US and Israel announced to present at Air Missile Defence Technology

Top Quote SMi presents: Leading US Army and Israeli Air Defence figures to present at Air Missile Defence Technology 2019 in October. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 01, 2019 - With Iran's development of powerful missiles advancing, it has been announced that the Israel Defence Forces are working with the US to trial out a highly advanced THAAD missile defense system for the first time.

    Learn more about how allies, the US and Israel, are working together to stay ahead of near peer adversaries from leading experts from the US DoD and Israeli Air Defence HQ at SMi’s upcoming Air Missile Defence Technology 2019 conference on 22nd-23rd October 2019.

    US Featured Speakers include:
    1. Dr Juanita M. Christensen, Director, CCDC Aviation and Missile Center, US Army
    2. Mr Peter Woodmansee, Division Chief, Integrated Air and Missile Defence, HQ US European Command
    3. Mr Max Hanessian, Chief, Integrated Air and Missile Defense, US Air Force in Europe
    4. Mr Thomas N Doss, Assistant Program Executive Officer, International, PEO Missiles and Space

    The Israeli Air Defence HQ will present:
    Examining the Israeli Layered Approach to Missile Defence Systems
    • Iron Dome interceptor system capabilities and deployment
    • Working with the United States to supply Iron Dome defence systems
    • ICBM threats and the role of the Arrow 3 system in protecting Israeli citizens
    • David’s Sling protecting against medium range threats

    Delegates will also hear from NATO countries speaking alongside NATO Missile Firing Installation (NAMFI) including: Czech Armed Forces, Hungarian Army, UK MoD, French Air Force, Lithuanian Air Force, Swedish FMV, University of Defence Brno, Czech Republic and more!

    The two-day conference will also feature technical briefings from industry experts from organisations such as:
    • Weibel Scientific A/S – “Common technical scalability across the full IAMD domain — is it possible?”
    • Lockheed Martin – presentation details to follow.
    • MBDA – “Examining MBDA’s GBAD capabilities”
    • Diehl Defence - “Meeting the Demand for High Performance SHORAD Systems”

    For those who would like to find out more information about the conference and for live agenda updates and the latest downloadable content, visit

    To register for the conference, book online at

    The conference is proudly sponsored by Lockheed Martin & Weibel Scientific.

    Air Missile Defence Technology
    22nd-23rd October 2019
    Prague, Czech Republic

    For any sponsorship bookings call Justin Predescu on +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or email jpredescu ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    For any delegate enquiries call James Hitchen on on +44 (0)20 7827 6054 or email jhitchen ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    For media queries, please contact Natasha Boumediene at nboumediene ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

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