US Air Force’s Captain Ray Reeves to present at Air Mission Planning & Support 2020

Event Air Mission Planning and Support
Organiser SMi Group Ltd.
Event Date 06.10.2020
Press Release Date 03.06.2020

SMi Reports: Key US Air Force speaker details announced for Air Mission Planning & Support conference.

 In the latest Flight Global news, ‘US Air Force (USAF) chief of staff nominee General Charles Brown plans to make pursuit of the Pentagon’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) battlefield network concept one of the service’s highest priorities’*. There is an emphasis to prioritise a joint battlefield network across domains, to maintain the military edge for joint operations with US Army and US Navy. The USAF is working hard on developing the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), to pursue a capability for all assets to support all services.

With that in mind, SMi Group’s 11th annual Air Mission Planning and Support will reconvene in London on the 6th – 7th October 2020. Delegates will hear insight from key military figures from across the world speaking at the two-day meeting, where they will discuss their experience in air mission planning.

An Early bird discount of £300 is available for bookings made by 30th June 2020. Register at

The two-day event will provide a holistic agenda in the field, providing in-depth discussions on; air force data management, multi-domain command and control, anti-access area denial, cyber security and many more.

Keeping in line with the topic of JADC2 battlefield network, SMi Group are proud to announce US Air Forces Captain Ray Reeves, Assistant Director of Operations / Joint Terminal Attack Controller Evaluator, 13th Air Support Operations Squadron, as a speaker for this year covering ‘The Future of Command and Control’ emphasising:

  • Why JADC2 replaced MDC2
  • Current JADC2 efforts
  • Proposed JADC2 design
  • Building from the bottom-up

Interested parties register and learn more by downloading the brochure at:

Air Mission Planning and Support

6th – 7th October 2020

St James’ Court, Buckingham Gate, London, UK 

Sponsored by:

Lead Sponsor: BAE Systems

Sponsors & Exhibitors: Airbus, ThinkLogical

For sponsorship and exhibition queries please contact Sadia Malick at or call +44 (0) 20 7827 6748

For delegate queries please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email

For media queries please contact Carina Gozo at


*‘Joint battlefield network one of USAF’s highest priorities: chief of staff nominee (Flight Global: May, 2020


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