FORZA NEC, Morpheus, & MoTaKo to be discussed by Senior Military Experts at Industry-Leading Network Centric Warfare Conference

SMi Reports: The 3rd annual Network Centric Warfare Conference is set to take place in under 2 weeks in Rome next month.

The 3rd annual Network Centric Warfare conference is now less than 2 weeks away, soon to be opening its doors to network-enabled capability experts, as well as senior military and industry experts sharing their valuable experiences and perspectives on the topic, in Rome, Italy on 4th – 5th February.

In the run-up to the two-day conference, expert speakers from Gold Sponsor Leonardo have recently been announced as Fabio Campanari, Land & Battlefield Business Area Engineering, who will be presenting on “Tactical C2” and focusing on Command and Control evolution in Network Centric Warfare, NATO Generic Vehicle Architecture, Smart Soldier TC2, and Targeting Communication Control Kit – TCCK.

Marco Palazzi, Project Engineering Manager Land & Battlefield Systems LoB, is also set to speak at this year’s 3rd annual event. Mr Palazzi will be presenting on “Leonardo NCW Modelling and Simulation approach”, where he will explore Live Virtual Constructive paradigm applied to NCW programs (FNEC), Constructive Simulations, Virtual Simulation, and Live Simulations.

Leonardo will be joined by sponsors Bittium, Comtech Systems, and Rajant at this year’s industry-leading conference. Places are now becoming limited and interested delegates are urged to register soon and join this year’s confirmed attendees which include:

Italian Army, Center for Applied Studies, General Dynamics Mission Systems, RNLAF, Nexter Group, Insta Def Sec Oy, Military University of Technology, Czech Army Foreign Relations Office, and many more.

Snapshot of Expert Military Speakers joining the 2019 Conference:

General Salvatore Farina, Chief of General Staff, Italian Army, presenting on “The Role of Net-Centricity and Meeting Future Italian Army Strategic Objectives”

Major General Angelo Palmieri, Chief of 6th Division C4I and Chief Information Officer, Italian Army, presenting on “Prioritising Network Enabled Capabilities to Ensure Mission Success in Multi-Domain Operations”

Colonel Laurence Fowkes, Deputy Head Battlefield and Tactical CIS (BATCIS), UK MoD, presenting on “Morpheus: Delivering Next Generation Tactical Communications in the Land Domain”

Colonel Heinrich Krispler, Deputy Director and Branch Chief Policy and Requirements, CIS and Cyber Defence Directorate, EU Military Staff, presenting on “Enabling Network Interoperability for EU-led Military Missions and Operations to achieve Political and Military Strategic Objectives”

Colonel Giuseppe Montesi, Federated Mission Networks Secretariat Director, NATO SHAPE, presenting on “Promoting Allied Interoperability through NATO’s Federated Mission Networking (FMN) Programme”

Interested parties can download the event brochure on the website in order to view the two-day agenda and speaker line-up, as well as register their place at

Network Centric Warfare
4th – 5th February 2019

Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter’s Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy


Sponsored by Bittium, Comtech Systems, and Rajant

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