forum provides armor professionals an insight into the latest trends in combat survivability and force protection.
The forum is providing the platform for an online event organized by Defense-Update, scheduled for May 2014. Since our ‘quiet launch’ in October 2013 ‘Armor technology 2014’ has gathered momentum and support among the world’s leading military forces, scientists at R&D centers and technical advisors, to defense integrators and armor specialized industries throughout the world.
Military and industry experts from Israel, the USA, Netherlands, Germany, France, the U.K. and Russia have already expressed interest to speak before the forum. More details will be released as specific presentations are confirmed. Our theme for the 2014 forum will be “Combat Vehicles Survivability”, addressing various aspects of today’s armor challenges:
♦ Evolving Challenges in Asymmetric Warfare
Modern military forces are facing new threats today, as insurgents, terror groups, even some military forces are adapting new operational techniques and technical capabilities evolved through years of combat.
♦ Advancement in anti-armor capabilities
The proliferation of advanced counter-armor weaponry and operational techniques is challenging the Army planners to rethink their operational concepts, particularly when it comes to complex and urban terrain.
♦ Advanced armor technologies
Innovation in materials and processes, Advanced, metals, ceramics and hybrids are improving ballistic and blast protection, offering superior, multi-functional protection at lower cost.
♦ Improving design and manufacturing processes
Affordably building and upgrading combat vehicles. Surviving mines and IEDs – Dealing and mitigating blasts effects.
♦ Beyond armor – hard kill and
Improving situational awareness and rapid response, employing soft and hard kill active protection systems.
♦ Maintaining a credible combat force
How different militaries view the roles, requirements and modernization of the armored component, being part of the modern land forces.
Participants at the “” international forum include leading experts from military services, prime contractors, integrators and OEMs as well as scholars and researchers from the world’s leading R&D and academic institutions. Due to the sensitivity of this topic, all participants are required to pre-qualification with Defense-Update as approved members.
Members of the Armor Technology 2014 forum will get access to exclusive presentations, provided by leading international experts. Forum members you will have the opportunity to address the panel of experts with questions and suggestions. Forum membership includes access to all presentations, and their related discussion threads. Other member privileges include a full year subscription to Defense-Update, access to premium content, personalized information updates via email and more. Companies interested in sponsoring and supporting the forum are invited to contact the editor for more details.
Armor Technology 2014 Application
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