RTO Study: Joint Operations 2030


NATO's Research and Technology Organization covers six panels dealing with technology. System Analysis and Studies panel drafted a long-term scientific study "Joint Operations 2030" that was performed for three years under the direction of CNAD (Conference of National Armaments Directors). This study identifies system approaches of NATO further development. Its purpose is recommend remedies for eliminating potential defects in future Alliance capabilities, in the frame of anticipated security surrounding and emerging new technologies. The work was divided into five states: evaluating previous studies, evaluating basic potential, setting priorities, new technologies and the last stage evaluated results reached by means of Multinational Exercise. The final version of this document (Final Report) will be released in next half. By joining JO2030 the Czech Republic underlined its resolution to contribute to the advance of NATO defence potential.

Ing. Miroslav Švejda, MA, Lt.Col. (Ret.), born in 1957, Military Academy Brno, Military Technical College (VVTŠ) Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia, field of study radiolocation. From the year 1981 technician of detection and ranging devices, platoon commander, officer of a command post, planning section chief, chief of the Radiological Base Depot Olomouc, chief of the House of the Army, Olomouc. From 1999, member of the Division of Foreign Relations, subsequently renamed the Division of Military Security Policy, MoD; afterwards the Division of Strategical Planning and today's Division of Defence Policy and Strategy, Organizational and Development Management Branch. 1999-2000 sector commander of a UN foreign mission in Iraq, in 2005 political advisor to the commander of the Multinational Brigade Centre (MNB C) Kosovo. 2002-2004 he studied at the Naval Postgraduate School in the US, line of study security policy, civil-military relations. Now he is occupied with the questions of modern management, Balanced Scorecard and problems of the Alliance Research and Technology Organization (RTO).

Country: Czech Republic


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