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What is the future of BVP-2 fighting vehicles in the Czech Army

What is the future of BVP-2 fighting vehicles in the Czech Army

The current process of new infantry fighting vehicle choice is probably the most discussed program of the CAF, or rather of Czech Ministry of Defence. However, whatever should the end of this…

 13. 01. 2020
The Army could consider the conservation or moderate modernization of outgoing Mi-24 helicopters

The Army could consider the conservation or moderate modernization of outgoing Mi-24 helicopters

The Czech Army is considerably outdated in many respects in terms of the military technology. Purchases of new technology are realized slowly or only partially. Nevertheless, our pilots will already…

 12. 01. 2020
The demand for 4x4 vehicles for CAF will be put out to tender again

The demand for 4x4 vehicles for CAF will be put out to tender again

Too strict interpretation of some of required parameters is said to be the reason for cancellation of tender for 4x4 off-road vehicles for CAF. It was announced by Defence department spokesman Jan…

 10. 01. 2020
To leave or stay? Pros and cons of the possible withdrawal of the Czech soldiers and policemen from Iraq

To leave or stay? Pros and cons of the possible withdrawal of the Czech soldiers and policemen from Iraq

Czech soldiers, military policemen, but also members of the Police of the Czech Republic who have been currently participating in a mission in Iraq, have an uncertain future regarding their…

 09. 01. 2020
The Army could get a unique capability to detect persons behind a solid barrier

The Army could get a unique capability to detect persons behind a solid barrier

Notwithstanding the top-class training inside the buildings (CQB) the CAF special troops are almost blind. Even various camera systems do not allow vision through walls, which creates significant…

 08. 01. 2020
CPSS – Czech special combat unit designed for management of information and psychological operations

CPSS – Czech special combat unit designed for management of information and psychological operations

The Special Forces Support Centre (CPSS) is a combat unit directly under the Special Forces Directorate. The unit started its operation on 1st July, 2016 and Olomouc is the garrison city. The main…

 07. 01. 2020
Four out of five aircrafts returned to the Czech Republic after four months of service in Estonia

Four out of five aircrafts returned to the Czech Republic after four months of service in Estonia

Three out of five JAS-39 Gripen aircrafts that served in Estonia for four months landed on Thursday, 2nd January, around 1.30 p.m. at the airport in Čáslav. The aircrafts of the Czech Army…

 05. 01. 2020
The Czechs in NATO Rapid Response Force. How fast we can react.

The Czechs in NATO Rapid Response Force. How fast we can react.

One thousand of Czech soldiers from the 71st Mechanized Battalion and from other units of the Czech Armed Forces are assigned for NATO Rapid Response Force.  They are, together with Polish…

 03. 01. 2020
Last three months - The army counts down to the end of the last guard company at Bagram

Last three months - The army counts down to the end of the last guard company at Bagram

Several dead and wounded, but also experience that no simulator or training area can replace. This is what Bagram looks like, the place that is still the most demanding for the Army of the Czech…

 30. 12. 2019
The future of drones in the ACR

The future of drones in the ACR

The rapidly changing principles and environment of current armed conflicts show that one of the most important abilities of contemporary armies is early access to information not only about their own…

 27. 12. 2019