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Heron 1 got another European permit to fly in civil airspace, this time in Greece

Heron 1 got another European permit to fly in civil airspace, this time in Greece

On the recommendation of EASA, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, the Greek civilian aviation authority has issued a permit allowing IAI’s Heron 1 UAV to be flown in Greek airspace. The…

 25. 11. 2022
Czechoslovak Group acquired a majority share in Fiocchi Munizioni, the world's leading manufacturer of small caliber ammunition

Czechoslovak Group acquired a majority share in Fiocchi Munizioni, the world's leading manufacturer of small caliber ammunition

Czechoslovak Group (CSG) announced the acquisition of a 70% stake in Fiocchi Munizioni, a global leader in premium and super premium small caliber ammunition. CSG will partner with the current…

 24. 11. 2022
Weapons only from reliable partners

Weapons only from reliable partners

In the wake of the war in Ukraine, Europe is experiencing a period of military build-up, which is also linked to the purchase of new or upgrading of existing weapon systems. The downside, however, is…

 04. 11. 2022
The Defence Committee had key budgets on its agenda

The Defence Committee had key budgets on its agenda

The Ministry of Defence budget, the National Security Agency budget for 2023 and the outlook for 2024, 2025 were on the agenda of the 18th meeting of the Defence Committee. The discussion was…

 03. 11. 2022
Loitering ammunition on the scene again

Loitering ammunition on the scene again

In the context of the war in Ukraine, the phenomenon of loitering ammunition has reappeared, which are currently being widely used by the Russian side to strike Ukrainian critical infrastructure…

 01. 11. 2022
The newly reconstructed Army Museum Žižkov shows how rich our military history is

The newly reconstructed Army Museum Žižkov shows how rich our military history is

Brigadier General Aleš Knížek is a military historian and director of the Military History Institute (VHÚ), which he has been managing for exactly twenty years this year. This was after a…

 31. 10. 2022
Gen. Šedivý: We need to finally start buying whole weapons systems, not just planes or tanks

Gen. Šedivý: We need to finally start buying whole weapons systems, not just planes or tanks

"The current political representation is generally closer to the military and security than previous governments. ODS, which is the leader of the coalition, has never made any secret of this. And I…

 30. 10. 2022
War dilemmas and the defence industry

War dilemmas and the defence industry

The West has provided large supplies of weapons and weapons systems to Ukraine, which is facing a Russian invasion. Without this, the Ukrainians would have had a very difficult position against the…

 26. 10. 2022
Swedish and Italian flight training in the context of the transition to 5th generation aircraft

Swedish and Italian flight training in the context of the transition to 5th generation aircraft

Among the conferences that took place within the programme of this year's Future Forces Forum, it is worth highlighting the 2nd part of the conference "Future Air Force – New Generation Aircraft"…

 25. 10. 2022
Report from Future Forces Forum 2022: presentation and conference part

Report from Future Forces Forum 2022: presentation and conference part

From 19 to 21 October, the PVA EXPO PRAGUE exhibition centre hosted the FUTURE FORCES FORUM 2022 exhibition and professional events. FUTURE FORCES FORUM has traditionally been attended by leading…

 24. 10. 2022