According to ISDEF 2019 conference and exposition Executive Director, Jonas Zolkén, “ISDEF can now confirm with great pleasure and pride that the Czech Republic's delegation to ISDEF 2019 will be led by Deputy Minister of Defence Dr Jakub Landovsky. “
In addition to his responsibilities as Deputy Minister of Defence, Dr Landovsky also heads the Czech Republic’s Defence Policy and Strategy Division, which is responsible for the development of defence and security principles. These are applied by their MOD for development of military strategy and for coordination of defence planning both within defence department and at the interdepartmental level. Dr Landovsky’s division also formulates doctrine for crisis management and is in charge of implementing the country’s defence and security interests within NATO, EU and with other international security partners and organs.
The official Czech delegation led by Dr Landovsky will consist of additional Defence Ministry personnel from the Economic Division and Armaments Acquisition Division.
At the previous ISDEF expo in 2017, the Czech Ministry of Defence sent a previous official delegation as well, then led by the former Deputy Minister of Defence Mr Tomáš Kuchta, who is currently the Ambassador of The Czech Republic to Serbia.
Participating Czech-based companies include: CZ – the popular firearms manufacturer, Holík – the renown tactical boot manufacturer, Hudy Sport – developer and manufacturer of high-end tactical garments, Lanax - the award-winning defence textile and cabling company, Lom Praha – the leading company specialising on the Mi helicopters lifecycle support, among other companies.