CATE 2011 International Scientific Conference for the military and civilians
The key issue of the supporting programme of the International Exhibition of Defence and Security Technologies IDET, which was launched today at the Brno Exhibition Centre, is composed of the CATE Scientific Conference (Community - Army - Technology - Environment). On 10 to 13 May, five international conferences will be held. This prestigious event involves 250 military specialists and scientists, university teachers, representatives of state administration and defence industry representatives.
CATE 2011 International Scientific Conference constitutes an international conference on military technology, distance learning, simulations and communications, safety and protection of classified information, army and the knowledge society, and security management and society. CATE 2011 is open to all NATO Member countries and also partner countries.
"These special events where domestic and foreign experts meet to debate is an integral part of a system of scientific conferences held by the Czech Army, and due to this, its subsections take place under regular patronage of the leading officials of the Ministry of Defence. High professional level of the conference is guaranteed by the University of Defence in Brno,” said prof. RNDr. Jan Kohout, CSc., vice-dean for scientific activities of the Faculty of Military Technology, University of Defence.
One of the sections of the conference focuses on aerospace engineering, which deals with new technologies in aircraft design, aerodynamics and rocket systems. "Specialists have focused on identifying high-risk parts of the aircraft in their combat load. This concerns the shelling of aircraft with artillery weapons or rockets. Contributions were also devoted to the lifetime of fighter planes and subsequent repairs of this technology. Surveying the influence and the possibility of ice on the wings is important even for the civil sector, "said prof. Ing. Mr. Pavel Konečný, CSc. from the Department of Air and Missile Technology of the University of Defence.