Online Day 2

11:00 am - 11:50 am Login to On24

11:50 am - 12:00 pm Opening Remarks

Shuki Hasson - Program Director, IDGA

Shuki Hasson

Program Director

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Overview of Directed Energy Systems Across Air Combat Command and the Air Force

General James M. Holmes - Commander, Air Combat Command, USAF

General James M. Holmes

Commander, Air Combat Command

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm DoD Overview Of Cross Defense Directed Energy Priorities

• Support implementation of directed energy for base defense

• Enabling testing and procurement of multiple types of lasers

• Increasing research and development for highpower density applications

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Advancing R&D For Directed Energy Within The US Air Force Enterprise To Address Future Challenges

• Discussing thermal management for DE systems and its effect on safe integration onboard AF systems

• Meeting the necessary power requirements needed for DE utilization in a combat environment

• Addressing current experimentation lines of effort to support USAF light plan

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Directed Energy Testing & Evaluation: The Road Ahead Of Operational Fielding

• Discussing cross service testing challenges and new opportunities

• Understanding challenges of beam power and laser scaling through optimized testing capacities

• Addressing accessibility of testing facilities and exchange of lessons learned

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Addressing The Necessary Developments And Improvements To Assure Delivery Space Ready Applications

• Enhancing The MARAUDER and the future for Plasma Beams as we transfer into space operations

• Developing the next generation of DE systems and the case for Particle-beam weapons

• Managing DE applications, microwave beams for non-lethal operations

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Group Chat: Open Platform For Thought Exchange