Platform Technology for Military Vehicles

Venue: BAWA

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 17, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 17, 2008
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Platform technology in the 21st century must balance survivability, mobility, ease of transportation and the very latest application of technology. Procurers demand an ever-increasing standard of military platform in order to meet the challenges of modern-day threats and warfare. This one-day seminar will update you on the challenges facing engineers seeking to meet procurers’ requirements for future military platforms, and also provide some of the latest solutions to these challenges.

With key presentations by the Ministry of Defence, military platform manufacturers and military technology companies, this event will provide a comprehensive guide to engineering cutting-edge military platforms.
Attending will help you:

• Hear the MoD’s thoughts on present and future requirements for military vehicle procurement
• Learn more about systems for vehicle navigation, control, obstacle avoidance and decision-making
• Design vehicles to successfully meet a variety of threats
• Choose the perfect materials to balance survivability with mobility and transportation
• Examine the future of autonomous military vehicles
• Discuss hybrid technology in military vehicles
• Analyse the technology of Modular Integrated Survivability on armoured fighting vehicles
• Strike the right balance between technology and human intervention
• Reduce overall weight of vehicles
• Improve efficiency of military platforms
• Learn about recent advances in electronic technology in military platforms
• Debate the outcome of the Grand Challenge
• Meet, greet and network with key industry figures
• Operate at the cutting edge


Additional Information

IMechE Member £220 (VAT £ 38.5 Total £ 258.5 ) Member of Co-Sponsoring Organisation £220 (VAT £ 38.5 Total £ 258.5 ) Non-Member £270 (VAT £ 47.25 Total £ 317.25 ) Co-Author £220 (VAT £ 38.5 Total £ 258.5 ) Student / Retired £75 (VAT £ 13.13 Total £ 88.13 )