Air Missile Defence Technology Conference

Documentation - October 24-25, 2017- Prague, Czech Republic

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Air space is becoming increasingly complex and dangerous. Smart missile systems, the proliferation of cheap drones and unconventional warfare mean the risk to air and ground forces are high. Therefore, troops require effective ground based sensing, commanding and firing solutions to defend fixed positions, mobile formations and critical nation infrastructure.

We are therefore proud to announce that our 2nd Annual Air Missile Defence Technology Conference and Exhibition is returning to Prague on the 24th and 25th of Ocotober 2017. This conference will bring together air defence operators, decision makers and technical experts from both the military and industry. Through national updated and highly focused presentations on key AMD issues such as Ballistic Missile Defence, C-RAM and Aerial Surveillance Fire Control; participants will be able to discuss the risks and the solutions available now and in the future to defeat threats from the air including missiles, rockets, artillery planes and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Benefits of Attending

  • National updates from operators at the heart of Air Missile Defence Technology
  • Presentations from leading engineers from the industry
  • Exploring enhanced cooperation at the regional and international level to deal with ballistic and aerial threats
  • Will cover the full spectrum of air defence: from detection and surveillance to kinetic and non-kinetic counter measures


  • Brigadier General (Ret'd) Kenneth Todorov, Director, Global Air and Missile Defense, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Colonel (Res) Meir Ben Shaya, C4I SME & Business Development Manager, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
  • Colonel Jan Sedliacik, Commander of the 25th Air Defence Regiment, Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel Jaroslaw Ackermann, Chief of the Air Defence Branch , Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel Ladislav Dovhun, GBAD Bde Commander in Nitra, Slovakian Air Force
  • Colonel Milan Malik, Commander of the 26th Air Command, Control and Surveillance Regiment, Czech Air Force
  • Fabio Bonanni, Head of Air Defense Architectures and Italy Technology, MBDA
  • Ian Spillane, Chief Technologist, Lockheed Martin
  • Lars Krogh Vammen, Business Development Manager, Weibel Scientific A/S
  • Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Lynch, BMDOC OPS Director, NATO Aircom, NATO CC Air
  • Lieutenant Colonel Frank Zwarts, Head of the NLD GBAMD Knowledge Center, Royal Netherlands Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jan Farlik, Department of Air Defence Systems, University of Defence, Czech Republic
  • Lieutenant Colonel Manuel Monnin, SBAD Office Division Head, French Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Tibor Matyi, DCOM SAM WING 12 'Arrabona', Hungarian Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Yannick Willer, GBAD /TBMD Programme Officer, French Air Force
  • Major Jaroslav Sekanina, SME GBAD, Czech Air Force
  • Michael Chandler, Programme Manager Integrated Air and Missile Defence, US Army
  • Peter Woodmansee, HQ U.S European Command Missile Defense Program Manager, United States European Command (US EUCOM)
  • Wim Schuttert, Technical Director, Thales Nederland B.V
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Who should attend

  • Head of Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) Commands
  • Chief of Integrated Air and Missile Defence
  • Head of Air Missile Defence Programmes
  • Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) program managers
  • System Integrator Manager
  • Missile System Developer
  • Radar System Manufacturers
  • Heads of Force Development
  • Commanders of Air Operations Centers
  • Heads of Air Surveillance


Courtyard by Marriott Prague Airport
Aviaticka 1092/8
Prague, Czech Republic
Event details
Organizer :SMi
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-15976