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Conference Proceedings 2006
 
Conference Proceedings 2006 price: $80.00



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Presentations and papers from the 2006 conference.

This was the third of the SIA's Biennial Conferences and had the theme: 

The Key Challenges in Achieving An Underwater Warfare Capability to Meet Australia’s Needs in the Period 2020 to 2050

The Conference was held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Contents

 

Session 1: The Strategic Maritime Environment 2020

Opening Address: The Honourable Dr Brendan Nelson, MHR - Minister for Defence

Setting the Strategic Scene in the Indo/Asia/Pacific Region: Major General Peter Abigal - Director, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

US perspective on Strategic Issues facing the US/Australian Alliance 2020-2050: H.E. Charles Salmon - Ambassador at-Large, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Session 2: Australia’s Underwater Warfare Capability

CN’s perspective on Submarines in Australia’s Military Defence - The Top Level Capability required in 2026: VADM Russ Shalders, RAN - Chief of Navy

Submarines’ role in a coalition maritime strategy for the Asia-Pacific, Indian Ocean region: RADM Joseph A. Walsh, USN - Commander, Submarine Forces Pacific Fleet

‘State of the Union’ address: CDRE Richard Shalders RAN - Commander, Submarine Force Element Group

Current Operations: A current submarine Commanding Officer (CMDR Andy Keough RAN)

The Future Underwater Warfare Capability & the Capability Development Process: Lieutenant General David Hurley - Chief Capability Development Group, ADHQ

Session 3: Acquiring the Capability

Selecting a Capability Acquisition Strategy: RADM Trevor Ruting, RAN - Head Maritime Systems Division, Defence Materiel Organisation

An Industry Perspective on Acquiring the Capability: Mr Greg Tunny - Chief Executive Officer, ASC Pty Ltd

One suggestion for a Capability Acquisition Strategy and Resultant Timeline: CDRE Paul Greenfield, RANR - Managing Director, Applied Outcomes Pty Ltd

Session 4: AE2 Update

Submarine HMAS AE2 and the Project to recognise its role in the Gallipoli Campaign: CDRE Terry Roach RAN Rtd and Dr Mark Spencer

Session 5: Shaping the Future Climate

The Industry climate in 2020: Mr Ron Fisher - CEO Raytheon Australia Pty Ltd

The National Interest - Benefits of a submarine shipbuilding industry: Senator David Johnston - Chairman, FADT Committee on Naval Shipbuilding

The Public Affairs Climate in 2020: Mr Patrick Walters - Institute of Public Affairs

Session 6: Long Lead Activities

Transformational Technologies: Dr Roger Lough - Chief Defence Scientist

Propulsion/Energy Sources for Submarines: M Michel Accary - Executive Vice President, DCN

Electronic Systems: CAPT Mike Feeley USN Rtd - Vice President, Business Development, Lockhed Martin Maritime Sensors & Systems

Through-water Communications: Mr Rakesh Sharma - CEO, Ultra Electronics plc

Network-Centric Operations: Pär Dahlander - Chief Designer, Kockums AB

Flexibility and Modular Payload Integration: RADM John B. Padgett USN Rtd - Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business Development, Electric Boat

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