International Military Helicopter is the community’s annual general meeting place, bringing together 150+ Chiefs of Staff, Commanders of Helicopter Operations, Heads of Air Procurement, Chiefs of Plans and Policy, Chiefs of Staff and Industry Executives from across the globe to discuss their challenges shaping helicopters for now and the future.
This rare platform is an ideal opportunity to share lessons learned and best practice in current helicopter requirements, capabilities and programmes, engaging in international collaboration on a very real level with military leaders and industry counterparts.
What's New For 2015?
Adapting year on year in order to deliver the most business critical event of the year for it's attendees, 2015 is no different. New aspects include:
New Conference Streams: For the 1st time International Military Helicopter will split in 2 each afternoon. Eash session will provided focused discussions on critical subjects to the military helicopter community. These include:
>>Matainence, Repair and Overhaul and Upgrades
>>Communications, Situational Awareness, Night Vision and ISR Mission Systems
>>Safety, Survivability and Countermeasures
New Industry Panel Discussion: Integral to any successful rotary capability is a process of collaboration and development with major industry providers. This panel discussion was dedicated to the strategic thinking shaping the future of the defence industry from the leading helicopter manufactures in the sector.
Industry Standard: £1999
Speakers: Lieutenant General (Retired) Sir Gary Coward KBE CB Former Commander Joint Helicopter Command UK MoD, The Honorable Heidu Shyu Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics &Technology) and Army Acquisition Executive US Army, Major General Raja Muhammad Arif Nazir (Retired) Additional Secretary Pakistan Ministry of Defence, Lieutenant General Olivier Gourlez De la Motte Commander Army Aviation French Army, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu Chief of Staff Nigerian Air Force, Major General Slawomir Kaluzinski Chief of Staff Operational Command Polish Armed Forces, Major General Edgar Fallorina Vice Commander Philippines Air Force, Major General Richard Felton Commander Joint Helicopter Command UK MoD, Major General Kurt F. Neubauer Chief of Safety Air HQ US Air Force (Pending Legal Approval), Rear Admiral Giorgio Gomma Director of Naval Aviation and Commander of the Fleet Air Arm Italian Navy, Brigadier General Jorge Alberto Segura Mano Negra Commander Air Assault Aviation Division Colombian Army, Brigadier General José Augusto Crepaldi Affonso Chief of Air Force Programs Office Brazilian Air Force (Pending Leadership Approval), Brigadier General Antonio Bettelli Commander Army Aviation Italian Army (Pending Final Authorisation), Brigadier General Jaromír Šebesta Deputy Commander Czech Air Force, Brigadier General Andreas Putz Commander Air Support Brigade Austrian Air Force, Colonel Salah AlMansoor Planning HQ Royal Bahrain Air Force (Appointed Officer To Be Confirmed), Colonel Jason Etherington Commander Attack Helicopter Force British Army, Colonel Steen Ulrich Head of Helicopter Wing Royal Danish Air Force, Captain Burhan Akinci Commander Aviation Training Center Turkish Naval Forces, Captain Voulgarelis Elias Deputy Chief Logistics and Mobilisation Material Logistics Division Navy HQ Brazilian Navy, Lieutenant Colonel Stephane Roobroek Chief of Helicopter Operations Belgian Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel Tuure Lehtoranta Chief of Army Aviation Army Command Finnish Army, Lieutenant Colonel Jaro Kesänen Commandr Helicopter Battalion Army Aviation Finnish Army, Major Nicholas Molder AH-1W/Z Weapons and Tactics Marines Assault Weapon Training School US Marine Corps, Major Lawrence Jones Assault Support Specialist Marines Assault Weapon Training School US Marines Corps, Chief Superintendent Tobias Schoenherr Head FTO German Federal Police Air Support Group, Superintendent John Todor Commander Specialist Response Division Victoria Police Australia, Dr Mohd Yazin Ahmad Director Mechanical and Aerospace Technology Division STRIDE Malaysian MoD, Lieutenant Colonel Yaser Alshaik Head of Rotary Plans Royal Bahraini Air Force
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