25 - 27 February, 2020 | The Hurlingham Club, London, United Kingdom
Lieutenant General (Retd.) Kenneth E. Tovo, Former Commander, US Army Special Operations Command at United States Army
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Lieutenant General (Retd.) Kenneth E. Tovo


Former Commander, US Army Special Operations Command
United States Army

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CONFERENCE DAY ONE (25 February): VISION 2030

Tuesday, February 25th, 0020


4:00 PM UNMANNED SYSTEMS WITHIN THE FUTURE ROTARY MIX

  • How will unmanned systems support the future manned helicopter platform?
  • To what extent can unmanned rotary systems operate autonomously?
  • How might the unmanned system gap-fill for the manned platform in the high-threat, contested environment?
  • Can the survivability of those platforms be high enough?

CONFERENCE DAY TWO (26 February): WARFIGHTER READINESS - CURRENT OPS

Wednesday, February 26th, 0020


9:45 AM SENIOR LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION: VERTICAL LIFT TODAY AND TOMORROW

  • As our helicopter forces look to the future, how can we effectively manage the capability gap to sustain readiness rates and ensure the continued deployability of our helicopter forces?
  • Where does the helicopter sit within the joint force of today? How is the role of this vital enabler likely to change for the future?
  • What does the capability mix look like for the future? What should the balance be between survivability and stealth, and what are our expectations of a “multi-role” platform?
  • What will the role of unmanned systems be within the future force structure?

3:30 PM Q&A: REFINING THE REQUIREMENT FOR NEXT-GENERATION HEAVY LIFT

  • Survivability considerations for the non-combat platform. Refining the requirements for reach and range
  • The limits of the multi-role concept for non-combat platforms.
  • How deployable are utility platforms in a complex or contested operating environment?

4:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: HELICOPTER OPERATIONS IN THE FUTURE LAND ENVIRONMENT

  • Refining the force structure to meet the future requirements for airborne assault operations. To what extend are we moving away from large-scale deployments and towards the targeted application of helicopter forces?
  • Adapting to cope with the multi-domain battlespace
  • The helicopter force as a vital enabler for future land operations
  • Delivering lethality and survivability for future air assault and attack helicopter forces.
  • Networking with friendly forces on the ground to enhance threat awareness and limit risk

CONFERENCE DAY THREE (27 February): PLATFORM READINESS

Thursday, February 27th, 0020