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Air Missile Defence Technology - 13/10/2016

Air Missile Defence Technology 2016 will take place in Prague this October. List of Attendees Released.

Leading air missile defence experts from Czech Republic, Lithuania, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and US will meet in Prague in October.

SMi’s highly anticipated conference on Air Missile Defence Technology will be taking place in Prague on the 24th and 25th of October 2016. This unique conference will explore the strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area of national defence.

The event attendees include CEE National Militaries, including the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and USA, and a wider set of Europe’s leading Air Missile Defence programme managers, as well as top managers representing leading air missile defence solution providers such as Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, Thales Raytheon Systems, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and many others.

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SMi Group announces two news speakers joining an unrivalled speaker line up for 2016. Major Jaroslav Sekanina, A-7 Training, Exercise SME GBAD, Czech Air Force Command, Ministry of Defence will be presenting on “Knowledge and Benefits of Exercise Tobraq Legacy for CZE GBAD”. Dr Israel Oznovich, Elta Systems, will be speaking on behalf of IAI Elta on “Modern Sensors for Air Surveillance and Defense”

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Through highly focused expert-led presentations, panel discussions and case studies, the 2-day conference programme has been tailored to provide updates on capabilities and requirements from national militaries on their Air Missile Defence programs, challenges associated with developing those programs, as well as the importance of interoperability between nations to ensure a cost efficient and effective Air Missile Defence strategy.

Military Speakers include senior representatives from leading and developing their capabilities in the region, including: Czech Armed Forces, Czech Ministry of Defence, Czech Air Force, Slovakian Armed Forces, Lithuanian Air Force, German Air Force, Hungarian Air Force, Royal Netherlands Army, FMV, NATO International Staff, University of Defence (Czech Republic), Center for Strategic and International Studies, Missile Defence Advocacy Alliance, U.S. Army Europe, U.S. Air Force Europe, U.S. Air Force and HQ U.S. European Command.

Great interest from world's leading air missile defence systems manufacturers proves that Air Missile Defence Technology 2016 is the most urgent and important meeting for the industry. Register today and get a chance to hear the very latest technological developments from industry experts, who are enhancing Air Missile Defence Technology effectiveness: Northrop Grumman, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Lockheed Martin UK Ltd, Thales Nederland, Weibel Scientific A/S, GM Spazio and Tetraedr.

The complete event programme including all speakers and their topics is available at

Confirmed attendees include key decision makers representing U.S. Air Force, Czech Air Force, Ministry of Defence, US Army Europe, Slovakian Armed Forces, Hungarian Air Force, Royal Netherlands Army, University of Defence (Czech Republic), Lithuanian Air Force, NATO International Staff, FMV, HI DALE HOW ARE YOU? HQ U.S European Command, Omnipol, Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, Thales Nederland, Lockheed Martin UK, Weibel: Doppler Radars, Northrop Grumman, Tetraedr, GM Spazio and many more.

The event programme for 2016 also featured an exclusive post-conference workshop on “The Benefits of a Truly Integrated Air and Missile Defence System.” The workshop host is Colonel (Retired) Jimmy Jenkins, Director, IAMD and Land C4I Systems, Missile Defence and Protective Systems, Northrop Grumman. The workshop attendees will discuss how this new architecture can help your country integrate legacy and new air and missile defence (AMD) systems; Learn about the advantages of MOSA; Discuss and learn about the significant training advantage afforded by an integrated AMD battle command system; Share ideas about how this technological advancement can change over the next 10-20 years

Further information on the conference and workshop can be found at

A special rate to attend the conference is available for military and government personnel.
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Air Missile Defence Technology
24 & 25 October 2016, Dorint Hotel Don Giovanni Prague, Czech Republic

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