30 - 31 October, 2018 | Bangkok, Thailand

CONFERENCE DAY ONE

8:15 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:45 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS & COMMENCEMENT OF PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00 am - 9:30 am HOST NATION WELCOME ADDRESS: INDONESIAN ARMY

9:30 am - 10:00 am SESSION RESERVED FOR PT PINDAD

10:00 am - 10:30 am FUTURE CAPABILITIES AND DEVELOPMENTS

  • The original MRAP met a specific need to improve survivability, however was limited in size and weight, mobility and off road performance
  • Capability trends in user requirements include a need for mobility, rapid deployment over distance, crew protection, tactical mobility through terrain, flexible/adaptable platforms, self-defense weapons, logistics support and value for money
  • Changing design priorities call for a multi-role wheeled vehicle that provides combat AFV capability with high levels of protection and mobility
  • The N35 multi-mission family of vehicles offer high levels of protection, combat and tactical mobility, operational and strategic mobility, high payload, modular design and manufactured in UAE
  • The N35 is characterised by very high mobility, proven survivability, excellent situational awareness, compact design, high internal volume and system ready

10:30 am - 11:00 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: UNITED STATES ARMY PACIFIC

  • Posturing and preparing Army forces, sustaining and protecting those forces in the theatre
  • Supporting the development of an integrated joint force across domains, and building military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure Pacific Command area of responsibility

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 am - 12:00 pm MALAYSIAN ARMY EXPERIENCE IN OPERATING ARMORED VEHICLES

  • Overview of the current Malaysian armored fleet and perceived operational capability SIMBAS 6x6 AFVs and Condor 4x4 APC engine and transmission, and hull and turret upgrades
  • Overview of the new fleet of AV8 8x8 vehicles
  • Current mission sets and requirements in order to meet challenges faced and lessons learned from recent operational experiences

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm WEAPON SYSTEMS: IS BIGGER BETTER?

  • CMI Defence is the partner of land armed forces through the provision of integrated weapon systems (20-120mm) and related solutions
  • The electronic architecture of its products gives them a level of growth potential and modularity which enables the larger calibre turrets to fire gun-launched missiles for example

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm ARMORED FIGHTING VEHICLES OF THE NEPALESE ARMY

Lieutenant General Baldevraj Mahat, Chief of General Staff of Nepali Army,Nepalese Army
  • Introduction to Nepalese Army armored capabilities, including current fleet inventory and variants
  • Directorate General of Military Training (DGMT) armored vehicle training – current procedure and CONOPS
  • Examining current and potential future missions sets and deployments
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Lieutenant General Baldevraj Mahat

Chief of General Staff of Nepali Army
Nepalese Army

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm FNSS AND PT PINDAD JOINT DEVELOPMENT MODERN MEDIUM WEIGHT TANK (MMWT)

  • Protecting and adding value to its users and stakeholders by creating innovative solutions
  • Capable of designing and manufacturing Na broad range of land systems, modernising existing vehicles, and providing the necessary training and integrated logistic support for these systems

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

  • Overview of project so far, including success so far, current stage and future phases
  • Risk Mitigation Activity: Includes a 12 month test and evaluation program of the Rheinmetall and BAE Systems Australia Limited vehicles. It will also investigate options to improve Australian industry involvement in the LAND 400 program
  • A look into the future of Phase 3 – Mounted Close Combat Capability, primarily enabled Nby the Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) (the M113 NAPC replacement) and MSV mission systems
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Lieutenant Colonel Chris McKendry

Land 400 T&E Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
Australian Department of Defence

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm COMPOSITE RUBBER TRACKS OPERATING AT REACH – WHILST LOWERING THE LOGISTICS NEED AND ENABLING YOU TO FIGHT FOR LONGER

  • An overview of the Composite Rubber Track System
  • Survivability benefits
  • Challenges for integration and maintainability

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BALANCE OF POWER; RELIABLE ENERGY STORAGE SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERN WORLD

  • With ever-increasing power demands, discover the advantages of Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) dual-purpose batteries that offer both high power engine start capability and deep-cycle reserve capacity
  • Learn how TPPL batteries consistently offer reliability to our partner customers even when operating in extreme temperatures or from a state of deep discharge
  • Develop an understanding of how our batteries can be integrated as part of a complete energy solution for both monitoring and management of equipment performance

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (DTI ) OF THAILAND ARMORED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Lieutenant Colonel Ampun Janpengen, Director of Business Collaboration, Defence Technology Institute,Ministry of Defence, The Kingdom of Thailand
  • Overview of current, past and future armored vehicles projects of DTI
  • Examining opportunities for collaboration with DTI to enable the required armored fighting capability to fulfil the future mission requirements of the Royal Thai Armed Forces
  • Introduction to collaboration with DTI
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Lieutenant Colonel Ampun Janpengen

Director of Business Collaboration, Defence Technology Institute
Ministry of Defence, The Kingdom of Thailand

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm SESSION RESERVED FOR RHEINMETALL DEFENCE

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm REPLACING THE ROK’S EXISTING K200 SERIES INFANTRY FIGHTING VEHICLES WITH THE K21

Major Lee, K21 Programme Lead,Defense Acquisition Program Administration, Republic of Korea
  • Examining the infantry fighting vehicle capability of the RoK Armed Forces
  • Composite armor with layers of soft-kill anti-missile defense systems, ceramic and glass fiber providing high levels of protection to the crew; it has seating for three crew and nine soldiers
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Major Lee

K21 Programme Lead
Defense Acquisition Program Administration, Republic of Korea

6:00 pm - 6:20 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE

6:20 pm - 7:50 pm DRINKS RECEPTION SPONSORED BY RHEINMETALL DEFENCE