CONFERENCE DAY ONE

8:10 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:50 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:00 am - 9:40 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE FUTURE THREAT CONTEXT AND CAPABILITY GENERATION

AFC will modernize the Army for the future; integrate the future operational environment, develop and deliver future force requirements, design future force organizations and deliver materiel capabilities

9:40 am - 10:20 am MANEUVER IN MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS

AirLand Battle and Multi-Domain Operations: What is the Difference?
> Identifying trends in the current operational environment and the capability modernization required
• Contested in all domains
• Increasingly lethal and expanded battlefield
• Increasingly complex environment
• Challenged deterrence

10:20 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:30 am STRYKER AND VEHICLE PROTECTION UPDATE

·          Overview of Stryker Platform Stryker Lethality, Stryker Operator Tablet & Vehicle Protection
·          2CR Lethality Lessons Learned: Key observations and identified shortcomings
·          Examining technology gaps such as Active Signature Management, Fuzed Platform-Level Situational Awareness and Improved Offensive Effects
·          Evolving from ‘Enabling Protection via Lethality’ to ‘Enabling Lethality via Protection’

11:30 am - 12:00 pm MISSION COMMAND ON THE MOVE: ARMOURED PLATFORMS, COMMAND VEHICLES, AND COMMAND POSTS

·          DRS Land Electronics Overview
·          Expeditionary Command Post Mission Command / Battle Management, Mobility, Power, and Survivability Challenges & Solutions
·          Fully Integrated, Modular, and Scalable Mobile C4I System
·          On-Board Vehicle Power (OBVP) System
·          Mission Command Expeditionary Command Post (MC-ECP)


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm ISRAELI ACTIVE PROTECTION SYSTEM CAPABILITY

·          Operating the only fully operational and combat-proven APS in the world
·          Current APS capability which includes four fire-control radars to track incoming threats such as anti-tank-guided-missiles and rocket-propelled grenades
·          Plans for further weapons development 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm THE PEO-GCS VEHICLE PROTECTION SUITE PORTFOLIO

·          VPS tranche 1 efforts and opportunities
·          Upcoming engagement and study activity for futures/tranche 2
·          Scientific qualification for priority technologies

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm GETTING TO THE LEFT OF BOOM…LASER WARNING AS A COMBAT MULTIPLIER

·          Advanced laser threat warning systems for force protection
·          Providing the extra seconds needed to ensure crew survivability
·          Chemical detection systems for a range of current and emerging threat environments

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PEO SOF VEHICLE PORTFOLIO


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON BREAK & NETWORKING

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm UPCOMING STUDIES AND FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES:


6:10 pm - 6:50 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: VEHICLE PROTECTION

·          Rocket Propelled Grenade protection Vs. Active Protection systems
·          Future Trends in Survivability
·          APS from drawing board to working systems; how developed are they?
·          Soft kill vs Hard kill – different systems available and trade-offs; what are the effects on the nearby infantry?

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS