Defence iQ’s Future Mortar Systems is back in London, UK | View the full Programme

Defence iQ’s Future Mortar Systems conference is returning at Copthorne Tara, London, UK on the 31st October – 1st November 2023.

This year’s event will examine the characteristics, capabilities, and components of the entire mortar system portfolio, with a focus on augmenting firepower and technical and tactical prowess of mobile, independent, agile, and dispersed land forces in today’s evolved battleground.

Join us as we assess the challenges posed by new requirements for mounted and dismounted systems. Specifically, we will explore the solutions sought by operators to improve accuracy and survivability of systems.

Interested parties can save £200 by booking by Friday 25th August. Register at

Future Mortar Systems

Key speakers include:

  • Lieutenant General Gabor Borondi, Chief of Defence, Hungarian Defence Force
  • Brigadier General Eugenio Dessi, Infantry School Commander, Italian Army
  • Colonel Marcel Krenek, Chief of Artillery, Czech Army
  • Colonel Juhana Skyttä, Inspector of Infantry, Finnish Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Tom Foss-Smith, SO1 Boxer Futures, British Army
  • John Yancey, Director, Soldier Requirements Division, US Army
  • Matthew Terreault, Chief, Branch Mortars Division, US Army
  • Gary Fox, Director, Office Chief of Infantry, US Army
  • Major Damian Gant, Chief Instructor 120MM, Combined Arms Manouevre School, British Army
  • Major Christopher Weis, Teamleader Light Infantry, Bundeswehr
  • Major Samuel Josefsson, Future Organisation Mortar Development Officer, Swedish Army
  • Captain Panu Kaski, Research Officer, Finnish Army
  • Colour Sergeant Rodger Munro, Mortars Chief Instructor, Royal Marine Commandos

View the agenda and expert speaker line-up at

For sponsorship enquiries contact Joel Drew, Sponsorship Sales Manager on +44 20 3969 6296 or e-mail [email protected]

Future Mortar Systems
31 October -1 November 2023
Copthorne Tara, London, UK