Restoring Readiness & Lethality

With the U.S. Navy’s budget of FY 2018 increasing by $ 12.6 billion (7 percent) over FY 2017, the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) is delighted to produce the North Surface Warships Summit. The Summit will explore the U.S. Navy’s Strategy in the context of the Department of Defense’s latest National Defense Strategy, as well as the latest news and advancements in technologies that increase surface warships self-defense and survivability.  It will also take a closer look at the process of restoring readiness and modernization of  the surface combatant force.

Join us in Norfolk, VA this October 24 – October 26 as we host Navy Commanders, Operators and experts from the acquisition community to prepare for naval readiness, modernization, and expansion. IDGA conducts research to understand the critical nature of the program and values your participation to help advance government operations.
Don’t miss the best opportunity of the year to: 

Address concerns relevant to the DoDs plan to restore readiness and modernization 
Identify opportunities for industry to provide the best surface warship solutions with a range of capabilities across the full spectrum of naval threats and crises
Discuss requirements and modifications that allow surface warships to sustain and adapt
Look at transforming strategies that support modern sea control and interdiction objectives
Delve into interagency cooperation: DoD, DoS and DHS



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Agenda topics

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Restoring force readiness ahead of planned ship-builds

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Electronic warfare systems to defend against threats at sea

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System upgrades to safeguard shipping lanes

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Surge ready ships with a greater lifespan

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Ships with space, weight and power allowance for 4+ decades

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Align Navy requirements with Federal level planning

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International case study on upgrades and new capabilities

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Outgun the enemy with combat ship design

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