The Airlift Tanker Association will be hosting an Industry Interface during our annual A/TA convention, 23 – 26 October 2019, at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Florida.
All day Wednesday, 23 October, AMC will provide briefings, sessions with AMC Senior Leaders, and O-6 chaired working groups for A/TA’s Industry Interface; these mediums will be used to discuss and share Air Mobility Command’s Vision for the future. This year’s AMC focus areas for A/TA’s Industry Interface include:
- Secure and Effective Battlespace Awareness. Develop integrated/interoperable situational awareness and mission management capabilities.
- Defensive Systems. Develop interoperable kinetic/non-kinetic defensive systems enabling MAF aircraft to survive, integrate, and operate with DOD forces in current and future threat environments.
- Command and Control. Securely fuse mission and intelligence data to improve situational awareness with theater air operations centers (AOC) for our 618th AOC/MAF aircrews, enhancing the entire RGM C2 spectrum in support of integrated, multi-domain operations.
- Secure Global Communications. In partnership with our AF Airborne Network Lead MAJCOM, produce assured line-of-sight (LOS)/beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) secure voice, data, and video connectivity, especially on air refueling tankers, to “thicken” our aerial communications layer in support of global, net-centric operations.
- Future Mobility Systems. Prototype/optimize designs to take advantage of new advances in airframes, common avionics, open architecture systems, autonomy, and advanced propulsion systems to ensure improved survivability, efficiencies, and aviation energy management.
- Improved Aerial Port/Expeditionary Operations. Develop autonomous, force multiplying capabilities to increase fixed/expeditionary aerial port throughput in support of Combatant Commander Priorities. Develop scalable/highly mobile Air Mobility systems to support expeditionary airbase openings, adaptive basing, and Agile Combat Employment (ACE).
- Affordable Sustainment. Integrate cost-effective Condition-Based Maintenance Plus, efficient logistics planning functionality, and
- appropriate enterprise fleet management efforts to sustain current/future platforms, including real-time transmission of aircraft status through secure global communications.
- Enhanced Aeromedical Evacuation and Enroute Care Systems. Develop interoperable solutions that increase clinical capabilities, provide safe/efficient patient movement, optimize patient outcomes through use of in-flight physiological patient monitoring/bi-directional transfer of medical data to/from destination medical facilities via enhanced LOS/BLOS communications capabilities.
- Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT). Leverage/integrate AF enterprise-wide PNT family of systems, as adapted to MAF equirements, to operate effectively in CDO environments through all phases of flight.
- Cyber Resiliency. Leverage/integrate AF enterprise-wide cyber capabilities, as adapted to MAF requirements, to deter, detect, defend, and/or rapidly recover from cyber-attacks/intrusions against MAF platforms, networks and C2 systems for mission assurance, while maintaining operational flexibility in day-to-day operations.
- Big Data. Leverage/integrate AF enterprise-wide, as adapted to MAF requirements, command-wide data collection, sharing, integration, and analysis to provide cross functional data-driven solutions to operate more efficiently and effectively.
If you are interested in attending, register through our registration site at atalink.org.
Note: A/TA is an independent non-federal entity and AMC’s participation
should not be considered as an indorsement of A/TA or its industry partners.