CONFERENCE DAY THREE

8:30 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00 am - 9:10 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:10 am - 9:40 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: SUPPORTING COMBAT AND MATERIEL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE FUTURE ARMY VEHICLE USER

9:40 am - 10:20 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

FORSCOM trains, mobilizes, deploys, sustains, transforms, and reconstitutes assigned conventional forces, providing relevant and ready land power to combatant commanders.

10:20 am - 10:50 am FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS IN MILITARY VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS

·          The military vehicle global market context
·          Design trends in future vehicle developments and future-proofing vehicles
·          The market drivers faced by OEMs that are shaping future military vehicle requirements

10:50 am - 11:20 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm BRAZILIAN ARMORED VEHICLE MODERNISATION


11:50 am - 12:20 pm ARMORED VEHICLES PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

·          Changes and challenges of modern conflicts and wars
·          Armoured vehicle performance and trends today
·          New solutions, add on systems for vehicles and troops on the ground

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm PERUVIAN VEHICLE FLEET MODERNISATION

MEXICO / BRAZIL / PERU / CHILE / ARGENTINA

12:50 pm - 1:20 pm ROUTE RECONNAISSANCE AND CLEARANCE (RP&C) – LATEST DEVELOPMENTS

·          The RP&C concept model -covering Pearson Engineering Limited (PEL) contribution
·          In Service Vehicle Options
·          The ‘Swiss Army Knife’ approach
·          Modularity and Interoperability
·          The future – remote control and beyond


1:20 pm - 1:50 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

12:20 pm - 12:50 pm THE US ARMY’S MOBILE PROTECTED FIREPOWER PROGRAM

·          Overview & Senior Leader Direction
·          History & Schedule
·          Acquisition Strategy, Evaluation Criteria & Organization
·          Concerns & Path Forward

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm MODERNIZE AND SUSTAIN PREMIER TANK AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS TO EQUIP THE WARFIGHTER AND STRATEGIC PARTNERS

·          PD MBTS Product Lines
·          Providing orientation to the M1A2 and M88 program including production, sustainment and modernization planning
·          Evolution of the Abrams Main Battle Tank – examining major baseline changes and modernization efforts
·          M88 Family of Vehicles Program – current program activities and potential technologies

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm ACHIEVEMENTS OF DEVELOPMENT OF ARMORED VEHICLES IN JAPAN AND OUR FUTURE AMBITIONS

·          Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) & History of Armored Vehicle Development in Japan
·          Features Overview of Type 10 Main Battle & Type 16 Mobile Combat Vehicle (MCV)
·          Future Amphibious Technology
·          Conclusions

4:50 pm - 5:20 pm CURRENT AND FUTURE TURKISH ARMORED VEHICLE PROGRAMS