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The end of cheap security

The end of cheap security

The war in Ukraine represents the biggest transformation of the security environment since the end of the Cold War.  Unfortunately, there is still a prevailing opinion in part of our society…

 28. 07. 2022
We share similar weapons and technology with Sweden

We share similar weapons and technology with Sweden

The North Atlantic Alliance will soon be expanded by two more member states - Sweden and Finland. Let us take a closer look at the Swedish Army, which has the undeniable advantage of a large domestic…

 24. 07. 2022
Prague hosted a conference on new technologies for European defence

Prague hosted a conference on new technologies for European defence

The Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU hosted an expert conference entitled "Importance of Modern Technologies for European Defence and Security" on Wednesday, under the auspices of the…

 22. 07. 2022
The views of the members of the Defence Committee are in agreement regarding the acquisition of the CV90 IFV. However, they differ on the acquisition of the F-35

The views of the members of the Defence Committee are in agreement regarding the acquisition of the CV90 IFV. However, they differ on the acquisition of the F-35

On the eve of the cabinet meeting, Defence Minister Jan Černochová briefed MPs from the Defence Committee and senators from the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security Committee on the plan to…

 21. 07. 2022
The Minister of Defence has cut the Gordian knot - the 7th Brigade battalions can look forward to CV90. The Air Force to F-35

The Minister of Defence has cut the Gordian knot - the 7th Brigade battalions can look forward to CV90. The Air Force to F-35

The unravelling of the purchase of tracked IFVs is expected and welcomed by many, yet rather unexpected in the form and speed of the decision. At today's meeting, the Government made a major decision…

 20. 07. 2022
Army buys CZ 805 BREN airsoft rifles for CQB training

Army buys CZ 805 BREN airsoft rifles for CQB training

Airsoft guns have their application in many armies (including the Czech Armed Forces) alongside sophisticated military shooting simulators, where soldiers can practice various established procedures…

 19. 07. 2022
Lessons from Ukraine: effective cooperation between troops is the key to success

Lessons from Ukraine: effective cooperation between troops is the key to success

Russia's aggression against Ukraine, which has been going on for almost five months now, has become an extremely valuable source of lessons for the armies of Western countries from the very first…

 15. 07. 2022
Even a woman can be an aircraft mechanic

Even a woman can be an aircraft mechanic

She came in overalls, straight from a hall full of helicopters to be repaired. She is not afraid to get her hands dirty and prefers technical bulletins to "romantic" reading. For the interview I…

 12. 07. 2022
Investment in defence is not out the window. It enhance national and allied security and has a significant economic return

Investment in defence is not out the window. It enhance national and allied security and has a significant economic return

With the launch of the Russian attack against Ukraine in February this year, the general perception of the role of the armed forces and the defence industry has shifted fundamentally. High-intensity…

 11. 07. 2022
Why we need new IFVs or lessons from Ukraine

Why we need new IFVs or lessons from Ukraine

At the end of June, the members of the Defence Committee received the promised opinion of the law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS s.r.o. regarding the tender for new IFVs for the Czech Armed Forces. In the…

 08. 07. 2022