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Air Missile Defence Technology - 29/07/2016

NATO presents a strategic overview of their Integrated Air Missile Defence this October

NATO Staff Officer for IAMD to speak at Air Missile Defence Technology 2016 this Autumn.

Following the Warsaw Summit in July 2016, NATO has joined the speaker lineup for SMi Group’s conference on Air Missile Defence Technology. Taking place in Prague on the 24th and 25th of October, the conference will gathe r a global audience to explore the latest updates on capabilities and requirements from national militaries on AMD programs.

Mr Jakub Cimoradsky, Staff Officer, Integrated Air and Missile Defence Section will be speaking on A Strategic Overview Of NATO's Integrated Air Missile Defence (NIAMD). In his presentation, Mr. Cimoradsky will discuss:

  • The current environment and challenges for NIAMD
  • The outcomes and practical consequences of the summit in Warsaw
  • The way ahead for NIAMD and the opportunities help to structure and strengthen joint security across nations going forward

Mr Jakub Cimoradsky joins other AMDT experts from military forces and the defence industry including:

  • Colonel Jan Sedliacik, Chief of the Air Defence Branch, Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel Janell Eickhoff, Commander 10th Army Air and Missile Defence Command, U.S. Army Europe 
  • Colonel Wolfgang Rasquin, Deputy Commander GE SAM WING 1, German Air Force 
  • Colonel Ladislav Dovhun, Ground Based Air Defence Brigade Commander, Air Force, Slovakian Armed Forces 
  • Colonel Vladimir Barca, Commander 25 Air Defence Missile Regiment, Czech Air Force, Ministry of Defence 
  • Major Ovidijus Pilitauskas, Chief of Staff of Air Defence Battalion, Lithuanian Air Force
  • Mr (Col Retired) Alan Burke, Chief, IAMD Division, Directorate of Operations and Strategic Deterrence, HQ U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Africa, USAF
  • Mr Ian Spillane, Business Area Chief Engineer, Mission Support, Lockheed Martin UK Ampthill Ltd
  • Colonel (Retired) Jimmy Jenkins, Director, IAMD and Land C4I Systems, Missile Defence and Protective Systems, Northrop Grumman

A detailed list of speakers and their topics, as well as registration details, can be viewed on

Air Missile Defence Technology 2016 is sponsored by Weibel Doppler Radars.

For sponsorship and delegate queries please contact Drew Miller at For media queries please contact Honey de Gracia at

Air Missile Defence Technology
24 & 25 October 2016
Dorint Hotel Don Giovanni Prague, Czech Republic

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