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Vehicle Survivability
Technology, tactics and anaylsis to provide effective armour solutions.
29th & 30th April 2008 · Thistle Marble Arch, London, UK


Conference Day One: 29 April 2008

8.30– 9.00 Coffee & Registration

9.00– 9.10 Chairman’s welcome & introduction

Lt Col. (Ret’d) Dr. Jim Storrm
Independent Defence Analyst

9.10 – 9.50 The Future Of Force Protection

Col. Andrew Cuthbert
Assistant Director
Land Concepts,DCDC,UK MoD

9.50– 10.30 Defining The Threat To Vehicle Survivability: Initiatives Run By The European Defence Agency

Tero Solante
Principal Officer, Armaments Directorate
European Defence Agency

10.30– 11.00 Morning Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.40 Armour Materials And Armour Systems: Overview Of Current And Future Developments

Dr. André Diederen
Msc. Senior Research Scientist
TNO Defence Security and Safety

11.40 – 12.20 Assessing Active Protection Systems (APS)

Dr Arild Skjold
Senior Scientist

12.20– 13.40 Networking Lunch

13.40– 14.20 Combined Arms Fighting Vehicle (CAFV): Strengthening The Technological Basis For The Application Of Composite Materials For Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVS)

Dr Mark French
Principal Engineer

14.20– 15.00 The British Army’s Future Strategy For Armoured Vehicles

Maj. Mark Rynehart
SO2 Current Armoured Fighting Vehicles, Combat Equipment
Capability Ground Manoeuvr, UK MoD

15.00– 15.40 Afternoon Coffee Break

15.40– 16.20 The Vehicle Technology Integration Demonstrator (VTID) Programme

Jerry Sollick
Technical Manager

16.20 – 17.00 Survivability And Protection For Armoured Vehicles

Andrew Pahutski
Senior Test Manager, US Army Developmental Test Command
Tank-Automotive & Armaments Division
US Army

17.00– 17.10 Chairman’s Summary And End Of Day One

17.10 – 18.00

Networking drinks reception

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