Conference Proceedings

Our Conference Proceedings provide the written record of the work presented by researchers, JAPCC Staff and the panel presentations debated at our annual themed conference to identify the key takeaways. JAPCC Conference Proceedings can be downloaded from this page.


Conference Proceedings 2023

Enhancing Deterrence and Defence Through Joint Air Power
The Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) Conference, which took place in Essen, Germany, from 10–12 October 2023, focused on the important task of Enhancing Deterrence and Defence within NATO. The conference aimed to explore [...]

Conference Proceedings 2021

Delivering NATO Air and Space Power at the Speed of Relevance
We are delighted to provide you with the 2021 Joint Air and Space Power Conference Proceedings for the conference, which was held 7-9 September 2021 in Essen, Germany. The JAPCC conference brings together innovative academics [...]

Conference Proceedings 2020

Leveraging Emerging Technologies in Support of NATO Air & Space Power
Due to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Joint Air Power Competence Centre had to take the decision to cancel the JAPCC Annual Joint Air & Space Power Conference scheduled for 8 –10 December 2020 [...]

Conference Proceedings 2019

Shaping NATO for Multi-Domain Operations of the Future
The JAPCC Conference, held in Essen, Germany from 8–10 October 2019, concerned itself with Multi-Domain Operations (MDO). This paper aims to capture key messages from the conference. Rather than producing a chronological record of these [...]

Conference Proceedings 2018

The Fog of Day Zero – Joint Air & Space in the Vanguard
From 9 to 11 October 2018, the Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) held its Annual Air and Space Power Conference in Essen, Germany. The conference was attended by more than 280 participants, including four [...]

Conference Proceedings 2017

The Role of Joint Air Power in NATO Deterrence
The 2017 Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) Air and Space Power Conference was held between 10 and 12 October in Messe Essen, Germany. The Conference boasted 300 participants including senior military leaders, NATO staff, [...]

Conference Proceedings 2016

Preparing NATO for Joint Air Operations in a Degraded Environment
The 2016 Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) Conference was held between 4th and 6th October in Essen, Germany. It considered whether NATO’s employment of airpower over the past two decades in operations where environmental [...]

Conference Proceedings 2015

Air Power and Strategic Communications - NATO Challenges for the Future
The 2015 Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) Conference was held between 23 and 25 November in Essen, Germany. It explored the broad themes of Strategic Communications with specific regard to NATO air power. It [...]

Conference Proceedings 2014

Air and Space Power in NATO - Future Vector Project
The 2014 Joint Air Power Competence Centre Conference was held between 18 and 20 November in Kleve, Germany. It explored the ideas and conclusions from the JAPCC Future Vector Project and debated where NATO air [...]

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