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2021 Agenda

The annual International Armoured Vehicles Conference has gained a reputation as the world’s premier international meeting ground for all elements of the armoured community.Attend this forum to improve your knowledge of the state of development of armoured vehicles, of the nature of ...

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View the Confirmed Attendee List

Submit the form to the right to see who has confirmed their attendance to January's Summit. Interested in joining them? View the agenda here and see what's in store! Nations repres ...

Unmanned Ground Vehicles Agenda

23rd January 2020, Twickenham, London Led and moderated by the Robotics Requirements Branch of U.S. Army Futures Command, the Unmanned Ground Vehicles conference provides a dedicated platform to compliment discussions at International Armoured Vehicles and deep dive into the world of auton ...

Onto the 2035 operating environment: Global armoured vehicles market survey

The threat landscape surrounding armoured vehicles is evolving. With emerging technologies come new challenges, and land forces need to adapt accordingly to remain dominant on the 2035 battlefield. Ahead of International Armoured Vehicles 2019, Defence IQ surveyed senior executives and profession ...

Preparing the army of the future: TRADOC's role in shaping the future land forces

The battlespace is increasingly complex and requires land forces to be flexible and have mobility while preserving their lethality, using systems that are more and more digitised. For the past 17 years, the International Armoured Vehicles has proven itself in the armoured vehicles communit ...

The importance of a land power narrative in an ever-evolving battlefield

Land power is indispensable to achieve strategic objectives on the ground. The battlefield is changing and new threats and enemies are emerging, creating new procurement requirements and challenges for armed forces and the armoured vehicle community needs to adapt to this evolution. In this exclu ...

"We have started to build up our National defence" - Five focus areas of the Swedish Army to remain relevant in an increasing threat context

In this exclusive article, Major General Engelbrektson, Chief of Staff of the Swedish Army, who will be present at the 2018 International Armoured Vehicles conference, offers us a privileged insight on the five areas Sweden is focusing on in order to remain relevant in an increas ...

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Partnerships | Digital Agenda 2021

In 2021 the International Armoured Vehicles conference will be held online 26 January - 11 February.The expanded 9-day programme reflects the increasingly multi-domain and networked nature of the battlespace – current and future. As NATO’s most capable land forces prepare to integrate next-generation armoured platforms, it is vital not only...

Defence iQ Digital Prospectus and Online Event

Defence iQ's Digital Prospectus & Online Events Calendar 2021 is now available to download Featuring the Digital Transformation in Defence Webinar Series and a 12-month schedule of Online Conferences and Meetings Defence iQ’s digital platform can provide your business with those invaluable touch points from which to enhance your brand,...

B2B Matchmaking and One to One Meetings

We understand how valuable face-to-face time is with your prospects, that is why at IAV online event, we provide you the opportunity to make new connections with AI powered matchmaking and set up private and secure meetings.

IAV 2020 Attendee List

Submit your details in the form to see who attended IAV 2020, the world’s premier meeting ground for the global armoured vehicle community

2020 Event Highlights

2020 marked the 20th anniversary of the event. Over 650 armoured vehicles professionals – including over 250 industry experts and 400 military leaders gathered at the World’s Largest Dedicated Armoured Vehicles Conference, to discuss the full range of emerging technologies and the changing CONOPS impacting the sector, and how to...

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IAV 2020 Podcast by Jane's

Sam Cranny-Evans, the author of Jane's Armoured Fighting Vehicles is joined by John Strijdom of Newton to discuss some of the key themes and topics raised by the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) 2020 conference that was held from 20 - 23 January in London.

IAV 2020: U.S. Army Next Generation Combat Vehicle program update

At IAV 2020, Melanie Rovery interviews Major Cory Wallace, Robotic Combat Vehicle Lead who spoke exclusively to Jane’s to provide an update on the US Army Futures Command Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) program. Major Wallace briefs on the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) Bradley replacement; the Robotic Combat Vehicle...

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Interviews and Video Content

General Dennis L Via, US Army Materiel Command: Procurement and Upgrade

January 2016 General Dennis L Via, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command, discussed the procurement plans and challenges for the US Army in the coming year at International Armoured Vehicles.

Lt Gen Seppo Toivonen, Commander, Finnish Army

January 2016 Lieutenant General Seppo Toivonen, Commander of the Finnish Army, summarises his briefing points at IAVs 2016, with thoughts towards modernisation and upgrades.

Brigadier General Charles Beaudouin, French Army: Programme Development

January 2016 Brigadier General Charles Beaudouin, Director Technical Section, French Army, discusses the priorities for French vehicles in the field of reducing weight and upping firepower, as well as why he believes the International Armoured Vehicles forum is useful when it comes to decision-making.

