SPAIN. Seville. The most crucial topics within the Military Airlift and AAR community will be discussed at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference, taking place on 1st-2nd December 2020 in Seville, Spain. It will provide a comprehensive overview of strategic and tactical airlift capability in the region.
Key topics announced on 9th July for the 21st Annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference.
Western European Updates. Generating and Sustaining Capability Through No.2 groups Air Mobility Element, will be presented by Group Captain Doz James, Deputy Air Mobility Force Commander, Royal Air Force. Air mobility at the centre of air power: moving ground forces across theatres of operation to respond to security and humanitarian challenges, will conduct by Brigadier General Olivier Fabre, Commander, Air Mobility Command, French Air Force. MRTT Unit Update will be presented by Colonel Jurgen Van der Biezen, Commander Multinational MRTT Unit, Royal Netherlands Air Force. In addition, of this Philippe Martou, Chief Preparedness – OSEP, World Food Programme will present World Food Programme: Airlifting to Save Lives.
Air-To-Air Refuelling. Building Energy Reliability and Resilience to Support the Air Force Mission, will present by Mr James Olden, Chief of Current Operations for Aviation Energy Policy, US Air Force.
Airlift to support COVID-19 response. Management of the Emergency COVID-19 in Italy, will conduct by Colonel Luca Tonello, Joint Coordination Cell Chief, Emergency Covid 19 – Technical board at the Civil Protection Department – Airlift support, Italian Air Force. Overview of 38 group & Key Perspectives will be handled by Group Captain Phil Arnold, Senior Staff Offi cer, HQ 38 Group, Royal Air Force.
Pooling and Sharing. Lieutenant Colonel Jakob Valstad, Chief, Operations, MCCE will conduct MCCE: Providing Strategic Depth to European Operations. European Air Transport Command: Key Perspectives will present by Confirmed Representative, Name to be Announced, European Air Transport Command. Colonel James Sparrow, Commander, Heavy Airlift Wing will conduct Providing Lean Airlift Capability: The Heavy Airlift Wing.
Airlift tactics and training. Colonel Fernando Raimundo Martinez, Commander, ETAC – European Tactical Airlift Centre will lead ETAC: Driving Cooperation Through Advanced Airlifting Training. Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Centre will be handled by Colonel Deanna Franks, Commandant, AATTC, US Air Force.
In addition, the programme will include industry insights from key commercial partners across the domain including Mitiga Solutions, Leonardo, TLD, and more to be confirmed.