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The International Military Training Ample Strike 2020 Started Today

The International Military Training Ample Strike 2020 Started Today

The international tactical exercise Ample Strike 2020 takes place in the Czech Republic from 31st August to 19th September 2020. The most intensive training will be carried out at working days from…

 31. 08. 2020
Strakonice Soldiers Trained Hidden Swimming

Strakonice Soldiers Trained Hidden Swimming

You cannot fight water, you will never win. You have to learn to live with it.  That was the motto of the Strakonice soldiers, who completed training in military swimming this week. They learned…

 29. 08. 2020
The Czech Army is Slowly Saying Goodbye to the JAK-40 Aircraft

The Czech Army is Slowly Saying Goodbye to the JAK-40 Aircraft

In the coming weeks, the Army of the Czech Republic will lose the legendary JAK-40 transport aircraft. The army currently has two pieces and both, according to our information, will be decommissioned…

 27. 08. 2020
Rheinmetall’s partnerships with Czech defence firms bring investment, jobs and exports

Rheinmetall’s partnerships with Czech defence firms bring investment, jobs and exports

Rheinmetall plans to work hand in hand with partners in the Czech Republic to turn the Lynx project into reality. Local development and production, coupled with standing up an efficient supply chain…

 24. 08. 2020
The Fate of 152mm DANA Howitzers: First Modernization, Now Write-Off. The Turn was Caused by a Tender for a Fire Control System

The Fate of 152mm DANA Howitzers: First Modernization, Now Write-Off. The Turn was Caused by a Tender for a Fire Control System

The marketing motto of the Army of the Czech Republic is "we know what we want. It was well thought out, and it would be really great if the military finally knew what it wanted. Or rather if…

 21. 08. 2020
Ammunition not only for CAESAR Howitzers

Ammunition not only for CAESAR Howitzers

Artillery is a basic means of supporting the ground forces in most forms of combat deployment. Their versatile technological development can be observed throughout history, always based on the…

 19. 08. 2020
Every Member of the ACR Combat Unit will Receive a New Czech BREN 2 Rifle

Every Member of the ACR Combat Unit will Receive a New Czech BREN 2 Rifle

In the spring of this year, the Ministry of Defence and Česká zbrojovka a.s. signed a contract for the order of up to over 39,000 new CZ 806 BREN 2 rifles and pistols, i.e. almost 5,000 pieces and…

 17. 08. 2020
Czech soldier Achieved the Second Best Result in the Engineering Course for the US Marines

Czech soldier Achieved the Second Best Result in the Engineering Course for the US Marines

Planning a base on a "green field" or breaking through a wall into a built-up area was only a small fraction of what First Lieutenant Jan Rejmont learned in an engineering course for United States…

 15. 08. 2020
How will the Lower Number of American Troops Affect the Mission in Afghanistan

How will the Lower Number of American Troops Affect the Mission in Afghanistan

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper recently said that by the end of November this year, there will be less than 5,000 US troops in Afghanistan, while there are currently about 9,000 of them. How will…

 12. 08. 2020
Lynx KF41: Modular IFV for Full Spectrum of Operations

Lynx KF41: Modular IFV for Full Spectrum of Operations

Recent military operations involving improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and other asymmetric threats have exposed the inadequacies of today’s ground combat vehicles. In many…

 10. 08. 2020