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

Main Conference Day Two - 26 September

8:30 am - 9:30 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:30 am - 9:40 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:40 am - 10:20 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

10:20 am - 11:00 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

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 am - 12:10 pm 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

12:10 pm - 12:50 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

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm PROVIDING THE DECISIVE EDGE - DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING MISSILE AND SPACE SYSTEMS FOR THE US ARMY

·          Outlining the Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space portfolio of projects and responsibilities
·          Developing next generation capabilities to be more effective in mitigating aerial threats
·          Supporting integration of current and future sensors, providing an effective IAMD capability
Thomas Doss, Assistant Program Executive Officer, International at PEO Missiles and Space

Thomas Doss

Assistant Program Executive Officer, International
PEO Missiles and Space

2:30 pm - 3:10 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

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

3:40 pm - 4:20 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

4:20 pm - 5:00 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

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