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Offshore Patrol Vessels - OPV International 2016

Offshore Patrol Vessels - OPV International 2016 is being held in Glasgow, UK on 15 & 16 September 2016.

This annual event attracts navy and coast guard chiefs from around the world to discuss with each other and industry leaders the challenges of maritime policing. Countering illicit flows including migration, piracy, SAR, pollution monitoring, fishery protection and EEZ patrol.

Through assessing platforms and auxiliary technologies, delegates benefit from a clear understanding of the technologies on offer and the best path to balancing capability and affordability to help deliver optimum mission effectiveness tailored to unique national requirements.

Attendees can gain technical insight and understanding into the latest designs with presentations from public and private sector shipyards. They can also share lessons learnt from a vast array of mission sets, ranging from law enforcement to environmental protection, gaining insight into adapting OPV design to emerging missions.

Military and Industry working hand-in-hand to define a path towards cost-effective maritime security. The forum benefits from international experience and a series of regional-specific satellite events to bring together the most relevant and thought-provoking conference agenda to date - with OPV operators and industry stakeholders taking part from the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

To celebrate the conference's 11th anniversary year the event is being held in Glasgow – the home of some of the Royal Navy's most illustrious vessels, including their new Queen Elizabeth-Class Aircraft Carriers and the River Class OPV. The lead sponsor BAE will be conducting exclusive tours of their world-class shipyards for event attendees, along with a visit to HMS Forth the Royal Navy's latest River-Class OPV.

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