Major General Dunlop, Commander of Airborne Early Warning and Control Force, NATO Shape to Present at Airborne ISR Conference

NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force will discuss developing NATO’s future C2 capabilities at Airborne ISR conference.

London, United Kingdom, August 21, 2017 --( SMi are delighted to announce a great addition to Airborne ISR’s best-to-date line up: Major General Dawn Dunlop, Commander of the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.

She will be presenting:

Developing NATO’s Future C2 Capabilities
- NATO & AWACS Today
- Need for Multi-Domain C2
- Training for Interoperability

Major General Dunlop leads a 17-nation organization responsible to SACEUR for providing Airborne Early Warning, Battle Management and Command & Control capability for the Alliance. The NAEW&C Force has two main operating bases at Geilenkirchen, GE and RAF Waddington, UK, and four forward operating bases located across the NATO AOR.

More featured speakers for 2017 include:

1. Brigadier General Lambert, Director of Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, US Air Force

2. Wing Commander Berry, SO1 Capability Delivery P8A, Air Command, Royal Air Force

3. Squadron Leader Graham, Air ISTAR Requirements, Capability Branch, C4ISR Working Group, New Zealand Defence Force

This year's conference will bring together a global speaking panel of senior ISR decision makers from the military, research and industry, representing: Royal Air Force, United States Air Force, New Zealand Defence Force, French Air Force Command, United States European Command, Belgian Air Force, NATO, UK Ministry of Defence, German Ministry of Defence, NATO AEW&C Programme Management Agency, TNO Defence Research, ONERA, Fraunhofer FKIE, Level 7 Expertise and more.

The two-day event agenda features 16 cutting edge presentations discussing the latest topics on: NATO joint ISR, ISR research and development, ISR training and personnel development, future capability development, ISR operations, and more.
Plus, there will also be a half-day, pre-conference workshop 12.15 - 17.30, Tuesday 24th October 2017, entitled: ‘Every Platform a Sensor’. Hosted by British experts in defence, aerospace and security: QinetiQ.

The final early bird discount, of £100 will be expiring 30th September 2017. Due to high popularity, seats are filling fast. Register online at:

Airborne ISR 2017
25-26 October
London, United Kingdom

Sponsored by: Galleon Embedded Computing

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