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Sponsors & Exhibitors

Local Conference Partner

FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.S.


FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.S. is a Turkish joint venture company owned 51% by Nurol Holding of Turkey and 49% by BAE Systems, Inc. with factory and offices located in Ankara, Turkey. FNSS has a full range of family of Tracked Armored Combat Vehicles (ACV-15 & ACV-19) . The ACV is combat proven medium weight, low silhouette armored vehicle capable of high mobility in all kinds of terrain and amphibious operations on rivers and  lakes.

FNSS has also developed new generation of Wheeled Armored Combat Vehicles (PARS 6x6 & 8x8) with special emphasis on Mobility, Protection, Payload and Growth Potential. The vehicles employ the latest design and technologies to meet the performance and durability of modern military operational requirements.

Designing and manufacturing special purpose vehicles is another field of expertise for FNSS. Recently the company have successfully designed and manufactured Armored Amphibious Assault Bridge (AAAB) and Armored Amphibious Combat Earthmovers (AACE) for Turkish Land Forces

Besides manufacturing new vehicles, FNSS is also capable of upgrading and modernizing aged M113 Family of Vehicles including improvements on survivability and lethality. Another capability of FNSS is the development and production of manned and remote controlled turrets (Sharpshooter Turret and  CLAW RCT)

The company has the capability to meet the specific configuration requirements of its customers by incorporating variety of weapon stations and mission systems tailored to meet their operational requirements.

Associate Partners

CMi Defence


CMI Defence is the partner of land armed forces through the provision of integrated weapon systems (20-120mm) and related solutions. Independent of any and all vehicle manufacturers, it is the undisputed leader in multifunctional, high-power weapon systems for light and medium weight armoured vehicles. The electronic architecture of its products gives them a level of growth potential and modularity that is without equal on the market today, enabling the larger caliber turrets to fire gun-launched missiles for example. CMI Defence also provides innovative simulation systems for its equipments. It stands proud on the efficacy of its technological innovations, products and services, which together meet the rapidly-evolving operational needs of modern armed forces.

Global Seating Systems LLC


GSS has the battlefield-proven credentials as a world leader in the development and production of soldier survivability systems for armored and unarmored vehicles. US-based GSS produces the most advanced blast-absorbing and blast-deflecting seating and restraint systems for the latest generations of armored and soft-skinned combat vehicles. These systems not only minimize the impact of a range of kinetic threats, but also protect against the effects of accidents and post-blast dynamics.



SOUCY DEFENSE is a world leader in the design and manufacture of track solutions for Armoured Fighting Vehicles. The Company provides innovative solutions since 1967 and invests massively in R&D to offer unique products providing significant advantages to their users.

With a broad product range capability, SOUCY DEFENSE delivers systems around the world including track solutions for IFVs, APCs and specialised armoured vehicles weighting up to 40 tonnes.

Lt Gen Sir Gary Coward, the Chairman of AV International Conference 2014 said ‘’We need to be increasingly sharp in getting the most out of our existing capability and every dollar we spend.’’ With Soucy’s Rubber Band Tracks, you are on the right track to reach your goal!

Session Sponsor

DSM Dyneema


DSM Dyneema is the inventor and manufacturer of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber branded as Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™. Dyneema® UHMwPE fiber offers maximum strength combined with minimum weight. It is up to 15 times stronger than quality steel and up to 40% stronger than aramid fibers, both on a weight for weight basis. It is hydrophobic and floats on water and is extremely durable and resistant to moisture, UV light and chemicals. Dyneema® UHMWPE fiber is an important component in replacing steel wire and other synthetic fibers for use in ropes, cables and nets in the offshore, heavy lifting, shipping, mining and fishing industries. Dyneema® UHMwPE Fiber has several other applications including: cut resistant safety gloves, sporting goods, medical sutures, medical implants, and bullet armoring panels and vests for military and the law enforcement personnel.

UHMwPE fiber from DSM Dyneema is produced in Heerlen (The Netherlands) and in Greenville, North Carolina (U.S.A.). DSM Dyneema is also a partner in a high modulus polyethylene (HMPE) manufacturing joint venture in Japan. Further information on DSM Dyneema is available at

DSM Dyneema is part of Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials with annual sales around €10 billion.

Premium Exhibitors

Morgan (UK)


Morgan Advanced Materials is a global materials engineering company which designs and manufactures a wide range of high specification products with extraordinary properties, across multiple sectors and geographies. From an extensive range of advanced materials we produce components, assemblies and systems that deliver significantly enhanced performance for our customers’ products and processes. Our engineered solutions are produced to very high tolerances and many are designed for use in extreme environments.

The Company thrives on breakthrough innovation. Our materials scientists and applications engineers work in close collaboration with customers to create outstanding, highly differentiated products that perform more efficiently, more reliably and for longer.

Morgan Advanced Materials has a global presence with more than 10,000 employees across 50 countries serving specialist markets in the energy, transport, healthcare, electronics, security and defence, petrochemical and industrial sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the engineering sector (ticker MGAM ).

PROENGIN Biological and Chemical Detection Systems


Proengin has developed biological and chemical field detectors using flame spectrometry.

Chemical detection

AP4C is a hand held chemical detector able to detect all CWA (including Novichok) and many TICs, with continuous measurement, fast clear down and easiness of use.

Range of products, with same detection performances:

  • AP4C-V, aboard wheeled and tracked reconnaissance vehicles,
  • AP4C-F, on critical buildings and ships.

Biological detection

The biological detector MAB has the unique capacity of detecting and categorizing biological particles with a proven extremely low false alarm rate (it may trigger sampling and analysing devices).

Timoney Technology


Timoney is a world leader in the development of driveline and mobility solutions for special vehicle applications. Timoney independent suspensions, axles, final drive units, gear boxes and steering systems have been adopted by major OEM’s for defence applications for nearly 40 years. Timoney continues to be the development partner of choice for leading defence platform manufacturers and research agencies, providing expertise in vehicle dynamics at all stages of development cycle, from concept through to series production. A flexible approach to hardware supply has seen technology transfer programmes established to support local manufacture of Timoney products in 5 continents. Timoney continues to be involved in product supply, technology development and IP licensing on a global basis.



Tyron has invented the world’s first ever multi-piece rubber runflat insert which can be fitted in the field to both military split rims and ordinary tubeless wheels, giving superior off road capabilities with runflat capability up to 150klm exceeding the Finabel standard. In addition we have developed the R4 wheel incorporating an ingenious beadlock design for armoured 4x4 vehicles. Fitted with the new runflat they allow you to travel on or off road for over 50klm with all 4 tyres deflated. Tyron continues to develop runflat technology and offers local support through its extensive worldwide sales and service network.

Networking Partner



Texelis is a developer and manufacturer of high-performance axles and powertrains destined for use in heavy-duty vehicles, especially those used for public transport (underground railways, trams, buses and cars), defence (trucks and armoured vehicles), rescue (fire engines), building (construction equipment), or for other service related uses. For more than 40 years, Texelis' expertise has been focused on gearing quality, safety and reliability to the needs of the largest prime contractors in this sector.

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