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The Army of the Czech Republic proves itself, but it is still not in good condition

The Army of the Czech Republic proves itself, but it is still not in good condition

After its exemplary and well-presented deployment during the pandemic and the liquidation of the immediate consequences of the tornado in South Moravia, the Army of the Czech Republic has now…

 23. 08. 2021
The demanding all-army Recon Patrol Competition will test the abilities of members of reconnaissance units

The demanding all-army Recon Patrol Competition will test the abilities of members of reconnaissance units

From 23rd to 27th August 2021, the ninth year of the all-army Recon Patrol Competition will take place in the Libavá military district. The competition is organized by the 102nd Reconnaissance…

 20. 08. 2021
The crisis in Afghanistan is checking the true state of our military transport capabilities

The crisis in Afghanistan is checking the true state of our military transport capabilities

The crisis in Afghanistan caused by the de facto takeover of power by the radical Taliban movement meant an action unparalleled not only for the Western world - the need for immediate evacuation of…

 19. 08. 2021
The Czech Army has taken over the first batch of new Toyota Hilux vehicles

The Czech Army has taken over the first batch of new Toyota Hilux vehicles

At the beginning of the month, Czech Army representatives took over the first batch of new Toyota Hilux vehicles. The first 65 pieces of these cars traveled to selected corps last week. By the end of…

 17. 08. 2021
New DITA self-propelled cannon howitzer

New DITA self-propelled cannon howitzer

The recent introduction of the new Czech DITA self-propelled howitzer is one of the biggest surprises of the Czech defense industry in recent years. It is another expression of how the Czech defense…

 16. 08. 2021
Jan Mazal: It is difficult to imagine the future battlefield without robotic systems

Jan Mazal: It is difficult to imagine the future battlefield without robotic systems

Colonel Jan Mazal, who is currently the head of the Department of Military Robotics at the Faculty of Military Technology of the University of Defense, is a graduate of the Faculty of Military…

 11. 08. 2021
Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

The acquisition of new 8x8 wheeled combat vehicles is a project that has been discussed in the Slovak Army and the Ministry of Defense for several years. The public still remembers the failure of the…

 10. 08. 2021
Special training for our Engineers

Special training for our Engineers

Who is an Engineer and what is his task in the Army? Newcomers sought answers to these questions during the intensive training of the 152nd Engineer Battalion. Within two weeks, they got acquainted…

 07. 08. 2021
Miloslav Lafek: Financial stability is a prerequisite for ensuring the build-up of the Army

Miloslav Lafek: Financial stability is a prerequisite for ensuring the build-up of the Army

General Miloslav Lafek is currently the director of the MoD's Strategic Development and Planning Section. In 2015-2018, he was the director of the operational planning department of the Joint…

 05. 08. 2021
The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

According to the latest available information, it seems that the current leadership of the Slovak Ministry of Defense is enormously interested in a significant modernization of the Ground Forces of…

 03. 08. 2021