The Importance of Development Trends Analysis and its Military Implications for Defense Planning


Participation of experts form NATO member and partner countries in security situation development trends together with related military implications is meanwhile the newest mean of member states engagement onto NATO Defence Planning. In one hand this possibility is a way to gain findings from national experts and in other hand an opportunity enabling countries to enlarge knowledge and experience of national participants in order to development of similar activities at national level. Moreover there is an opportunity to present activities of nations´ institutions working in the similar field as well as national findings linked to security trends and defence planning. The author concludes that the Czech Republic has not yet formulated its own defence planning process, and suggests the possible effects of this condition

Fabian Baxa, PhD, born 1955. A graduate of Military Technical Universityin Liptovský Mikuláš (1979), postgradual studies at Military academy in Brno (1990) and a State defence management course at the Defence University (2009). He worked on national and international positions in the area of Armed Forces development and EW management. At CSMSS he was working in the area of strategic management, defence planning and capability planning. He is a co-aothor of three publbications and author of a number of proffessional articles in national and international periodicals.

Country: Czech Republic


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