NATO to speak at Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe 2021 in 2 weeks


SMi Group Reports: Mr Robert Elvish of NATO Support & Procurement Agency will speak at FAVCEE 2021, convening in just two weeks’ time on 17th – 18th May 2021.

LONDON, UK, May 7, 2021 / — With just two weeks remaining until the 7th Annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe Conference, SMi Group are delighted to announce a new esteemed speaker to the conference. Adding to an already highly anticipated speaker line-up at the 2021 conference, SMi Group will welcome Mr Robert Elvish, Programme Manager, Air & Land Combat Systems, NATO Support & Procurement Agency (NSPA) to give his key insights into the field. Robert will be providing an overview of the NSPA Air & Land Combat System Programme, with updates on their armoured platforms, procurement projects, opportunities, challenges and more.

Interested parties can register for the conference at £499 for military and government personnel and £999 for commercial organisations at

The NSPA Air & Land Combat System programme provides acquisition and life cycle support solutions for Multinational Support Partnerships, including missiles, artillery systems, night vision and opto-electronics equipment, tactical unmanned aerial systems and armoured vehicles such as the LEOPARD, DINGO, Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) and the BOXER.

With this in mind, Mr Robert Elvish, Programme Manager, Air & Land Combat Systems, NATO Support & Procurement Agency (NSPA) will be presenting:

‘An Overview of the NSPA Air & Land Combat System Programme’ and covering:
•Other armoured platforms of the Air & Land Combat System Programme – Including the PzH2000 and the HIMARS
•Anti-armour missile systems – The SPIKE Missile
•Further procurement projects with the Central and Eastern European region
•Opportunities and challenges for the Demiliterization Program

Mr Elvish will be joined by a number of other expert speakers at this year’s conference, including representatives from the following organisations:

Hungarian Defence Forces Command, Austrian MoD, John Cockerill Defense, German Army Headquarters, Lithuanian Armed Forces, Croatian Army, Slovenian Ministry of Defence, European Army Interoperability Centre – Finabel, Danish Armed Forces, Czech MoD, Estonian Defence Forces | US Army Europe, British MoD, ARTEC GmbH, OCCAR.
Convening in just two weeks this event will be an unparalleled regional platform for programme managers and experts from within the defence industry. The full speaker line-up, brochure and agenda is available at

Gold Sponsor: John Cockerill
Sponsor: ARTEC

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Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe 2021
17th – 18th May 2021
Virtual Conference: Online Access Only

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