The First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic Brigadier General Miroslav Zizka, the Armaments Division of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic Director Jiri Stanek, the Director of the Force Development Division - Operational Division of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic Brigadier General Bohuslav Dvorak, the head of the Office of Defense Cooperation Colonel Mark Stobbe and other representatives from the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, Alion Science and Technology Corporation and Vyškov garrison visited The JCBRN Defence COE on Friday 28th May 2010.
The JCBRN Defence COE Director Colonel Zdenek Cizek welcomed all participants. He opened the Modeling & Simulation Capabilities demonstration by giving the presentation on possible use of these capabilities in the JCBRN Defence COE and its contribution to the NATO CBRN defence policy. The demonstration continued by exhibition of classroom, hardware and software tools.
Building of the M&S Capabilities has been a bilateral project between the United States of America and the Czech Republic. This project was initiated and developed with the aim of supporting the Centre’s mission and adding value to the COE CBRN capabilities. The full operational capabilities should be achieved by the end of the year 2010.
Finally, the First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of AFCR BG Miroslav Zizka and the head of the Office of Defense Cooperation LTC Mark Stobbe appreciated the contribution of the JCBRN Defence COE staff to the Modelling and Simulation capabilities development.
Author: LTC Martin Peša
Photo: Mrs. Hana Jurečková