CZDEFENCE

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The main principal on which the draft act is based, is keeping what proved effective, and replacing what is outdated.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
Active Reserves members at Spartan Race in order to train their physical condition

Active Reserves members at Spartan Race in order to train their physical condition

Drudgery is a part of soldiers’ daily routine. Good physical condition can help soldiers when they carry full equipment in the field, run around the forest with a machine gun or pull an injured…

 05. 09. 2019
The Military Research Institute, state enterprise is testing new uniform which changes colours. Will the army get a new camouflage pattern, too?

The Military Research Institute, state enterprise is testing new uniform which changes colours. Will the army get a new camouflage pattern, too?

What was unbelievable (or non-functional) without battery power supply units a couple of years ago, has now become a reality. Scientists of the Technical University in Liberec have developed a…

 04. 09. 2019
New tanks for the Czech Army. Does it really need them?

New tanks for the Czech Army. Does it really need them?

The service life of the tanks of the Czech Army will expire in 2025.  In June of this year, Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar (ANO) informed the Government on an order for modernization and…

 03. 09. 2019
Increase in the budget for the defence – is the Ministry of Defence able to finalize procurements in time?

Increase in the budget for the defence – is the Ministry of Defence able to finalize procurements in time?

The MoD budget will be enforced in the next year by 1.2 milliard CZK compared to the original proposal. All these financial resources will be aimed at investing in army modernization. Minister of…

 02. 09. 2019