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Air Missile Defence Technology - 22/08/2016

Rafael, Lockheed Martin, Thales and Northrop Grumman meet in Prague to discuss Air Defence Solutions this October

Leading defence vendors join the expert industry speaker line-up at the Air Missile Defence Technology conference this Autumn.

SMi has confirmed new sponsor speakers for Air Missile Defence Technology 2016, which takes place on the 24th and 25th of October 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic.
The new industry experts set to present at the conference include:

  • Colonel (Ret'd) Gil Shalev, Business Development & Marketing Manager, Rafael
  • Dr Filippo Gemma, General Manager, GM Spazio 
  • Mr Andrey Vakhovsky, Director, Tetraedr 
  • Mr Lars Krogh Vammen, Business Development Manager, Weibel Scientific A/S

They will be joining other technological experts from some of the biggest industry vendors in the market including Thales, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman as they present their latest and most innovative technology.

The conference will also feature expert briefings from regional high-level military keynote speakers including:

  • Colonel Jan Sedliacik, Chief of the Air Defence Branch, Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel Vladimir Barca, Commander 25 Air Defence Missile Regiment, Czech Air Force, Ministry of Defence
  • Colonel Ladislav Dovhun, Ground Based Air Defence Brigade Commander, Air Force, Slovakian Armed Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ferenc Konczol, SAM WING 12 'Arrabona', Hungarian Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jan Farlik, Designated Chief of Department of Air Defence Systems, Department of Air Defence Systems, University of Defence

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

With military forces looking to combat the complex threats posed by a wide range of missiles and to ensure the security of their own territory, Air Missile Defence Technology 2016 is tailored to explore new strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area of defence.

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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