30 - 31 October, 2018 | Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Asoke Hotel, Thailand

CONFERENCE DAY ONE

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

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Air Chief Marshal Dr Preecha Prachamuk

Director and Secretary, Defense Technology Institute
Ministry of Defence, The Kingdom of Thailand

  • Overview of current, past and future armoured vehicles projects of DTI
  • Military standard test and evaluation for DTI’s 8x8 armoured vehicles
  • Research & development of the vehicle’s survivability on the battlefield by mimicking natural creature behaviour
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Dr Artit Ridluan

Director of Military Vehicle Division and Chief System Engineer (CSE) of Military Vehicle and Weapon Platform Programs, Defence Technology Institute
Ministry of Defence, The Kingdom of Thailand

9:50 am - 10:20 am TRENDS IN MODERN MILITARY VEHICLE PERFORMANCE AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

  • Review of the global conflict landscape
  • Trends in future military vehicle performance beyond the iron triangle
  • Scalable technology transfer and localisation

10:20 am - 11:00 am SESSION RESERVED FOR THE ROYAL THAI ARMY

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


• Overview of current AFV capability and current
operations where vehicles are employed
• How are the AFP’s armoured vehicles used to
counter Islamist militants operating on Philippine
territory?
• With recent governmental commitments to
considerably increase defense spending, how
will this translate into increased
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Brigadier General Bismarck D Soliba AFP

Deputy Commander, Mechanized Infantry Division
Philippine Army

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Major Glenn M Apresto

Chief of Armour Capability Development Office, Mechanized Infantry Division
Philippine Army

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm WEAPON SYSTEMS: IS BIGGER BETTER?

·Examining CMI's provision of integrated weapon systems (20-120mm) and related solutions for land armed forces
·Providing electronic architecture for products and a level of growth potential and modularity which enables the larger calibre turrets to fire gun launched missiles for example

12:40 pm - 1:20 pm LAND 400: ACHIEVEMENTS SO FAR, CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE

• What is Land 400? Phase 1 & Phase 2 overview
• Phase 3 – IFV and MSV – Infantry Fighting Vehicle
and Manoeuvre Support Vehicles (tracked,
turreted, circa 45 tonnes) replacing M113
• Phase 4 – Integrated Training System

1:20 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm NDUSTRY LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION:

• What are the technological breakthroughs and
performance requirements of the vehicles that the
region’s vehicle users are looking for?
• How do the panellists perceive military
expenditures amongst APAC countries, and how
would they anticipate future opportunities related
to armoured vehicle demand from end-users?
• How important is local partnership content models
& what are the benefits?

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm REPUBLIC OF KOREA’S ARMOURED VEHICLE PORTFOLIO

• Acquisition of 600 new wheeled armoured vehicles,
K806 and K808 aimed at improving the mobility,
survivability and hitting power of front line and rear
echelon infantry troops
• The K808 is designed to offer a rapid deployment
combat vehicle for infantry units to perform
reconnaissance missions in front line areas whilst
the K806 is intended for use in mobile strike and
reconnaissance missions in the rear
• K21 Infantry Fighting Vehicle Programme
introduction & future programmes

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm PROVIDING PROTECTED MOBILITY CAPABILITY THAT IS ABLE TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF OPERATING ENVIRONMENTS NOW AND IN THE FUTURE

Gillian Rodger - Integrated Project Team Leader – Protected Mobility Capability Project New Zealand Ministry of Defence
• Current protected mobility of the New Zealand Defence Force
• Examining the three phases allowing for new capabilities to be introduced at a rate the New Zealand Army can assimilate: Phase 1 to equip at least a Light Task Group, Phase 2 to equip a Combined-Arms Task Group, Phase 3 to upgrade or replace a number of Light Armored Vehicles
• Defining capabilities in Phase 1 – initial findings
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Gillian Rodger

Integrated Project Team Leader – Protected Mobility Capability Project
New Zealand Ministry of Defence

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm VEHICLE SURVIVABILITY IN A MINE & IED THREAT ENVIRONMENT

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm APAC LAND SYSTEMS MARKETS AND TRENDS

Jon Grevatt - Asia Pacific Defence Industry Analyst Janes
• Analysis of regional land system trends over the last 15 years
• Current state of market and anticipated development looking towards 2035
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Jon Grevatt

Asia Pacific Defence Industry Analyst
Janes

5:50 pm - 6:45 pm DRINKS RECEPTION