• 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

  • 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.

  • MATC provides unique training environment

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

The 2nd/2017 MATC Training Conference was held on 12-14 September in the Croatian Military Training Facility „Mali Lošinj Barracks“. The Conference attendees discussed mainly the MATC Training Projects for Aviation Air and Ground Crews training for the rest of year 2017, and for year 2018.

The Conference included, besides other things, the meeting between MATC SMEs and the „4 LoI“ (4 countries signed Letter of Intent concerning the SOATU capability development) POCs, who were informed about MATC training capabilities, training facilities and assets available, and also about ongoing training and courses provided under MATC umbrella. The „4 LoI“informed the MATC audience about the „4 LoI“ objectives.

The MATC Directorate SMEs informed the Conference audience about the status of MATC activation proces to NATO Military Body which could be completed by the end of the year 2017.

MATC proposed the Training Camp focused on DVE (Degraded Visual Environment) Training, especially on Brown-out and LZ OPS using the MATC training facilities. This Training is proposed for the summer period 2018.