International Armoured Vehicles 2011 by Defence IQ — Event announcement

LONDON, UK – 17 Jan­u­ary 2011 — Inter­na­tion­al Armoured Vehi­cles, Defence IQ’s flag­ship event for the armoured vehi­cle com­mu­ni­ty, has con­firmed, Lieu­tenant Gen­er­al Paul New­ton, Com­man­der of Force Devel­op­ment and Train­ing for the British Army’s HQ Land Forces will give the UK keynote address at Inter­na­tion­al Armoured Vehi­cles 2011, this com­ing Feb­ru­ary.

Lt Gen New­ton is the prin­ci­pal author of Joint Doc­trine Pub­li­ca­tion 3–40, con­cern­ing doc­trine for UK mil­i­tary secu­ri­ty and sta­bil­i­sa­tion, and has been high­ly out­spo­ken about the need to reform the way in which train­ing is cur­rent­ly deliv­ered.

He will answer con­fer­ence par­tic­i­pants’ ques­tions on the role of armoured vehi­cles in future con­flicts and the impli­ca­tions for UK forces. The con­fer­ence agen­da fea­tures pre­sen­ta­tions from every ele­ment of the Army’s pro­cure­ment chain and allows unpar­al­leled net­work­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties with top mil­i­tary deci­sion mak­ers. The line up includes:

HQ Land Forces:

  • Major Gen­er­al Chris Deverell, Direc­tor Gen­er­al, Logis­tics, Sup­port and Equip­ment

Joint Capa­bil­i­ties Board:

  • Major Gen­er­al Bill Moore, Direc­tor, Bat­tle­space Manoeu­vre Require­ments
  • Andrew Fawkes, Deputy Head of Capa­bil­i­ty — Sim­u­la­tion, JTES (Joint Train­ing Eval­u­a­tion and Sim­u­la­tion)

Defence Equip­ment and Sup­port:

  • Colonel Ian Blanks, Team Leader, Sup­port Improve­ment Team, Through Life Sup­port Chain
  • Lieu­tenant Colonel Andrew Jack­son, Land Team Leader, Through Life Sup­port Chain
  • Merfyn Lloyd, Sci­en­tif­ic Advi­sor to Chief of Land Materiel
  • Paul Point­er, Tur­rets and Weapon Sys­tems Spe­cial­ists, Com­bat Tracks Group

Oper­a­tional Units:

  • Lieu­tenant Colonel Har­ry Fuller­ton, Com­mand­ing Offi­cer, House­hold Cav­al­ry Reg­i­ment

Academic/Research:

  • Lieu­tenant Colonel Andy Stephens, SO1 Explo­sive Ord­nance, Defence Col­lege of Man­age­ment and Tech­nol­o­gy
  • Jere­my Smith, Head of Future Com­bat Sys­tems, Cran­field Uni­ver­si­ty

This year’s Inter­na­tion­al Armoured Vehi­cles event, boast­ing its largest ever con­tin­gent of UK speak­ers with UK mil­i­tary con­firmed del­e­ga­tions, also has the involve­ment of Roy­al Armoured Corps, HQ Infantry, HQ Direc­tor Roy­al Artillery, the Land War­fare Cen­tre and DSTL.

In addi­tion, IAV2011 will host mil­i­tary del­e­ga­tions from around the world includ­ing the Span­ish Army, Aus­tralian Army, British Army, Swedish Armed Forces, Sloven­ian Armed Forces, Ital­ian MoD, Nor­we­gian Army, French Army, US Army and many more.

With the world class exhi­bi­tion of over 120 exhibitors, and up to 3000 vis­i­tors expect­ed to attend, Inter­na­tion­al Armoured Vehi­cles is the only event where indus­try play­ers and mil­i­tary deci­sion-mak­ers can meet the full spec­trum of the armoured vehi­cle com­mu­ni­ty in 2011.

Vis­it www.internationalarmouredvehicles.com for fur­ther details about the con­fer­ence.

Con­tact:
Rohan Ver­ma
Exhi­bi­tions Mar­ket­ing Man­ag­er
10th Annu­al Inter­na­tion­al Armoured Vehi­cles Con­fer­ence
+44 (0) 207 368 9539
rohan.verma@iqpc.co.uk

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