Brigadier General Francois Ndiaye, Chief of Army Staff at Senegal

Brigadier General Francois Ndiaye

Chief of Army Staff

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Conference Day One: Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

12:00 PM Re-manufactured and refurbished vehicles

  • Considering refurbishment and remanufacture programmes for specific requirements
  • Extending systems lifecycle with lessened strain on defence budgets by re-manufacturing and refurbishing of ex-stock military and police vehicles
  • Adopting an unconventional layout for urban warfare and peacekeeping with ballistic, landmine and driveline upgrade fitted in the remanufacture process

2:30 PM Effective use of assets on joint infantry-mechanised missions

  • Winning engagements through conducting sustained combined arm and close combat land operations
  • Combining efforts of company teams, combat support, and combat service support to be decisive
  • Discussing future requirements on improved mobility and enhanced organic fire support in a joint-fires environment

Conference Day Two: Thursday, 31 August 2017

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

9:00 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Equipment maintenance and upgrades for future requirements in protected mobility

  • Working out most effective plans to maintain and keep equipment operational and effective in combat situation
  • Reviewing strategies to recapitalise equipment, remanufacture, upgrade, procure new equipment or improve maintenance practices
  • Integrating on-site maintenance capabilities for enhanced equipment durability