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Military profession: Chief of combat training group

Military profession: Chief of combat training group

2nd part of our miniseries on military expertise shows the work of the chief of combat training group. They are in charge of the complete combat readiness of the unit and its units. Within the group…

 18. 11. 2021
Advantages and disadvantages of the possible acquisition of F-35 aircraft for the Czech Armed Forces

Advantages and disadvantages of the possible acquisition of F-35 aircraft for the Czech Armed Forces

In the last few days, the Czech media have been reporting on the alleged advanced negotiations between the Czech and the US side regarding the acquisition of 40 units of the US fifth-generation F-35…

 16. 11. 2021
The year 2021 from the perspective of the military acquisitions - visible successes, but with an exclamation point around tracked IFVs

The year 2021 from the perspective of the military acquisitions - visible successes, but with an exclamation point around tracked IFVs

The year 2021 is slowly coming to an end and the October elections were also an imaginary precursor. Currently, a new Government is being formed, and a new Minister of Defence will come in. Let us…

 15. 11. 2021
The Army is again sending soldiers to hospitals

The Army is again sending soldiers to hospitals

Starting Monday, 15 November, the first 40 soldiers will help in medical and social facilities in the Olomouc and Zlín regions. On the way to the Central Crisis Staff, the Czech Army has received a…

 14. 11. 2021
Military profession: Armorer

Military profession: Armorer

Part 1 of our miniseries on military expertise is dedicated to armourers. They must have a thorough knowledge of the technical design of each type of weapon, be able to control them, properly treat…

 11. 11. 2021
Army requests service and maintenance of BVP-2 until 2025

Army requests service and maintenance of BVP-2 until 2025

The purpose of the recently announced tender is to ensure the full functionality and operability of the equipment on the IFV chassis used in the Army of the Czech Republic on the basis of a framework…

 10. 11. 2021
Army acquires satellite base stations and terminals from the Americans for CZK 1 billion

Army acquires satellite base stations and terminals from the Americans for CZK 1 billion

The purchased terminals are to be incorporated into the Czech Army's satellite network, built within the MILSATCOM project, and to support the activities of units in foreign operations and in the…

 09. 11. 2021
The new management of the Ministry of Defence will decide on the continuation of the IFV tender for the Czech Armed Forces

The new management of the Ministry of Defence will decide on the continuation of the IFV tender for the Czech Armed Forces

On Friday, 5 November, the Ministry of Defence announced that an expert committee has completed the evaluation of the bids for the delivery of 210 tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) from 1…

 08. 11. 2021
Ministry of Defence plans to purchase unmanned reconnaissance vehicles for almost 121 million crowns

Ministry of Defence plans to purchase unmanned reconnaissance vehicles for almost 121 million crowns

The subject of the forthcoming public procurement is the acquisition of 4 pieces of a set of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles "UAS PUMA 3 AE" (Unmanned Aerial Systems). Each set consists of 3…

 06. 11. 2021
Bosnia could become the site of a new conflict in the Balkans, experts say

Bosnia could become the site of a new conflict in the Balkans, experts say

The war in the former Yugoslavia claimed thousands of lives and resulted in a completely different regional order. However, the risk of open conflict in this increasingly unstable environment, caused…

 04. 11. 2021