Enhancing ISR Capability to Ensure Total Domain Awareness

By Defence Iq, PRNE
Sunday, December 11, 2011

LONDON, December 12, 2011 -

Over the last 8 years, Airborne ISR has become Europe’s foremost event for the Airborne ISR industry. Directors and operators of Air ISR technology from both military and industry will be coming together to discuss the most prevalent issues of the time, with an in-depth asset analysis and examination of how best to achieve future ambitions the event will give both requirement and operational updates. Bringing together leaders and those at the forefront of the industry from both military and the private sector (www.airborneisr.com).

Aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities are crucial to coalition operations both in conflict and in response to natural disaster. It is incumbent on the U.S. and allied nations to ensure future ISR systems are interoperable with one another, flexible in responding to a multitude of problem sets, and inclusive of a variety of collection methodologies. Forums like this are essential to fostering the dialogue that gets us there. - Major General Blair Hansen, Deputy Commander, (JFCC-ISR)

One of the main keynote speeches will be given by Air Marshal Mark Green, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Air Command from RAF will be briefing delegates on “The Future of ISR in the UK Armed Forces” and how ISR provision will be met after 2015.

In addition, from the US Air Force, Brigadier General John Horner, Director of ISR Capabilities will brief on - Balancing ISR Capability: Future Ambitions of the USR Air Force:

  • Existing capabilities and the future requirements to provide increased domain awareness
  • Current methods of information sharing between allied nations
  • Future application of UAVs

Furthermore, the event has attracted major industry primes and will provide and opportunity to network with senior Air Force personnel.

Airborne ISR2012 is sponsored by: IAI/ELTA Systems, L-3 WESCAM and CAE AVIATION.


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To find out more information download the event brochure at www.airborneisr.com

Bilal Azmat, defence@iqpc.co.uk, +44(0)207-368-9373


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