The 10th MATC Steering Committee Meeting in Zvolen (SVK)

The 10th MATC Steering Committee (SC) Meeting was held on 5th October 2022 at the Slovak Air Force HQ in Zvolen, Slovakia. The main SC meeting subjects were the new SC Chairman election, the Plan of Work (POW), MATC Multinational Budget (MMB) and MATC FIN Plan 2024 – 2026 approval. As a new SC Chairman, MG Petr Mikulenka was… Read More »

MATC training conference in Zvolen

On October 4, 2022, the planned MATC training conference took place, this time hosted by the headquarters of the Slovak Air Force in Zvolen. This meeting of representatives of the MATC training branch preceded the meeting of the MATC steering committee, which took place the following day. The goal of this training conference was not… Read More »

Site Survey Szolnok (Hungary)

On September 21 and 22, members of the MATC training branch led by the current MATC training leader LTC Ladislav Zajíček participated in the Site Survey of the military base in Szolnok (HUN). The offer to participate in this visit was used by all MATC member states, which sent their representatives to familiarize themselves with… Read More »

New Framework Agreement with LOM PRAHA s.e. signed

During the 2022 NATO Days programme, the new Framework Agreement on aviation training in the facilities of the LOM PRAHA state enterprise (LOM PRAHA s.e.), in favour of the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC) was officially signed by directors of both parties of the agreement on Saturday the 17th of September 2022. This event took… Read More »

MATC Training Conference in Croatia

This year, the second MATC Training Conference took place in the Croatian Military Training Facility „Mali Lošinj Barracks“ in the term  12 -14 July 2022. Representatives of all four MATC member countries met here to jointly discuss topics from the training branch. The main theme of the conference was a more in-depth presentation of the individual… Read More »

The Joint Training, Legal and Financial MATC Conference 2022

The Joint Training, Legal and Financial MATC Conference was held from 26th to 27th April 2022 at the MATC Directorate residence in Vyškov, Czech Republic. The main goal of the MATC Training Conference was to find joint training activities and to start setting up a way of working together for the next period. The main… Read More »

MATC MoU Amendment No. 1 has been signed

MATC Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Amendment No. 1 has been signed on the level of Military Representatives to the NATO Military Committee during NATO Defence Ministers Meeting, held in Brussels 20 – 21 October 2021. This Amendment is an outcome of two years lasting effort of MATC Working Group, composed of MATC legal and financial… Read More »

The 9th MATC Steering Committee Meeting

The 9th MATC Steering Committee Meeting was held on 20th October 2021 at the Croatian military air-base Zemunik – Zadar, Croatia.The main SC meeting subjects were the new SC Chairman election, the Plan of Work (POW), MATC Multinational Budget (MMB) and MATC FIN Plan 2023 – 2025 approval. As a new SC Chairman was voted BG Robert Tóth, SVK… Read More »

Courses for Slovak aeronautical radio navigation service specialists

The graduation ceremony for the specialists from Slovak aeronautical radio navigation service was held on the premises of the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC) on Friday, November 12, 2021. The MATC Airworthiness Officer awarded 7 successful course graduates with certificates and congratulated them on the results achieved. All courses were hold in Czech language and… Read More »

Global Defence Helicopter meeting in Warsaw

The MATC representatives (Director and Airworthiness Officer) attended the Global Defence Helicopter in Warsaw, which was held in November 2021. The MATC main presented topics were differences between live and simulated training, and the second topic was aimed to clarify benefits of signed  MBAR for MATC participants. Written by PJ