Tactical Vehichles Summit

Venue: Washington

Location: Washington, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 23, 2012
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As new vehicle platforms emerge to meet the military’s needs and challenges,
problems with ballistic requirements, logistics, vehicle armor and modernization fleet
come into view. As the battlefield continues to evolve, the need for a tactical vehicle
that can improve survivability and maneuverability while effectively meeting specific
mission requirements is increasingly pressing.
The Summit will focus on:
• Objectives, plans and next steps to be taken in the JLTV, HMMWV ECV and
MRAP program
• Future requirements and planning for the TWV fleet
• Developments in applied vehicle technology
• Adapting to budget realities - streamlining vehicle development and acquisition
The Summit’s Future Armor Technology Focus Day will examine the latest technologies
and best practices that support the continuous development of armor protection. From
materials composites to design, these advancements will show you how to implement
stronger, lighter and more cost-effective armor solutions.
Presentations and workshops will highlight:
• Latest research and development in armor and materials technology
• Immediate practical applications for developers and users
• Clear plans for overcoming challenges and enhancing capabilities in future
vehicles via research and armor technology