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Invitation: Seminar on the future of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems – Can Europe become a global leader?

Defence and security company Saab invites media to a seminar on the future of European Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems - Can Europe become a global leader? What political decisions are necessary and what will Europe have to do to catch up?  Can we deal with future security challenges in a better way with remotely piloted systems? Welcome on the 13th of November 2014 at 18.00 at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel. Interviews with Lennart Sindahl, Saab Deputy CEO, can be arranged in connection to the seminar.

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) constitute a pertinent future capability in order to keep European independence. They offer important opportunities for Europe to increase security and strategic autonomy.

The seminar will offer an extensive discussion platform for policy makers, industry and academia to discuss whether Europe can become a global leader within the area. It will also be an opportunity to learn more about Saab’s remote technologies, such as remote towers, remotely piloted aircraft systems and remote underwater systems.

Speakers include:

  • Slawomir Tokarski, Head of Unit, DG Enterprise, European Commission

  • Florian Guillermet, Executive Director, SESAR Joint Undertaking

  • James A. Moseman, Manager Europe and NATO, Northrop Grumman

  • Johan Bergenäs, Deputy Director, Stimson Center

  • Jean-Youri Marty, Deputy Director Capability, Armament & Technology, RPAS Programme Manager, EDA

  • Lennart Sindahl, Saab’s Deputy CEO and Head of business area Aeronautics

    Upon request, interviews can be arranged with Deputy CEO Lennart Sindahl.

    When: Thursday 13th of November 2014 at 17.30-22.00
    Where: Renaissance Brussels hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels.

    Please register no later than 5th of November, sending an email to

For further information, please contact:
Saab Press Centre, +46 734 180 018

Saab EU EU Affairs & NATO Office, Brussels
+32 2 502 48 44

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