Czech Republic successfully completes third edition of JTAC exercise, hear from the Czech Armed Forces in London this June

Top Quote Czech Republic successfully completed third edition of JTAC exercise for the third consecutive year and will be speaking at Close Air Support, coming to London on the 7th and 8th June 2017. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 02, 2017 - The third annual Close Air Support conference will bring together military experts to explore established and emerging technologies; placing ultimate emphasis on the needs of the solider, both on the ground and in the air. Key topics include Air Land Integration, CAS Platform and Effects and CAS Training and Simulation.

    The Czech Republic hosted exercise Ample Strike 2016 for the third consecutive year allowing international JTACs from fifteen Allies and Partner Nation Finland to operate together and certify their skills that play an important role in Allied Operations.

    Attendees at Close Air Support in London will hear from the Exercise Director, Colonel Zdenek Bauer, presenting on the following on day two:
    'Czech Armed Forces Advancement of Close Air Support Capability'
    Current approaches and assets for delivery of close air support within the Czech Armed Forces
    Perspectives and lessons learnt from Exercise Ample Strike 2016
    Joint land and air capability areas for development of close air support
    Colonel Zdenek Bauer, Deputy Chief of Staff, Air Operations, Czech Air Force

    Attendees will also get the chance to hear national updates from the UK, NATO, US, French, German, Italian, and Netherland Armed Forces. The conference will allow organisations to meet new contacts, gain intelligence and network with commanders from army and air force.

    The full event agenda is available at

    There will also be a half day workshop on the 6th June on: 'Close Air Support Collective Training and the Changing Role of Simulation' hosted by Mr Nick Sparks, Principal Consultant, Air Land Integration Ltd.

    For further information on this conference or the workshop, please visit the website.

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    Close Air Support
    7th-8th June 2017
    London, UK

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