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FUTURE FORCES FORUM 2020 was supposed to start today. It is postponed to April 2021

FUTURE FORCES FORUM 2020 was supposed to start today. It is postponed to April 2021

Today, the next edition of the biennial FUTURE FORCES FORUM (FFF) was to begin at the PVA EXPO PRAHA exhibition centre, including the Future Forces Exhibition, expert panels, and official meetings of…

 21. 10. 2020
A unique PRIM watch to be auctioned to raise money for Czech soldiers and war veterans

A unique PRIM watch to be auctioned to raise money for Czech soldiers and war veterans

A luxury PRIM watch will be auctioned in the Galerie KODL charity auction in November. The money will be donated to the Military Solidarity Fund, which helps Czech soldiers, and their families in…

 19. 10. 2020
Purchase of New Armoured Personnel Carriers 8x8 for the Slovak Army

Purchase of New Armoured Personnel Carriers 8x8 for the Slovak Army

At the end of April 2020, a press conference was held between the Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic Jaroslav Naď and the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Slovak…

 13. 10. 2020
How to Persuade Soldiers to Fight? The Commander Must Have Authority

How to Persuade Soldiers to Fight? The Commander Must Have Authority

Members of the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT), who have been involved in the training of Czech soldiers since 2000, visited the 71st Mechanized Battalion in Hranice. They organized…

 10. 10. 2020
Active Reserve Will Train Also Online

Active Reserve Will Train Also Online

The coronavirus pandemic complicates the training of the Active Reserve of the Army of the Czech Republic. Chief of the General Staff Aleš Opata presented a novelty at yesterday's press conference…

 08. 10. 2020
Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

The Ministry of Defence has been proclaiming the importance of supporting the domestic defence industry for a long time. The terms of purchase, including the offset programmes and percentage…

 06. 10. 2020
Czech Troops Resumed Operations in Iraq

Czech Troops Resumed Operations in Iraq

On October 1, 2020, the Army of the Czech Republic resumed their deployment in the foreign missions OIR (Operation Inherent Resolve) and NMI (NATO Mission in Iraq) in Iraq. A total of six soldiers of…

 04. 10. 2020
Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, October 1, 2020, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is established in Chrudim. This is the third maneuver element of the Army of the Czech Republic, which will stand alongside the two current brigades…

 01. 10. 2020
Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

On 29 and 30 September 2020, the Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Czech Republic, Army General Aleš Opata, will attend a meeting of the Chiefs of the General Staffs of the V4 countries…

 29. 09. 2020
The Czech Republic Chose Israeli Air Defence Systems Rafael SPYDER

The Czech Republic Chose Israeli Air Defence Systems Rafael SPYDER

The Czech Republic, represented by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, has begun official negotiations with Israel on the possibility of supplying new air defence systems of the SPYDER…

 27. 09. 2020