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Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability USA Conference

By Vic Andreou - 11th July 2022 - 17:58

26 - 27 September
Hilton Arlington, Virginia, USA
2 Days

Inaugural Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability USA Conference

26th – 27th September 2022 | Hilton Arlington, Virginia, USA

Optimizing the Protection of Future US Armoured Platforms

The SMi Group are delighted to announce the first annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability USA conference, taking place in Arlington, VA on the 26th and 27th September 2022.

As the only armoured vehicle conference in North America dedicated to the area of survivability, this 2022 event will gather program managers, capability directors, commanders from the military, senior engineers, chief scientists, and platform managers from leading solution providers to discuss what the US Military and Industry partners are doing to best protect their armoured vehicles and personnel.

This conference is a focused study on how to enhance survivability and addresses all layers of the survivability spectrum. Key capabilities that will be covered are signature management, situational awareness, armoured and blast protection, C-IED, vehicle obscuration systems, active protection systems and an overall picture of integrated survivability.


  • Hear the latest survivability updates from the current and future armoured vehicles that will drive US Maneuver options for years to come
  • This will include platform specific briefs discussing the: Abrams, Bradley, NGCV, AMPV, OMFV, Stryker, JLTV, ACV, ARV and more
  • Learn from briefings on armoured vehicles defensive capabilities from leading US Program Managers bringing together those at the heart of systems operation, training, development and integration
  • Benefit from this platform to advance armoured vehicles active defense capabilities and network with those at the heart of protective technology design, development, and integration
  • Discuss key requirements for the countering of threats during contemporary and future operations such as IEDs, UAS, EW, ballistic threats, antitank guided missiles and many more

The 2022 Conference will also welcome host nation speakers which include:

  • Major General Darren Werner, Commanding General, US Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command
  • Brigadier General Thomas Feltey, Commandant Armor School, US Armor School
  • Colonel Jason Kidder, Army Capability Manager ABCT and Reconnaissance, MCDID, US Army
  • Colonel Timothy F. Hough, Program Manager Advanced Amphibious Assault (PM AAA), US Marine Corps

Expert International Speakers also include:

  • Brigadier Ian Langford, Director General Future Land Warfare, Australian Defence Force
  • Colonel Etienne Gauthier, Director Armoured Vehicle Program Management (DAVPM), Department Of National Defence - Canada
  • Colonel Damien Sandeau, SCORPION Programme Officer, French Ministry of the Armed Forces
  • Senior Representative, Mil Cap Plans, British Army

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Additional Contact Info:

T: +44 (0) 20 7827 6020

E: [email protected]

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