DSEI 23 Full Programme


Greased Lightning: exploiting the speed and power of electricity to enable technology transition for future missions

14 Sep 2023
Naval Forum
Agile Acquisition & Rapid Delivery

As navies evaluate their future capability demands to achieve affordable military advantage, common threads are mission flexibility and enabling a new generation of mission systems.

This panel session will consider:

The demands of future vessels and systems from a user perspective

Energy as a mission enabler

Electrical network operation: machine speed and AI opportunities

Challenges and opportunities of energy and technology transition 

Nick Smith, Global Systems Leader, Product and Technology Group, Power Conversion - GE Vernova
Dr. Rhett Jeffries, Technical Director - Office of Naval Research Global
Captain David Goldsmith, Ships Acquisition – IFC – Future Systems - Royal Navy
Gavin Rudgley RCNC, FRINA, CEng, MSc, BEng, Naval Ships Future Projects Chief Engineer - BAE Systems

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