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Airborne Early Warning and Battle Management


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Airborne Early Warning and Battle Management

  1. 1. 11Th ANNuAL Airborne eArly WArning And bAttle MAnAgeMent 2012 17th-18th January 2012 Sheraton park Lane, piccadilly, London expanding the role and Mission sets of AeW Platforms ConferenCe HigHligHts inClude: Hear from Major General Stephen Schmidt on the status of the nato aWacS force, feedback from current theatres of operations and the results from the recent Bold Quest trials Detailed updates on the operational performance and development of e-3 Sentry, e-2c/d Hawkeye, Sea King Mk. 7 aSac, 340 aeW and the 550 caeW, amongst others assessment of recent operations in the Middle East and Libya, examining how operators and planners from around the world are reacting to the ever expanding roles these platforms are being required to fulfil. insights into how emerging military powers and non-NATO nations are looking to facilitate more complex military operations through the use of early warning and c2 assets. Lt Cdr Marco Frumusa Onofrio, Italian Navy Manuel Nunez Jimenez, Airbux Military “Great agenda for understanding current aeW “Very interesting - the opportunity to operations, including system effectiveness understand operators experience and and capability gaps, and what solutions are expectation is very valuable” available from industry”Lead SponSor aSSociate SponSor aSSociate SponSor aSSociate SponSor WWW.AirborneeArlyWArning.CoM
  2. 2. exPert internAtionAl sPeAker PAnel inCludes: Major General Stephen Schmidt, commander, NATO AEW&C Force Command Colonel Gregory Roberts, commander, 522nd air control Wing, uS Air Force Colonel Mark Waite, commander training, 505 command and control Wing, uS Air Force Wing Commander Paul Moss, commander, 8 Squadron, Royal Air Force  Lieutenant Colonel Zahani B Zainal Abidin, director of information technology and communication, aeW&c office, Royal Malaysian Air Force Lt Col herve Lardy, director of operations, 35 aeW&c Squadron, French Air Force ConferenCe AgendA dAy one 17th January 2012 08.30 Coffee and Registration 13.20 Countering low Altitude/low radar Cross section targets: A us Air force Perspective 09.00 Chairman’s opening remarks • What we identify as low altitude/low rcS threats 09.10 nAto Airborne early Warning Assets • Low altitude/low cross section threat methods of • current mission status of the nato e-3a fleet: employment assessment of capability • non-traditional low altitude/low radar cross • an overview of recent nato operations in support of section threats iSaF and operation Unified protector: no fly zone, • Looking at the low altitude/low radar cross section maritime iSr and humanitarian support kill chain • Feedback from Bold Quest: implications of having Captain James Combs, acc 8 WpS/WSc, uS Air ForceKEYNOTEADDRESS Jtacs aboard aWacS and further UaV testing 14.00 Presentation by Conference sponsor: • improving how the e-3a is tasked and utilised by sAAb member states Major General Stephen Schmidt, commander, NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Command 14.40 Coffee and Networking 09.50 Maximising the Capabilities of AeW&C 15.10 Presentation by Conference sponsor: Platforms: identifying and Addressing iAi elta the bottlenecks Preventing greater operational flexibility • expanding the aeW&c mission parameters: nc3a’s work with nato, UK, Germany and France 15.50 the royal Malaysian Air force’s requirement • Working to improve the robustness of current for Airborne early Warning Assets communications networks: Facilitating asset • rMaF’s aeW&c office: assessing and developing interoperability and improving the data received the requirement for aeW&c within the Malaysian by aeW teams armed Forces • is aeW still a suitable name for these platforms, or • procuring a platform for Malaysias unique would a wider, more encompassing title serve better? requirements: planned capability and conops behind Matt Roper, principle Scientist, Manager naeW aeW&c assets Scientific technical Support (StS) program, NC3A • How will these new platforms interact and compliment existing airborne sensors? 10.30 Coffee and Networking Lieutenant Colonel Zahani B Zainal Abidin, So1 programs, aeW&c office, Royal Malaysian Air Force 11.00 e-2d Advanced Hawkeye and the role of AeWbMC2 in Military and Civilian operations 17:10 CHAir’s Close And end of dAy one • e-2d advanced Hawkeye System overview • e-2d program Status • airborne early Warning and Battle Management & command and control in Support of netWorking reCePtion Military operations • critical role of aeW&c in support of Humanitarian Hosted by assistance, disaster relief, and Homeland Security Northrop Grumman Representative PMA 231 Representative 11.40 AeW in naval Aviation: the us experience with the e-2C Hawkeye Platform • overview of the US navy’s Hawkeye capability, recent upgrade programmes and how the e-2c fits into the overall air picture • deploying a carrier-capable aeW&c force: Feedback and lessons identified from recent theatres of operation • assessing problem areas identified from recent mission sets and how the platform could be further improved to provide greater connectivity and battle space awareness 12.20 Networking Lunch Sponsored by Northrop Grumman TElEphONE: +44 (0) 207 368 9737
  3. 3. ConferenCe AgendA dAy tWo18th January 201208.30 Coffee and Registration 12.20 Networking Lunch09.00 Chairman’s recap 13.20 Providing early Warning and battle Management for Multinational operations:09.10 the future of AeW&C for the united kingdom: A french Perspective on libya and beyond sentry and beyond • Understanding the current state of the fleet and • overview of the contribution made to operation performance expectations from the current Unified protector by the raF Sentry aircraft inventory of e-3F aircraft and lessons drawn from operating in a complex • Feedback and lessons identified from recent multinational environment against an multinational operations in Libya: Both the operator asymmetric foe and operations perspective • How Sentry and other aeW assets are expanding • Future plans and upgrade blocks planned for the their mission sets to fulfil other roles as a result of e-3 fleet the Strategic defence and Security review Lieutenant