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Peter Smik – New blood in the Silver Corps

Peter Smik – New blood in the Silver Corps

The Army of the Czech Republic is apparently starting to change. Since 1st July, a new Senior Warrant Officer is going to take office. It is a young warrior who got his experience among others in…

 26. 06. 2019
Czech V4 Presidency: unified approach within NATO and EU

Czech V4 Presidency: unified approach within NATO and EU

From 1st July 2019, the Czech Republic takes over the baton from Slovakia. Slovakia was very active and, it can be said, lifted the bar pretty high.  The first session of The Visegrad Four is…

 24. 06. 2019
The Ministry of Defence is going to conclude a contract for new radars and armoured vehicles within two months

The Ministry of Defence is going to conclude a contract for new radars and armoured vehicles within two months

The Ministry of Defence made decision already years ago about a method of purchasing mobile 3D MADR radars from an Israeli supplier, Elta Systems, by means of an open tender, when it wanted to…

 21. 06. 2019
PREPARATION TO BAHNA 2019 CULMINATES A thousand of soldiers and several hundred pieces of military equipment will participate in this year’s exercises

PREPARATION TO BAHNA 2019 CULMINATES A thousand of soldiers and several hundred pieces of military equipment will participate in this year’s exercises

Noise of heavy engineer equipment, hammers and military orders are being raised for already fourteen days in the area of Zadní Bahna near Strašice, where already 30th BAHNA 2019 Ground Troops Day…

 20. 06. 2019
Modern Air Navigation Has Found Its Way to the Paris Air Show from Staré Město

Modern Air Navigation Has Found Its Way to the Paris Air Show from Staré Město

One of the world’s largest air shows starts in the Le Bourget Airport in Paris on Monday, 17th June.  The Czech company Ray Service, which is the leading Czech manufacturer of wiring harnesses…

 18. 06. 2019
Uh-1 Venom for the Czech Army. Yes or no?

Uh-1 Venom for the Czech Army. Yes or no?

ACR equipment has become out-of-date. This is a pure fact. Although at present it seems that better times are coming. New BVP guns are planned, the motor pool will be renewed, and substitution of…

 17. 06. 2019
The Purchase of New Off-Road Passenger Vehicles for the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic Speeds up

The Purchase of New Off-Road Passenger Vehicles for the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic Speeds up

The Czech Army still uses hundreds of light-duty vehicles which service life comes to an end. This is particularly the case of the UAZ and Land Rover Defender vehicles that have been in service for…

 16. 06. 2019
John Cockerill Defense and RayService sign a global cooperation agreement

John Cockerill Defense and RayService sign a global cooperation agreement

John Cockerill Defense (formerly CMI Defence) and RayService a.s. signed at IDET (Brno, Czech Republic) an agreement outlining their mutual engagement to cooperate on a global basis. RayService is…

 14. 06. 2019
Army YouTubers explaining BVP purchase, however they miss the essence of the problem.

Army YouTubers explaining BVP purchase, however they miss the essence of the problem.

It is not a surprise that the biggest military order of the decade has become publicly discussed and followed by the media. The most passion has been awakened by changes in placing. The transition…

 14. 06. 2019
Soldiers from the 44th Light Motorized Battalion shift Paratroopers in fulfilling tasks in Mali

Soldiers from the 44th Light Motorized Battalion shift Paratroopers in fulfilling tasks in Mali

Paratroopers from Chrudim finished their activities in the African Mali, in the Kuolikoro Training Centre (KTC). On Wednesday the composition of the Czech contingent changed and the operation task…

 13. 06. 2019