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Underwater Defence & Security 2020

March 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm


Underwater Defence & Security 2020

Underwater Defence & Security 2020 will be a 3-day event which will commence with a main conference and exhibition, followed by two focus days running three streams simultaneously. 

The 8th edition of the Underwater Defence and Security conference and exhibition will return to the popular venue of the Ageas Bowl Southampton, UK between the 3rd -5th March 2020 with a new and exciting conference format.

The underwater community will convene to discuss important and ongoing issues in this domain. With plenary conference day one including papers on emerging technologies, the rise of near peer threats, new capabilities and changes to national and international strategies. Whilst the remaining two days of the conference will include discussions on ASW, MCM, Submarines, C4ISR, Autonomy, Safety, Training and Unmanned Vehicles.

Underwater Defence and Security will provide the perfect location for military officers, government officials and industry representatives to learn about new trends, discuss their new capabilities and further their knowledge of the underwater domain.

Vice Admiral Duncan Potts, Former Commander of UK Maritime Forces, will chair the meeting of over 250+ NATO and NATO friendly military personnel alongside the leading industry experts to expand on the future of underwater warfare

Key highlights for this year’s event include:

  • Anti-Submarine Warfare
  • Mine Countermeasures
  • C4ISR
  • Submarines and Supporting Platforms
  • Unmanned Vehicles/Vessels
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Submarine Escape and Rescue
  • Combat Diving
  • Port Security
  • Infrastructure Protection
  • Maritime Patrol Aircraft
  • Rotary Wing Naval Aviation
  • Underwater Special Forces Operations
  • Safety and Training

All serving naval & public sector personnel can register free of charge

Click the website link below to register your interest in attending as a delegate today and one of the event management team will contact you to discuss your options.

Industry delegates can access all conference briefings and the exhibition. Catering is provided.
The benefits of attending this event as a delegate include:
  • Direct access and introductions to key end user decision makers for 1-2-1 networking opportunities
  • Detailed intelligence on future requirements and procurement plans
  • Insight into direct operational feedback from operators and military personnel
  • Direct access to the entire supply chain and end user community
  • Gain updates on current and upcoming programmes and projects


Package Fee
Full Conference + Focus Day £2,950 + VAT






March 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am
March 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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The Ageas Bowl Stadium
Botley Road, Southampton, SO30 3XH United Kingdom
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