Milan Čelko

General Director
Modernization and Support Department – National Armaments Director, Ministry of Defence of Slovak Republic, Bratislava

Brig. gen. (ret.) Milan Čelko is the General Director of Modernization and Support Department and National Armaments Director of Ministry of Defence of Slovak Republic. Gen. Čelko held various positions in the Air Defence Army of the Czechoslovakia, later Slovak Air Force, including a position of a Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Planning in the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Slovak Republic and a position of a National Military Representative to SHAPE in Mons, Belgium. Since 2011, he held position in various departments of Ministry of Defence of Slovak Republic, dealing with issues of modernisation and armament policy. During his education he studied at several military academies, including Military Academy in Brno, Czech Republic, Air University in Montgomery, USA and National Defense University in Washington D.C., USA.