International Fighter Summit

  • July 29-31, 2019
  • Washington, DC, United States

With over a decade of development, and a Trillion dollar invested, Fifth generation fighters are beginning to be deployed just as the global effort to develop the 6th generation kicks in high gear.

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International Fighter 2019 originated as a result of the current challenges the U.S. and allies are facing in the aerospace field; as an inaugural summit on U.S. soil, it will cover the imperative topics regarding the international efforts and cooperation to maintain global stability through airspace dominance and technological superiority.

The summit will address those issues by bringing together global allies, leading decision makers, commanders and professionals to discuss joint international & multi-generational operations in a complex battlefield, upgrading light attack fighters, implementing the 5th generation fighter jets, the technologies needed to bridge the generational gaps and the vision for the 6th generation fighter jet.

Co-located with International Military Helicopters USA Summit

This year's summit will cover topics including:

  • Mapping the Current Multi Domain Battlespace Where F-35, F-22 are the leading players
  • Advancing Mission Readiness Through Multi-Disciplinary And Multi-Generational Fighters' Training
  • Maximizing Efficiency Of Existing Fighter Jets
  • Gearing Up For A Faster, Stronger And Technologically Reliant Air Combat
  • Adapting To The Airspace Growing Demands While Improving The Excising Products
  • Current and Future UAS's supporting & operating alongside fighter jets
  • Measures To Maximizing The Light Attack Fighters Deployment Proficiency And Usability
  • Creating The 6th Generation Fighter Jet Shopping List And Leading Needed Capabilities
  • Enhancing Sensor Systems In Fighter Jets To Support C4ISR And Create Real-time Advantage
  • Advancing Cyber Warfare Countermeasures To Support The 5th Generation Fighters

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Meet the International Fighter USA Expert Speakers:

  • The Honorable Ms. Ellen M. Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Department of Defense
  • General Charles Q. Brown, Jr, Commander of US Pacific Air Forces, USAF
  • General Jeffrey L. Harrigian, USAFE-AFAFRICA and NATO AIRCOM Commander, USAF
  • Lieutenant General Mark D. Kelly, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, USAF
  • Lieutenant General Steven R. Rudder, Deputy Commandant for Aviation, USMC
  • Lieutenant General Timothy G. Fay, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements, USAF
  • Lieutenant General (R) Mark O Schissler, Lieutenant General Retired, Chairperson, USAF
  • Lieutenant General (R) David A. Deptula, Dean, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
  • Dr Richard J. Joseph, Chief Scientist (AF/ST) Office of the Air Force Chief Scientist, USAF
  • Ms. Kelli L. Seybolt, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, USAF
  • Major General Frederic Parisot, Deputy Chief of Staff for Procurement, The French Air Force
  • Major General David A. Krumm, Director of Strategic Plans, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements, USAF
  • Major General SERGIO Barros de Oliveira, Head of the Evaluation and Doctrine Department, COMPREP (SCAD), Brazilian Air Force
  • Major General Kevin A. Huyck, Director of Operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, USAF
  • Rear Admiral Ronald A. Boxall, Incoming Director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment (J8), Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Air Commodore Terry van Haren, The Australian Air Attache' in Washington, DC, Royal Australian Air Force
  • Brigadier General Amir Keren, Israeli Air Force Attache and the Deputy Defense Attache to the United States, Israel Defense Forces
  • Brigadier General Ireneusz Starzynski, Deputy Commander Air Operations Centre, Polish Air Component Command
  • Colonel Owen Stephens, Director of F-22 Division, LCMC, USAF
  • Colonel David J. Pletz, Director of Fighter Capability Transition and Integration, Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Colonel Michael R. Drowley, Commander of the 355th Fighter Wing, USAF
  • International Fighter Panel Participant Colonel Rupert Ficker-Reissing, ACOS Plans, Programs and Development, German Air Force
  • Colonel Robert Davis, 3rd Wing Commander, USAF
  • Colonel Garry Haase, Director for Munitions Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, USAF
  • Colonel Jacob Trigler, Commander of 354th Operations Group, 354th Fighter Wing, USAF
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jaroslav Tomana, Chief of the Tactical Branch, Combat Training Department, Czech Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Michael P. Richard, Outgoing 480th Squadron Commander, USAF and a Student at the National War College, USAF

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Jun 4, 2019