14 - 16 May 2018
Stamford Bridge, London, UK

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Download the 2018 Agenda

Download the agenda for the Future Artillery conference, which is being held at Stamford Bridge in London, from 14th to 16th May 2018.

The 2018 agenda includes information about the event including the confirmed attendees, such as:

  • Major General Andrii Koliennikov, Armament and Military Equipment Directorate,  Armed Forces of Ukraine
  • Brigadier Paul Tennant, Chief Joint Fires and Influence , HQ ARRC, NATO
  • Brigadier General Stephen J. Maranian, Commandant, Field Artillery, Fires Center of Excellence, U.S. Army
  • Brigadier General Ciprian Marin, Commander, 8 LAROM Brigade, Romanian Land Forces

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The Future of Artillery: According to the Industry

Defence IQ’s world-renowned Future Artillery conference will be taking place (May 23-25) in association with the Royal Artillery, who celebrate their 300th anniversary this year. As always, it will host many of the world’s major artillery solution providers. Ahead of the event, we sought insight from Orbital ATK, Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, Nexter Systems and ESG to find out where they see the direction of artillery operations heading in the coming years and where they fit into this predictive landscape…

Artillery Challenges: From East to West

Last year, Future Artillery welcomed over 180 delegates from more than 25 nations. Among them were representatives from as far a field as the contested South Pacific to the tense borders of Eastern Europe. Defence IQ caught up with two of the nations in attendance - New Zealand and the Czech Republic - to investigate how the pressures vary from east to west, including training, interoperability, budget and technology...

Global market report 2017 - 2018

In this complimentary global market report, learn the latest programme developments of countries from all around the world, some of which will be present at the conference: Finland, the U.S., France, Czech Republic, Israel and many more.

2017 Sample Attendee List

Download the sample attendee list from 2017 to find out who you can expect to attend the 2018 conference. 


What's troubling modern artillery forces?...Four nations speak out

March 2015 Ahead of Future Artillery 2015, four nations weigh in on where current challenges and priorities lie when it comes to enhancing their field artillery capabilities for an uncertain future. Whether in the struggle to ensure defence budgets or the ability to predict the type of conflict in tomorrow's operations, one thing is for certain - a new discussion on equipment, interoperability and multinational coordination is desperately needed. Comments herein are provided by artillery commanders and specialists from Brazil, the Netherlands, Denmark and the United States.

Ukraine and IS conflicts emphasise continued importance of artillery development

February 2015
Amid the contentious Ukraine ceasefire, the significance of artillery in modern conflict has again been underscored. Following the 12 February Minsk agreements, brokered by France and Germany, pro-Russian separatists have reportedly continued to shell Ukrainian forces in order to seize the strategic city of Debaltseve ahead of what many analysts believe will be another push towards Mariupol. Col. Viktor Shidlyukh, the deputy commander of Ukrainian forces defending Mariupol, has said that the equipment being used by the separatists has been provided by the Kremlin and includes air burst munitions...

Exclusive Presentations

Fire Support and the Operational Environment Through 2030

At the 2017 Future Artillery Conference, Dwayne D Hynes, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 From U.S. Army gave this exlusive presentation on Fire Support and the Operational Environment Through 2030. To give you an idea of the high level sessions at the Future Artillery events, I invite you to download this exclusive presnentation to gain a  feel for the 2018  forum. 

Exclusive Presentations

Fire Support and the Operational Environment through to 2030

Download the US Army's Deputy Chief of Staff, Dwayne D. Hynes 2014 Presentation here. For details of who you could hear from at our 2015 conference,

The Past and the Future of the Royal Artillery

Review the UK Royal Artillery's Field Artillery U.S. Exchange Officer, Major Aaron D. Bright 2014 Presentation here.


Coordinating Fires: Q&A with Lt Col Brian Russell, USMC

January 2015
Each year, Future Artillery 2015 provides international forces with the platform to discuss proactive and adaptable methods when it comes to the joint fires environment of tomorrow. This includes the need to synchronize the operations of all involved parties, enhance training, and incorporate innovative communication and precision technology. Lieutenant Colonel Brian Russell, the commanding officer of the United States Marine Corps 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) is dedicated to these issues. He kindly took the time to speak with Defence IQ about the recent lessons learned by his forces as they prepare to engage with a complex and unpredictable future…