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Registration closing soon for SMi’s Air Missile Defence Technology conference and exhibition 2019

Vlad Poptamas



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SMi Group’s 4th annual Air Missile Defence Technology conference will take place on the 22nd and 23rd October 2019, in Prague, Czech Republic.

Those who attend will meet leading figures at the forefront of air defence in the Central and Eastern European region, as allied forces across the globe come together and discuss developing and improving technology behind air defence programmes to ensure they are well prepared for future mission requirements.

Senior representatives from the Central and Eastern European region presenting include:

Colonel Jan Sedliacik, Commander 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment, Czech Armed Forces who will present Peer Threat Analysis and Czech Capability Developments;

Lieutenant Colonel Jan Farlik Ph.D, Designated Chief of Department of Air Defence Systems, University of Defence Brno, Czech Republic who will present: Protecting Soldiers and Equipment from the Threat of Low-Profile Attacks;

Colonel Ferenc Könczöl, DCOM SAM WING 12 ‘Arrabona’, Hungarian Army who will present: Comprehensively Enhancing Medium Range Missile Defence Technology; and

Major Ovidijus Pilitauskas, Chief of Staff of Air Defence Battalion, Lithuanian Air Force who will present: Lithuanian Integrated Surface based Air defence system — First steps in to NATO IAMD.

SMi Group will also host Major General (Ret’d) Bohuslav Dvorak, Former Deputy Chief of General Staff, Czech Armed Forces as Chairman at the conference.

The conference agenda can be viewed at

British Army, Calspan, Czech Armed Forces, Diehl Defence, Egyptian Armed Forces, ELTA Systems Ltd, French Air Force, German Airforce, Hanwha Corporation, Hungarian Army, Israeli Air Force, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, Lithuanian Air Force, Lockheed Martin, MBDA, NATO Missile Firing Installation (NAMFI), OMNIPOL a. s., PEO Missiles and Space, Rafael, Rheinmetall Air Defence, Saab AB, Swedish Defence Material Agency – FMV, Thales Raytheon Anschutz GmbH, UAE Military Attache Office, UK MoD, University of Defence, Brno, US Air Force in Europe, US Army, Weibel Scientific A/S and more!

Download past attendee infographic at

To secure your place at Air Missile Defence Technology 2019, bookings can be made at

Proudly sponsored by Elta Systems Ltd., Lockheed Martin and Weibel Scientific.


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