Close Air Support 2011

Venue: Kingsway Hall

Location: London, London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 20, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2011
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Close Air Support 2011 will be held in London on September 21-22nd 2011

Supported by Lead Sponsor Raytheon, along with Embraer Defence Services the guest speakers will give insight into:

Unparalelled Operational Feedback on Equipment And Digital CAS from TACP Units Just Returned From Theatre:
UK 7th (Para) Royal Artillery Unit on TACP experiences and equipment in Afghanistan
Swedish A9 Artillery Unit on JTACs working under the MOU and operational feedback
Italian 185th Target Acquisition Regiment on looking towards greater JTAC cooperation with artillery

How To Improve Air-Land Integration:
Insights from the United States Marine Corps on their movement for digital interoperability amongst all fires nodes, C2 and aviation platforms
The UK Joint Air / Land Organisation (JALO) on the future of Digital CAS in the UK MoD
The French Air Force on next steps for higher Air Land Integration in CAS

How To Close Capability Gaps:
New ways to improve digital CAS and communications
Innovative targeting pod and laser designator solutions
Groundbreaking software and target sharing technologies
Plus - 5 Pre-Conference CAS Training Masterclass Workshops Including Joint Air / Land & Simulation:
Colonel Francesco Agresti, Head of JTAC Training, Italian Air Force, on training Italian Air Forces Operation Command
Lieutenant Colonel Frederik Ragnarsson, Head of JTAC Instruction, Swedish Armed Forces on adapting CAS training to cater for both national and international missions
Dr Bill Powers, US Marines Warfighting Laboratory on developing and integrating unmanned combat aerial vehicles for advanced CAS