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DSIA President Jiří Hynek on the export of the Czech defense and security industry

DSIA President Jiří Hynek on the export of the Czech defense and security industry

There are generally a number of inaccuracies and rumors about the defense and security industry. For example, have you noticed how the media basically write about it as about arms industry? And about…

 06. 06. 2021
Threats in the Middle East: An interview with an expert on the cultural aspects of security

Threats in the Middle East: An interview with an expert on the cultural aspects of security

Security is a complex phenomenon, which does not rely only on hard power and measures like military strength, weapons, and strategic thinking. Security also includes social and cultural aspects that…

 03. 06. 2021
Marder infantry fighting vehicle turns 50 – tried-and-tested warhorse of Germany’s mechanized infantry

Marder infantry fighting vehicle turns 50 – tried-and-tested warhorse of Germany’s mechanized infantry

The Marder infantry fighting vehicle celebrates its 50th anniversary today: it was a half a century ago, on 7 May 1971, that the German Army took formal deliver of the first serially produced…

 30. 05. 2021
Helicopters from Náměšť introduced their new tiger camouflage

Helicopters from Náměšť introduced their new tiger camouflage

After almost forty-three years of work for the Czech Army, the service of Mi-24/35 helicopters is slowly coming to an end. In 2023, these machines will be gradually replaced by the American Bell H-1…

 29. 05. 2021
Acquisition of F-16 fighters for the Slovak Army: The first pilots are already training in the USA

Acquisition of F-16 fighters for the Slovak Army: The first pilots are already training in the USA

The purchase of new F-16 Block 70/72 fighters for the Slovak Air Force is one of the largest modernization projects of the Slovak Army. The contract for their purchase was signed at the end of 2018…

 27. 05. 2021
The Army will call in Active Reserve soldiers

The Army will call in Active Reserve soldiers

The Army will call in Active Reserve soldiers. The decision was made by the Chief of General Staff, Army General Aleš Opata. Active Reserves will help at the National Vaccination Center in Prague…

 26. 05. 2021
The EXCALIBUR ARMY company services military anti-chemical vehicles, the first repaired pieces are used by the Czech soldiers again

The EXCALIBUR ARMY company services military anti-chemical vehicles, the first repaired pieces are used by the Czech soldiers again

The Sternberg company EXCALIBUR ARMY recently handed over the first pieces of the repaired ACHR-90/CO anti-chemical vehicles on Tatra chassis and their accessories to the Czech Army. This happened on…

 25. 05. 2021
Česká zbrojovka Group SE has Closed on the Acquisition of Colt

Česká zbrojovka Group SE has Closed on the Acquisition of Colt

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE (CZG) today announced that, after securing all necessary regulatory approvals from the U.S. and Canadian authorities, it has successfully closed on its acquisition…

 24. 05. 2021
Chemists will receive new reconnaissance vehicles

Chemists will receive new reconnaissance vehicles

The soldiers will get two types of LOV chemical vehicles (S-LOV-CBRN I and S-LOV-CBRN II), 40 pieces of each, from the Military Research Institute state enterprise, which successfully developed…

 23. 05. 2021
The Forward Air Controllers will once again measure their strength at the Ample Strike exercise

The Forward Air Controllers will once again measure their strength at the Ample Strike exercise

This September, the 8th year of the international Ample Strike exercise will take place in the Czech Republic, which is focused on reconciling Forward Air Controllers with aircraft crews and…

 22. 05. 2021