Future Artillery 2014 – Taking Firepower Forward
The world’s most popular and influential joint fires conference
"The guns, thank God, the guns!" - Rudyard Kipling
…but what will the future hold for the gunners of tomorrow? What will the role of artillery be in the next five years? Has the King of Battle led his final charge?
Future Artillery 2014 will return London from 24th-26th March to answers these burning questions, showcasing the renaissance of this great institution and setting it as the leading element of future joint fires.
We will be welcoming back the leaders of the world artillery community, bringing together an incendiary mix of military and industry expertise. With over 20 speakers and the heads of artillery and training schools from around the world, Future Artillery 2014 will bring together our most diverse international speaker faculty, with representatives from South Korea, Italy and the United States delivering unparalleled insight into some of the kinetic and complex battlespaces of the moment.
The long awaited return to the Honourable Artillery Company!
Join your colleagues, friends and peers for the perfect conclusion to the first day of conference in one of the most historic Artillery venues in the world, dining in splendour at The Honourable Artillery Company.
As we look over the top to see 2014 fast approaching, the withdrawal from Afghanistan is at the forefront of our minds and with it, the necessary exposure and real time training that hones the skills of the world’s gunners. Training and joint fires integration must continue despite the lack of operational activity and simulation experts from the Royal Artillery and DE&S will be delivering key presentations about how this can be achieved.
What's new for 2014?
Future Artillery 2014 will bring you unique insight from a truly international panel, including:
- A key note address from the Commander of the Fires Center of Excellence & Fort Sill, US Army
- The latest developments from South Korea’s artillery research and development teams
- Exploring France's recent operations in Afghanistan and Mali
- The future of simulation and training from the heads of department at DE&S
- Understanding the potential challenges facing artillery in the face of long range A2AD threats