Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper, Former Director General at NATO International Military Staff

Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper


Former Director General
NATO International Military Staff

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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

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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

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Agenda Day 1

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019


12:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: FUTURE CHALLENGES OF CAS

The objective of this panel is to debate the future of close air support and the utility of current Western capabilities in the eventuality of future conflicts with near-peer adversaries, notably China and Russia as well as lower-end missions against asymmetric threats such as Daesh.

Discussion points include:

  • How the CAS and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) communities should adapt
  • Leveraging emerging capabilities to meet future operational requirements 2035+
  • How current capabilities would perform within Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) environments

Agenda Day 2

Thursday, May 30th, 2019