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The Army Is Purchasing New H&K 417 Sniper Rifles

The Army Is Purchasing New H&K 417 Sniper Rifles

The Ministry of Defence recently published information about the purchase of twelve Heckler & Koch 417 sniper rifles with accessories. It is to some extent unusual that the required type of rifle…

 13. 07. 2020
Four members of the Army of the Czech Republic died exactly four years ago

Four members of the Army of the Czech Republic died exactly four years ago

Exactly six years ago today 4 members of the Army of the Czech Republic died in a suicide attack on 8th July, 2014.  On 14th July, 2014, after being transported to the Czech Republic, another of…

 08. 07. 2020
With the LANCE turret system from Rheinmetall the art of engineering reaches new heights

With the LANCE turret system from Rheinmetall the art of engineering reaches new heights

Ever since antiquity, the mobile assault tower has been firmly established among the machinery of war. While the Greeks opted for megalomania and intimidation, the Romans, with their turris…

 08. 07. 2020
Czech Defence and Security Industry in the Post-Coronavirus Age

Czech Defence and Security Industry in the Post-Coronavirus Age

In recent weeks, the government of the Czech Republic has relaxed a number of restrictions, which have been introduced since mid-March as a means to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. I will leave to…

 07. 07. 2020
The Army has received new unmanned reconnaissance assets from the VTÚ s.p.

The Army has received new unmanned reconnaissance assets from the VTÚ s.p.

Another defence development project from the Military Technical Institute (VTÚ, s.p.) is heading to the Army of the Czech Republic. Members of the Czech Armed Forces have recently taken over the…

 06. 07. 2020
The Chrudim Paratroopers Took over the First Charon Attack Knives

The Chrudim Paratroopers Took over the First Charon Attack Knives

June 29 became a long-awaited day for the paratroopers. Not only because it was the first muster of the entire unit since the declaration of a state of emergency and took place on the eve of the Day…

 03. 07. 2020
Oliver Mittelsdorf: The Lynx Vehicle in Competition in the Czech Republic, Australia and the USA

Oliver Mittelsdorf: The Lynx Vehicle in Competition in the Czech Republic, Australia and the USA

Our army is in dire need of new infantry fighting vehicles to replace the obsolete BVP-2 tracked vehicles. The Ministry of Defence plans to sign the contract by the end of this year, and companies…

 02. 07. 2020
TRAAM Ballistic Glasses: Certified Quality

TRAAM Ballistic Glasses: Certified Quality

Bullet-resistant glass by TRAAM are whenever a high level of protection of people or property is required against burglary, armed attack or explosion. They are comprised of several layers of glass or…

 29. 06. 2020
Soldiers from Přáslavice are Preparing for Latvia

Soldiers from Přáslavice are Preparing for Latvia

In the past few days, the 6th Task Force of ACR has begun a comprehensive field training for Alliance's Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Latvia, which will be built on the basis of the 72nd Mechanized…

 27. 06. 2020
The former Chief of Military Intelligence, the General Radovan Procházka, passed away

The former Chief of Military Intelligence, the General Radovan Procházka, passed away

The Lieutenant General (ret.) Radovan Procházka died this morning at the age of 93. After the fall of communism, Procházka held various positions in the intelligence services. In 1990 he was in the…

 25. 06. 2020