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The Czech Army and protection of the Slovakia airspace

The Czech Army and protection of the Slovakia airspace

Due to the recent accident of a Mig-29 aircraft of the Slovakia Army, all the machines of this type had to be bound on the ground. It is a usual procedure, but it means partially paralysis of the…

 03. 10. 2019
Purchase of new air defence systems for the Czech Army has been postponed

Purchase of new air defence systems for the Czech Army has been postponed

The Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic has postponed the purchase of the new Shot Range Air Defence (SHORAD) missile systems for the Czech Army, more precisely for the 25th Air Defence…

 02. 10. 2019
Ray Service signed memorandum with Bell company on NATO Days 2019 event

Ray Service signed memorandum with Bell company on NATO Days 2019 event

Czech company Ray Service, a leading manufacturer of wiring harnesses and electromechanical assemblies, has signed important agreement at NATO Days event. Thanks to it, it would be possible in the…

 01. 10. 2019
Defence shows the need for new helicopters to the public by means of an action video

Defence shows the need for new helicopters to the public by means of an action video

The new video, which is placed on the official YouTube channel of the Ministry of Defence, and, consequently, the Army of the Czech Republic, has a clear and direct message. The Air Force Commander…

 30. 09. 2019
The armies of the V4 countries will exercise in the Czech Republic

The armies of the V4 countries will exercise in the Czech Republic

Czech Lion 2019. This is the name of an international exercise which will take place from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in the Czech Republic. Units of the 7th Brigade Task Force with mechanized…

 29. 09. 2019
American helicopters on the NATO Days: astonishment and disillusion

American helicopters on the NATO Days: astonishment and disillusion

Bell UH-1Y Venom and Bell AH-1Z Viper, i.e. a pair of helicopters, which the Army of the Czech Republic wants, should be be included till 2023 - after signing a contract - into the assets of the Air…

 27. 09. 2019
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