2012 Sponsors & Exhibitors
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 22 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally, and revenues of approximately $4.8 billion. We are the world’s largest provider of ammunition and are internationally recognized for affordable precision munitions and strike weapons. In the move to an all-precision inventory of indirect and direct fire ammunition, we are developing Precision Guidance Kits for 155mm, 120mm mortar munitions and other applications. Our innovative, insensitive munition, solid rocket motor propulsion systems form the backbone of strategic, missile defense and tactical weapon systems.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is part of the Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems business area. MFC develops, manufactures, and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket and energy systems/solutions for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and dozens of foreign nations. Lockheed Martin has a long history of successfully providing its customers with precision engagement systems that are affordable, proven, and in production. Our reputation is backed by a record of exceptional contractual performance and successful partnerships, in both the U.S. and international defense communities. Products developed for the artillery community by Lockheed Martin MFC include ATACMS family of deep-strike missiles, the Guided MLRS Rocket family of precision rockets, the HIMARS Launcher and the MLRS M270A1 Launcher. Lockheed Martin is supporting the warfighter by providing a wide variety of highly effective and reliable weapons systems to ensure that the right weapon is available for each mission.
Mandus Group LTD is one of the most highly respected names in heavy weaponry and is a single source artillery center of excellence. Mandus Group offers a range of artillery logistics and worldwide maintenance and support services including complete artillery and fire control repair and overhaul, parts fabrication, reverse engineering, installation of upgrade packages, maintenance training, NET training, and total life cycle support. We specialize in current and legacy U.S. artillery systems, as well as a wide range of internationally produced howitzers.
Mandus Group is proud to announce the Hawkeye 105mm Weapon System which represents a paradigm shift in conventional light artillery that allows for a 105mm howitzer to be utilized in ways that were never before possible.
Nexter Group is one of the world’s leading land defence systems companies with a variety of products and services ranging from system design to operational maintenance.
Artillery systems designed by Nexter are NATO-compliant and cover the whole operational range of indirect fire requirements. This is why CAESAR® and 105 LG1 artillery systems are known for their exceptional performance and flexibility in deployment. CAESAR® offers fast reaction times and the ability to cover a larger area with fewer guns giving operators the initiative, the ability to manoeuvre quickly and minimise risk.
Nexter Munitions is the primary ammunition supplier for gun systems developed by Nexter Systems which ensures the munitions are designed and qualified to be the best match for the system they will be fired from. This guarantees better reliability, safety and effectiveness. For the artillery market, Nexter Munitions produces insensitive (155 LU211) and accuracy enhancement munitions like BONUS and SPACIDO guided munitions.
The Nexter Group is pleased to once again sponsor Future Artillery 2012 and share the very latest developments and operational trends from the battlefield.
ROCKWELL COLLINS is a world leader in the design, manufacture and integration of advanced communications, data links and navigation systems for Armed Forces world-wide. Rockwell Collins also provides precision military targeting and weapon laying systems including the ADS Stingray Attitude Determination System and the widely deployed GPS Gun and Mortar Laying Systems. Most recently Rockwell Collins was awarded the UK MoD Improved Targeting Geolocation Accuracy (ITGA) contract, based upon the Rockwell Collins FireStorm Joint Fires system. FireStorm is a turn-key Joint Fires system for both Artillery Observation Officers and Forward-Air-Controllers, enabling unique (Cat 1) targeting accuracy, combined with digital transmissions of both Artillery Calls for Fire and CAS 9-line messages to deliver effect.
Saab is one of the world’s leading high-technology companies with its main operations in defence, aviation, space and civil security.
Saab is a leading a provider and integrator of radar systems with a proud 50-year history in radar design and development and over 3,000 systems in service in over 30 countries. The ARTHUR weapon locating radar and the GIRAFFE AMB multi-mission radar are no strangers to the artillery community and are known for their flexibility, high tactical and strategic mobility, short emplacement time and unrivalled precision in target acquisition.
ST Kinetics is the land systems arm of ST Engineering, a Moody's AAA-rated defence engineering company with sales of over US$4.7bn in 2011. Its range of artillery and mortar systems include the first-to-be-fielded FH2000 155mm 52 Calibre Field Howitzer; the only heli-portable self-propelled PEGASUS 155mm 39 Calibre Light Weight Howitzer; and the battle proven SRAMS 120mm Super Rapid Advanced Mortar System which, with its low recoil, can be integrated onto most 4x4 vehicles to fire extended range projectiles up to 9 km at 10 rounds per minute.
Vectronix is a leader in the development of integrated handheld, mounted, module, and precision systems for observation, detection, geo-positioning, and targeting solutions. The Swiss tradition of excellence in optics and precision engineering characterizes our products - handheld laser rangefinders, day and night vision devices, multifunctional devices, tripod-mounted observation and positioning systems and sensor modules for the OEM market. Leveraging core competencies in electro-optics, laser range finding, and north-finding technologies, Vectronix AG supports the requirements of defense and law enforcement. Headquartered in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Vectronix AG is owned by Sagem (Safran group) and maintains two subsidiaries with four branches in the US.
Elbit Systems Land and C4I
With the integration of Soltam, Elbit Systems Land and C4I is now in a position to offer a comprehensive range of fully integrated, modular artillery and mortar solutions, incorporating C4I systems and platform upgrades as well as a complete range of artillery and mortar ammunition.
Goodrich Sensors & Integrated Systems
Atlantic Inertial Systems have been acquired by Goodrich Sensors & Integrated Systems
Key technologies include:
- MEMS based inertial sensing systems
- Guidance systems for precision guided weapons
- Projectiles, rockets, bombs and ballistic missiles
- Stability augmentation systems for vehicles and platforms
- Helicopters, gun turrets and aircraft targeting pods
- Inertial navigation
- Predictive Ground Collision Avoidance Systems for aircraft
Goodrich Sensors & Integrated Systems is a leading global supplier of inertial products for the control, navigation and guidance of both land and air applications.
Van Halteren Metaal
Van Halteren Metaal B.V. (VHM) is one of the leading defense industries in the Netherlands and serves as the Dutch partner for various Global defense companies.
- Land systems –turn key integration of systems – PzH2000 turrets, CV9035 armored vehicles, BVS10 Viking
- Training Systems & Technology – VHM is the world leading supplier of Howitzer Crew Trainers.
- Road Wheels - develops and produces road-, idler-, sprocket-wheels, and track pads for military vehicles all over the world.