Colonel harve Lardy, director of • the future of the raF’s aeW capability: Upgrades, operations, 36 aeW&c Squadron, French Air Force Maintenance, and the feasibility of carrier based aeW assets 14.00 Assessment of french Carrier-based Wing Commander Paul Moss, commander, operations with the e2-C in north Africa 8 Squadron, Royal Air Force  • outline of the Flotille 4F Squadron, its capabilities and how the e-2c Hawkeye platforms interact and09.50 the importance of organic naval AeW work alongside the larger e-3 airframes Capability: the royal navy’s experience with • operating europe’s only carrier-capable aeW&c the sea king AsaC Mk.7 force: Feedback and lessons identified from • assessing the aSac Mk.7, its capabilities and the operations in north africa and beyond advantage of having an organic, rotary wing aeW • assessing problem areas identified from recent capability for expeditionary operations mission sets and how the platform could be further • Utilising the Sea King platform for both Maritime improved to provide greater connectivity and battle and Land operations: Feedback from recent space awareness operations in afghanistan and Libya Lieutenant Stephane Aldaye, e-2 officer, Flotille 4F, • Lessons for other nations looking to procure rotary French Navy wing assets for aeW&c and the future of the Mk.7 within the royal navy 14.40 Coffee and Networking Lieutenant Commander Paul harrison, commanding officer, 854 naval air Squadron, 15.10 Joint isr Provision with AeW platforms Royal Navy • assessing the non-early warning capabilities of aeW platforms in order to expand their mission set10.30 Coffee and Networking • an update on naeW Fc sponsored research: transforming early warning platforms in an airborne11.00 Assessing lessons from Military and Civil Joint c2iSr capability operations around the globe: the experience • Looking towards new concepts of operations for of the 552nd Air Control Wing nato owned warning aircraft • Moving away from the core early warning mission: John Mahaffey, Senior Scientist, capability air Maritime Surveillance, Battle Management, development - 5, NC3A Humanitarian relief and airspace deconfliction • assessing the lessons learnt from recent theatres of 15.50 the future direction of AeW&C military operation: afghanistan, iraq and Libya • Given the cost of aeW&c platforms, how can the • the role of the aWacS in counter narcotics cost be better shared amongst allies and/or civil operations in the caribbean institutions to reduce the financial burden of • capability advantages and interoperability procuring such platforms in the current age challenges of the 40/45 block upgrade of austerity? Colonel Gregory Roberts, command, 552nd • What role can unmanned systems play in the long operations Group, uS Air Force term evolution of aeW&c platforms, and is it feasible to expect unmanned systems to one day carry out11.40 tasking the taskers: Coordinating early the aeW role? Warning and battle Management Assets • does the future for these platforms lie in highly • the challenges associated with developing combat capable, do-it-all aeW c2BM platforms or do smaller SESSION capability of the air and Space operations centre platforms and roll on/roll off capabilities for existing • the emerging importance of linking platforms pANEl transport assets make more sense? together to feed into an over-arching domain picture • How can the role of these important assets best be for air/space/cyber awareness developed to ensure they are used as efficiently and • identifying problem areas to improve the efficiency effectively as possible? of tasking multiple requirements in contemporary multinational operations 16:30 CHAir’s Close And end of dAy one Colonel Mark Waite, commander training, 505 commander and control Wing, uS Air Force Media partnerS EmAIl:
  4. 4. sPonsors And exHibitorslead sponsor Website: northrop Grumman corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. northrop Grumman is a premier developer, integrator, producer and supporter of manned and unmanned aircraft, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics and other systems and subsystems critical to maintaining the nations security and leadership in science and technology. these systems are used, primarily by government customers, in many different mission areas including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; communications; battle management; strike operations; electronic warfare; missile defense; earth observation; space science; and space exploration.Associate sponsors Website: israel aerospace industries (iai) is israel’s largest aerospace industry, offering over 400 products and more than 1,000 technologies and services, with yearly sales in excess of three billion dollars. technologies developed by iai for the israel defence Forces (idF) have led to major breakthroughs in product development. iai/eL ta Systems Ltd., a group and subsidiary of israel aerospace industries, is one of israel’s leading defense electronics companies and a global leader in a variety of military technology areas. iai/eL ta operates as a Systems House, utilizing a broad spectrum of electromagnetic sensors (radar, electronic Warfare and communication), integrated systems and critical in-house technologies. eL ta Systems Ltd. is a world leader in providing military and para-military armed forces with superior systems for decision superiority and theater dominance. eL ta Systems solutions and systems are deployed to perform network centric intelligence, Surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance, early Warning and control, communications and command & control, defense and Self-protection and Fire control, in peace and in wartime eL ta’s G-550 conformal aeW&c (caeW) System introduces exceptional level of performance in early warning, tactical surveillance and real time & accurate signal intelligence. Website: SaaB is the supplier of the erieYe airborne early Warning System, the first operational and proven aeW aeSa system in the world, with continuous evolution for existing and new customers worldwide. Saab supports this solution with its world-class competences in aircraft integration, c4i, communication, Sensors and electronic Warfare. Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. 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