Upcoming Events

InterComms will be attending the following events during 2018

If you would like to find out more about our company or projects please feel free to talk with our representatives at the various events.

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Counter UAS Summit

22/08/2018 - 24/08/2018
Washington, D.C., USA.

With an increasing threat of small UAS/drones becoming the latest choice of non-state actors for ISR, and offensive purposes, our military is now in a race to close the capability gap between low-tech adversaries and establishing a clear counter-UAS doctrine.

Helping closing this gap and charting a new course in UAS/Drone technology is the goal of the Counter UAS Summit taking place August 22-24 in Washington, D.C. As such, we have created a forum for military and industry experts to discuss these priorities and there ultimate solutions in establishing more focused rules of engagement. Find out more here.

Speakers Include:

  • Dr. Juanita Harris, Executive Director, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile ARDEC, US ARMY
  • Lee Grubbs, Director, Mad Scientist Initiative, TRADOC, US ARMY
  • Colonel Gerald “Andy” Boston, Deputy Director, CFT NGCV, US Army
  • Colonel Gregory Brady, Fires Division Chief Headquarters, US Army G-3/5/7
  • Scott Ponsor, SETA, Aerial Dragnet, DARPA
  • Arthur Holland Michael, Co-Director, Center for the Study of Drone
  • Riki Ellison, Chairman & Founder, Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance
  • Scott Mathews, Senior Advisor Intelligence, Department of Homeland Security

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Defence Exports 2018

19/09/2018 - 20/09/2018
Rome, Italy

SMi’s Defence Exports conference will return as the leading event for industry professionals and government officials around the world dealing with defense trade compliance. A truly global event, delegates will hear from government speakers and senior international trade compliance professionals from around the world on regulation controls including ITAR, EAR, ECR, Dual-Use and the Wassenaar Arrangement.

As well as sharing best practices for how leading organisations manage their global trade programmes, this year’s event will deal with the emerging issues and challenges facing the defence trade in 2018. After a year in office, the US Presidential administration is yet to make its intentions in regards to trade reform clear and, with the Brexit deadline of March 2019 drawing closer, significant development to trade control on both sides of the Atlantic is expected. In addition, with a growing number of high profile cyber-attacks hitting industries across the globe in 2017, there is an urgent need to implement risk management strategies to adapt to the reliance on cloud-computing and cloud-services.

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UAV Technology

26/09/2018 - 27/09/2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Event Highlights

  • Leading networking event focused on the procurement and development of UAV and counter-UAS capabilities globally
  • The chance to obtain insights from leading nations in the realm of automatic and unmanned technologies such as the US, the UK, Poland, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Estonia and Finland, to name but a few.
  • Discuss existing and emerging applications of unmanned aerial platforms & address consequential requirements from military & law enforcement operations in a region with a unique focus on military investments and upgrades.
  • Become a part of the community striving to maximise UAV capabilities while also accurately responding to the threats they pose on national and border security
  • Gain a clear understanding of the market and meet key technology providers at the forefront of unmanned aerial capability development.

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April 30th to save £400
May 31st to save £300
June 29th to save £200

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Defence Safety Conference

01/10/2018 - 02/10/2018
London, UK

Featuring high level briefings from senior leaders from 10 nations and covering the broad spectrum of safety across Military Aviation, Land and Maritime, the Defence Safety Conference will aim to reduce avoidable deaths, improve protection of capability and preserve the reputation of those that operate, supply and support defence services.

Additionally, the conference will allow senior military, key international government agencies and industry with responsibility for defence safety to participate, collaborate and share experiences and best practice.

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Future Forces Exhibition 2018

17/10/2018 - 19/10/2018
PVA Expo, Prague, Czech Republic

Future needs - today's business

Future Forces Exhibition is a highly recognised international event in defence & security field organised biennially in Prague and officially supported by the Czech Ministry of Defence, Armed Forces, Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Trade, civil and military parts of the NATO HQ, European Defence Agency (EDA) and many other relevant national as well as international institutions, organisations and agencies.  

