25 - 27 February, 2020 | LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

Conference Day 1

9:00 am - 9:05 am IQPC WELCOME REMARKS

Lieutenant General (Retd.) Kenneth E. Tovo, Former Commander, US Army Special Operations Command at United States Army

Lieutenant General (Retd.) Kenneth E. Tovo

Former Commander, US Army Special Operations Command
United States Army

9:20 am - 9:50 am AN UPDATE ON THE FUTURE VERTICAL LIFT PROGRAMME

·         Defining the challenges of 2030. How will FVL respond to these?
·         Delivering the capability based on improvement within key performance parameters
·         Early engagement with bidding parties and addressing challenges in the prototype phase 

9:50 am - 10:20 am THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY’S CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE ON ITS MULTI-ROLE HELCIOPTER (MRH) AND ARMED RECONNAISSANCE HELICOPTER (ARH) CAPABILITY

·         The challenges and historical perspective associated with both platforms
·         A contemporary perspective.
o   Composite Amphibious Rotary Wing Capabilities – a new capability for the ADF.
·         Where to for the future?

10:20 am - 11:00 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

11:00 am - 11:30 am THE ROLE OF ROTARY IN 2032

·         Rotary-wing assets in supporting European deterrence posturing
·         Current requirements of the German Army, focusing on the acquisition of light armoured helicopters
·         Matching simulation assets with machines in service
·         What role will rotary assets play in the German Army of 2032?
·         Addressing electronic warfare threats in the future battlespace
Major General Andreas Hannemann, Commander, Rapid Forces Division at Bundeswehr

Major General Andreas Hannemann

Commander, Rapid Forces Division
Bundeswehr

11:30 am - 12:00 pm DRIVING DEVELOPMENT AT JHC

·         Delivery of the UK Military Flying Training System and its role in supporting readiness across the JHC
·         Interoperability challenges and collective missions in NATO
·         The future in unmanned rotorcraft for the MOD
Air Commodore Al Smith, Head of Capability Air Manoeuvre at Army Headquarters

Air Commodore Al Smith

Head of Capability Air Manoeuvre
Army Headquarters

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm ISRAELI DEFENCE FORCE – HELICOPTER VISION TO 2030

·         Use of helicopters in degraded or no-visual environments
·         Obstacle avoidance in low level flights
·         Future helicopter weapons systems: What should attack and utility helicopters possess?
·         Crew mission debriefing and information sharing

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm INCREASING SURVIVABILITY IN THE FUTURE BATTLESPACE

·         What challenges will affect survivability in the future battlespace?
·         Working with industry to define challenges
·         Electronic warfare: Developing self-protection suites in the rotary domain

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm INDUSTRY LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm ENHANCING THE CAPABILITIES AND EFFICIENCY OF QATAR'S AIR FORCE

·         The acquisition of 28 NH90 helicopters
·         Ongoing requirements for in-service support
·         Meeting Qatar's demanding operational requirements for decades to come, both in troop transport and naval missions

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED MILITARY HELICOPTER CAPABILITIES FOR THE FUTURE

·         Defining the requirements for future technology enabled military helicopter capabilities
·         The integrations of RWUAS & MUM-T assets
·         Future projects for integrated sustainment

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm THE CH-53K KING STALLION: THE US' MOST POWERFUL HELICOPTER

·         Firsthand description of the CH-53K's enhanced capabilities
·         Overview of the game changing technology that makes the CH-53K a safe and unmatched helicopter
·         Highlight of recent test achievements and upcoming program milestones
Lieutenant General (Retd.) Kenneth E. Tovo, Former Commander, US Army Special Operations Command at United States Army

Lieutenant General (Retd.) Kenneth E. Tovo

Former Commander, US Army Special Operations Command
United States Army

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm ICEBREAKER NETWORKING RECEPTION PARK PLAZA HOTEL, VICTORIA