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

Dr Kevin LePage


Anti-Submarine Warfare Programme Manager
NATO CMRE


2:50 PM Managing The ASW Challenge: The Advancement Of Subsurface Technologies And The Implications For Maritime ISR

•    The latest generation submarine threat – what are the implications for maritime ISR asset design and deployment? i.e. ASW technology, unmanned systems, advanced acoustic processing and artificial intelligence.
•    How can we prove the success of ASW assets in this context?
•    Challenges in integrating undersea platforms into a broader MDA framework, such as USVs and seabed infrastructure acting as network gateways, and single-use communications buoys


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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