Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe

29 - 30 September, 2020 | Bulgaria

Day 2

8:30 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

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Lieutenant General (Ret.) Ben Hodges

Former Commanding General, U.S. Army Europe (2014-2017)
Chairman, Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe

9:00 am - 9:30 am HOST NATION ADDRESS: CURRENT AND PLANNED OPERATIONAL USE OF VEHICLES & FEEDBACK FROM RECENT EXERCISES

Colonel Kolya Stoev - Chief of Military Geographic Sector, Operations Department, Bulgarian Land Forces
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Colonel Kolya Stoev

Chief of Military Geographic Sector, Operations Department
Bulgarian Land Forces

9:30 am - 10:00 am BRIEFING BY NEXTER SYSTEMS

10:00 am - 10:30 am ARMOURED AND MECHANISED CAPABILITY BUILDING IN A NEW SECURITY ERA: A HUNGARIAN APPROACH

Colonel Tamás Kender - Director, Office of the Inspector, Hungarian Land Forces
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Colonel Tamás Kender

Director, Office of the Inspector
Hungarian Land Forces

10:30 am - 11:00 am ARMOURED VEHICLES PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 am - 12:10 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: VEHICLCE PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS, TRENDS, DEVELOPMENTS AND DEMAND

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Colonel Vladislav Sotnik

Deputy Director of the Arms Institute
Ukraine Armed Forces

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Major Sergiy Bysyk

Head of Research & Development, Armament and Military Equipment Directorate
Ukraine Armed Forces

12:40 pm - 1:50 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm IN SERVICE SUPPORT PREPARATION IN AN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm NSPA SUPPORT TO THE CURRENT BOXER USER NATIONS THROUGH THE IN-SERVICE SUPPORT PHASE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE MRAV PROGRAMMES

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm CROATIAN LONG TERM MODERNISATION PROGRAMME: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE CROATIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY

Colonel Miroslav Kuhar - Chief of Land Arms Tactics Department, Croatian Defence Academy, Croatian Armed Forces
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Colonel Miroslav Kuhar

Chief of Land Arms Tactics Department, Croatian Defence Academy
Croatian Armed Forces

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm FUTURE INTEROPERABILITY IN THE USE OF ARMOURED VEHICLES

Mario Blokken - Director of the Permanent Secretariat, Finabel - European Army Interoperability Centre
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Mario Blokken

Director of the Permanent Secretariat
Finabel - European Army Interoperability Centre

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS