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Featured Speakers :

Office of Naval Research Global
Dr. Isaac Bankman
Associate Director
Office of Naval Research Global
Romanian Air Force
Brigadier General Dan Cavaleru
Deputy Chief
Romanian Air Force
German Air Force
Brigadier General Michael Gschoßmann
Director Ground Based Operations
German Air Force
Paul Dendy
IAMD Section, Defence Investment Division
US Army
Brigadier General Donald Fryc
Commanding General, 32nd AAMDC
US Army
Colonel Youngkweon Lee,
Colonel Youngkweon Lee,
Air & Missile Defence Command
Republic of Korea Air Force
Royal Netherlands Army
Colonel Peter Gielen
Chief of GBAD
Royal Netherlands Army
Wing Commander Alun Walton
SO1 Air C2 Dev, DACOS Development 1
US Army Europe
Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Lynch
Commander, 5-7 ADA BN, 10th AAMDC
US Army Europe
Swedish Armed Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Mattias Elfström
Air Defence Regiment
Swedish Armed Forces
Finnish Defence Command
Lieutenant Colonel Esa Lappi
Senior Technical Officer
Finnish Defence Command
US European Command
Peter Woodmansee
Missile Defense Program Manager, EPOC Missile Defense Division Chief
US European Command
US Department of State
Eric Desautels
US Department of State
Jakub Cimoradsky
Staff Officer, IAMD Section

Welcome to IAMD 2016

The Gathering of the World's Air Defence Community

IAMD 2016 returns as the chosen forum of the global air defence community to discuss best practice, implementation of new technologies and TTPs, and innovative methods of increasing cooperation between international partners.

Air and missile defence has grown in importance for nations around the world: as the threats to national security and infrastructure have increased dramatically in recent years. The exacerbation of potential flashpoints around the world, from the Middle East to Eastern Europe and beyond have seen nations move swiftly to upgrade legacy systems and to increase the potency of their current defences.

However the threat grows ever more varied, with the proliferation of UAVs of various sizes and armament; an increasing number of (ballistic) missile-equipped nations; and CRAM threats across Asia and the Middle East. 

This year’s key questions include:

  • How can air defenders be aided by the OEM and systems integrators to smooth the transition from legacy to contemporary assets?
  • As threats become increasingly varied, what options are there for multi-modal air defence systems, such as directed energy, which can engage a range of targets? What benefits and limitations to these futuristic systems?
  • In what ways can nations increase the integration of Air Defences across different planes, for example Ground-Based and Sea-Based, in an effort to create a more seamless reactive capability?
  • What lessons can be transferred between GBAD commanders in different regions of the world, in terms of meeting operational challenges?

Testimonials for Integrated Air and Missile Defence

“The base tour was excellent, plus the event allowed presentations from countries and discussions about radar and missile integration” Program Manager, ASELAN
“Well Done, excellent content and excellent venue” Business Development, Senior Manager, Raytheon
“The staff at IQPC stood out as they were attentive to all the attendees needs and responded to each question with respect and attention” Director, Business Development, BAE Systems
“Excellent Service.” Editor, Janes IHS
“Very Interesting to explore the different views on integrated air and missile defence, in particular in terms of weapon system development doctrines” Colonel, Italian Army
“Valuable conference.” Image Analyst, SatCen
“The event was very well organised.” Naval Advisor, Australian Defence Staff
“well done – all panel discussions were well handled by the panel attendees. Everyone respected each others turns, opinions and thoughts”. Director, Business Development, BAE Systems
“Extremely fruitful.” Lieutenant Colonel, Portuguese Army
“Networking was very valuable and the presentations were informative”. Director, Business Development, BAE Systems
“Very useful for an understanding of GBAD issues” Naval Advsor, Australian Defence Staff
“Very good mixture of industry and official representatives.” Marketing Manager, Diehl BGT Defence
“A unique forum to meet International partners, MOD’s and industry” Lieutenant Colonel, Portuguese Army
“The event offered a comprehensive view of IAMD.” Staff Officer, Romanian MOD
“Good conference, excellent tour and demonstration” Senior Scientist, Dstl
“Excellent Briefings and very good value”Editor, Janes IHS
“Great insight on western IADS capabilities and weaknesses” Intel Analyst, US Air Force

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