LONDON, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The 6th Annual Infantry Weapons in September 2012 will explore developments in the field of infantry weapons, addressing advances in both small arms and support systems.
Senior military personnel from over 10 nations including UK MoD, British Army, German Army, US Army, Czech MoD and Swedish Armed Forces will gather at infantry Weapons alongside key industry experts to learn, network and build business relationships within the infantry weapons community.
One of the key themes for this year's Infantry Weapons gathering will be training the dismounted soldier, with Lieutenant Colonel John Whitchurch, Commanding Officer from the Small Arms School Corps, will be outlining the latest methods used to train the British Army.
Highlights of the 6th Annual Infantry Weapons conference include:
- How the British and the New Zealand Army are reacting to the recent operational deployments in their future procurement plans for small arms, fire control and night vision systems
- Concept of operations behind the deployment of new modular, switch calibre weapon systems in briefings from the Army of the Czech Republic & Polish Military University of Technology and how these systems can help improve the flexibility and lethality of the soldiers
- Briefings from the German Army and SAAB on how technical developments are being pursued in modern anti tank systems
- User feedback from the US Army TRADOC Capability Manager on XM25 and how they are looking to restructure squad organisation for greater effect
The 6th Annual Infantry Weapons conference will take place between 19 - 20 September in London and is sponsored by SAAB.
The Infantry Weapons online resource centre features an interview with Lt Col (Ret.) Amos Golan who is an inventor of the Israeli-made CornerShot rifle, currently taking the world by storm as it allows for users to fire accurately from behind cover, he gives his views on this revered technology, how it is being purchased by international forces and authorities. The complimentary interview is available at http://www.infantryweaponsconf.com
Notes to Editors:
The 6th Annual Infantry Weapons conference will take place between 19 - 20 September in London
For further information on International on the 6th Annual Infantry Weapons conference contact Bilal Azmat on +44(0)-20-7368-9300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Complimentary interviews, articles & case studies are available for download on the International Close Air Support website at http://www.infantryweaponsconf.com/Event.aspx?id=757624
SOURCE Defence IQ