MAST Asia 2019

Chiba, Tokyo

Japan 17–19 June 2019

Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan
Monday 17 June 2019 to Wednesday 19 June 2019

MAST Conference Papers

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3D Li-Ion Batteries for Submarine Applications

Mr. Junichi Sato, Senior business developer, TNO JAPAN, Japan

A case study in evolution of a future-proof Command Management System architecture

Mr Matthew Hunt, Mine Warfare Product Line Manager, Thales, United Kingdom

Advancing the Use of Expendables in Gray-Zone Operations

Steve Kerchey, Senior Business Manager, Chemring Countermeasures Ltd, United Kingdom

An Examination of Discontinuous Model Execution in IPME

Michael Iona, Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin, Australia

Approach to Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Technologies in NSRC

Tatsuya Kumazawa, Government employee, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

KOUKI OKABE, government employee, ATLA, MOD, Japan

Asia Region Maritime/Air Systems & Technologies Defense Market Overview

Bradley Curran, Industry Principal, Frost & Sullivan, United States

Autonomous Warrior Australia 2018 - An Overview

Mr Andrew Tynan, Research Leader - ASM, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia

BMD Long Range Early Warning Radar

Mr Wouter van der Wiel, Program Manager, TNO, Netherlands

Development of an Antenna Specialized to the Seawater

Makoto Ogawa, Assistant Manager, NEC Corporation, Japan

DriX, GAPS and FLS : iXblue Combined Solutions to Address Marine Threats

Mr Guillaume Eudeline, Global Business Developer Ships & Drones, iXblue, France

Julien Guichard, Bid & Program Manager, IXBLUE, France

Focused, High-Intensity, Spread-Spectrum Ultrasound Economically Prevents Biofouling

Mr Alan Sassler, Chief Scientist, Extreme Sonar LLC, United States

Future of JSDF's Maritime Transportation

Nozomu Yoshitomi, Professor, Nihon University, Japan

Future Vertical Lift

Keith Flail, Vice President, Bell Helicopter, United States

How ELINT Can Deal with the Current and Future Radar Threat

Andrew Owen, Business Development Manager ELINT/RESM, Rohde & Schwarz, Germany

Japan’s Amphibious Force – what it needs and where it needs to go

Colonel (USMC-retired) Grant Newsham, Senior Research Fellow, Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Taiwan

Law Enforcement Agencies and Maritime Sovereignty Issues in East Asia

Professor Alexandre Sheldon Duplaix, Lecturer/Researcher, Defense Historical Service, France

Manning & Automation Onboard Naval Ships

Ton Van Heusden, Program Manager Manning & Automation, Ministry of Defence, Netherlands

Multi Influence Measurements: High Precision Equipment for Vessel Tracking

Esther Moya de Rivas, system engineer, SAES, Spain

Julian Valsez Perdomo, Head of Mines and Measurement Ranges, Electronica Submarina (SAES), Spain

Multi-Source IAMD Object Classifier for Real-time Fire Control Support

Mrs Sanipa Arnold, Lead Member Engineer Staff, Lockheed Martin, United States

Michael Fusco, Combat Systems Architect, Lockheed Martin, United States

Naval Helicopter Securisation and Handling

Mr Ignas Burgers, Senior Sales Manager, Naval Group, France

Net-Centric Integration of RPAS Services in the Maritime Information Sharing Environment

Mr Frank Morlang, Scientist, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Observations on a Cavitating Trailing Vortex behind a Control Surface

Mr David Pook, Research Fellow, RMIT University, Australia

Our Activities toward Realization of Autonomous vessels

Dr Koh Murata, Engineer, Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan

Overview of Research on Future Amphibious Technology

Mr. Motoyoshi Ozaki, Senior Researcher, Ground Systems Development Division, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

Research on Mobility Simulator of Amphibious Vehicles

Mr. Manabu Kaneko, Head of Research Section, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

Yoichi Takeda, Senior Research Scientist, Ministry of Defence, Japan

Resource Scheduling with Computable Constraints for Maritime Command and Control

Markus Klinik, PhD candidate, Radboud University, Netherlands

Reverb-free Sonar Acoustic Simulation in the Water Tank

Dr Tomonao Okuyama, Senior Researcher, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

Sensor and Processing Technologies for Submarine Integrated Masts

John Patrick McDonald, Head of Naval Optronics Business Area, Thales, United Kingdom

