Workshop on UK MoD & RAF Agenda Released for Air Mission Planning and Support 2017 in London

Top Quote Air Mission Planning and Support 2017 returns to London on 5-6 April 2017 and will feature a pre-conference workshop led by WhiteFlare Consulting. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 03, 2017 - The Conference will uncover how leading nations are delivering their most advanced air mission planning and support systems to date. Key subjects include:
    The F-35 Lighting II Joint Programme
    The optimization and development of the Gripen Fleet
    Delivering Effective Air Mission Planning and Support Strategies
    Improving interoperability between partner Air Forces
    Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a half-day pre-conference workshop which will be held on Tuesday 4th April 2017.

    Industry focused afternoon workshop:
    'Effectively Presenting Air Mission Planning and Support Solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force'
    12.30pm - 4.00pm
    Hosted by Mr. Nick Cox, Director, Defence & Aviation, WhiteFlare Consulting

    Reasons to attend:
    Understanding the customer decider community in detail is vital to making a timely and effective sale to the UK Ministry of Defence. There are many pitfalls to the unwary and strict rules by which procurement staff have to abide by.
    This workshop will illuminate and clarify what can ease the sales process and what vendors can offer to assist the customer through numeral layers of approval before contracts can be signed. If will also cover ways to satisfy urgent operational requirements and conventional procurement routes.

    About the workshop leader:
    Nick Cox, Defence and Aviation Consultant, formerly Royal Air Force Programme Manager for C-130 Hercules, L1011 Tristar and UK Parachute and Aerial Delivery Capability. UK lead in Multi National C-130J Joint User Group - 7 Nation Partnership to procure and manage upgrades to C-130J capability and through life support.
    As the former UK Royal Air Force Programme Manager and Airworthiness Release Signatory for the C-130, Mr. Cox, will be able to guide delegates through the procurement process and pitfalls when attempting to sell services, new capabilities and products to the Ministry of Defence.

    For more information or to attend this conference, visit the event website:

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    Air Mission Planning and Support
    5th and 6thApril 2017
    London, United Kingdom

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