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Brand new CBRN focus at Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2018 conference and focus day

SMi reports: The 4th annual sell-out conference and focus day Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability will have a brand new CBRN focus

LONDON, WATERLOO, UNITED KINGDOM, June 28, 2018 / -- This year for the first time, attendees can benefit from briefings on the protection of armoured platforms and crews from chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological threats (CBRN) at Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference & focus day 2018.

With the CBRN threat for armoured vehicles remaining high, now has never been a better time to hear more from the CBRN Delivery Team, DE&S, UK MoD and Deputy PEO Operations and Modernisation, JPEO CBD at the three-day event.

Mr. Ian Matthews, CBRN Delivery Team, DE&S, UK MoD will present on ‘Delivering Future Ready CBRN Protection for the British Armoured Vehicle Fleet’. Mr Matthews will cover:
• Emerging requirements for enhanced protection against CBRN threats
• An update on the developments in the UK CBRN Equipment Capability Plan
• Reintegrating the FUCHS area reconnaissance and survey vehicles into the British Land Forces
• Ongoing procurement programmes and foreseeable challenges in fending off chemical and biological threats

Mr. Daniel McCormick, Deputy PEO Operations and Modernisation, JPEO CBD will present ‘Protecting Vehicle Crew Against CBRN Threats Through the Development of Enhanced Chemical and Biological Defence Systems’. Mr McCormick’s presentation will cover:
• Emerging requirements for enhanced protection against CBRN threats
• Developing new cutting-edge detection and neutralisation technologies
• Maximising R&D and driving new material designs
• Ongoing research and foreseeable challenges in fending off chemical and biological threats

The consequences of CBRN emergencies are likely to stretch national capabilities to their fullest and a shared vision between countries is extremely important since CBRN incidents extend far over national borders, natural borders and airspaces. Download the brochure for more conference and focus day information at

For even more event information prospective delegates can also download the following on the website - Past attendees by organisation, Past attendees by country and region, Past sponsors, Chairman's letter, Focus day and conference agenda and a series of Jane’s post-focus day articles from last year’s event.

Book your place at by the 29th June and receive a £300 discount on your conference booking.

Gold Sponsor: Leonardo
Sponsored by: Lockheed Martin, Soucy Defence, Rheinmetall Active Protection GMBH and UTC Aerospace Systems

Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability
APS Focus Day: 13th November 2018
Conference: 14th – 15th November 2018

London, UK

For sponsorship and exhibition queries please contact Sadia Malick at
For delegate queries please contact James Hitchen at
For media queries please contact Natasha Boumediene at

About SMi Group:

Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at

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