Bruxelles, Belgium – April 19, 2017 – Joe Fluet, CEO of MAG Aerospace, spoke at the Atlantic Treaty Association’s (ATA) Round Table event, which took place at their headquarters in Bruxelles, Belgium. The topic of the Round Table “Investing in Security,” referred to a commitment to raise security and defense investments to meet NATO’s 2% + 20% Guidelines within a decade.
The Round Table served as an “exchange of the best practices that will address challenges, and explore opportunities for a stronger engagement with SMEs beyond the traditional defense sector with the aim to bringing innovative solutions to Allied capabilities.” Representatives from around the globe with varying backgrounds in government and defense gathered in this unique event to address “key issues relevant to the alliance and various industry partners to transfer best practices and encourage greater innovation and collaboration with SMEs.”
This event aims to bring together industry, SMEs, military, and policy makers, stimulate greater engagement and synergy between them, and pool innovative practices on research and development and procurement.
About Atlantic Treaty Organization
The ATA is an organization of 37 national chapters that since 1954 has been conducting analyses, training, education, and information activities on foreign affairs and security issues relevant to the Atlantic Alliance. ATA draws together political leaders, diplomats, top civilian and military officer, academics, economic actors as well as young professionals and student in an effort to further cooperative security and the values set forth in the Atlantic Treaty. For more information, visit www.atahq.org.
About MAG Aerospace
MAG Aerospace, headquartered in Woodbridge, Virginia, is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Private equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned and unmanned ISR operations, aviation training, aviaiton logistics, and technical services to federal, global, civilian, and commercial customers around the world. For more information, visit www.magaero.com.