Colonel John Atkinson, US Marine Corps: Upgrade plans

January 2016 Colonel John Atkinson, Director of Fires and Maneuver Integration Division for the U.S. Marine Corps, discusses the current plans for upgrade and modernisation as the USMC seeks to bolster its expeditionary capabilities.

Major Francois Laroche, ATDU: Vehicle Technology Development

January 2016 The role of the Armoured Trials and Development Unit (ATDU) is to carry out user trials and development tasks on armoured vehicle equipment in order to provide cost-effective support to the Equipment Programme. Here, Major Francois Laroche, discusses what the current landscape looks like for vehicle protection and...

Textron Systems: Plans and Priorities

January 2016 Shortly before announcing its deal to supply the SCTV to Ukraine, Bear Midkiff, Textron’s director of Europe and Africa business operations, talks to Defence IQ about the company's activity over the past year and its priorities for 2016 and beyond. Textron Systems was the lead sponsor of International...

Black Hornet: Prox Dynamics discusses vehicle-launched nano UAVs

January 2016 Jack Eirik Straume of Prox Dynamics explains to Defence IQ how the the Black Hornet nano unmanned aerial vehicle has gone from strength to strength since seeing use in the British and Norwegian Army.  Showcasing the product at International Armoured Vehicles, the device can be launched from the...

Reports

Manoeuvre in the Digital World

'Digital Transformation' is currently thriving within civilian, commercial and public sectors - signalling a new era of data and information technology-centric thinking and practice. The armed forces have also felt the effects, both organizationally and on the battlefield.The manoeuvre force is one such force embracing the concept, adopting technologies which...

UGVs & Manoeuvre in the Future Urban Environment

The rise of global megacities and the increasing fragility of metropolitan spaces due to environmental and geopolitical crises suggests that the likelihood of future conflict taking place in the urban environment is increasing. Recognizing this, land forces are modernizing their capability portfolios to enable them to fight and win in...

Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe | 2019 Regional programmes and requirements report

The Eastern European current security context is prompting armies to prioritise the modernisation of their mechanised units and the acquisition of new platforms which offer them versatility in roles, speed and mobility. Ahead of this year’s Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe conference, Defence IQ have compiled an update on the current...

Special Feature: Armoured Vehicles Investment Outlook 2016-2026

This special feature seeks to provide a long-term outlook for global armoured vehicle production, highlighting in particular where potential investors in the protected mobility industry should be looking, in order to secure the highest possible return. Several major defence primes across Europe and the US are explored for financials and...

Armoured Vehicles in Asia: Key Programmes and Requirements Report

Ahead of this year’s Armoured Vehicles Asia Conference, Defence IQ compiled a comprehensive report highlighting active ongoing programmes and key requirements in the Armoured Vehicle space in the region, as militaries invest in solutions and adapt to the modern battlefield against a wide array of threats and challenges. Rapid growth...

The rise of robotics in the U.S. Army: An insight from the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence

The Maneuver Center of Excellence of the U.S. Army is at the heart of the Pentagon’s plans to invest US$1 billion over the next few years for the development of robotics systems, having held their first-ever Robotics Industry Day this summer. “In conventional operations, as well as in the urban...

Global Armoured Vehicle Market Report 2019

The globally changing strategic context surrounding the armoured vehicles and related equipment market has made it even more wide-ranging, seeing a significant increase in UGVs, artificial intelligence, virtual training and survivability equipment. This growing market is expected to reach US$31.26 Billion by 2021, driven by increasing armed conflicts, terrorism among...

Presentations

Communicating the Land Power Narrative

At the 2018 International Armoured Vehicle Forum, Major General Karl Engelbrektson, Army of Sweden gave this presentation entitled "Communicating the Land Power Narrative"; the presentation covers the following points:The ever increasing need for cooperation among armed forces who are in reshaping and resizing their forces following the conflicts of the...

General David G. Perkins: Designing the future army to create a versatile, tailorable future force

Take a look at the presentation given by General David G. Perkins, Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He discussed designing the future army to create a versatile, tailorable future force.

Brigadier General Chris Mills: Re-defining the role of Australia's future AFVs

Take a look at the presentation given by General Brigadier Chris Mills, Director General Modernisation - Army. At the 17th annual International Armoured Vehicles Conference 2017, he explored how to re-define the role of Australia’s future AFVs.

Brigadier-General D.A. Macaulay: The future of direct fire

At the 17th annual International Armoured Vehicles Conference 2017, Brigadier-General D.A. Macaulay gave a presentation about the future of direct fire. Download it here.