20 - 23 January, 2020 | Twickenham, London, UK
Major General Charles Beaudouin, Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans & Programs at French Ministry of Defence

Major General Charles Beaudouin


Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans & Programs
French Ministry of Defence

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Main Conference Day One (21 Jan)

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020


10:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: ADAPTING THE WAY WE FIGHT FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF COMBAT VEHICLES

·         What are the likely obstacles for aligning the next generation of combat vehicle technology, with emerging doctrine, such as multi-domain operations and systems fusion?  
·         What are the key considerations for mitigating the cyber vulnerabilities of fighting vehicles in a digitised battlespace?
·         Outlining the considerations for automation & AI, deception, novel barriers and persistent surveillance for armoured manoeuvre warfare in the future battlespace
·         Acquisition and the Military-Industrial Relationship: how must military acquisition culture and processes adapt to be more effective in the 21st century? What can enable closer collaboration between military and industry, particularly with non-traditional defence entities?  

Main Conference Day Two (22 Jan)

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020


11:40 FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS OF THE ENLARGED SCORPION PROGRAMME

·          Overview of the $6.7 billion Army’s Scorpion modernisation programme
·          Planned delivery of 780 Griffon multirole troop carriers and 248 units of the light multirole Jaguar combat vehicle by 2020
·          Upgrade of the Leclerc tank with a new battle management system, crew training with on-board 3D simulation, and maintenance
·          The architecture of the SCORPION armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle JAGUAR
·          Lessons learned from recent operations and their impact on modernisation programme