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Armoured Vehicles Middle East Day 2

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS


Brigadier General Nassar S. Athamneh

Chief of Staff Strategic Planning
Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army

9:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: JORDAN'S EXPERIENCE IN RETROFIT AND THE SUSTAINMENT OF ARMOURED CORPS

Brigadier General Engineer Khaled Khlaif Mufleh Aldabaibeh, Commander of the Royal Maintenance Corps, Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army
  • Overview of current fleet inventory (M60A3, AL Hussein (Challenger 1), APC M 113 A2, AIFV YPR765
  • Terrain in the region and implications on required capability, as well as specific environmental and climate issues and their impact on maintenance regime required
  • User requirements: Durable gyroscopic stabilised weapons system; target detection day/night with auto tracking; accurate fire control systems with navigation and maps (GPS & GIS); protection systems, signature masking, NBC, and fire extinguishing systems
  • The role and function of the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau in vehicle modernisation and retrofit

Brigadier General Engineer Khaled Khlaif Mufleh Aldabaibeh

Commander of the Royal Maintenance Corps
Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army

9:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM RESERVED FOR INDUSTRY



10:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM THE AFGHAN COIN EXPERIENCE AND USE OF ARMOURED VEHICLES TO ENSURE TROOP PROTECTION

Kheyal Nabi, 1st Strike Brigade Commander, Afghan National Army
  • Afghan experience and threat environment
  • Capabilities and deficiencies in armour protection and the need for Counter-IED capacity
  • MSFVs provide capability for ground insertion, increased survivability and fire power
  • Kunduz battle case study of use of MSVs

Kheyal Nabi

1st Strike Brigade Commander
Afghan National Army

10:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING IN PRODUCT EXHIBITION AREA

11:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM KEY ARMOURED VEHICLE ATTRIBUTES FOR 2020 AND BEYOND

Brigadier General Essam Moghabghab, Commander, 1st Armoured Vehicles Regiment, Lebanon Armed Forces
  • Technologies to enhance mobility, protection & sustainment
  • Balancing power to weight ratio through to ensure performance and survivability
  • Life cycle savings through maintenance and modularity

Brigadier General Essam Moghabghab

Commander, 1st Armoured Vehicles Regiment
Lebanon Armed Forces

11:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM RESERVED FOR INDUSTRY



12:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM HIGH END ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES IN STUDYING THE RESPONSE OF ARMOURED PLATES TO MINE BLAST

Dr. Yahia M. Al-Smadi, PhD, PE, Principal Research Adviser, KADDB
  • Advance understanding of the mechanical response of armored plate materials to air blast loading due to explosives.
  • Provide empirical data, which will be used to create robust high fidelity three-dimensional finite-element models using the software ANSYS combined with a blast analysis using the LS-DYNA .
  • Fully coupled multi-physics finite-element models using CONWEP and ALE techniques.

Dr. Yahia M. Al-Smadi, PhD, PE

Principal Research Adviser
KADDB

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH BREAK, NETWORKING & DHUHR PRAYER (1235)

2:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM ARMOURED WARFARE IN URBAN AREAS: THE FUTURE, CHALLENGES & REQUIREMENTS

Major General (Rtd.) Mohammad Salem Jaradat, Chief of Staff Training, Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army


Major General (Rtd.) Mohammad Salem Jaradat

Chief of Staff Training
Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army

2:30 PM - NaN:NaN AM VEHICLE SHOW & TELL - HOSTED BY KADDB



  • Procuring new platforms or refurbishing the current fleet?
  • Regional military acquisition partnerships: Who will look to partner with whom for upcoming procurements?
  • How to minimize spending without compromising effectiveness?
  • Lessons learned from active duty – how would you tackle modernization and upgrade programmes if you were responsible again?

Major General (Rtd.) Morsi Mahmoud

Strategic Intelligence Analyst, Defence Studies Institute
Egyptian Armed Forces

4:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS & AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBITION AREA

Brigadier General Nassar S. Athamneh, Chief of Staff Strategic Planning, Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army

Brigadier General Nassar S. Athamneh

Chief of Staff Strategic Planning
Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army