New Sponsor THIOT INGENIERIE and Speaker announced at the 4th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe Conference

Top Quote SMi Group Reports: A new sponsor and speaker have been added to the Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe conference agenda, taking place this May in Prague. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 21, 2018 - Central and Eastern Europe’s most focused armoured vehicles meeting is returning to Prague, Czech Republic on the 21st and 22nd May 2018 for their 4th annual conference.

    THIOT INGENIERIE, manufacturers of gas guns and other fast dynamics equipment, will be sponsoring and exhibiting at the Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe conference. Since 1988, they have developed unique expertise in the development, design and manufacture of laboratory launchers.

    THIOT INGENIERIE’s scientific and technological expertise in high-pressure equipment and shock physics has enabled them to expand the scope of their activity. Their product range now includes single-stage gas guns, two-stage light-gas guns, firing-range chambers, detonation chambers, explosion-containment chambers, Split-Hopkinson bars for compression or direct-tensile tests and autofrettage machines for gun barrels.

    Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Richard Macha, Czech National Armaments Director Representative - Permanent Delegation of the Czech Republic to NATO has been announced as the newest speaker to be added to the focused agenda. He will be giving a presentation on “An Insight on International Armament Cooperation: a NATO perspective on Procurement”.

    Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Richard Macha will be discussing the task and structure of the NATO Army Armanent Group, Land Capability Group on Land Engagement, capability targets for Armed Combat Vehicles, interoperability and standardization, and the advantages of international corporation.

    The two-day conference will also feature presentations from the Ministry of Defence, The Czech Republic, Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation, Swedish Armed Forces, Romanian Armed Forces, German Army, US Army, Ministry of Defence, Austria and many more leading military organisations.

    Secure your place by 29th March to save £100 and take advantage of the best possible rate at:

    Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe Conference
    21st and 22nd May 2018
    Angelo Hotel, Radlicka 1g,w 150 00, Prague, Czech Republic

    Gold Sponsor: Rheinmetall Landsysteme
    Sponsors: CMI Defence, Burgess Consulting, General Dynamics European Land Systems, IBD Deisenroth Engineering GmbH, Lockheed Martin, Microflown Avisa and Soucy Group

    To sponsor call Justin Predescu on +44 (0) 207 827 6130

    For delegate inquiries call Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156

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