Based on DefenceIQ’s successful ‘International Fighter’ event, the region-specific ‘Air Power Middle East 2012‘ will take place in Muscat Oman on the 26th – 27th of March. Similar to the International Fighter which was sponsored by Defense Update, the agenda covers a wide range of topics related to the latest trends and operational lessons learned in air combat, including:
- A look at how in the aftermath of Operation Unified Protector
- Middle Eastern air forces plans to advance into future fighter capabilities to maintain the tactical edge, including 4.5 and 5 generation fighters and cost effective upgrades.
- Air Vice Marshal Stuart Atha (Air Officer Commanding, Number One Group Royal Air Force) will also come along to offer the UK prospective on Libyan operations as well as the role that the Arab states played
- The Royal Jordanian Air Force who participated in that mission will be joining us with the participation of Brigadier General Mansour Al Jobour, Deputy Commander, Air Operations & Air Defense
Keynote Air Force representatives joining Air Power Middle East 2012 will also include senior officers from:
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