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Military Helicopter Website Provides Unique Online Media Library

November 15, 2011

LONDON, November 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

Ahead of the 11th annual London conference for global military forces,
Defence IQ heralds an opportunity for industry, personnel and programme
managers to learn and analyse recent progress in the field with an exclusive
new resource centre available online.

As the prestigious International Military Helicopter conference prepares
to take off for its eleventh successive run, organisers have unveiled a
website media archive featuring fresh content for the defence community,
available at:


Recent additions to the library include several one-on-one podcast
interviews with some of the world’s most active and experienced helicopter
commanders, all of whom will be presenting at the conference this coming
year. These podcasts include a wide range of focus areas from various
nations, including:

[http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=599354&sform_id=652546 ]
- Lieutenant Colonel Paul Tennant, Commanding Officer of 3 Regt British
Army Air Corps, provides an overview of the successful use of UK Apache
helicopters in Afghanistan and Libya, as well as the probable direction of
attack craft in future campaigns;

Defensive escort
[http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=599354&sform_id=652550 ]
- Colonel Christian Drouin, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s
1 Wing, discusses operational experiences in Afghanistan as his fleet
protect allied forces, compromising on capabilities under limited resources,
current capability gaps, and how the demands of conflict forced his Wing to
be inventive;

Afghan lessons
[http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=599354&sform_id=652558 ]
- Air Commodore Theo Ten Haaf, Commander of the Royal Netherlands
Defence Helicopter Command, provides background to the recent lessons
learned in Afghanistan with the NH-90, including dealing with the dry and
dusty climate, training while fighting, and improving battlefield

Aside to these exclusive audio sessions, several new articles are
available directly from the Defence IQ editorial team, including:

        - 'Better training could allow us to do 20% more says Royal
          Danish Air Force'
          [http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=599354&sform_id=652552 ]

        - 'New Technology Allows Helicopter Pilots to Land Safely
          During Brownout Conditions
          [http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=599354&sform_id=600706 ]

        - 'Automating Logistics: Exploring unmanned Rotary Cargo
          [http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=599354&sform_id=652570 ]

International Military Helicopter 2012 is taking place from January 24
-26 at 76 Portland Place in London, UK, and will investigate the diverse
international requirements of the major military rotary wing forces and the
crucial roles which they will fulfil. Briefings will discuss Anti-Submarine
Warfare, Tactical Airlift, Anti-Surface Warfare, Combat Search & Rescue,
Attack and many more.

Further information can be found at www.militaryhelicopterevent.com
[http://www.militaryhelicopterevent.com ]. Bookings can also be made now by
emailing defence@defenceiq.com, or by calling +44(0)20-7368-9737.


Source: PR Newswire