The philosophy behind Future Forces Exhibition continues to remain true to the exhibition’s origins and is in compliance with the principal objectives and actual core tasks of the Alliance and its Partners across the globe, namely the NATO Forces 2020, Connected Forces Initiative, Smart Defence, future potential crises and lessons learned from the latest operations. Buyers, users, military expert groups’ members, scientists, manufacturers, businesspeople and other stakeholders meet to share and learn the latest approaches, develop and deepen international relationships, and gain new business opportunities.

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Air Missile Defence Technology

23/10/2018 - 24/10/2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Event Highlights include:

1. Host nation presentations: Hear from the Czech Armed Forces on their Air and Missile Defence capability development at a time of widespread modernisation

2. Develop an international perspective on Air Missile Defence Technology (AMDT) with additional presentations from nations such as the UK, Lithuania, Hungary, NATO and USA

3. Listen to technical briefings from industry experts including Lockheed Martin and Diehl Defence - as well as a dedicated exhibition space to showcase the latest technologies.

4. Benefit from a comprehensive approach: AMDT 18 will cover the full spectrum of air defence: from detection and surveillance to counter-UAS capabilities

5. Explore ways in which interoperability between nations and technological systems can be developed to maximise the proficiency of Air Missile Defence strategies and capabilities

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Global Milsatcom 2018

06/11/2018 - 09/11/2018
London, UK

SMi are proud to announce the 20th annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition will return to London on the 6th- 8th November 2018 covering the latest crucial developments across the military satellite sector in-depth. As 'the final frontier' continues to become ever more contested, congested and competitive the future of terrestrial operations is increasingly defined by developments in the fourth domain.

With this in mind, and as space becomes ever more complex, Europe's leading military satellite event will return to discuss key challenges and opportunities at this crucial time. Analysing vital themes within the SATCOM community, this year's event will delve into constellation capacity and robustness, SATCOM on-the-move and the growing efforts to harmonise interoperability of platforms - as well as hearing key national updates from around the globe including the UK MoD's Skynet 6 programme.

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Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2018

13/11/2018 - 14/11/2018
London, United Kingdom

As the only event purely dedicated to the area of vehicle protection, Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2018 will deliver a strong focus on the relationship between current requirements, emerging technologies and how these might be leveraged to enhance force protection.

Building on 2017’s focus day, SMi will host an exclusive pre-conference Active Protection Systems focus day on the 13th November, dedicated to this important capability. At the meeting, experts from the most forward-thinking nations will deliberate on the best way to integrate APS, the architectures necessary to support integration, efforts to ensure system safety, STANAG 4686 standardisation and much more. The focus day will guarantee the support of technical experts from leading solution providers, covering the latest hard/soft kill systems, sensors, data processing, munitions and countermeasures.

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Maritime Information Warfare

26/11/2018 - 27/11/2018
London, United Kingdom

The SMi Group are delighted to announce our 2nd annual Maritime Information Warfare Conference returning to London this November on the 26th and 27th of November. As data and information drive operational advantage there is now a need for improved leadership and ownership across maritime information exploitation.

Therefore collection, dissemination and optimisation of maritime data is driving change and improvement across an array of naval systems. Used across the joint environment, this will allow increased decision making in real time and the growth of machine learnt influence over naval platforms and systems.

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19th Annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference and Focus Day

03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018
Rome, Italy

The 19th annual Military Airlift and Air-Air Refuelling conference and exhibition will return to Rome on the 4th and 5th December 2018, with a brand-new pre-conference focus day on Air-Air Refuelling on the 3rd December 2018.

With the airlift sector in constant development, there are more than 800 new platforms set to be delivered at a combined value over $65 billion in the next 10 years. The need to transport troops, cargo, medical supplies, vehicles and other mission critical equipment remains fundamental to any defence force that aims to deploy globally. The importance of ready rapid response to ensure these forces can be mobilised and moved quickly is crucial for any expeditionary operation.

Sustaining and maintaining this air mobility feeds into the second aspect of this important event. Air-to-Air refuelling remains vital to deliver extended flight time for both transport and strike components of an air force and without which extended aerial deployments would simply not be possible.


  • Forward basing and expeditionary operations
  • International operability
  • Training
  • Airlift platform acquisition
  • Air-air refuelling
  • Medevac
  • Pooling and sharing
  • Tactical, humanitarian and strategic airlift
  • Ground support equipment

Book by July 31st and save £400
Book by September 28th and save £300
Book by October 31st and save £100

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