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Women in the Army of the Czech Republic. How many there are, what tasks do they fulfil, and how successful they are?

Women in the Army of the Czech Republic. How many there are, what tasks do they fulfil, and how successful they are?

There are 6,620 women in the Czech Ministry of Defence, i. e. 20% of all employees. Almost 3,200 of them are professional soldiers, which is an equivalent of nearly 13% of all employees. Such ratio…

 18. 09. 2019
Key companies of the Czech defence and security industry on the NATO days

Key companies of the Czech defence and security industry on the NATO days

The Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport will be open for the general public this weekend. Together with a series of dynamic expositions, visitors can also see inexhaustible number of equipment of the…

 17. 09. 2019
The children of the military personnel are being taken care of. The Children Group project works already in the seventh crew.

The children of the military personnel are being taken care of. The Children Group project works already in the seventh crew.

The Children Groups is a project of the Ministry of Defence to help the soldiers who have pre-school children. The project moved up a little bit forward again, and the seventh crew, where this group…

 16. 09. 2019
Another company BAF is ready for Afghanistan, successfully passed the certification

Another company BAF is ready for Afghanistan, successfully passed the certification

Professional tactical exercise Shield which also incorporates certification culminated today in the Hradiště Military Training Area. The 13th BAF (Bagram Air Field) Guard Company can now take off…

 14. 09. 2019
UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper in Ostrava During NATO Days

UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper in Ostrava During NATO Days

NATO Days in Ostrava are getting closer and this festival of lovers of the warfare, military technology and news in the fields of security and defence industry will already open its doors next…

 13. 09. 2019
Training of pilots for new types of helicopters in Slovakia? It is more than probable.

Training of pilots for new types of helicopters in Slovakia? It is more than probable.

The Army of the Czech Republic is gradually getting into the phase of purchasing new helicopters. We have already known by now that it will concern 8 multi-purpose UH-1Y Venom’s and additionally 4…

 12. 09. 2019
Not everyone gets a service pension after fifteen years. Sad reality.

Not everyone gets a service pension after fifteen years. Sad reality.

If you look at the numbers, which the Czech Army publishes, it may appear that recruiting is very successful, including a number of members of the Active Reserve Forces. Though, a destiny of regular…

 11. 09. 2019
The Special Forces will get more pay. High stabilizing allowance has to attract new operators

The Special Forces will get more pay. High stabilizing allowance has to attract new operators

The stabilizing allowance should be increased for the members of the Special Forces of the Army of the Czech Republic provided the Government approves it. It is a reaction for the problems with…

 10. 09. 2019
The Czech Republic Takes Care of the Maintenance of War Graves. However, It Gets into a Dispute with Russia.

The Czech Republic Takes Care of the Maintenance of War Graves. However, It Gets into a Dispute with Russia.

Maintenance of war graves and sites in the Czech Republic is regulated by law. The municipalities, regions have their responsibilities, as well as The Ministry of Defence. It does not only keep…

 09. 09. 2019
The new Act on Firearms and Ammunition coming into force in 2022 deals also with collective security and armed groups

The new Act on Firearms and Ammunition coming into force in 2022 deals also with collective security and armed groups

The main principal on which the draft act is based, is keeping what proved effective, and replacing what is outdated. The act maintains high standard of conditions, under which a person can get…

 06. 09. 2019