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Sensors Symposium 2014

The Neuron UAV plattform, Saab ABThe Neuron UAV plattform, Saab AB.

Every two years FMV arrange the Sensors Symposium in co-operation with the Swedish Armed Forces. The objective is to raise the competence level among personnel of both the Swedish Armed Forces and other defense agencies regarding our sensor systems and the information they generate.

Below you can read and take note of the presentations given during the symposium 2014. All featured presentations are in PDF format and will open in a new window.

 Day 1

Setting the Scene


Opening Address

Maj Gen Johan Svensson – Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV)


Long Term Planning Report - Identifying Capability Gaps

Lt Col Johan Hansson – Defence Staff/Policy and Plans Department, Swedish Armed Forces HQ

Getting Sensors to Co-operate in a Context


Securing Coalition Sensor Data Interoperability – Unified Vision 2014, First Impression

Lt Col Craig Cowan RE (Ret’d) – Exelis VIS, United Kingdom


Short notice about the Programme and Exhibition

Mr. Carl Fischerström – FMV


Innovative Solutions for Air Situation Picture (ASP)

Mr. Moshe Manor (Col Res.) – Elta Systems Ltd, Israel

Opportunity for space


Space activities at the Swedish Armed Forces

Lt Col Anders Foyer – Defence Staff/Policy and Plans Department, Swedish Armed Forces HQ


Space Situational Awareness – Whose responsibility?

Lic. Christer Andersson – Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)


Sensor Fusion and Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Fredrik Bruhn – Bruhnspace AB


Esrange - the Swedish Space Centre

Mr. Björn Ohlson –  Swedish Space Corporation (SSC)

Identification in a cluttered environment


Bold Quest - Coalition Demonstration Programme for Identification Systems

Mr. Chuck Ratté – Joint Staff J6, USA


Newest 4G standard for multi-mission night vision

Mr. Gert Nuzel – Photonis


Hyperspectral Imaging Technology

Dr. David Bergström – FOI


The NEO HySpex ODIN-1024 Sensor System

Dr Søren Blaaberg – Norsk Elektro Optikk (NEO), Norway


Tools for Hyperspectral Exploitation

Lt Col Craig Cowan RE (Ret’d) – Exelis VIS, United Kingdom


Day 2

Targeting small targets


Swedish Armed Forces Sensor Study - Concepts for the Future

Lt Col Martin Bergstrand – Swedish Armed Forces HQ


Multilayer system concept architecture for Sicily Channel Monitoring (were not presented at the symposium)

Lt Cdr eng Sergio Ugo de Ceglie – SEGREDIFESA CISAM, Italy


Port Protection Demonstration in Gothenburg

Mr. Sören Jägerhök M.Sc. – FOI


SAAB’s Next Generation Radar Systems

Capt RSwN Bo Wallander (Ret'd) – SAAB AB


Sensor correction for Targeting and GPS-denied navigation

Cdr RSwN Thomas Ljungqvist (Ret’d) – SAAB Vricon AB


Long Range Imaging With Optical Sensors

Dr. Ove Steinvall – FOI

Technologies for Sensor Systems


Emerging ISR

Mr. Aaron Blow – MITRE Corp., USA


Exelis Individual Soldier System

Mr. Eric Garris – Exelis Inc., Night Vision & Communications Solutions, USA


Optronics Masts – Current Thales Position & Future Developments

Mr. David Cookman – Thales, United Kingdom


Innovative Use of Optical Fibre for Radio Frequencies

Mr. Jan Åberg – MicroComp Nordic AB


Materials science & engineering for future camouflage systems

Dr. Steven Savage – FOI


The Challenge of Combining Thermal Imager with Ground Radar

Mr. Anders GM Dahlberg – FLIR Systems AB

Sensor Systems for Unmanned platforms


Coordinated Image Exploitation

Capt (A) Lars Olander – Swedish Armed Forces Intelligence and security centre


Unattended Sensors

Mr. Moshe Shitrit (Col Res.), Elbit Systems, Israel


Combat Management System of  New Frigate Class F125 for German Navy

Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Marsau-Rierl – Atlas Elektronik GmbH, Germany


Arming UAVs with Imaging Lasers

Mr. Håkan Larsson – Sensor and EW systems/Electrooptical Systems, FOI


Closing Remarks

Brigadier Thomas Nilsson – FMV

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