CZDEFENCE

How much do Czech citizens pay for their defence? Can they afford to pay more?

How much do Czech citizens pay for their defence? Can they afford to pay more?

The Czech Republic constantly postpones reaching defence expenditures of 2 % of the GDP. Although each government declared this commitment, we are not successful. Do we lack money? Let’s…

 26. 09. 2019
Ample Strike exercise of air controllers has finished

Ample Strike exercise of air controllers has finished

Sixteen teams of forward air controllers (FAC) carried out 340 successful homings at the International Exercise Ample Strike with the air support of 24 airplanes that flew over 200 hours with the…

 25. 09. 2019
EXCALIBUR ARMY has won another major contract in Southeast Asia

EXCALIBUR ARMY has won another major contract in Southeast Asia

The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) holding companies doing business in the field of special production and defense technologies have traditionally focused mostly on export. In the past, the EXCALIBUR ARMY…

 24. 09. 2019
Joint procurement and modernization of the T-72 tanks?

Joint procurement and modernization of the T-72 tanks?

The session of Ministries of Defence of the Vysegrad Four (V4) countries in Ostrava picked up on the NATO Days and the Czech Army Air Forces Days. The ministries of the Czech Republic, Slovakia…

 24. 09. 2019
PERUN vehicle with many innovations met a significant interest at DSEI in London

PERUN vehicle with many innovations met a significant interest at DSEI in London

The Perun vehicle was at the show presented in a new configuration with added protective elements. The front part of the vehicle was covered by a removeable multispectral mobile masking system from…

 22. 09. 2019
Army chemists celebrate 100th Anniversary of its foundation

Army chemists celebrate 100th Anniversary of its foundation

The 100 Years of Gas Service and Chemist Army Exhibition was commenced on Thursday 19th September in front of the General Staff building. General public, thus, can look inside the history of the…

 21. 09. 2019
Army cooperation with Romania will be also noticeable in Ostrava

Army cooperation with Romania will be also noticeable in Ostrava

The 71st Mechanized Battalion “Sibiřský” in Hranice is part of an international brigade included into the NATO Response Force (NRF) together with battalions from Spain, Poland and Great Britain…

 20. 09. 2019
Military Police will Obtain 8 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS Quad Bikes

Military Police will Obtain 8 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS Quad Bikes

The Ministry of Defence has purchased the quad bikes for the units 3493 in Olomouc (6 pcs) and 4215 in Tabor (2 pcs) with a total amount of 4,136,000.22 CZK. These are the regional headquarters of…

 19. 09. 2019
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