Major General William Azure  Ayamdo, Chief of Army Staff at Ghana

Major General William Azure Ayamdo

Chief of Army Staff

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Conference Day One: Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

9:15 AM OPENING KEYNOTE SPEECH: Current status and expectations for security in West Africa

  • Overview of Ghana Army and future trends in West Africa
  • Internal and expeditionary challenges in the West African region
  • Defence expenditure to secure borders, defend resources and keep the peace

9:30 AM VIP PANEL DISCUSSION: Future priorities for African defence forces in the field of indirect fires

  • Discussing foreseen evolution and best practices for optimal use of field guns and heavy mortars in observed and unobserved fires
  • Examining the importance of interoperability and the influence of digital communication and fire control systems in order to achieve increased precision and win engagements
  • Assessing new training methods and the use of virtual reality to achieve excellence in combat