24 - 26 September, 2019 | Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Main Conference Day Two - 26 September

8:00 am - 8:30 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:30 am - 8:40 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:40 am - 10:10 am A GLOBAL PICTURE OF FRENCH AIR DEFENCE

  • An overview of France Air Defence Network – Multiple systems to address the full range of threats
  • Improving the performance and resilience of air defence structures by developing a networked, multi-sensored and cyber resilient architecture
  • Improving capability to counter manoeuvrable ballistic missiles with the Aster 30 B1NT missile, and Ka Seeker
  • MILAD: All weather automatic detection and classification, day night identification, secured jamming, designed for intensive aggressions, quick deployment, and reduced human surveillance
  • SAMP/T and Full Spectrum by design across localisation, targets and missions
Major General Frédéric Parisot, Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Programmes at French Air Force

Major General Frédéric Parisot

Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Programmes
French Air Force

9:10 am - 9:40 am TIME TO FOCUS ON THE INNER TIER AGAIN?

·          Identified capability gaps from recent conflicts and new challenges to generate a coherent air picture
·          The need to come back to formerly “obsolete” systems
·          Four shooters on the grid
·          Cheetah – a new missile for present and future capability gaps
Fabian Ochsner, CEO at Rheinmetall Air Defence

Fabian Ochsner

CEO
Rheinmetall Air Defence

9:40 am - 10:10 am INTEGRATION AND MANOEUVRABILITY IN AIR MISSILE DEFENCE

·          US ADA approach to defeating the full range of threats in multi-domain operations
·          Defending manoeuvring forces against UAS, fixed and rotary wing – M-SHORAD
·          Can directed energy systems be used in the army’s short range air defence system?
·          Establishing comprehensive Air Defence against the new threat
Colonel Mark Holler, Commandant Air Defence Artillery at US Army

Colonel Mark Holler

Commandant Air Defence Artillery
US Army

10:10 am - 10:40 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

10:40 am - 11:10 am SKY SPOTTER - PASSIVE EO EARLY WARNING AND AIR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM

·          Rafael footprint in the air defence domain
·          Challenges of ground base legacy sensors
·          sky spotter - description and examples
·          fusing radar with EO - enjoying the best of both worlds

Alon Amitai

Manager
RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd

11:10 am - 11:40 am BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL DEFENCE NETWORK ACROSS THE FULL THREAT SPECTRUM

·          An update on the enhanced GBAD capabilities of US Army Europe (USAREUR)
·          Understanding how national commands are being integrated to build an international air defence network
·          The role of the US Army Europe (USAREUR) in building a global air defence response
·          Ensuring interoperability and readiness to respond to threat on an international scale
Colonel Tim Shaffer, Chief, Air and Missile Defense at US Army Europe

Colonel Tim Shaffer

Chief, Air and Missile Defense
US Army Europe

11:40 am - 12:10 pm INTEGRATED AIR & MISSILE DEFENCE – A PATH OF EVOLUTION TOWARDS THE FULL SPECTRUM

Hans Christian Hagen

Vice President Business Development
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm PROTECTING NATO’S EASTERN FLANK – LITHUANIA’S AIR DEFENCE MODERNISATION

  • Strengthening air surveillance and detection with long range 3D radars
  • Integrating NASAMS into Lithuania’s air defence structure
  • Air Defence cooperation in the Baltics
Colonel Dainius Guzas, Commander at Lithuanian Air Force

Colonel Dainius Guzas

Commander
Lithuanian Air Force

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm NORWEGIAN AIR DEFENCE: NASAMS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT

·          Norwegian Air Defence current capabilities
·          Outlining NASAMS current capability and how this enables RNoAF Mission success
·          Identifying future challenges and the scope for long term development
Major Atle Lundervold, Staff Officer at Royal Norwegian Air Force

Major Atle Lundervold

Staff Officer
Royal Norwegian Air Force

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm EXPANDING THE UK’S AIR DEFENCE CAPABILITY TO COMBAT ADVANCED THREATS

  • Identifying and preparing the UK for the future threat environment
  • Understanding the operational challenges of expanding the UK GBAD Capability, from short to medium range
  • Identifying procurement priorities and development plans
Lieutenant Colonel Charlie More, Commanding Officer 12 Regiment, Royal Artillery at British Army

Lieutenant Colonel Charlie More

Commanding Officer 12 Regiment, Royal Artillery
British Army

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm MODERNISING FORCE STRUCTURE FOR ENHANCED INTEGRATION OF ANTI-AIRCRAFT ARTILLERY UNITS

·          Improving training and doctrine for Spain’s Anti-Aircraft Artillery units to defeat multiple and complex attacks
·          Lessons learned from deployments to Turkey and evaluation of the AAA means of integration and combat procedures
·          Delivering on NATO’s smart defence concept
Colonel Eugenio López Polo, Head of Artillery and Air Defence Training and Doctrine at Spanish Army

Colonel Eugenio López Polo

Head of Artillery and Air Defence Training and Doctrine
Spanish Army

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm REBUILDING AND STRENGTHENING UKRAINIAN AIR AND MISSILE DEFENCE

·          Ukraine’s Air Missile Defence capability and re-introduction of the S 300V1
·          Examining the UAF response in dealing with adversarial use of UAS in eastern Ukraine
·          New ground-launched cruise missile developments 2019
Colonel Andrii Kramarenko, Chief of Operational Section, Deputy Chief of Staff, Air Command East at Ukrainian Air Force

Colonel Andrii Kramarenko

Chief of Operational Section, Deputy Chief of Staff, Air Command East
Ukrainian Air Force

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE