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Strategic Military Partner Conference (SMPC)

Strategic Military Partner Conference (SMPC)

Posted: 2012-05-31 Category: EMPA news

Strategic Allied Commander Transformation’s annual Strategic Military Partner Conference (SMPC) will be held on 14–16 June 2010 at the Hilton Kalastajatorppa Hotel, Helsinki. The conference attendees will include the Chiefs of Defence of most NATO, Partnership for Peace, Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Nations and eight selected Contact Countries as well as important military leadership such as the Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, Italian Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, the Chairman of the European Union’s Military Committee, Swedish General Håkan Syrén, as well as the host of this event, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, French Air Force, General Stéphane Abrial.

Photo: ACT_Abrial

Photo: ACT_Abrial

Posted: 2012-05-31 Category: EMPA news

NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT) Gen. Stéphane Abrial paid an official visit to Budapest, Hungary in the first half of February at the invitation of Gen. (Eng.) László Tömböl, Chief, MoD Defence Staff. Gen. Abrial paid a courtesy call on Defence Minister Dr. Imre Szekeres and Foreign Minister Dr. Péter Balázs. The French general also had talks with Gen. Tömböl and attended the NATO C-IED conference.

NATO ACT CSM Visits Hungary

NATO ACT CSM Visits Hungary

Posted: 2012-05-31 Category: EMPA news

Sgt-Maj. Ludek Kolesa, NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Command Sergeant Major (CSM) visited Budapest for the third time as a member of the delegation headed by Gen. Stéphane Abrial, NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Transformation (SACT). Sgt-Maj. Kolesa first had bilateral talks with his host, HDF CSM WO Tibor Bogdán, then he briefed the members of the board present to honor the CSM corps on the current tasks and concepts of NATO ACT as well as the possible responses to today’s challenges. In the break of the meeting Sgt-Maj. Kolesa answered the questions of Defence Mirror.