Deter and defend: The enduring need for NATO airborne C2ISR


Alice Clochet
01/15/2018

The geopolitical events of this year have been a sobering reminder need for global airborne ISR and early warning capabilities and the support they provided to the ground forces has been vital in the operating space.

Commanders have been working hard to de-conflict what has become an increasingly congested airspace in order to commit air strikes and this would not have been executed effectively without the use of coalition airborne ISR assets.

Senior military leaders from across the world will be coming to the Airborne ISR & C2 Battle Management conference to share their perspectives on the issues that affect the international community. Ahead of the event, Defence IQ had the opportunity to speak with one of the conference's keynote speakers, Lieutenant General Steven Shepro, Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, to get his thoughts on how NATO's airborne early warning and ISR capabilities are supporting their strategic military objectives...

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