Date Event Location
21-22 May 2018

SMi Group’s 4th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe conference returns to Prague, Czech Republic on 21st and 22nd May 2018.

With the Czech Armed forces undergoing a multi-billion acquisition and modernisation programme for their armoured vehicle fleet, this year’s Future Armoured Vehicles CEE conference will not only bring together land and procurement experts to discuss developments in the domain of land material, but will directly support the multi-billion procurement programmes of the Czech Republic and of the regional nations present.

Join us in Prague this May to explore combat vehicles development in this highly dynamic region, and more than ever at the heart of the European security landscape!


  • Benefit from detailed insight into the Czech Armed Forces’ modernization and procurement plans pertaining to its 8x8, main battle tank, and IFV replacement
  • Hear detailed updates from key Central and Eastern European nations on their respective procurement and modernization programmes, including briefings from heads of land, of procurement, and operational command from Poland, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Austria, Slovakia, and many others!
  • Join exclusive briefings from other leading nations and organisations such as Sweden, the US, Spain and OCCAR
  • View the latest combat vehicle survivability, C4I, and weapon systems technology in the exhibition area

Early bird discounts!

Register by 31st January to save £400

Register by 28th February to save £200

Register by 29th March to save £100

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For more information please contact: +44 (0) 207 827 6138 or email:

Prague, Czech Republic
22-24 May 2018

This world-class international event will leverage the strategic location of Hawaii to bring together government and industry representatives from our allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific theater. Join key leaders from the U.S. Army Pacific, the U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Marine Corps, Pacific, Special Operations Command, Pacific and the worldwide international defense community at this very important forum. Booth space and sponsorships available.

Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
23-24 May 2018

SMi is delighted to announce the return of Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe conference, taking place in Prague, Czech Republic on 23rd and 24th May, 2018.

Event Highlights

  1. Keynote briefing from Major General Jaromir Sebesta, Air Force Commander of the Czech Air Force
  2. Hear from representatives from the V4 nations: Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia
  3. Listen to detailed updates on helicopter programmes and procurement goals the US Marine Corps, French Air Force, Joint Helicopter Command, and Commando Helicopter Force
  4. A unique opportunity to explore new technologies and programmes from industry and exhibitors
  5. The only regionally dedicated military helicopter conference in 2018

Register by:

January 31st and save £400

February 28th and save £200

March 29th and save £100

Register online at

Prague, Czech Republi
23-26 May 2018

Since 2010 Kazakhstan Aerospace and Defence Exhibition KADEX has evolved to become a distinctive regional meeting platform for specialists in the aerospace and defence industry. With the full support of The Ministry of Defence and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan KADEX creates a unique global networking area, providing its participants with the essential marketing opportunities.

In 2016 KADEX hosted 353 companies from 44 countries with over 700 foreign and domestic weapons and equipment items shown. More than 130 bilateral meetings and negotiations were conducted which resulted in signage of several intergovernmental agreements on military cooperation and over 70 contracts on arming and joint production.

Thematic areas:

  • Aircrafts and aerotechnics
  • Space technologies
  • Weapons and equipment for land and naval forces
  • Air defence means and systems
  • Logistic and equipment support
  • IT-technologies, communication tools and systems
  • UAVS and robotics in the military sphere
  • Alternative energy sources


Exhibition Company Astana Expo KS, 010000,

Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana,

Dostyk Avenue 1, office 15

Phone/fax: +7(7172) 52-42-33, +7(7172) 27-82-82

Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Air Force Base
24-27 May 2018
La Spezia, Italy
30-31 May 2018
Ottawa, Canada
05-06 Jun 2018

Benefits of attending

  • Develop an international perspective on armoured vehicle firepower with presentations from the Israeli MoD, Canadian Armed Forces and German Army, along with key briefings from host nation agencies
  • Listen to technical briefings from industry experts including Rheinmetall, FNSS and CTA International – as well as a dedicated exhibition space to showcase the latest the latest lethality technologies
  • Hear comprehensive briefings from the United States with updates from Next Generation Combat Vehicle, Abrams Main Battle Tank, PEO Ammunition, Maneuver Centre of Excellence and PEO Ground Combat Systems
  • Explore the latest technologies, systems and platforms that are revolutionising how military forces conduct mechanised warfare

Register by:

February 28th and save £400

March 29th and save £200

April 30th and save £100

Register online at

London, UK
06-07 Jun 2018

SMi Group’s 4th annual Close Air Support conference returns to London, United Kingdom on the 6th and 7th June 2018.

As a key action that reinforces ground troops in close proximity to enemy fire; it’s imperative that Close Air Support for both conventional and asymmetric operations is maintained and built. Join us in London this June to hear exclusive briefings from the: RAF, US Air Force, French Air Force, JAPCC, Canadian Armed Forces, German Air Force, NATO, and more.

With a unique focus on military operations in an increasingly demanding environment, 2018’s conference will gather key military, government, and industry figures to explore and discuss the latest technology and strategic developments and hear relevant mission updates from real-time operations!

Key topics include: Air-land integration, JTAC training and mission simulation, digitally aided close air support (DACAS), joint fire targeting and delivery, battlespace management, key platforms, national programme updates and much more.

Early Bird Discounts!

Register by 28th February to save £400
By 29th March to save £200
By 30th April to save £100

View the agenda and register at:

London, United Kingdom


Eurosatory 2018

11-15 June 2018


30-31 May 2018

SOFEX 2018

8-10 May 2018
Previous Exhibitions:

DSEI 2017

12-15 September 2017

Paris Air Show 2017

19-25 June 2017


31 May-1 June 2017