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To leave or stay? Pros and cons of the possible withdrawal of the Czech soldiers and policemen from Iraq

To leave or stay? Pros and cons of the possible withdrawal of the Czech soldiers and policemen from Iraq

Czech soldiers, military policemen, but also members of the Police of the Czech Republic who have been currently participating in a mission in Iraq, have an uncertain future regarding their…

 09. 01. 2020
The Army could get a unique capability to detect persons behind a solid barrier

The Army could get a unique capability to detect persons behind a solid barrier

Notwithstanding the top-class training inside the buildings (CQB) the CAF special troops are almost blind. Even various camera systems do not allow vision through walls, which creates significant…

 08. 01. 2020
CPSS – Czech special combat unit designed for management of information and psychological operations

CPSS – Czech special combat unit designed for management of information and psychological operations

The Special Forces Support Centre (CPSS) is a combat unit directly under the Special Forces Directorate. The unit started its operation on 1st July, 2016 and Olomouc is the garrison city. The main…

 07. 01. 2020
Four out of five aircrafts returned to the Czech Republic after four months of service in Estonia

Four out of five aircrafts returned to the Czech Republic after four months of service in Estonia

Three out of five JAS-39 Gripen aircrafts that served in Estonia for four months landed on Thursday, 2nd January, around 1.30 p.m. at the airport in Čáslav. The aircrafts of the Czech Army…

 05. 01. 2020
The Czechs in NATO Rapid Response Force. How fast we can react.

The Czechs in NATO Rapid Response Force. How fast we can react.

One thousand of Czech soldiers from the 71st Mechanized Battalion and from other units of the Czech Armed Forces are assigned for NATO Rapid Response Force.  They are, together with Polish…

 03. 01. 2020
Last three months - The army counts down to the end of the last guard company at Bagram

Last three months - The army counts down to the end of the last guard company at Bagram

Several dead and wounded, but also experience that no simulator or training area can replace. This is what Bagram looks like, the place that is still the most demanding for the Army of the Czech…

 30. 12. 2019
The future of drones in the ACR

The future of drones in the ACR

The rapidly changing principles and environment of current armed conflicts show that one of the most important abilities of contemporary armies is early access to information not only about their own…

 27. 12. 2019
New aircraft for government squadron.  The contract should be signed later this year.

New aircraft for government squadron. The contract should be signed later this year.

In September this year, the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces launched a tender for a new aircraft to replace both the outgoing JAK-40s and the Challenger aircraft, which lately happens to be…

 26. 12. 2019
The hire of Gripens will terminate in 2027. What are the alternatives?

The hire of Gripens will terminate in 2027. What are the alternatives?

A seven-year period is not a long time in CAF acquisitions; therefore, it is a high time now to think about what will happen after present JAS-39 Gripen aircrafts rent time expiration. The Czech…

 24. 12. 2019
A record number of companies has signed up to the tender for new off-road vehicles for the Army of the Czech Republic

A record number of companies has signed up to the tender for new off-road vehicles for the Army of the Czech Republic

Army has started a large-scale modernisation and intends to continue in this spirit next year, too. One of the last military tenders concerned the purchase of off-road passenger vehicles…

 23. 12. 2019