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The future of the Leopard 2 tank – technological development continues

The future of the Leopard 2 tank – technological development continues

The Leopard 2 tank from the German manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann is one of the most widely used and powerful tanks of Western origin. It is also the only tank currently in production on the…

 09. 10. 2022
The competition for the supply of light strike vehicles for paratroopers has been launched

The competition for the supply of light strike vehicles for paratroopers has been launched

The National Electronic Tool (NEN) for the administration and procurement of public contracts has recently published the long-awaited Light Strike Vehicle - Purchase, i.e. the procurement of Light…

 07. 10. 2022
Tatra Defence Vehicle will provide comprehensive service support for the superstructure of the Pandur II 8x8 KOVS, KOVVŠ

Tatra Defence Vehicle will provide comprehensive service support for the superstructure of the Pandur II 8x8 KOVS, KOVVŠ

Yesterday, the Government discussed a public contract prepared by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, the subject of which is the performance of defects, routine repairs, special types of…

 06. 10. 2022
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 of IFVs, information on the…

 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 of the Force…

 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 clashes and wars that will reflect the…

 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 military is…

 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 II supersonic fighter…

 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 the Czech Republic is among…

 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 of 2009. The presidency of the Council of the…

 26. 09. 2022