CAPT (N) Vincenzo Milano
Future Forces Forum Future Forces Exhibition 2016
NATO Modelling and Simulation Centre of Excellence (M&S COE)
CAPT (N) Vincenzo MILANO is the current Director of the NATO M&S COE since August 10th 2015.Previously, he contributed from January 2011 to August 9th 2015 to the development of the M&S Centre of Excellence in Rome in the role of Concept Development & Experimentation Branch Chief.After graduating in Maritime and Naval Science 1985 from the Italian Naval Academy, he embarked as Combat System Officer, Executive Officer and Commanding Officer on various Italian ships from 1985 to 2004.He served from 2004 to 2007 as Operational Section Officer at the Italian Naval Center for the Combat System Software Development integration, V&V and Life Cycle Support.From 1998 to 2001 and from 2007 to 2010 he was appointed first as Combat Systems Operational Requirements Officer and then as Combat System Integration and Acceptance team leader, during the Project Definition, the Development and the Production of the Horizon AAW class frigates within a multinational Project Office.Since the 2014, Capt (N) Milano covers the additional role of main Italian Representative in the NATO Modeling & Simulation Group (NMSG) of Science & Technology Organization (S&TO).His area of expertise includes Naval Combat System Test and Trials in real and simulated environment for VV&A purposes; Naval Operational Doctrine; on board military ships manning organization, Naval Operational Centre management, ship manoeuvring and on board safety procedures. Since 2005, he is also graduated in Political Science at the Trieste University. CAPT (N) Milano is married with Amalia and has two sons, Simone and Federico. He enjoys traveling and sailing.