November 06 - 08, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, washington

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Download the 2018 Concept Agenda

We are proud to release the concept agenda for this year's ISR & C2 Battle Management conference, taking place at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria on 6-8 November. We welcome your feedback on the scope and content of this year's event, underpinned by our theme 'Shaping the Multi-Domain Impera ...

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Introducing the 2018 ISR & C2 Battle Management U.S. Conference Chairmen

With the 5th annual ISR & C2 Battle Management USA Conference returning this November 2018, learn more about our esteemed conference chairmen:Lieutenant Robert ‘Bob’ Otto (Ret), Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters ...

Getting above the competition in the Airborne ISR Market

The global market for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms and payloads is thriving, with recent assessments pegging its latest value at close to $20 billion and forecasts of up to $43 billion by 2020. Providing a high-end, versatile capability that offers broad ...

New Insight: Senior figures discuss U.S. ISR developments

The proliferation of ISR technologies over the past decade of conflict in the Middle East and Central Asia has led to these assets becoming a mission critical component in operations. With new operating environments come new threat types and new capability challenges. In order to maintain informa ...

USAF airborne ISR capabilities set for $2.5 billion boost with Joint STARS Recapitalization programme

U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Owens, Theater Battle Control Division chief, discusses battle management priorities with industry partners during a Hanscom Representatives Association meeting in Lexington, Mass. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBo ...

Major General Jerry D. Harris, USAF

Major General Jerry D. Harris, Jr., Vice Commander, Air Combat Command, US Air Force, discussing the challenges of ISR capacity and capability.

U.S. Air Force prioritises investment in JSTARS programme

The U.S. Air Force is now courting enthusiastic interest from the world’s leading aerospace firms, having allocated $70 million in the FY 2015 budget request for a next-generation replacement to the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS). Current plans are to bring the new surveil ...

Colonel Dale Van Dusen, USAF

Colonel Dale Van Dusen, Deputy PEO Battle Management, AFLCMC, US Air Force, discusses Joint STARS recapitalization.

Intelligence in the Air: Tracking the Progress of the Top U.S. Projects

August 2015A look into the latest development news across the biggest airborne ISR programmes currently underway in the United States. Including progress on the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS), delays to the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveill ...

NATO ISR facing a "mounting threat", say intelligence chiefs

February 2015 The emergence of new conflicts in the past twelve months has forced new demands on airborne ISR assets. In response, intelligence chiefs are calling for major changes to spending priorities before these problems become insurmountable.

Colonel Paul Caltagirone, USAF

Colonel Paul Caltagirone, Chief of Joint Integration and Interoperability, AF/A2CJ ISR Capabilities, US Air Force, discussing Process, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED).

Amish Patel, IBM Analytics

Amish Patel, Global Leader, IBM Analytics, discusses the demand for data solutions from government and military.

Matt Roper, NATO

Matt Roper, Chief, Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, NATO Communications and Information Agency, discusses the ISR & C2 Battle Management conference and the developments in this domain.

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ISR & C2 Battle Management U.S. 2017 Attendee List

View the latest 2017 attendee list

Airborne ISR & C2 Battle Management: Earlier this year...

View the overview of the innaugural Airborne ISR and C2 Battle Management conference held in London, UK, in February 2014 and see what the response was like from both our senior military participants and those industry professionals providing the latest in high-end aircraft, equipment and services.

BAE Systems: Effective training for airborne ISR

Susan Oakley, Technical Director at BAE Systems, explains the company's approach to training, specifically in the field of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at the 2014 Airborne ISR and C2 Battle Management conference held in London, UK.

Northrop Grumman: Unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance

Walt Kreitler, Director of Business Development at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, updates us on the performance of the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Northrop Grumman: E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Jay Mulhall, Director of Business Development at Northrop Grumman for the E-2/C-2 programme, discusses the huge steps that the company has been taking in developing and trialling the latest Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft.

US Army: Airborne Intelligence

Colonel Adam Hinsdale, Deputy Director of ISR Programs for the US Army, spoke to us at the London conference about the most recent developments and overall challenges from the Army's perspective when it comes to integrating airborne ISR into effective cross-service operations.

Royal Air Force: Purposing ISR aircraft for civil response

Wing Commander Jim Beldon, Officer Commanding 8 Squadron, UK Royal Air Force, discusses recent operations under which the RAF has assisted in providing vital ISR coverage from the sky during civil emergencies and the prospects for the future.

NATO: Supporting allied airborne ISR

Brigadier General Michael Hain, General Manager at NAPMA, discusses the overarching NATO perspective on interoperability for ISR systems and data among member states. 

Survey Report 2018

We surveyed over 200 people within the U.S Intelligence community, from government and military employees to solution providers and academics. This survey report gives an insight into the collective feeling about current focus areas for ISR & C2 BM, and the interaction between the government and other industries on ISR...

Combat Cloud

Defence IQ has written a short paper on the Combat Cloud concept and how this will enable Fusion Warfare to be realized in the future multi domain battlespace. The ‘Combat Cloud’ concept is strongly advocated by Lt. General (ret) David A. Deptula, current Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace...

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Global ISR Portfolio 2018 - Strategic Partnership Prospectus

Each year, Defence IQ provides the community with an extensive and comprehensive global market report on active programmes and emerging acquisitions of ISR capabilities and holdings. Discover in this report key programmes from countries that will be present at this year's ISR and C2 Battle Management conference.