Space based Broad Area Maritime Surveillance

Jatin Bains, CEO, Channel Logistics LLC, United States

Status Netherlands Maritime Integrated Air and Missile Defense

Bart van der Graaff, Director Operational Business Development, Thales, Netherlands

Study on UEP Reduction System

Mr Tomoyuki Horisawa, Researcher, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

Submarine Navigation Systems: Challenges and Solutions

M. Yves Paturel, Senior Principal Engineer, iXblue, France

The Deployable Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Toolkit

Tim Cain, Technical Director Underwater Systems, Thales, Australia

Gavin Henry, BDM, Thales, Australia

The Effectiveness Study of Rotor-Plane Direct Control System for Atmospheric Disturbances Behind Destroyers

Mr. Yoshiki Takagi, Technical Official, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

The Next Challenge in Mine Counter Measures Classification

Mr Lionel Collot, Mine Warfare Product Line Director, Thales, France

The Next Generation Electronic Warfare Systems And Its Impact on Operations Of Navies

ERTUGRUL AKGUL, Project Manager, ASELSAN INC., Turkey

Alaattin Dökmen, Naval Electronic Warfare Program Manager, ASELSAN Inc., Turkey

The role of Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) in Theatre Level ASW

Tim Cain, Technical Director Underwater Systems, Thales, Australia

The South China Sea : Adopting Security Mechanisms from Other Maritime Domains

Colonel (ret'd) Ramli H Nik, Maritime Research Fellow, National Defense University, Malaysia

The Underwater Acoustic Communication Network

Mr Takahiro Kudo, Defense Technical Official, ATLA (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency), Japan

Underwater Thermophones

Mr Nathanael Mayo, Scientist, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, United States

Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) in the Future Norwegian Unmanned Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) Concept

Morten Nakjem, Research Manager MCM, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Norway

Wave Power Buoy for Power Supply to UUVs’ Docking Station

Mr Takao Suzuki, Manager, Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan


  • 2G Robotics
  • Acquisition Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA)
  • Air Frame Mfg. & Supply Co., Inc.
  • Applanix
  • Applied Acoustic Engineering
  • Bell Helicopter
  • BMT
  • Chemring Countermeasures Ltd
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Curtiss-Wright Indal Technologies
  • Euronaval
  • GE Marine
  • Glenair
  • Hytec Inter Co., Ltd
  • IHI Corporation
  • Impact World Ltd
  • iXblue
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
  • Jupitor Corporation
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI), Ltd.
  • L3 Technologies
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Marimex Japan K.K.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Ltd
  • Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
  • Naval Forces
  • Naval News
  • Naval Sea Systems Command
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • Naval Undersea Warfare Center
  • NAVSEA Warfare Centers
  • NEC Corporation
  • Office of Naval Research
  • ONR Global
  • Oohashi
  • Patriot3
  • R2 Sonic
  • Riptide Autonomous Solutions
  • Rohde & Schwarz
  • Seamor Marine
  • Sonardyne
  • Sound Metrics
  • Sugie Seito Co., Ltd
  • Tech-Taiyo Kogyo Co., Ltd
  • Thales
  • TNO
  • Toyo Corporation
  • Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems
  • Vericor Power Systems
  • Wärtsilä ELAC


These are the significant agenda-items for this event:

Sun 16 Jun 2019

19:30–22:30 | Speakers/VIP Dinner

APA Hotel – By invitation only

Mon 17 Jun 2019

9:00–9:30 | Opening Remarks

9:30–11:00 | 1A: Keynote Session

CHAIR: Professor Satoshi Morimoto

Ensuring Maritime Security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region – Naval Strategy & Technical Development


1) Vice Admiral Sawyer, Commander USN 7th Fleet, USA

2) Admiral Hiroshi Yamamura, Chief of Staff, MSDF, Japan

3) Commodore (ret) André van Koningsbrugge, Consultant, Netherlands

11:00–11:15 | Opening Ceremony

MAST Asia Exhibition Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

12:00–13:30 | 2A: Surface (International Challenges)

CHAIR: CDRE (ret) André van Koningsbrugge

3 papers

12:00–13:30 | 2B: Surface (Combat Systems I)

CHAIR: RADM (ret) Fusahiko Yamasaku

2 papers

12:00–13:30 | 2C: Undersea (Platform Studies)

CHAIR: RADM (ret) John B. Padgett

1 papers

14:00–14:30 | Product Briefing

14:30–16:00 | 3A: Keynote Session

CHAIR: Professor Satoshi Morimoto

Development & Operation for Air Power


1) LtGen. Jun Nagashima, Commandant, Air Command and Staff College, JASDF, Japan

2) Lt. Gen. Jerry P. Martinez, Former Commander US Joint Forces Japan/5th Air Base, USA

