CZDEFENCE

Unique production of safety glass in Přelouč

Unique production of safety glass in Přelouč

When the production of armoured vehicles started in the company SVOS Přelouč in the early 1990s, the company´s management decided to start their own production of bullet-resistant and safety…

 02. 06. 2020
Ivo Zelinka: The Long-term Deployment in Afghanistan was Absolutely Decisive for the Development of the ACR

Ivo Zelinka: The Long-term Deployment in Afghanistan was Absolutely Decisive for the Development of the ACR

Lt. Col. Ivo Zelinka, who is currently in charge of creating a new airborne regiment, knew already in his second year at the grammar school that he wanted to be a paratrooper. He studied military…

 01. 06. 2020
Pickup trucks for the Czech Army: Are they a suitable replacement for UAZ and LR Defender vehicles?

Pickup trucks for the Czech Army: Are they a suitable replacement for UAZ and LR Defender vehicles?

The Czech Army has announced its intention to purchase hundreds of pickup trucks as a replacement for years old UAZ and Land Rover Defender off-road vehicles. Specifically, these are to be pickups in…

 29. 05. 2020
Gross domestic product and its impact on the defence budget

Gross domestic product and its impact on the defence budget

Many of us certainly wish our Army to achieve an allied commitment in the next years, i.e. a 2% share of GDP in the defence budget. However, what does the GDP consist of and how can it be affected by…

 28. 05. 2020
DECON – a new decontamination vehicle on Tatra chassis

DECON – a new decontamination vehicle on Tatra chassis

During recent years Excalibur Army company has been introducing several new innovations in the field of military and special vehicles. Last year AM-70 EX mobile bridge system or armored vehicle…

 26. 05. 2020
Karel Řehka: Service in the Army Has Given Me a Lot of Experience

Karel Řehka: Service in the Army Has Given Me a Lot of Experience

The National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NCISA) is the central administrative office for cyber security including the protection of classified information in the field of information and…

 25. 05. 2020
Refuelling from the air will be more accessible

Refuelling from the air will be more accessible

Six allied countries, including the Czech Republic, will join the Programme for the Operation of Airbus A-330-based tankers. Two machines are now completed and another six are waiting for their…

 22. 05. 2020
New Self-propelled Howitzers for ACR – What Would Be The Cheapest

New Self-propelled Howitzers for ACR – What Would Be The Cheapest

A recent press conference at the Ministry of Defence brought a lot of information and promises. Apart from the promise to complete the purchase of new IFV by the end of this year (if the winning…

 21. 05. 2020
CZG acquires a minority stake in Swedish Spuhr

CZG acquires a minority stake in Swedish Spuhr

CZG - Česká zbrojovka Group SE, one of the leading European producers of firearms, announces the acquisition of a minority stake in Spuhr i Dalby AB, a Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting…

 19. 05. 2020
Daniel Machač: Forward Air Controllers are Always “in the Firing Line”

Daniel Machač: Forward Air Controllers are Always “in the Firing Line”

They have elite training with British and American colleagues and combat experience from Afghanistan. It is a Czech unit of advanced air traffic controllers JTAC, which guide planes and helicopters…

 18. 05. 2020