The Defence Committee discussed the Public Procurement Act, the acquisition of tracked IFVs and the modernisation of Pandurs

The Defence Committee discussed the Public Procurement Act, the acquisition of tracked IFVs and the modernisation of Pandurs

During the 16th session, the Parliamentary Committee on Defence dealt with the amendment to the Public Procurement Act, information on the negotiations on the acquisition…

 05. 10. 2022
Gen. Ivo Střecha: it is essential to find an effective synergy between cutting-edge and less developed technology to achieve the desired effect on the battlefield

Gen. Ivo Střecha: it is essential to find an effective synergy between cutting-edge and less developed technology to achieve the desired effect on the battlefield

Major General Ivo Střecha recently became the first Deputy Chief of the General Staff, replacing Lieutenant General Jaromír Zúna. Gen. Střecha previously served as the Director…

 03. 10. 2022
A global clash at the gates?

A global clash at the gates?

With 2022, we have definitively entered a new multipolar World whose main feature is instability and unpredictability. We are likely to face an era of regional…

 02. 10. 2022
Acquisition of Heron drones and industrial share of the Czech Republic

Acquisition of Heron drones and industrial share of the Czech Republic

Both economic and military logic encourage the state to rely mainly on domestic industry for its armaments. As a result, the money spent acts as an investment stimulus, and the…

 30. 09. 2022
The Gripen E is comparable to the F-35A in many ways

The Gripen E is comparable to the F-35A in many ways

Extending the "what if" consideration regarding a possible disagreement during the announced negotiations for the acquisition of Lockheed Martin's 5th generation F-35A Lightning…

 29. 09. 2022
Without the defence industry we cannot ensure the security of the state

Without the defence industry we cannot ensure the security of the state

During the visit of the US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, Minister of Defence Jana Černochová emphasised the role of the Czech Republic in assisting Ukraine, where…

 27. 09. 2022
Jana Černochová: Modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces and aid to Ukraine must continue

Jana Černochová: Modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces and aid to Ukraine must continue

The Czech Republic, which holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU from 1 July to the end of this year, last held the Presidency in the first half…

 26. 09. 2022
How the delivery of Leopard 2 A4 tanks to the Czech Army should look like

How the delivery of Leopard 2 A4 tanks to the Czech Army should look like

On 18 May, Defence Minister Jana Černochová informed the Czech Government that she and German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht had agreed on the donation of 15 Leopard…

 24. 09. 2022
The Heron 1 universal drone systems are continuously upgraded. The Army of the Czech Republic knows what it wants and knows what it gets

The Heron 1 universal drone systems are continuously upgraded. The Army of the Czech Republic knows what it wants and knows what it gets

On August 8 this year, the Ministry of Defense announced the decision to start negotiations with the Israeli government on the acquisition of three Heron 1 drones…

 22. 09. 2022
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