Military Aviation & Air Dominance Summit

January 31-February 1, 2024 | Huntsville, AL

The Annual Military Aviation & Air Dominance Summit is the only full spectrum defense aviation event in North America and will convene senior level experts and decision makers from across the U.S. Military Services, DoD, International Partners, Acquisition Authorities, & Industry for a Joint Service discussion on initiatives and strategies to best equip and sustain the aviation force of the future. The 2024 Summit will discuss how the Military services, in partnership with industry, are modernizing and enhancing military aviation platforms and systems to ensure air dominance for the future fight.


2024 Confirmed Speakers Included:

MG Walter T. Rugen, USA
Director, Army Aviation,
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7

MG Robert L. Barrie Jr, USA
Special Assistant to the Principal Military Deputy,
U.S. Army ASA(ALT)

MG Michael C. McCurry, USA,
Commanding General,
Army Aviation Center of Excellence

MG Thomas W. O’Connor Jr., USA
Commanding General,
U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command

BG Phillip C. Baker, USA
Director, Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team,
U.S. Army Futures Command

BG Scott D. Wilkinson, USA
U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command

Dr. Sandra Hobson, SES
Deputy Director, Operational Test & Evaluation for Strategic Initiatives, Policy, & Emerging Technologies, DOT&E

COL Danielle R. Medaglia, USA
PM, Uncrewed Aircraft Systems
PEO Aviation

Download the Agenda for Complete List of Speakers


Why You Should Attend This Summit:

The Military Services are focusing on developing new aircraft and modernizing existing aviation systems with advanced capabilities as part of their plan to achieve air dominance by 2030 amid an era of strategic competition. This event will gather members from across the Military Services, DoD, International Partner, Acquisition Authorities, & Industry for in-depth discussions on how the Military Services, in partnerships with industry, are leveraging emerging capabilities to enhance the technological superiority of military aviation platforms to ensure global air dominance.

Discussions at the 2024 Summit will concentrate on the Army’s Future Vertical Lift portfolio, cost-effective modernization of air platforms, collaboration with industry and international partners, utilizing advanced capabilities to ensure air dominance, and bolstering readiness and modernization to sustain global air superiority. The event will also feature panels on accelerating global partnerships, MOSA, and crewed-uncrewed teaming. Attendees at the 2024 Military Aviation & Air Dominance Summit will have the unique opportunity to discuss the current and future strategies to modernize aviation platforms and systems and employ advanced technologies to successfully compete in the future operating environment.

DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Summits' content and focus areas, and we will assemble the most respected minds in the military aviation community, to include key acquisition authorities & policymakers across the military commands.




Topics Covered at the 2024 Summit:

- Transforming Army aviation vertical lift capabilities to ensure war-winning future readiness

- Equipping the Army aviation force of 2030 to fight & win

- Strengthening global partnerships & utilizing advanced capabilities to achieve aviation dominance

- Enhancing partnerships, presence, & military readiness to help ensure air dominance across the INDOPACOM AOR

- Developing & delivering advanced Army aviation capabilities for all-domain operations

- Delivering & sustaining war-winning 5th generation air capabilities to the Warfighter

- Accelerating MOSA in the battlespace to support the current/future aviator

- Leveraging MUM-T to enhance air power


At our Summit You Have the Ability To:

  • Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the DoD and Military Services.
  • Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.
  • Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Information:

The Military Aviation & Air Dominance Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

Download the Sponsorship and Exhibiting Prospectus Here.


Past Participating Organizations Include

Textron, Boeing, AFC FVL CFT, L3Harris, Lockheed Martin, AMCOM, Pratt & Whitney, Collins Aerospace, PEO Aviation, Thales Defense & Security, Viasat, USAACE, Rhode & Schwarz, Rolls-Royce, NORTHCOM, Shield AI, Kratos, AFRL, GitLab Federal, GE Aerospace, DIA, Crescend Technologies, BAE Systems, PMA-213, Northrop Grumman, CTG, US Army Fixed Wing Project Office, General Dynamics, Hexcel, US Army DEVCOM, Amazon Web Services, SRC Inc, Anniston Army Depot, Leonardo Electronics US, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Aviation CDID, Ball Aerospace, Axient Corporation, Redstone Test Arsenal, East West Industries, JBG Defense, MASPO, ConexSmart, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Army Acquisition Center of Excellence, Metron, Salesforce, AFLCMC, GKN Aerospace, NTS Technical Systems, F-35 JPO, Atkinson Aeronautics & Technology, University of Tennessee, 2nd MAW, Parry Labs, Deloitte, USN, Armtec Defense Technologies, Motorola Solutions, USAF, Dayton Aerospace, Agility Aerospace, Aerostar, Persistent Systems, SCI Technology, MITRE, Texas Tech University, and many more…! ________________________________________________________________________________________

Operating Guidance for Government Attendees:

- DSI’s symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

- The symposium is open and complimentary to all Federal government employees and is considered an educational training forum, and a widely attended gathering.