BAE Systems, Nexter, Lockheed Martin, Elbit Systems & Saab Join Industry Leaders Strategy Debate at Future Artillery

   BAE Systems, Nexter, Lockheed Martin, Elbit Systems & Saab Join Industry
                 Leaders Strategy Debate at Future Artillery

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, February 21, 2013

LONDON, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Military and Defence industry leaders from 20 nations are set to meet at
Defence IQ's Future Artillery conference in March to provide perspective on
the future direction of the industry .

As operations in Afghanistan draw to a close there is a need to go to basics
and re-learn the military manoeuvre skills that tend to get lost in a
counter-insurgency war.

Defence IQ's flagship Future Artillery conference, provides a forum for the
artillery community to engage in discussion, share operational experience and
discuss advances in technological developments, operational feedback and
future vision across the in-direct fires community.

The 2013 Future Artillery conference comes at an important time for artillery.
Senior military personnel from Brazil, the UK, Poland, Spain, Portugal and
many other nations will attend the conference including:

  *Major General Juan Carlos Orozco, Commander, 6th Divisional Artillery and
    Project Manager - Field Artillery Modernisation Programme, Brazilian Army
  *Major General José Julio Dias Barreto, Project Manager - Astros 2020
    Programme, Brazilian Army
  *Brigadier Ian Harrison, Director Capability Combat Support, HQ Army,
    British Army
  *Brigadier General Jaroslaw Wierzcholski, Commander of Missile and
    Artillery Forces, Polish Army
  *Colonel John Musgrave, Assistant Director Offensive Support, Capability
    Director Combat Support, British Army,

Future Artillery will feature two dedicated focuses on Precision Ammunition
and Target Location, addressing how to deliver an accurate terminal effect in
future conflicts.

The Defence IQ Future Artillery Industry Report 2013 - 2023 can be accessed at . Based on a survey of professionals within the
artillery domain, the report analyses current trends within the artillery
sector, and the likely evolution of the market over the next decade.

Future Artillery 2013 will be held between 20 - 22 March in London and is
sponsored by Lockheed Martin, Saab AB, Elbit Systems, Microflown AVISA,
Nexter, Transhield, UTC Aerospace Systems and Van Halteren Metaal.

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