SMi Reports: Exclusive interview with RAF speaker released for the upcoming the Air Mission Planning and Support Virtual Conference
SMi Group’s 12th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support Conference is set to return in 10 weeks’ time, taking place as a Virtual Conference with online access only on the 20th and 21st April 2021.
Interested parties are urged to register soon at http://www.airmissionplanning.co.uk/ArmadaPR3
SMi Group caught up with a key conference speaker, Squadron Leader Michael Burley, C2 Tactics & Training, 92 Squadron, Air & Space Warfare Centre, Royal Air Force, to find out more about his role in the air mission planning arena, key obstacles, how to overcome them and the importance of staying connected with the aviation community and what they’re most looking forward to at the conference
Squadron Leader Michael Burley will be speaking on day one of the conference, a keynote, presenting on ‘Planning a Command and Control Tactic: A Methodology for Achieving Information Advantage’.
Snapshot of Squadron Leader Michael Burley interview:
About you, what role does the 92 Squadron play in the Royal Air Force, and what perspective do you aim bring to the conference?
92 Sqn support current and future operations by providing: timely, precise and impartial tactical advice for commanders and operators; expert support to the development and delivery of relevant and demanding training; and specialist advice to support future capability development planning.
What are the primary obstacles for the RAF in conducting effective mission planning, and how are you looking to overcome these?
Air and Space (and Cyber) C2 elements are not coherently configured and often not interoperable. Nomenclature, functions of each organisation, and CIS infrastructure are not set up to achieve even modest multi-domain integration, before even considering security classification barriers. In 2019, the RAF launched the 11 Group Transformation plan which aims to address each of these issues in turn.
The full speaker interview, brochure, agenda and speaker line-up can be viewed online at http://www.airmissionplanning.co.uk/ArmadaPR3
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SMi’s 12th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support Conference
20–21 April 2021
Virtual Conference: Online Access Only