New Zealand Defence Force to present at Military Space USA Conference 2019

Military Space USA 2019 Conference

Military Space USA 2019 Conference

SMi Reports: SMi Group are pleased to have Lieutenant Commander Steve Mansfield, New Zealand Defence Force present at the Military Space USA Conference in June

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, May 15, 2019 / — Convening on June 11th-12th 2019 in Los Angeles, Military Space USA will be featuring high level briefings from senior leadership across industry, government and allied partner states. The conference will explore how organisational efforts such as SMC 2.0 are facilitating the space supremacy that is demanded by the warfighter.

Lieutenant Commander Steve Mansfield, In Survel and Targeting Reqs, C4ISR Wing, Capability Branch, New Zealand Defence Force will present on day two of the conference.

After 30 years in the commercial world, including 12 years as a reservist, Lieutenant Commander Steve Mansfield’s initial post with the RNZN was managing projects in Naval Capability, delivering Sat TV, Wide band Satellite, and RHIB Tracking systems, before going to sea on HMNZS Te Kaha. A two-year posting to the ANZAC Systems Program Office in Rockingham WA added interoperability and maintenance skills. Returning to NZ to work with Maritime lead, Lieutenant Commander Mansfield introduced new projects such as Maritime Mission Critical Internet before joining C4ISR and being responsible for the development and management of NVWAR and Sat Coms capability for NZDF.

The full agenda is available to download from the event website at

This year’s agenda includes:
• Presentations from the following nations: USA, New Zealand, India, Republic of Korea, Luxembourg, United Kingdom.
• Hosting world leaders in space from: defence agencies, militaries, government, disruptive agile space companies across the Silicon Valley and established industrial primes that lead in the space domain.
• With over 4 hours of networking, Military Space USA will provide an ideal platform to secure future collaborations.

Confirmed attendees include: Accion Systems, US Air Force Space Command, US Air Force Research Laboratory, US Army War College, Booz Allen Hamilton, DISA, Dstl, ExoAnalytic, US Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, Indian Army, UK MoD JFC, Lockheed Martin, US Marine Corps Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Centre, Luxembourg MoD, Hughes, Kratos, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, NanoRacks LLC, Officina Stellare, UK National Maritime Information Centre, Northern Space & Security Ltd, Northrop Grumman, New Zealand Defence Forces, US Army PEO PNT, Rocket Lab, Republic of Korea Defence Communication Command, SES Government Solutions, The Aerospace Corporation, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), UK Space Agency, US Air Force Institute of Technology, US Navy 3rd Fleet, XTAR, plus more.

For those interested in attending, you can register your place on the event website at

All military/government personnel will be granted free admission to the conference. In order to attend this event pre-registration is required on the event website, which is subject to final approval by SMi Group.

Military Space USA Conference
June 11th – 12th, Los Angeles

Gold Sponsors: ExoAnalytic Solutions, Lockheed Martin.
Exhibitors: Hughes, Kratos, Officina Stellare, PlaneWave, XTAR.

To sponsor, speak and/or exhibit at Military Space USA, please contact Alia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6168 or

About SMi Group: Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world's most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at

Shannon Cargan
SMi Group
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Source: EIN Presswire