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Government approved sending troops to Mali, Niger and Chad

Government approved sending troops to Mali, Niger and Chad

The Government of the Czech Republic approved at its meeting today the proposal to use the forces and means of the defence department in the fight against terrorism in Mali, Niger and Chad, in…

 28. 01. 2020
Soldiers will receive tens of thousands of new ECWCS 2010 camouflage uniforms

Soldiers will receive tens of thousands of new ECWCS 2010 camouflage uniforms

Filip Říha, Deputy Minister for Armaments and Acquisition of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, signed a contract with the Austrian company Goldeck Textil GmbH, which…

 27. 01. 2020
Army has a new Commander of the Land Forces

Army has a new Commander of the Land Forces

The Brigadier General Ladislav Jung has become the new Commander of the Land Forces of the Army of the Czech Republic. He replaced the Major General Josef Kopecký who became the Commander of the…

 23. 01. 2020
2020 Challenge: It is necessary to decide on a tender for IFVs for the Czech Army

2020 Challenge: It is necessary to decide on a tender for IFVs for the Czech Army

In 2019, the Czech Republic was supposed to sign a contract with a winner of the most expensive order so far. It seemed in summer that the tender for infantry fighting vehicles would be a month or…

 21. 01. 2020
Česká zbrojovka has a new gun configurator for the Czech market

Česká zbrojovka has a new gun configurator for the Czech market

Česká zbrojovka has officially launched a configurator website where you can build your weapon to your liking. This unrivalled novelty in arms sales has been running since mid-October last year and…

 20. 01. 2020
The Czech soldiers will take part in more than 130 foreign exercises this year

The Czech soldiers will take part in more than 130 foreign exercises this year

The Czech Army soldiers will take part in 132 exercises that will take place abroad.  They will go to Germany and Slovakia the most often, but less common destinations such as Jordan have also…

 19. 01. 2020
Czech forward air controllers received accreditation from the U.S. Expert Committee and NATO

Czech forward air controllers received accreditation from the U.S. Expert Committee and NATO

The national programme for training of forward air controllers, after the previous successful course in Autumn, received the necessary accreditation from the U.S. Expert Committee and NATO at the end…

 18. 01. 2020
What is the future of BVP-2 fighting vehicles in the Czech Army

What is the future of BVP-2 fighting vehicles in the Czech Army

The current process of new infantry fighting vehicle choice is probably the most discussed program of the CAF, or rather of Czech Ministry of Defence. However, whatever should the end of this…

 13. 01. 2020
The Army could consider the conservation or moderate modernization of outgoing Mi-24 helicopters

The Army could consider the conservation or moderate modernization of outgoing Mi-24 helicopters

The Czech Army is considerably outdated in many respects in terms of the military technology. Purchases of new technology are realized slowly or only partially. Nevertheless, our pilots will already…

 12. 01. 2020
The demand for 4x4 vehicles for CAF will be put out to tender again

The demand for 4x4 vehicles for CAF will be put out to tender again

Too strict interpretation of some of required parameters is said to be the reason for cancellation of tender for 4x4 off-road vehicles for CAF. It was announced by Defence department spokesman Jan…

 10. 01. 2020