NATO and Eastern European Nations Discuss Enhancing International Rotary Collaboration at Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2021

SMi Group Reports: Four expert speakers will be speaking on the topic of the importance of international rotary collaboration at the virtual event in May.

London, United Kingdom, March 27, 2021 --( Attendees of the Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe conference taking place virtually on the 22nd and 23rd May 2021, will benefit from comprehensive briefings on the crucial topics of modernisation and readiness of regional rotary fleets, procurement goals, national security, operations and interoperability, platform, and programme upgrades and much more.

For those interested in attending, it is £499 for government, public sector, and military personnel and only £999 for commercial companies. Register at

A key focus of the 2021 conference is the importance of collaboration between nations and allies, including collaboration involving NATO and Eastern European nations. This is vital for improving collective military strength, joint defence, and security initiatives and enhancing interoperability.

The presentations discussing international rotary collaboration include:

- “Enhancing Albanian Rotary Wing Capabilities Through Collaboration with NATO Allies,” presented by Colonel Ylli Pulaj, Deputy Commander (Acting Commander), Albanian Air Force
- “The Role of the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC) in Enhancing Interoperability Across the V4 Nations,” presented by Colonel Karel Valvoda, Director Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC), Czech Air Force
- “The Importance of International Operations in Enhancing Slovenian Helicopter Capabilities,” presented by Lieutenant Colonel Janez Gaube, Commander, 15th Wing, Slovenian Air Force
- “Interoperability and Standardisation in European Military Helicopter Training,” presented by Mr José Pablo Romera Martín, EDA Project Officer Rotary Wing, European Defence Agency (EDA)

The full speaker line-up and complimentary event brochure is available to download at

Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2021
19th-20th May 2021
Virtual Conference: Online Access Only
Sponsored by Bell Helicopter and Leonardo

SMi Group offer direct access to key decision makers through tailored sponsorship and exhibitor packages. For details contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

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