• MATC activation process completed

    On 11th September 2018, the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC) was activated as a NATO Military Body (NMB) by the highest authority of NATO, North Atlantic Council (NAC). The activation process, which started in October 2017 by signing of the „Formal Request for the MATC Activation“, had been completed after HQ SACT and MC/IMS procedure termination.

    Becoming an NMB, MATC is an international military organization with an international status granted in accordance with Article 14 of the Paris Protocol (Protocol on the status of International Military Headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty). This status ensures legal personality, which includes the right to conclude contracts and to acquire and handle property related to the MATC operation and maintenance.

  • HTP Ostrava introduces a brand-new Helicopter Tactical Simulator

    New technology has now arrived at HTP Ostrava! The dual full-crew simulator facility is the show piece of the company’s newly introduced tactical centre for helicopter crews. The helicopter tactical simulation platforms have been installed to cover the varied and diverse tactical training requirements of multinational helicopter forces.

    “HTP Ostrava is now in an even better position to support helicopter units with a state-of-the-art simulator. This facility will enable units to fully prepare for deployments for current and future operations,” stated HTP manager for tactical training, Milos Pecha.

  • Updated version of MATC Training Catalogue  has been released!

    In MATC Training Catalogue  registered users can figure out the offered Training facility, Training and Courses for Rotary Wing Air Crews, Fixed Wing Air Crews, Ground Maintenance Crews, and other Aviation specialists

  • DCA/QRA Tactical Training - TSC Pardubice, CZE

    The second MATC Tactical Training for tactical pilots and GCIs, supported by JAPCC, has been executed in the Tactical Simulation Center (TSC) Pardubice, Czech Republic in the week 20-24 NOV 2017. The Training audience was composed of Jas-39 GRIPEN, Mig-29 FULCRUM and Mig-21 FISHBED pilots and CRC GCIs. The one of the main focus was to train the „Regional Interoperability“ adhering the NATO standards.

  • The initial phase of Operational English Language Training completed
  • MATC provides unique training environment

    Story by 1st Lt Chris Sullivan, 352 SOW Public Affairs

The 3rd meeting of the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC) Steering Committee was held on Thursday September 15th, 2016, at the HTP Ostrava CZ (Helicopter Training Point) in Mošnov, Czech Republic.

The Steering Committee representatives were briefed on the MATC ongoing projects and training activities, Plan of Work for 2017 (POW), and about the state of the accreditation process regarding certification of MATC by NATO HQ SACT (NATO Headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation) to NATO Military Body.

Within agenda, the session attendees discussed also the issues concerning POW evaluation and IOC/FOC (Initial Operational Capability / Full Operational Capability) Achievement evaluation.

As a last part of the 3rd MATC Steering Committee Meeting, Site Survey of the HTP Ostrava CZ brand new facility with new capabilities for the simulated aviation training took place.