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Pandur II vehicle as one of the favorites in the Slovak tender

Pandur II vehicle as one of the favorites in the Slovak tender

Not so long ago, the Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic presented its intention to purchase new 8x8 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). In this material, the Ministry describes the financial…

 21. 09. 2021
This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

NATO Days 2021 is over and there was a lot to see. The weekend programme was really varied including some very interesting dynamic demonstrations. The presentations were of course dominated by…

 20. 09. 2021
Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Industrial partnerships form a vital element of 21st-century defence procurements. By ensuring the involvement of local companies, suppliers can bring significant economic benefits to local economies…

 19. 09. 2021
BAE Systems' CV90 offer meets all key MoD requirements

BAE Systems' CV90 offer meets all key MoD requirements

On 1 September, BAE Systems, in cooperation with state integrator VOP CZ s.p., submitted an offer to the Czech Republic for the delivery of a fleet of new CV90 vehicles in seven variants. The…

 17. 09. 2021
Jana Černochová: We owe the Army a clear financial outlook for at least five years ahead

Jana Černochová: We owe the Army a clear financial outlook for at least five years ahead

What has succeeded and what has failed in this term of office? What do the Ministry of Defense and the Army need for more effective modernisation? We asked Jana Černochová (ODS), the chairwoman of…

 16. 09. 2021
Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

While in the case of the CAESAR self-propelled guns, the Government was informed about the purchase on Monday, the relevant contracts have already been concluded between the manufacturer (the French…

 15. 09. 2021
Minister of Defense informed the Government about the purchase of the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers

Minister of Defense informed the Government about the purchase of the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers

Today, the Minister of Defense Lubomír Metnar informed the Government of the Czech Republic about the material concerning the acquisition of the modern CAESAR artillery system from the French state…

 13. 09. 2021
Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Although the notorious contract for the acquisition of modern Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Army, respectively the 7th Mechanized Brigade, is slowly but surely approaching its end, it is…

 12. 09. 2021
The Government may approve the purchase of new cannons and missiles for the Czech Army on Monday

The Government may approve the purchase of new cannons and missiles for the Czech Army on Monday

The 48th session of the Defense Committee of the Chamber of Deputies took place on Wednesday, September 8, the last in this election period. As usual, the meeting was also attended by the Minister of…

 10. 09. 2021
The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

This year, the main air bases of the Air Force of the Czech Armed Forces are gradually acquiring completely new fuel trucks and fuel semi-trailers, intended for refueling of the Czech Air Force or…

 07. 09. 2021