CZDEFENCE

Tank lesson from Ukraine

Tank lesson from Ukraine

One of the most significant events in the Ministry of Defence is the recent decision to acquire German Leopard 2 tanks. The Czech Republic should receive from Germany (as a replacement for our T-72…

 04. 07. 2022
General Řehka took command of the Army, Colonel Foltýn took command of the Military Police. Minister Černochová announced the main objectives of the Czech EU Presidency

General Řehka took command of the Army, Colonel Foltýn took command of the Military Police. Minister Černochová announced the main objectives of the Czech EU Presidency

In addition to Defence Minister Jana Černochová, outgoing Chief of the General Staff Army General Aleš Opata, outgoing Chief of the Military Police Brigadier General Miroslav Murček, the incoming…

 01. 07. 2022
Slovakia approves purchase of new CV9035 MkIV

Slovakia approves purchase of new CV9035 MkIV

At a meeting on 28 June, the Slovak Government approved a proposal for the purchase of 152 CV9035 MkIV tracked armoured vehicles with a 35mm gun under an intergovernmental agreement with Sweden…

 29. 06. 2022
The largest foreign supplier to the Czech Armed Forces is still Sweden. In an uncertain future, the involvement of domestic industry must play a major role in military procurement

The largest foreign supplier to the Czech Armed Forces is still Sweden. In an uncertain future, the involvement of domestic industry must play a major role in military procurement

The Ministry of Defence and the Army of the Czech Republic are facing a number of very important acquisition and modernisation projects, some of which have been accelerated compared to the original…

 28. 06. 2022
Sale of Zuzana 2 howitzers to Ukraine

Sale of Zuzana 2 howitzers to Ukraine

It's been almost four months since Ukraine has fiercely resisted continued Russian aggression. Modern weapons systems from Western countries, which are being supplied to Ukraine, play an important…

 27. 06. 2022
Increase in firepower for the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade

Increase in firepower for the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade

The war in Ukraine and in particular the fighting in the east of the country in the Donbas region show the importance of firepower. As the Czech Army plans to modernise and increase the number of…

 24. 06. 2022
European Heavy Military Equipment at Eurosatory 2022

European Heavy Military Equipment at Eurosatory 2022

New tanks such as the Panther KF51, Leopard 2 A7, Leclerc XLR or EMBT were presented at this year's Eurosatory. The Czech Republic presented a new self-propelled howitzer MORANA or a recovery…

 23. 06. 2022
Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

The Defence Committee has held its second meeting in five days. The last scheduled meeting before the parliamentary recess was attended by Defence Minister Jana Černochová, the Chief of the General…

 22. 06. 2022
The participation of the companies of the CSG holding and the TATRA TRUCKS car manufacturer at the prestigious Eurosatory 2022 trade fair was marked by world premiers

The participation of the companies of the CSG holding and the TATRA TRUCKS car manufacturer at the prestigious Eurosatory 2022 trade fair was marked by world premiers

After a four-year break, the most important European defence and security technology fair Eurosatory was once again held in Paris from 13 to 17 June. Around 1800 manufacturers from more than sixty…

 20. 06. 2022
Tanks for the Czech Army - an example of the need for a conceptual approach

Tanks for the Czech Army - an example of the need for a conceptual approach

In recent weeks, more and more detailed information has been coming out about the preliminary agreement between the Czech Republic and Germany on armaments cooperation regarding tanks. The Czech…

 19. 06. 2022