3) Dr John Bruni, CEO, Sage International Australia

16:00–16:30 | Product Briefing

16:30–18:00 | 4A: Surface (Defining Naval Requirements)

CHAIR: Captain (ret) Bo Wallander

2 papers

16:30–18:00 | 4B: Surface (Combat Systems II)

CHAIR: RADM (ret) Phil (John P) Davis

2 papers

16:30–18:00 | 4C: Undersea (Submarine Masts)

CHAIR: Dr David Wyllie

2 papers

Tue 18 Jun 2019

9:00–10:30 | 5A: Surface (Unmanned Surface Vehicles I)

CHAIR: Dr John Bruni

3 papers

9:00–10:30 | 5B: Surface (Modeling & Simulation)

CHAIR: Captain (ret) R. Cameron Ingram

3 papers

9:00–10:30 | 5C: Undersea (Platform Signature Studies)

CHAIR: Dr John Sirmalis

2 papers

9:00–10:30 | 5D: Air & Space (Early Warning in BMD)

CHAIR: Mr Jeroen De Jonge

2 papers

10:30–11:30 | Product Briefing

10:30–17:30 | iPad Pro Fact Finding Mission

Collect business cards from 10 different exhibitors, bring them to the organiser’s office with one of your own before 1730hrs. The price draw will take place on a nominated stand in the exhibition hall at 1730hrs. Good luck!

11:30–13:00 | 6A: Plenary Session

CHAIR: Professor Satoshi Morimoto

Technology Development in the New Domain


1) Professor Tanya Monro, Chief Defense Scientist, Department of Defense, Australia

2) Dr Hirokazu Hokazono, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Defense Scientist, ATLA, Japan

3) Mr Jeroen de Jonge, Business Director, TNO, Netherlands

13:00–14:00 | Product Briefing

14:00–15:30 | 7A: Surface (Unmanned Surface Vehicles II)

CHAIR: Mr Jeroen De Jonge

3 papers

14:00–15:30 | 7B: Undersea (UUV Technologies)

CHAIR: Mr Andreas Grunicke

3 papers

14:00–15:30 | 7C: Undersea (Sonar Technology)

CHAIR: Professor Dr David Hardie

2 papers

14:00–15:30 | 7D: Surface (Amphibious Technology)

CHAIR: Rear Admiral (ret) Fusahiko Yamasaku

2 papers

15:30–16:00 | Product Briefing

16:00–17:30 | 8A: Surface (Advances in Ship Materials)

CHAIR: Captain (ret) Kunio Fujisawa

2 papers

16:00–17:30 | 8B: Undersea (Technology: Navigation & Communication)

CHAIR: Ms Trevor Kelly-Bissonnette

3 papers

16:00–17:30 | 8C: Air & Space (Space Surveillance)

CHAIR: RADM (ret) Charles J Beers

3 papers

16:00–17:30 | 8D: Undersea (Technology: Hydrodynamics)

CHAIR: Mr George McNamara

2 papers

17:30–18:00 | iPad Pro Prize Draw

Location: Sponsoring exhibitor’s stand, to be announced

Wed 19 Jun 2019

9:30–11:00 | 9A: Plenary Session

CHAIR: Dr David Kershaw

Technology Development and Technical Cooperation for Defense Equipment


1) Shigenori Mishima, Director General, Department of Technological Strategy, ATLA, Japan

2) Dr Christopher Bassler, Chief Strategy Officer, F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, USA

3) Dr David Kershaw, DST, DoD, Australia

11:00–12:00 | Product Briefing

11:00–15:00 | iPad Pro Fact Finding Mission

Collect business cards from 10 different exhibitors, bring them to the organiser’s office with one of your own before 1600hrs. The price draw will take place on a nominated stand in the exhibition hall at 1600hrs. Good luck!

12:00–13:30 | 10A: Surface (Ship Construction Challenges)

CHAIR: Mr Charles Giacchi

3 papers

12:00–13:30 | 10B: Air & Space (Rotary Wing Missions)

CHAIR: Mr Benjamin F Strickland

2 papers

13:30–14:30 | Product Briefing

14:30–15:00 | Press Conference

Details TBC

15:00–15:20 | iPad Pro Prize Draw

Location TBC

20:00–23:30 | “One for the Road” Reception

Informal drinks at APA Hotel (provisional)

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