Registration opens for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, Supported by the DSA

The Defence Aviation Safety Conference will convene in London on the 29-30 April 2019 Conference organisers, SMi Group are delighted to announce that registration has officially opened for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, the leading event dedicated to aviation safety in the defence and military environment. Supported by the Defence Safety Authority (DSA), UK MoD, this highly anticipated two-day event will bring together senior military leaders with responsibility for safety in the aviation domain as well as international defence experts from government and industry. Whilst it will predominantly be focused…

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Registration Opens for 2019’s Military Space Situational Awareness Conference

Senior military, government and industry stakeholders to present at the 14th annual Military Space Situational Awareness Conference in April Space is becoming more congested, competitive and contested with thousands of small LEO satellites set to be put into orbit over the next decade. These assets offer the opportunity to provide un-dreamt of levels of connectivity but are also cluttering space at an unprecedented level and debris is now posing a huge risk to vital space assets. With these important issues in mind, registration is now live for the 14th annual…

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Boeing to deliver briefing on KC-46 tanker and its ongoing efforts with Italian Air Force at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference this December

SMi Group reports: The £300 Early Bird discount for the Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference is available until 28th September In recent news: Boeing Awarded $2.9 Billion for Fourth KC-46A Tanker Production Lot. “The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refuelling pod kits. With this fourth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 52 KC-46 tankers.” * Source: Boeing, Sept 11, 2018. Following on from this, SMi are thrilled to announce,…

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SKYNET 6 Updates at 20th Annual Global MilSatCom Conference

SMi Group Reports: British military satellite communications experts are set to present at the 20th annual Global MilSatCom conference in London on 6th – 8th November 2018. SMi’s 20th annual Global MilSatCom conference, taking place on the 6th to 8th November 2018 in London, UK, promises to provide delegates with the opportunity to hear from all branches of the new British military satellite communications capability. ​​​​​​​As SKYNET 6 begins to come into place, Global MilSatCom is set to provide key updates from an unrivalled gathering of military, government and industry…

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Preliminary Attendee List Released for Close Air Support Conference 2018

SMi Reports: Registration for the 4th annual Close Air Support conference closes in just over 3 weeks. SMi Group’s 4th annual Close Air Support conference will commence in London on 6th and 7th June 2018. The event has already attracted a global audience of experts from the military, research and industry. Nations attending include: Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, UK, USA, and more. Attending organisations include: Alkan, Brazilian Air Force, Canadian Armed Forces, Czech Air Force, Equipment Capability Wing, French Air Force, German Air Force, Glenair, IABG, MBDA UK…

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8 key topics discussed at Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems 2018

SMi reports: The 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference will be returning to London this June SMi’s 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference will be returning to London this summer to host a wealth of debate and discussions around developing the next generation of fire superiority for armoured combat vehicles. With asymmetric warfare at an all-time high, armoured vehicles are continuously required to operate across diverse environments against varying enemy forces, and need to be able to deliver the firepower required to eliminate these heterogeneous hazards….

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Two Interviews Have Been Released on Military Space Situational Awareness 2018

SMi Reports: The Military Space Situational Awareness conference takes place in London in just two weeks SMi Group’s 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness conference will commence in London on the 25th and 26th April 2018. In the lead up to the event, an interview with the conference Gold Sponsor, ExoAnalytic Solutions and newly retired RAF Squadron Leader Ralph ‘Dinz’ Dinsley, who will be chairing the 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness conference, has just been released. The full interviews are available to download from the website download centre here…

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Rajant CEO: “Wireless Mobility Is The Key To Secure Military Communications”

Robert Schena addressed delegates at the Network Centric Warfare Conference in Rome ROME – February 1, 2018 – Addressing delegates today at the Network Centric Warfare Conference in Rome, Rajant Corporation CEO, Robert Schena, stressed that wireless mobility is the key to ensuring secure military communications. Discussing the top communications challenges for today’s information-age warfare, Schena stated that military is unlike no other market in terms of the emphasis on a network’s requirements for mobility. “Modern warfare requires wireless mobility since it is both mobile and network centric,” said Schena….

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Global MilSatCom 2017 sees record-breaking attendance for military delegation

SMi’s Group’s 19th annual Global MilSatCom is gearing up to be the most attended conference in its 19-year history. (LONDON, UK) SMi’s Global MilSatCom 2017 Conference & Exhibition will take place on 7-9 November at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London. There is an expected turnout of over 500 delegates from nations and organisations including Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA and…

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Rajant Appoints Michael J. Van Rassen Executive Vice President of Business Development

Program Management and Acquisition Expert Joins Company to Expand Global Military, Commercial Markets PHILADELPHIA – August 8, 2017 – To meet its strategic growth objectives and global expansion goals, Rajant, the pioneer of innovative mobile mesh technology for private wireless networks, announced today the hiring of Michael J. Van Rassen as Executive Vice President of Business Development, and Ed Preston as Program Manager. Rajant makes mobile, scalable and highly reliable kinetic wireless mesh network technology, which provides a make-before-break, always-connected communications network, so mission-critical applications are always available. Its wireless…

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