29 - 30 October, 2019 | London, UK

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Innovating in the mortar systems space: Insights from Everis Defence & Space

The mortar system space is evolving and industry is innovating to keep up with the market demands. Ahead of this year’s Future Mortar Systems conference, we had the chance to catch up with Leon Bitar, Partner, Everis Defence & Aerospace, to talk about how the innovative and disruptive design approach...

Preparing for the 2030 land environment

While the focus for mortar systems was on firepower a few years ago, it is now on mobility and flexibility for the troops, and the elimination of the 120mm systems from the U.S. Marine Corps’ arsenal is only one example demonstrating this shift. Ahead of this year’s Future Mortar Systems...

A global overview of mortar requirements

On tomorrow’s battlefield, technologically proficient adversaries will deny allied troops their freedom of manoeuvre, while small and highly dispersed tactical forces will become a valuable mean of projecting combat power. This will strongly impact their TTPs and consequent future mortar systems development, acquisition and employment.Defence IQ has researched where there...

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Future Mortar Systems: The Emerging Challenges

A new dawn for mortar systems has arrived. While lessons and upgrades have been harnessed from Afghanistan, tomorrow's conflicts may present an entirely different environment with a number of emerging obstacles. These considerations are just some of the operational problems that delegates will be taking with them to Future Mortar...

Mortar Developments: A Special Forces Operational Insight

Lt Col Bandieri speaks to Defence IQ and gives us a special forces operational insight on mortar developments. He discusses optimising interoperability and joint firepower capabilities for the special forces and infantry.

Infographic: Future Mortar Systems - Overview of an ever changing market

The doctrine and TTPs of NATO’s land forces are continually reassessed as they look to win the assymetric fight of today and prepare for the near-peer conflict of tomorrow. The employment of indirect firepower therefore must continue to evolve and adapt to more hybrid and complex tactical battlespaces. We asked...