PRN: Enabling Flexible, Effective and Secure Forward Operating Bases

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Enabling Flexible, Effective and Secure Forward Operating Bases


LONDON, January 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Serving Military officials and industry experts are gathering to in London in March to learn and discuss the drive towards establishing standardised base architectures for future forward operating bases, with speakers offering their know-how on driving improvements in energy provision, force protection, ISR and Command Control.

"The FOB conference could enhance standardisation and interoperability between military partners for current and future international operations. I am looking forward to striving together with stakeholders towards optimising our common defence capabilities in the domain of forward operating bases." - Daniel Klein, European Defence Agency.

Senior Air Force officials, such as Jim Smith, Chief, Projects & Requirements Division, Australian DoD, will be onsite and brief delegates on "Preparing the way for Future forward operating bases". Other key nations who are sending senior military representatives include:

  • US Marine Corps
  • NATO Military Engineering Centre of Excellence
  • Spanish Army
  • Swedish Army
  • United Nations
  • European Defence Agency
  • Marine Corps War Fighting Laboratory
  • Finnish Army
  • French MoD
  • US Navy

One of the key focuses of the event will be to find out crucial insight in to technological advancements for Forward Operating Bases which will be led by DARPA and US Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory.

In addition, one of the leading industry partner such as General Dynamics will be presenting at the event on how they are helping to develop technical improvements to FOB capabilities.

To find out further information on the speaker line-up, conference agenda, sponsorship opportunities or delegate places can be found at


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