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Hellfire missiles for new army helicopters – the top in the quantity smaller than small

Hellfire missiles for new army helicopters – the top in the quantity smaller than small

The Czech Armed Forces has launched a campaign including video spots, papers, photos etc. about the oncoming new acquisition of the American Bell UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper helicopters. Integral…

 14. 10. 2019
Another rotation of soldiers is going to Mali, this time most of them is from Přáslavice

Another rotation of soldiers is going to Mali, this time most of them is from Přáslavice

A wider spectrum of tasks as well as higher temperature or, for example, toxic animals await the soldiers of the 2nd Task Force of the Army of the Czech Republic who are going to Mali in November…

 13. 10. 2019
Czech response to Turkish aggression will be curt and diplomatic

Czech response to Turkish aggression will be curt and diplomatic

In the past years the Ministry of Defence provided ammunition for offensive guns, machine guns, but also for grenade launchers to Kurdish militia. Many tons of ammunition were transported to Iraq to…

 11. 10. 2019
Will the L-39NG become an export thriller?

Will the L-39NG become an export thriller?

This year, AERO Vodochody celebrates one hundred years from its foundation. This iconic company has produced since its foundation tens types of aircraft, including licensed production of the Mig-15…

 10. 10. 2019
It has been exactly 8 years today since our soldier Adrian Werner died

It has been exactly 8 years today since our soldier Adrian Werner died

Today we commemorate the 8th death anniversary of the Lieutenant Adrian Werner, in memoriam, who died due to his injuries sustained in an attack of the Forward Operating Base COP SALAR in the Wardak…

 09. 10. 2019
How successful priorities of the Chief of General Staff of the Czech Army after 15 months

How successful priorities of the Chief of General Staff of the Czech Army after 15 months

In June 2018, General Aleš Opata published his aims for the Czech Army. After 15 months we decided to remember the summary material accessible on-line and to shortly comment how they have proceeded…

 09. 10. 2019
The defence department is selecting a new Business Jet - the sole applicant has registered in the tender

The defence department is selecting a new Business Jet - the sole applicant has registered in the tender

The Ministry of Defence has published a tender for the purchase of a new small capacity cargo aircraft. An urgent necessity to transfer the senior officials of the Czech Republic and the Czech Army…

 08. 10. 2019
Military policeman Pavel Petr is the best military working dog handler

Military policeman Pavel Petr is the best military working dog handler

The 34th year of the All Army Championship of the Best Dog Handler and Dog of the Defence Department took place from 23rd to 26th September. The competition was revived after ten years and its…

 05. 10. 2019
Modernization of existing equipment – a solution that might save considerable financial resources

Modernization of existing equipment – a solution that might save considerable financial resources

The Ministry of Defence is going to spend tens of milliards CZK over the next few years for infantry fighting vehicles, helicopters and other equipment. We’re talking about a purchase of new…

 04. 10. 2019
The Czech Army and protection of the Slovakia airspace

The Czech Army and protection of the Slovakia airspace

Due to the recent accident of a Mig-29 aircraft of the Slovakia Army, all the machines of this type had to be bound on the ground. It is a usual procedure, but it means partially paralysis of the…

 03. 10. 2019