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INDIRECT FIRE SUPPORT

Indirect Fire Support
Current Trends, Future Challenges

21st & 22nd June 2006, Central London

Sponsored: Diehl BGT Defence
Supported: ASD-Network.com, armedforces.co.uk, Frost & Sullivan, Monch Publishing Group
& army-technology.com

SMi’s 6th Annual Indirect Fire Support Symposium will not only focus on lessons learnt but will also take into consideration the relevant and stimulating issues which surround future indirect fire support strategies. This event will incorporate key operational case studies as well as provide progress reports on future combat systems.

SMi’s 6th Indirect Fire Support Symposium will allow attendees to hear programme analysis and updates from senior military staff and industry experts. Register to discover the latest developments in mortar munitions technology, long-range artillery, precision weapons, ammunition and fuses, country-specific command & control, target acquisition systems and simulation and training. In addition, information will be disseminated about recent ‘law of war’ requirements which are creating new technical challenges for manufacturers.

This event offers an excellent opportunity to network with 19 speakers who are key military decision-makers and industry leaders from the US, UK, Israel, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. They include:

* Colonel Ole Knudson, Project Manager, Combat Ammunition Systems, US Army
* Colonel Max Fenner, Commander, Land Forces Training Center, Swiss Army
* Lieutenant Colonel David Lowles, Chief Instructor, Targeting Branch, The Royal School of Artillery
* Commander Clive Murgatroyd MBE, Chairman, Group 1, Naval Armaments, NATO & Directorate of Equipment Capability Above Water Effects (Surface Effects), Ministry of Defence, UK
* Major (Ret’d) Dwayne Hynes, Military Intelligence Analyst, US Army
* Keith Seaman, Senior Advisor, Command and Control (C2), Modelling and Simulation, Department of Defense, US Air Force
* Motti Eis, Artillery Ammunition Directorate, Israel Military Industries
* Dr Murat Eren, Navigation & Guidance System Design Manager, Aselsan
* Kim Finkenhagen, ComBatt Software Engineer, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace
* Dominique Loye, Deputy Head, Mines-Arms Unit, Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross

We are pleased to announce that our Chair this year will be

* Charles Heyman, Director, The R&F International Defence and Security Consultancy

Benefits of attending:
* MAXIMISE networking opportunities with key decision-makers and industry leaders in the army, navy and air forces of the following countries: The US, UK, Israel, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland and more!
* REVIEW the latest fire support programmes with analysis and updates from senior military staff and industry experts
* DISCOVER the newest developments in mortar munitions technology, long-range artillery, precision weapons, ammunition and fuses and joint-effects targeting
* GAIN valuable information about force preparation and doctrinal issues
* ASSESS country-specific command & control, target acquisition systems and simulation and training
* BE INFORMED of recent ‘law of war’ requirements which are creating new technical challenges for manufacturers

For more information about this SMi conference, please visit our website at: www.smi-online.co.uk/firesupport3.asp

To register contact Tayub Mushtaq on tel: +44 (0)20 7827 6722 or E-mail:tmushtaq@smi-online.co.uk

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