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UAV Technology Eastern Europe conference - 28/06/2016

Latest attendees include Harris Corporation, Textron Systems, Verint and more

As Eastern European nations seek to advance their intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities, the UAV continues to offer a highly effective platform to achieve these objectives.

The demands of the security situation in the region demonstrate the need for accurate and timely intelligence, to decisively influence commander’s decisions. Whether ensuring the security of national borders, or directly supporting operations and military exercises, the UAV and tactful strategies for its use offer a proven means of boosting mission effectiveness.

As the only meeting of its kind in the region, SMi's UAV Technology Eastern Europe conference will explore the tactics and technologies for advancing capability in this important area. Drawing on the experience and ongoing work of regional military experts and those from across NATO, the forum will deliberate operational lessons learnt, from challenging environments such as counter-insurgency operations in the Middle East to ongoing security efforts across Europe. In addition to strategy for UAV use, military programme managers from procurement shall discuss the requirements and updates for key programmes.

Importantly, the conference will also benefit from the guidance of technical leaders from research and industry, whose insight into the latest UAV platforms, optronics, sensors, datalinks, ground control centres, airborne weapons and mission support systems will provide greater awareness of existing and future capability.

Benefits of attending SMi’s UAV Technology Eastern Europe conference:

  • This is the only conference dedicated to UAV capability enhancement in the Central and Eastern European region
  • Hear from leading operators and experts as they deliberate the requirements and challenges presented by the contemporary operational environment
  • Key focus on UAV emerging technology - Gain an insight into this and network with those developing cutting edge solutions
  • Senior representation from those leading capability development in the region, including Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Estonia and Hungary

Speaker Panel includes:

  • Colonel Mariusz Jachol, Chief of the IMINT Development Branch, J2 General Staff, General Staff of Polish Armed Forces
  • Colonel Adrian Fischer, Commander, 84th UAS Command, Swiss Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Vlastimil Vasicek, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Branch, Czech MoD
  • Lieutenant Colonel Petr Stodola, Associated Professor, Department of Tactics, University of Defence, Czech Republic
  • Chief Warrant Officer Two Michael Pierre, Geospatial Technician, Intergraded Geospatial Intelligence Division, Alpha Company, 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, United States Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Roland Runge, Chief of the RPA/ISR Section, Flying Operations Directorate, German Air Force Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel Peter Wester, Head of Research and Development Division, Research and Development Division, Danish Army Intelligence Centre
  • Captain Nicklas Fredriksson, Squadron Commander, TUAS, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Mr Allan Storm, International Staff Officer, Aerospace Capabilities Section, NATO Headquarters

To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit http://www.uav-technology.org/defencesuppliers

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