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SMi Group Ltd

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The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

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Air Mission Planning Conference - 15/04/2016

U.S. Air Force, Royal Air Force, German Air Force, Royal Saudi Air Force, DSTL, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, Finmeccanica SPA, Saab to meet at Air Mission Planning 2016

Latest confirmed attendees for Air Mission Planning 2016 include U.S. Air Force, Joint Helicopter Command HQ, Royal Air Force, German Air Force, Royal Saudi Air Force, DSTL, European Air Group, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, Finmeccanica SPA, Saab, Spectracom, FAR Odiham, Airbus and many more…

SMi’s 7th annual Air Mission Planning will take place in London on the 20th-21st of April 2016 and will focus on the collaboration between military, research and industry in this key area, inviting not only the leading operators at the forefront of air mission execution, but also the engineers, chief scientists and technical directors, who create the platform and technologies at the heart of air mission support and planning.

The 2-day event programme includes 15 unique briefings from military and government representatives and the leading industry providers from 8 countries. Day One features regional updates, with a focus on the planning process for air operations and real time mission support, and 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 shared airspace, mission support systems, regional approach for C2 and so much more.

The expert speaker line up for 2016 includes key decision makers from U.S. Air Force, NATO, French Air Force, Italian Air Force Staff, Czech Air Force, Movement Coordination Centre Europe, Defence Geographic Centre, RAF Northolt, NLR, HP Enterprise Services, BAE Systems, Saab and Inzpire.

For the full agenda breakdown with all speakers and their topics please visit 

Benefits of attending:

  • AMP 2016 provides a platform for the advancement of air operations planning, bringing together those at the heart of systems operation, development and integration
  • 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

AMP 2016 gold sponsors are Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The event is also sponsored by BAE Systems.

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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