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The Czech Approach to Defence Logistics - 04/02/2016

The Czech Armed Forces to speak at SMi's Defence Logistics 2016 in Prague

Eastern Europe’s only Military Logistics conference will take place on the 7th-8th March 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic.

In the news: “The Czech Republic has signed another contract as part of government efforts to urgently purchase new weapons and modernize the country’s military existing gear”*

Join leading defence logistics experts in Prague this March and hear from Brigadier General Jaromir Zuna, Director Support Division, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic who will be chairing the conference as well presenting on “The Czech Approach to Defence Logistics.”  His presentation will focus on: the Czech Armed Forces capability to support multi-branch joint operations and exercises; the value of strategic logistics planning during peace and war and modernising the logistics structure for 2020 and beyond. With the current increase of expenditure being invested within the Czech Armed Forces, this is a presentation not to be missed.

For further information on this event please go to

Defence Logistics 2016 is the only military logistics conference exclusively focused on the Eastern European defence community. It aims to bring together members of logistics commands from across the region to discuss the challenges of modernising their logistics forces through training, international cooperation and procurement, while at the same time going through extensive budget reforms.

The packed agenda features 20 case study driven presentations, speakers representing both military and industry sectors, a panel discussion, plus over 3 hours of networking.

For the full agenda breakdown, visit the event website

Event speakers 2016 includes  key decision makers from Czech MoD, NATO HQ - C3 Staff, Belgian Army, Croatian Army, British Army, Polish Armed Forces, Hungarian Army, EEAS (Belgium), Miro Technologies, Scepter Canada, Cargotec UK, plus many more…

Event highlights for 2016 include:

  • 9 General Officers confirmed making this the most senior and focused logistics meeting in the region
  • Military Briefings from The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Croatia, Norway, EU, Belgium, Canada and NATO
  • Dedicated focus on logistics training, modernisation programs and operational experience support combat forces
  • Real solutions presented and offered within the Defence Logistics Eastern Europe exhibition
  • Official Partnership with DSIA - meaning you will be able to meet and partner with local industry

“Only through learning and networking with our peers can we enhance and improve our ideas and execution of military projects, I urge you to join us in March 2016 with many other likeminded individuals to ensure you too can benefit from this unique forum.”Brigadier General Jaromir Zuma, Director Support Division, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic

To register or for further information, visit the event website

Defence Logistics Eastern Europe 2016’s gold sponsors include: Hutira and Miro Technologies. The 2016 event is also sponsored by HIAB.

For details on tailored sponsorship and branding packages, please contact Justin Predescu on: +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or email

Simply register online at or contact Salim Al-Souss on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6056 or email

Defence Logistics Eastern Europe
7 – 8 March 2016
Prague, Czech Republic  
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Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6056

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