IT Support and Heavy Lift Requirements to Manage to Transportation of Spanish Troops for NATO Response Force 16

SMi Group Reports (2016.12.06, London, UK): Hear about NATO's VJTF 16 at Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe next March.

London, United Kingdom, December 09, 2016 --( As NATO increases its military presence in the Central and Eastern European region and Spain’s term serving as the lead nation for NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) comes to an end, SMi Group are thrilled to announce that its conference, Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe will include insight on some of the key logistics requirements with an exclusive presentation on:

‘IT Support and Heavy Lift Requirements to Manage to Transportation of Spanish Troops for NATO Response Force 16’, covering:

· The Spanish operational experience in the lead of VHJTF. The challenge of synchronising multinational deployments
· JLSG lessons learned and the need of a multinational logistics structure
· Integration of logistics capabilities via Host Nation Support. Limits of HNS and contractors support Spanish logistics working in net
· Logistics HQ in support of a LCC and sustainment planning process

Led by: Brigadier General Jose Luis Sanchez Alor, Commander Logistics Brigade from the Spanish Army.

This is just one of the many high level presentations at next year's event. Taking place in Prague, Czech Republic on the 7th and 8th March 2017, the event will include an unrivalled and diverse, international speaker line-up of military and industry logistics experts, ready to cover some of the most up-to-date capabilities, operations and procurements in today’s armed forces.

2017 expert speakers include: Czech MoD, Hungarian Army, British Army, Norwegian Armed Forces, Spanish Army, EEAS Belgium, MLCC, FMLOG, - Ecolog International, Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, Czech Armed Forces, Royal Netherlands Army, NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence, NATO SHAPE, Movement Coordination Centre Europe, HIAB Limited and many more still TBA.

Plus there will be an interactive post-conference workshop entitled: Supply Chain Management for the Modern Military, hosted by Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Dunn, Principal Consultant, Defence and Security PA Consulting, on the 9th of March 2017.

Visit the website to download a PDF event brochure to view the full 2-day agenda, speakers and presentation summaries.

For further information on this conference or the 2 associated workshops, please visit the website at:

For delegate/group booking enquiries call Andrew Gibbons on: +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or email

For media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or

Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe 2017
7th and 8th March 2017
Prague, Czech Republic

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