Finnish Army and Czech Army join the Mortar Systems Technology Conference

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SMi Group is delighted to welcome Lieutenant Colonel Mika Tauru from the Finnish Army and Lieutenant Colonel Norbert Zipaj from the Czech Army as the latest speakers.


The inaugural Mortar Systems Technology conference will bring together opinion leaders from across the world to discuss the matters that truly matter in the realm of Mortar Systems.

Join us today and network with key speakers including senior military personnel and industry experts from the UK:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Mika Tauru, Deputy Director of Artillery, Army Command, Finland
  • Lieutenant Colonel Norbert Zipaj, Deputy Chief of Artillery, Czech Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Adam Clarke, Commanding Officer, Support Weapons School, British Army
  • Major Nicholas French, Commanding Officer, B Company, 2 PARA, British Army
  • Major Ben Jones, Chief Instructor of the Mortar Division, Support Weapons School, British Army
  • Major Tony Dixon, OC Strike Coy, British Army
  • Dr Hugh Goyder, Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University
  • Paddy Little, Technical Director, Cervus Defence

This must-attend conference will bring together opinion leaders from across the world to discuss the latest advances in the mortar field and best practices for mortar development.

Attendees will also get the unique opportunity to explore critical topics such as the digitalisation of mortar systems and discuss how to effectively implement training drills to optimise preparation for the field.

  • Hear from a diverse range of speakers from the UK, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark and Finland
  • Discuss best practices in the training mortar teams and commanders
  • Deliberate the question of countering enemy mortar teams
  • Examine emerging technologies that will enhance precision, range and lethality
  • Network with key players in the industry

Secure your booking now at Don't forget to secure your £300 Early Bird Discount if you register by 29th April!

For delegate enquiries, contact Esha Sharma on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or esharma(at) Military, Government and Public Sector Rates available!

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or smalick(at)

Mortar Systems Technology
29-30 June 2016
London, UK
Contact e-mail: esharma(at)
Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6054

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