Light Utility Vehicles 2008

Venue: Cafe Royal

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 08, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 09, 2008
Registration Date: Jul 04, 2008
Early Registration Date: Mar 29, 2008
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Following the success of our inaugural event in 2007, we are pleased to announce that Defence IQ’s Light Utility Vehicles conference is back, bringing together some of the worlds biggest and most influential military and industry personnel. Whether you need to identify military requirements for LUV performance or wish to learn from military operational experience, LUV will give you the ultimate platform to network, influence and share best practice.

By attending you will to gain essential insights into the benefits, pit-falls and requirements of LUV’s from across Europe, North America and beyond.

At LUV’s 2007, we brought together fascinating perspectives and procurement policies for Utility Vehicles from the UK, US, Germany, Spain, Denmark and Canada.

This year, we are focussing on bringing together more case-study platforms from more nations. Hear military and industry perspectives from the procurement of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle programme in the United States to the usage of the Mastiff (Cougar) vehicle in the British Army.

Speakers include:
- Lieutenant Colonel Nick Bate, SO1 Mission Support Branch, Land Warfare Centre, UK MoD
- Major Nick Copperwaite, SO2 Land ISTAR, DCDC, UK MoD
- James Johnson, Deputy Commander, Tank-Automotive and Armaments Division, Developmental Test Command, US Army
- Ian Kemp, Correspondent, Armada International
- Andrew Simpson, UK Defence Advisor, IVECO Defence Vehicles Division

Defence IQ’s Light Utility Vehicles conference is the only conference looking specifically at this essential vehicle for armed forces world wide.

Issues to be discussed at this international event will include:

- New programme initiatives including the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle replacement programme from the United States and the SUV IPT programme in the UK
- Examination of the pay-off between different qualities required from nations Light Utility Vehicles including mobility, protection, firepower, agility and cost
- Progress for counter IED measures and weapon technology for improved force protection on Light Utility Vehicles
- Current and future patrol vehicle requirements from the US Army, British Army, German Army, Spanish Army, Canadian Army