The ARSAG 2016 Annual Spring Meeting held in Jacksonville, USA on 19/21 April 2016.

ARSAG 2016The participants were as numerous as usual : US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps, NATO members and Allies (Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom), Industry (Airbus Defence & Space, Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Cobham Mission Systems, Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, Jeppesen, Rockwell Collins, Pratt & Whitney, etc.), headquarters and organizations (NATO, EDA, EATC, JAPCC), among which there was the MCCE.

The main aim of the event is to join with twenty nations’ military and industry representatives to advance aerial refuelling. ARSAG is unique in providing an international open forum dedicated to aerial refuelling.

Aerial refuelling innovations, developments, interoperability challenges, lessons learned are highlighted at ARSAG’s annual meetings through military status reports, seminars, military and industry briefings, discussions and exhibits.
The MCCE, as the only global military transportation and AAR broker, shared the best practices and its expertise on multinational coordination and cooperation, especially AAR wise.

Colonel Krell gave an impressive presentation including increasing AAR cooperation, certifications, supporting exercises and globally about all AAR activities in Europe. It was very well observed during the conference among the participants that the MCCE AAR services are globally recognized within its perimeter of competence.