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Air Mission Planning 2016 - 11/01/2016

United States Air Force joins speaker line up

SMi are proud to announce that the United States Air Force will be speaking at the 7th annual Air Mission Planning conference on the 20th-21st April in London.

Presenting from The United States Air Force on Day One of the conference will be Colonel Glen Genove, Commander, 435th Air and Space Communications Group.  His unique presentation entitled "Planning and Mission Systems for the Provision of Mission Support to US Air Forces" will discuss force structure and the supporting role of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing; ensuring rapid reaction and decision making though the fusing of intelligence and effective dissemination of data as well as supporting planning and execution of air missions via the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS), Global Command and Control System (GCCS) and Unit Level Intelligence (ULI).

Building on the successes of previous Air Mission Planning meetings, this year's conference will bring together those at the forefront of the domain, ranging from leading operators, system integrators, technical engineers, chief scientists and the leading industry providers. Air Mission Planning 2016 will explore the strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area.

For more information or to register visit the event website

Joining Colonel Glen Genove in the 2016 expert speaker line-up will be key decision makers from NATO, Italian Air Force Staff, French Air Force, Czech Air Force, Movement Coordination Centre Europe, Saab, BAE Systems and many more.

Benefits of Attending Air Mission Planning 2016:

  • Deliberate the requirements of the contemporary operational environment
  • Develop advanced strategies for the planning process
  • Explore Interoperability for coalition operations and joint fires
  • Hear the very latest technological developments from research and industry, that are enhancing mission support, reducing workload and improving combat effectiveness

There is currently an early bird offer saving £300 off the conference price which is available until 29th January 2016. For further information about Air Mission Planning 2016 or to register please visit the event website

Air Mission Planning 2016 will be sponsored by Hewlett Packard who will be demonstrating their next generation air mission planning capability.

For sponsorship enquiries contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

For media enquiries contact Julia Rotar on + 44 (0) 207 827 6088 or email

For delegate enquiries contact Guy Hippisley Cox on +44 (0) 207 827 6197 or email to 

7th annual Air Mission Planning Conference
20-21 April 2016,
London, UK   
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Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6197

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