International Fighter USA

July 28 - 30, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Focus Day

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST


9:00 am - 9:10 am Program Director Remarks & Intro

Shuki Hasson - Program Director, IDGA
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Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

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Lieutenant General (R) Mark O Schissler

Lieutenant General Retired, Chairperson
USAF

9:30 am - 11:00 am Strategic Overview of the Department of Defense A&S Efforts for Future Air Dominance

The Honorable Ms. Ellen M. Lord - Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Department of Defense
• Addressing DoD priorities and plans to support US and International Allies Air Dominance
• Acquisition & Sustainment processes needed to support full integration of the 5th Generation fighters
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The Honorable Ms. Ellen M. Lord

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Department of Defense

10:00 am - 10:30 am Discussing The Case For Fifth Generation Airpower

Lieutenant General (R) David A. Deptula - Dean, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
• Identifying successes and challenges post 5th Generation first integration phase
• Sharing perspective over building infrastructure to support cross generational forces
• Discussing technologies that support software-reliant and multi-domain battlespace
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Lieutenant General (R) David A. Deptula

Dean
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

10:30 am - 11:15 am NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:15 am - 11:45 am The RSAF Integral Role In The Airspace Stability And Is The Forerunner For Fighter Advancement In The Region

Brigadier General Khalid Al-Harbi - Commander of the Air Warfare Center, The Royal Saudi Air Force
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Brigadier General Khalid Al-Harbi

Commander of the Air Warfare Center
The Royal Saudi Air Force

11:45 am - 12:15 pm The Royal Netherlands Air Force Modernization Efforts For The Advancement Of Its Air Power And Its Vision For The Future Of Fighter Capabilities

Colonel Bertil van Geel - Kingdom of the Netherlands Air Attaché & Deputy Defense Attaché in Washington, DC, Royal Netherlands Air Force
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Colonel Bertil van Geel

Kingdom of the Netherlands Air Attaché & Deputy Defense Attaché in Washington, DC
Royal Netherlands Air Force

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH

Hungry? So are we! Sit down to a tasty meal while discussing the topics so far and what’s to come in
the day.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Australia’s 4th To 5th Generation Fighter Transition And Exploring The Role Of ‘Loyal Wingman’ UCAS

Air Commodore Terry van Haren - The Australian Air Attache’ in Washington, DC, Royal Australian Air Force
• Outline Australia’s experience in transitioning its fighter force from a fourth to a fifth generation force.
• Assess the role of partnerships in developing and sustaining world leading fighter capabilities.
• Exploring and evaluating the ‘Loyal Wingman’ UCAS concept with air combat platforms.
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Air Commodore Terry van Haren

The Australian Air Attache’ in Washington, DC
Royal Australian Air Force

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Agile Combat Employment Concept and Operation in Multi Player Theaters

Colonel Robert Davis - 3rd Wing Commander, USAF
• Evaluating PACAF Agile Combat Employment Concept
• Managing and de-escalating territorial penetration
• Assessing gaps and providing solutions to operating in a multi-player airspace
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Colonel Robert Davis

3rd Wing Commander
USAF

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm NETWORKING BREAK


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm The Adaptation Of The 5th Generation Fighter, The Data Fusion Capabilities And Integration Into The Multi-Domain Operation Concept, And The Vision For Penetrating Counter Air Program

Lieutenant General Timothy G. Fay - Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements, USAF
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Lieutenant General Timothy G. Fay

Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements
USAF

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm TECHNOLOGY: Advancing USAF Mission Readiness Through Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Generational Fighter Training

Colonel Jake Trigler - Commander of 354th Operations Group, 354th Fighter Wing, USAF
• Mapping the current RedFlag technologies and the future adaptations
• Simulators’ adjustments to the developing technology and 5th Generation capabilities
• LVC training and the path to revolutionizing fighter readiness
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Colonel Jake Trigler

Commander of 354th Operations Group, 354th Fighter Wing
USAF

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

 

4:45 pm - 4:45 pm POST CONFERENCE NETWORKING