Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe Conference

  • May 20-22, 2019
  • Prague, Czech Republic

We are proud to announce that the 5th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe Conference will convene in Prague on 20th and 21st of May 2019.

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The Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe conference is designed to bring together military officials, international agencies and industry leading experts to discuss the vital importance of future armoured capabilities and allied interoperability. With the role of the main battle tank in decline, it is crucial that regional forces are increasingly investing in updating their legacy armoured fighting vehicles with modernised equipment as well as procuring the latest vehicles with the most up to date capabilities available on the market today.

Benefits of Attending

  • Regionally focused key note briefings from senior military figures across the V4 Nations as well as briefings from Estonia, Slovenia and Austria
  • Engage with a broad spectrum of topics, including mobility, survivability, lethality and situational awareness.
  • Unparalleled networking opportunities with leading technical experts from industry as well as international armoured vehicle programme and product managers
  • The opportunity to view the latest combat vehicle survivability, C4I and weapons systems technology in our exhibition hall

Who should attend


  • Operational Commanders
  • Armoured Capability Developers
  • Combat Vehicle Programme Managers
  • Heads of Protected Mobility

Manufacturers and developers of the vehicle's:

  • Platforms
  • Armour
  • Mobility systems
  • Communications and C4I
  • Situational awareness systems
  • Armament and weapon systems
  • Signature management and active camouflage
  • Defensive aids and soft kill
  • Active protection and hard-kill

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  • Major General (ret'd) Josef Sedlak, Former Commander Joint Forces, Czech Armed Forces


  • Major General Jaromir Zuna, 1st Deputy Chief of Staff, Czech Armed Forces
  • Major General Ivo Strecha, Director of the Force Development Division, Czech Armed Forces
  • Lieutenant General Dr Gabor Borondi, Deputy Chief of Defence, Hungarian Defence Forces
  • Major General Norbert Huber, Director of Armament and Procurement, Austrian MoD
  • Brigadier General Christopher LaNeve*, Commanding General 7th Army Training Command, US Army Europe
  • Brigadier General Mikael Frisell, Director Land Systems, SDMA, FMV, Swedish MoD
  • Brigadier General Sava Claudiu, Deputy Commander, 2nd Infantry Division, Romanian Armed Forces
  • Colonel Zdenek Mikula, Deputy Commander 7th Mechanised Brigade, Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel Hans-Joerg Voll, Branch Chief, Army Concepts and Capabilities Development Center ACCDC, Bundeswehr
  • Colonel Jose Maria Gonzalez Casado, Pizarro Program Manager National Armament Directorate, Spanish MoD
  • Colonel Bostjan Mocnik, Chief of Capability Development Branch, Slovenian MoD
  • Colonel Jaroslav Kozubek, Head of Department of Tactics, Faculty of Military Leadership, University of Defence Brno, Czech Republic
  • Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Ramos, Product Manager Vehicle Protection Systems, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, PEO Ground Combat Systems, US Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Raivis Melnis, Land forces Mechanized Infantry Brigade 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion Commander,Latvian Armed Forces


  • Mr Oliver Mittelsdorf, Senior Vice President Sales Tracked Vehicles and Turrets, Rheinmetall Landsysteme Gmbh
  • Mr Mathias Kraus, Head of Sales, PSM Projekt System and Management


  • Mr Bear Midkiff, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Central and Eastern Europe, CMI Defence
  • Mr Michael Rust, Head of Sales and Marketing, IBD Deisenroth
  • Mr David Meyer, Head of Business Development, Lockheed Martin UK
  • Mr Alex Koers, Co-founder and Director, Microflown AVISA
  • Mr David Addy, Regional Business Development Manager,Pearson Engineering
  • Mr Hugo Torstensen, Business Development Director Defense Division Europe, Soucy International Inc
  • Jakub Fojtik, Executive Director Sales, Military Division,SVOS spol. s r.o.

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Apr 17, 2019