Join Bumar Elektronika, Kongsberg, Rheinmetall, Saab and the Polish MoD at Integrated Air & Missile Defence

Feb 14, 2013, 11:13 ET from Defence IQ

LONDON, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Supported by the Polish MoD, Integrated Air & Missile Defence 2013 will provide a platform for Bumar Elektronika, Kongsberg, Rheinmetall and Saab to showcase solutions for the growing missile threat.

With the recent confirmation of NATO's Patriot missile batteries now in operational use on the Turkey-Syrian border, the comprehension of missile attacks has never been more real.  NATO's quick response to Turkey's pleas, highlights how imminent the threat of incoming missiles is now regarded.  All nations regardless of their size are now prioritising their investment in the modernisation of their current missile defence systems.

Defence IQ's Integrated Air & Missile Defence 2013, taking place between 19-21 March 2013 in Warsaw, will provide an insight into the current requirements of European militaries and their strategies to ensure that their air and missile defence systems can manage any incoming future threats.  There will also be a focus on the integration of these systems from lessons learned to future plans, our highly respected speaker panel will offer their solutions to ensuring perfect system synergy.

The full conference agenda for Integrated Air & Missile Defence 2013 can be downloaded from; a snapsnot of the senior speaker panel includes:

  • Brigadier General Jan Gabrys, Chief, Ground Based Air Defence Department, Ministry of National Defence
  • Brigadier General Oyvind Strandmann, Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Royal Norwegian Air Force
  • Major General Artur Artemenko, Chief of Staff, First Deputy Commander, Ukraine Air Force
  • Colonel Vladimir Barca, Commander, 25th Missile Defence Brigade, Czech Army

For more information on Integrated Air & Missile Defence 2013, visit Also featured on the website is an interview with Rheinmetall about the past, present and future threats of missile defence, as well as other complimentary resources created especially for the conference.

Notes to editors:

Integrated Air & Missile Defence 2013 is sponsored by Bumar, Kongsberg, Rheinmetall and Saab.

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