SMi plays host to the Airborne ISR 2015 conference in just 2 weeks' time

  • Posted by Sonal Patel
  • October 12, 2015 5:27 PM BST
SMi’s Airborne ISR conference will take place on the 26th - 27th October 2015, London UK. The two day conference will attract a global audience of senior government officials, high level military representatives and industry experts to discuss the latest developments in airborne ISR capabilities alongside system integration, operational case studies and the latest cutting edge technology.

Airborne ISR will comprise of over 12 presentations, 2 panel discussions and up to 6 hours of networking. This event will provide delegates with an extremely rare networking opportunity as the confirmed list of attendees consists of 28 defence companies, including the likes of Al-Alcheer, European Defence Agency, and Royal Navy.

The 2015 speaker line-up includes special guest addresses fromAir Commodore Paddy Teakle, Deputy Commander, AEW&C Force Command, NATO and Brigadier David Evans, ACOS IS, Information Superiority, Royal Navy. These high profile personnel will also be joined by:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Christophe Fontaine, Commander, 1/33 Belfort Wing, French Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Carl Magnus Svensson, Commander of 32nd Intelligence Battalion, Light Hussars, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Squadron Leader Steve Knight, 54 Squadron, Commanding Officer for Rivet Joint, RAF
  • Colonel (ret) Levant Selvi, Former Division Head, ISTAR Division, Turkish Air Force 
  • Mr Alessandro Vivoli, Project Officer, Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance, Capability, Armament and Technology, European Defence Agency
  • Mr Rob Munday, Unified Vision 2014, Assessment Director, NATO
  • Robert Murray, Head of ISR, Defence Investment Division, NATO
  • Dr Hans Elias de Bree, Director for Research and Development, Microflown AVISA

With an intensive agenda, Airborne ISR 2015 will deliver a vast array of benefits for all who attend. Highlights include: an insider up-date on NATO's overarching and influential programmes, such as the Allied Ground Surveillance (AGS) programme and the Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AWACS); information about international military updates on current and future Airborne ISR capabilities and the opportunity to hear from and bench mark against strategic partners.

To view the full conference agenda and to book yourplacevisit the website at

Airborne ISR 2015 is proudly sponsored by: Horizon Technologies and Microflown Avisa

For event enquiries please contact the team on: +44 (0) 207 827 6000 or
For media enquiries contact: Sonal Patel on +44 (0) 207 827 6106 or


Airborne ISR

26th - 27th October 2015

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London UK 


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