Lt. General Dato’ Sri Hj Abdul Mutalib bin AB Wahab
Air Operations Commander
Royal Malaysian Air Force
•Overview of how the A-400M platform has helped the RMAF achieve strategic airlift operations including air-to-air refueling
•Managing tactical airlift operations including HADR through existing and legacy assets like the C-130s- Current maintenance and upgrade plans
•Doing more with less- analyzing the RMAF’s current strategy of working with SEA nations to complement training and maintenance for aircraft
•Understanding future requirements and airlift modernization capabilities over the next 10 years
10:00 AM Panel Discussion: Bridging the Gap Between Airlift Requirements and Air Mobility Roles in APAC
•What are the biggest drivers and operational requirements for Air Forces in APAC?
•How do Air Forces prioritise between strategic and tactical requirements and operations?
•Is there a one-size fit all platforms that can meet all requirements?
•Can Air Mobility functions take on multi-mission roles including ISR and surveillance?