European and US Updates at SMi's Air Missile Defence 2017

London, United Kingdom, August 24, 2017 --( With current threats now including conventional and unconventional platforms such as commercially available UAVs, SMi Group’s Air Missile Defence Technology 2017 will feature crucial briefings led by AMD operators and technical experts from the military and industry.

Nations are continuing to increase budgets to strengthen collective AMD capabilities at a time of unprecedented threats to security. In recent news, the White House has announced an $8 billion increase on missile defence against a backdrop of geopolitical threats. Concurrently, NATO has called the need to establish a framework for European interoperability against ballistic missile threats.

Air Missile Defence Technology 2017 will provide a platform for delegates to discuss and debate key aspects within the sector such as C2 integration and air surveillance, as well as the solutions available to defeat inherent threats and secure territory.

Key speakers will include senior military representation from nations including the V4 who will explore further integration air defence and air policing for Central and Eastern Europe. A special keynote address will also be delivered by the IAMD Programme Manager of PEO Missiles and Space, US Army.

The event will also highlight sessions covering the whole range of AMD capabilities through expert briefings by leading industry solution providers including Lockheed Martin, MBDA, Northrop Grumman, Rafael, and Weibel Scientific.

The full agenda can be viewed on

For those interested in attending, there is currently an Early Bird discount of £100 for online registrations made by 29 September 2017.

2nd annual Air Missile Defence Technology Conference
October 24 & 25, 2017
Courtyard by Marriott Prague Airport Hotel, Czech Republic

Contact Information:
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