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ERA hosted NATO NIAG Study Group 221

ERA hosted NATO NIAG Study Group 221

ERA hosted the progress meeting of the NATO NIAG  Study Group 221 in its headquarters in Pardubice from the 27th to the 28th November.  The meeting focused on the Industrial Contribution to the demonstration of ISR Information Exchange as Part of Joint ISR Trial Unified Vision 2018 (UV18) and was attended by representatives from Germany, Norway, Italy, Italy, Great Britain, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Turkey.  The fruitful discussions during the two-day meeting varied from trial assessment methodology to gap analysis in present JISR processes.  The group formulated topics for the final study report and provided recommendations to the Trial Management Board. 

The first meeting day was also devoted to the ERA company and a product portfolio introduction given by Vojtech Stejskal with an accent on ERA contribution to JISR community, specifically related with VERA-NG.  Mainly the sensor role in favour of Air Defence and Electronic Warfare (EW) and integration aspects concerning Advanced Radar Systems (ARS) via Air Command and Control System (ACCS) Wide Common Information Exchange Standard (AWCIES) or EW Coordination Centre (EWCC)  via Collaborative Electronic Support Measures Operations (CESMO).  On the second day examples have been presented to the participants in ERA’s demo room.