Senior representatives of three nations that are recapitalising their submarine programmes – Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands – will provide a fascinating scene setting plenary session when the Undersea Defence Technology conference kicks off at Ahoy Convention Centre, Rotterdam on Wednesday, 3rd June. Participants will include R Adm Andreas Olsson, Director Naval System and Procurement Management at the Swedish Naval Material Administration and Capt Arnth Lien, Commander Submarine Forces, Norway. This will be followed by keynote speeches by V Adm MJM Borsboom, Director, the Dutch Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Wim Bargerbos, Principal Directorate of General Policy Affairs, Netherlands MOD.
The three-day conference agenda, whose overall theme is ”Underwater Capability for an Uncertain Future’, is packed with expert presentations on the issues that top the subsea defence and security agenda. Heads of the UK and Italian submarine services will be joined by leaders in the field of research and development from NATO and the Netherlands to explore both challenges and solutions in the underwater environment. The conference includes detailed discussions on platform design; autonomous and remotely piloted systems; weapons, sensors and command systems; anti submarine warfare; and mines and mine countermeasures. The crossover of technologies between the military and civil sectors will also be examined.
To register as a visitor visit www.udt-global.com
UDT 2015 will be the 28th edition. UDT is the only dedicated undersea defence technology conference and exhibition, bringing together naval procurement specialists, defence scientists and key technology providers for discussion, networking and the examination of new technology. The event, which is staged in Europe, covers the entire spectrum of undersea defence and security technology and the emphasis is very much on preparing for the future by identifying today the factors that are shaping the future of undersea security.
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