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Is the future of the Czech Army on one platform real? TITUS could give an answer.

Is the future of the Czech Army on one platform real? TITUS could give an answer.

The Army is currently being upgraded and, as part of it, 62 TITUS armoured vehicles is to be purchased. This purchase was approved by the Government at the end of July 2017 and the final quotation…

 22. 08. 2019
The Czech Republic often wrestles with the stolen valor phenomenon

The Czech Republic often wrestles with the stolen valor phenomenon

With regards to the threat of terrorism and the Ukrainian war, the Czech society takeovers the American approach of “Thank you for your service, sir.” It happens, for example, within different…

 20. 08. 2019
Incident in Afghanistan shouldn’t shake the General Staff

Incident in Afghanistan shouldn’t shake the General Staff

The event dated 22nd October 2018, after which the Army of the Czech Republic lost in Afghanistan a top-class dog-handler, Staff-Sergeant Tomáš Procházka, very shook the whole republic, including…

 19. 08. 2019
The Ministry of Defence is going to purchase 71 TATRA TRUCKS trucks

The Ministry of Defence is going to purchase 71 TATRA TRUCKS trucks

On Thursday, 15th August, Deputy Minister - Head of the Armaments and Acquisition Division of the Ministry of Defence Filip Říha together with Vice-Chairmen of the Board of Management of TATRA…

 17. 08. 2019
The army aviation shipping capacities are insufficient

The army aviation shipping capacities are insufficient

The Army of the Czech Republic, respectively the Ministry of Defence, is going to buy a new plane, which might convey 19 persons and has to cost up to 578 million CZK without VAT. Is it really enough…

 16. 08. 2019
Aviators are preparing to Baltic Air Policing again

Aviators are preparing to Baltic Air Policing again

Nowadays preparation of tens of soldiers for an abroad mission is culminating on the 21st Tactic Aviation Base in Čáslav. “Since the beginning of the year, we have been preparing personnel that…

 14. 08. 2019
Quotations for new IFV till October

Quotations for new IFV till October

The multi-round tendering procedure for the delivery of 210 new tracked infantry fighting vehicles has advanced to the next phase. All four suppliers will participate in it. Surprisingly, including…

 13. 08. 2019
New helicopters for the Czech Army. The time has come to choose.

New helicopters for the Czech Army. The time has come to choose.

Permanent procrastination of the Ministry of Defence related to the procurement of new helicopters looks slightly funny with regard to the time which lapsed from the first marketing survey. However…

 12. 08. 2019
The Chrudim Reserve Forces drilled landing and live-firing

The Chrudim Reserve Forces drilled landing and live-firing

On 2nd August the Doupov Mountains became a seven-day base for 46 members of the 4th Airborne Company of the Active Reserve Forces of the 43rd Airborne Battalion from Chrudim. That time, the exercise…

 09. 08. 2019
Support and mobile repair vehicles in the Czech Army. Which chassis will be selected by the national army?

Support and mobile repair vehicles in the Czech Army. Which chassis will be selected by the national army?

The original propositions or, by other words, the contractual documentation for new IFVs specified that the army was going to purchase 29 mobile repair vehicles based on the Tatra chassis.  But…

 08. 08. 2019