The ongoing evolution of Close Air Support deployments: Insights from Sir Christopher Harper

The ongoing evolution of Close Air Support deployments: Insights from Sir Christopher Harper

Although Close Air Support deployments have proven integral to recent COIN operations, the rapid evolution of the operating environment is proving challenging for Air Forces, which face issues in training, interoperability and procurement of those assets.  

Defence IQ had the opportunity to discuss the Chairman of this year’s conference, Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper. Download this piece to learn more about his views on:

  • The major challenges in conducting Close Air Support deployments during COIN operations in recent years
  • The place of Close Air Support assets over the next few years
  • The current offering of training solutions and methods 



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