Conference Day 1
9:00 am - 9:05 am IQPC WELCOME REMARKS
9:05 am - 9:20 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS
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 HannemannCommander, Rapid Forces Division
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 SmithHead of Capability Air Manoeuvre
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