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Air Mission Planning 2016 - 20/01/2016

SMi confirms speakers from NATO, French Air Force, US Air Force, Italian Air Force Staff, UK MoD, Czech Air Force

Confirmed speakers for AMP 2016 include NATO, French Air Force, US Air Force, Italian Air Force Staff, UK MoD, Czech Air Force, Netherlands Aerospace Centre, SAAB (Sweden), BAE Systems (UK) and many more...

Air Mission Planning 2016 will gather a global audience of those at the forefront of the domain, ranging from leading operators, system integrators, technical engineers, chief scientists and the leading industry providers, for a packed 2 day agenda.

Day One will feature regional updates from UK MoD, US Air Force, Italian Air Force Staff, NATO, NCIA NATO, Netherlands Aerospace Centre, with a focus on the planning process for air operations and real time mission support. Day One also features a panel discussion on "Contemporary Concepts of Operation for Successful and Safe Air Mission Planning in Challenging Environments".

Day Two explores the challenges for air mission planning for share airspace, mission support systems, regional approach for C2 and so much more. Speakers for Day Two include French Air Force, NATO, Movement Coordination Centre Europe (Netherlands), Czech Air Force, BAE Systems (UK) and many more.

One of the key presentations not to be missed will be given by Mr. John Loader, Head of New Business and Mission Systems Advisor, Military Air and Information Combat Air Support, BAE Systems, UK. John will be speaking on Day Two of the conference on "Optimal Mission Support systems for Fast Air Assets: A Focus on Architecture and Software Support". Mr. Loader will discuss BAE Systems approach to mission support systems, the importance of flexibility to adapt to mission requirements, software portability across the various airborne platforms and future predictions for operational requirements.

To register or to download the full agenda visit the event website 

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

Delegates will get the chance to network with leading Military and Industry personnel.

Attendees for Air Mission Planning 2016 include:
Military Sector: Commanders of Operational Support Units, Chiefs of A3 Operations, Commanders of Fighter Wings, Commanders of Air Lift Wings, Air Force Intelligence Experts, Air Force Engineers, Heads of Air C2, Air C4ISTAR, Heads of Air CIS.
Industry Sector: Developers of air mission planning systems, air mission support software, avionics architectures and displays, aircraft navigation aids, air communications equipment, sensors and sensor fusion.

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

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 James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 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 6054

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