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UDT 2024

UDT 2024


Innovation and research in composite manufacturing: most recent use cases and possible benefits in submarine applications

10 Apr 2024
Keynote Theatre

Witness the unveiling of ground breaking advancements in composite materials for underwater defence  

  • Fireproof & safe: meet MIL-STD-2031 standards for next-generation submarines.
  • Structural integrity monitoring: gain real-time insights with embedded sensor technology.  
  • Proven effectiveness: tested & validated in military research programmes.
  • Wide range of applications: beyond submarines, explore possibilities in various defence & aerospace sectors


Ivan Stace, UDT Committee Chair, Babcock Lead for the In Water Engineering Programme - Babcock International Group
David Benedetti, Head of Defense & Aerospace - Carbon Dream S.p.A.