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Active protection systems for the Czech Armed Forces

Active protection systems for the Czech Armed Forces

Although in recent years, in connection with the modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces, there has been more talk about the acquisition of "hardware" - new IFVs, guns, anti-aircraft missile systems…

 29. 09. 2021
Czech soldiers successfully completed Silver Arrow exercise in Latvia

Czech soldiers successfully completed Silver Arrow exercise in Latvia

From 5 to 13 September, the eFP Battlegroup (eFP BG) Silver Arrow certification exercise was held in Latvia, which tested the units' ability to work together quickly and efficiently to accomplish…

 26. 09. 2021
Aleš Cápal: This year's AMPLE STRIKE exercise was successful and better than I expected

Aleš Cápal: This year's AMPLE STRIKE exercise was successful and better than I expected

The 8th edition of the Ample Strike international exercise has recently ended. It was aimed at coordinating the activities of Forward Air Controllers with aircrews, helicopters and ground commanders…

 24. 09. 2021
A memorial plaque to war veteran Jiri "Regi" Schams was unveiled

A memorial plaque to war veteran Jiri "Regi" Schams was unveiled

Yesterday a memorial plaque to our war veteran Jiri "Regi" Schams was unveiled. The unveiling of the memorial plaque, which had to be postponed several times in the past due to the coronavirus…

 22. 09. 2021
Pandur II vehicle as one of the favorites in the Slovak tender

Pandur II vehicle as one of the favorites in the Slovak tender

Not so long ago, the Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic presented its intention to purchase new 8x8 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). In this material, the Ministry describes the financial…

 21. 09. 2021
This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

NATO Days 2021 is over and there was a lot to see. The weekend programme was really varied including some very interesting dynamic demonstrations. The presentations were of course dominated by…

 20. 09. 2021
Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Industrial partnerships form a vital element of 21st-century defence procurements. By ensuring the involvement of local companies, suppliers can bring significant economic benefits to local economies…

 19. 09. 2021
BAE Systems' CV90 offer meets all key MoD requirements

BAE Systems' CV90 offer meets all key MoD requirements

On 1 September, BAE Systems, in cooperation with state integrator VOP CZ s.p., submitted an offer to the Czech Republic for the delivery of a fleet of new CV90 vehicles in seven variants. The…

 17. 09. 2021
Jana Černochová: We owe the Army a clear financial outlook for at least five years ahead

Jana Černochová: We owe the Army a clear financial outlook for at least five years ahead

What has succeeded and what has failed in this term of office? What do the Ministry of Defense and the Army need for more effective modernisation? We asked Jana Černochová (ODS), the chairwoman of…

 16. 09. 2021
Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

While in the case of the CAESAR self-propelled guns, the Government was informed about the purchase on Monday, the relevant contracts have already been concluded between the manufacturer (the French…

 15. 09. 2021