Day 1

10:00 am - 10:20 am Login to online platform

10:20 am - 10:30 am Program Director Remarks & Introduction

Shuki Hasson - Program Director, IDGA
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Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Strategic Overview Of The Department Of Defense Efforts for Sustainment of Current Fighters and Delivering NGAD

Lieutenant General Eric T. Fick - Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, DoD


      Addressing DoD priorities and plans to support US and International Allies

      Supporting integration of F-35through dedicated sustainment efforts


  • Overviewing the Vision for Next Generation Strike-Aircraft
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Lieutenant General Eric T. Fick

Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office
DoD

11:00 am - 11:30 am Providing Relevant Munition Solutions To Support Broader Fighter Missions


  • Exploring the current possibilities of integrating Directed Energy Systems
  • Defining the top priority systems required to maximize lethality
  • Identifying necessary technologies and software to assure interoperability 

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Addressing Maintenance And Equipping Efforts For 4th And 5th Gen Fighters

Colonel Michael P. Allison - Commander of the 56th Maintenance Group, 56th Fighter Wing


      Discussing methodologies and challenges of off-shelf and customized solutions in a multi-Generational wing

      Taking steps to avoid maintenance non-deliverables/non-effective stories of maintenance

      Vision and plans to assure continues readiness to a highly deployable squadron


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Colonel Michael P. Allison

Commander of the 56th Maintenance Group
56th Fighter Wing

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Assuring Combat Readiness Through Adjustable, Updated and Efficient Training

Rear Admiral Rich “Snap” Brophy - Commander, Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center, US Navy

 

  • Mapping current RedAir practices to counter emerging adversary threat
  • Adapting simulators to the developing technology and 5th Generation capabilities
  • Revolutionizing fighter readiness and LVC training
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Rear Admiral Rich “Snap” Brophy

Commander, Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center
US Navy

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm INDUSTRY PANEL: Adapting To The Airspace Growing Demands While Improving The Existing Products


  • Focusing efforts on improving capabilities for 4th and 5th Generation in light of the adaptation challenges 
  • Mapping cross industry challenges and goals regarding providing support and upgrades for existing products
  • Sharing the industry’s focus on next generation fighters

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Operating In A Contested, Information-Centric And Multi-Domain Environment


  • Addressing the changing role of fighter jets in air warfare
  • Discussing existing capabilities and missions
  • Assessing future capabilities and the fighter jet as operations integrator

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Program Director Closing Remarks

Shuki Hasson - Program Director, IDGA
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Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA