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Army wants to purchase 155 mm calibre guns this year

Army wants to purchase 155 mm calibre guns this year

According to the Concept of the Build-up of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, it is planned, among other things, to purchase new self-propelled guns and ammunition in the NATO calibre, i.e. 155…

 26. 03. 2020
CSG companies will sell wheeled armoured vehicles Pandur II to Indonesia

CSG companies will sell wheeled armoured vehicles Pandur II to Indonesia

The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) companies won an important contract for the Indonesian armed forces. Following a previously announced contract for rocket launchers, ammunition and engineering vehicles…

 25. 03. 2020
General Karel Řehka: New director of the National Office for Cyber and Information Security

General Karel Řehka: New director of the National Office for Cyber and Information Security

The name of General Řehka surely rings a bell. This experienced soldier has earned recognition in a number of missions. He is also the winner of the Arnošt Lustig Award for Courage, Bravery…

 23. 03. 2020
Army psychologists help through the new helpline, even the public can use it

Army psychologists help through the new helpline, even the public can use it

The military psychologists have been offering psychological support to the general public, members of the defence sector and professional soldiers since Friday. People can call every day and at the…

 22. 03. 2020
Česká zbrojovka extends its configuration systems with the pistol CZ SHADOW 2

Česká zbrojovka extends its configuration systems with the pistol CZ SHADOW 2

Now the customers of Česká zbrojovka can also newly reconfigure the pistol CZ SHADOW 2 thanks to the configurator that simply enables to upgrade their weapon (in terms of both the function and…

 19. 03. 2020
Reinforced Containers and Superstructures: Pride of the Domestic Defence Industry

Reinforced Containers and Superstructures: Pride of the Domestic Defence Industry

Army drivers from the 14th Logistic Support Regiment transported nearly 7,000 tons of all sorts of material last year and drove over 350,000 kilometres. Compared to 2018, there has been a 14%…

 17. 03. 2020
Oshkosh for ACR: Verified Platform instead of Trial-and-Error

Oshkosh for ACR: Verified Platform instead of Trial-and-Error

In addition to the need for new 4x4 off-road vehicles for the ACR, which should replace the already obsolete vehicles UAZ 469 and LR Defender, let's also take a look at the possible replacement of…

 16. 03. 2020
Options of New Self-propelled Wheel Mortars for the ACR

Options of New Self-propelled Wheel Mortars for the ACR

I have already dealt with tracked types of mortars in relation to the planned acquisition of self-propelled mortars for the Army of the Czech Republic. In addition to these impressive heavy types…

 12. 03. 2020
The European Defence Agency has a new Director, Jiří Šedivý.

The European Defence Agency has a new Director, Jiří Šedivý.

Former Minister of Defence in the government of Mirek Topolánek, Deputy Secretary General of NATO, diplomat, Director of the Institute of International Relations. That is only a fraction of all the…

 11. 03. 2020
4th Rapid Deployment Brigade: The main part of the Czech Army mobile forces

4th Rapid Deployment Brigade: The main part of the Czech Army mobile forces

On January 14th, 1994, forming of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade was begun. The Brigade whose readiness was due the first day of July started training of its units on June 30th, 1994. Five years…

 09. 03. 2020