25 - 27 September, 2018 | Sheraton Parco de' Medici Rome Hotel, Rome, Italy

Captain Dr Gurpreet S Khurana


Executive Director
National Maritime Foundation


2:50 PM India's Maritime Security Strategy

•    Defining India’s maritime security strategy and how this relates to acquisition of ISR assets such as submarines and helicopters
•    Conceptualisations of the Indo-Pacific Concept and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue
•    Hybrid threats in the Indo-Pacific maritime domain: piracy, terror and state-sponsored activity


3:50 PM The Maritime Unmanned Undersea Operational Concept

•    Advancing unmanned system technology for the maritime domain – asymmetric economy of scale, power and energy, swarming
•    How can navies achieve a swarm structure? What operational advantage would this give?
•    In developing an unmanned swarm operational concept, what are the implications for manned aerial, surface and subsurface fleets in terms of structural and software design and networking?
•    Are NATO and partner nations trained and equipped to operate during a crisis where data dissemination capacity is limited?



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