, Director Submarine Capability at UK Ministry of Defence

Rear Admiral Timothy Hodgson


Director Submarine Capability
UK Ministry of Defence

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CONFERENCE DAY ONE

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019


9:40 AM DEFINING THE FORCE STRUCTURE FOR THE FUTURE SUBMARINE FORCE

  • Setting the balance for future submarine capability – autonomous versus manned
  • What should the role of industry be in the future undersea battlespace? How much risk can future submarine forces take on when it comes to the maintenance and sustainment of complex machines?
  • Equipping the UK submarine fleet for ASW operations in a contested global operating environment
  • Developing capability jointly. Integrating submarine capability with the joint force response to the submarine threat

10:20 AM SENIOR LEADERS PANEL: OUTLINING THE THREAT FROM THE BLACK SEA TO THE ASIA-PACIFIC

  • The proliferation of submarines and the growing global threat from foreign competitors
  • Assessing the implications for regional stability and intra-NATO partnerships
  • Developing a multi-domain Anti-Submarine Warfare framework in response to the threat
  • Putting in place effective procurement models that enable more rapid building and delivery of anti-submarine warfare capabilities in the air, on the surface and undersea