The Future of Underwater Capabilities at Submarine Operations and Submersibles Today

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The 6th annual Submarine Operations and Submersibles Summit is being held in London tomorrow (9 - 10 December).

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“I can think of no greater opportunity to discuss submarine operations and requirements with the world’s best submariners and the industry partners who support them” Captain John Zimmerman, US Navy

The summit will be looking to the future of underwater capabilities, including:

  •     New developments in underwater communications, sensors and unmanned vehicles from those developing and integrating these technologies into fleets, and how this is changing the nature of submarine operations
  •     How other nations are preparing for future threats through maintaining and adapting their current underwater assets and increasing interoperability
  •     Solutions to improve operational readiness including recruiting and retaining submariners, as well as procedural and technological advancements

Key Speakers include:

  •     Incoming Rear Admiral Submarines, Royal Navy
  •     Rear Admiral Giacomin, Chief of Submarines, Italian Navy
  •     Captain (N) Anders Järn, Deputy Director Naval System, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV)
  •     Commander Nuno Baptista Periera, Chief of Staff of Submarine Force, Portuguese Navy
  •     Commander Spyrou, Planning and Policies Officer, NATO MARCOM
  •     Commander Darren Mason, Submarine Sustainable Manning Programme, Royal Navy
  •     Commander Jan Westas, Head of Underwater Systems Design, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV)
  •     Captain Maurizio Cannarozzo, Directorate for Naval Armaments Submarine programme, Italian Navy
  •     Captain David Ogburn, Weapons Project Manager, US Navy
  •     Mr Helge Weydahl, Senior Scientist, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
  •     Mr Dale Ellis, Penns State University, USA
  •     Mr Kevin Le Page, Senior Scientist, NATO CMRE
  •     Mr Michael Ainslie, Senior Scientist, TNO

PLUS many more!

To take advantage of this unique forum and to register please phone: +44 (0) 207 036 1300 email me: visit:

Very respectfully.

Jessica Taylor,
Communications Manager,
Submarine Operations and Submersibles 2015

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