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The Government approved the possibility of deployment of the Czech Armed Forces within the NATO Rapid Reaction Force on the territory of the Alliance

The Government approved the possibility of deployment of the Czech Armed Forces within the NATO Rapid Reaction Force on the territory of the Alliance

On Friday, 25 February 2022, the Government of the Czech Republic approved two materials submitted by the Minister of Defence Jana Černochová concerning the deployment of the forces and assets of…

 26. 02. 2022
New modern bayonet MK.I for CZ BREN 2 assault rifles as a universal tool for many different situations

New modern bayonet MK.I for CZ BREN 2 assault rifles as a universal tool for many different situations

Soldiers of the Czech Army will receive, together with the latest version of the CZ BREN 2 assault rifle, the new tactical bayonet MK.I. The new rifles are available to the units from the end of…

 25. 02. 2022
Defence Committee discusses the state budget and the situation in Ukraine

Defence Committee discusses the state budget and the situation in Ukraine

Yesterday's 5th session of the Defence Committee had several key items on the agenda for discussion and approval. In addition to getting acquainted with the nominee of Defence Minister Jana…

 24. 02. 2022
Establishment of a defence fund will enable effective financing of strategic and important projects in the future

Establishment of a defence fund will enable effective financing of strategic and important projects in the future

The Ministry of Defence carries out purchases of military equipment important for ensuring national defence. The process of implementation of strategic and important projects is usually multi-year…

 22. 02. 2022
Riflemen and shooting instructors of the 4th Brigade completed training with new CZ BREN 2 PPS rifles

Riflemen and shooting instructors of the 4th Brigade completed training with new CZ BREN 2 PPS rifles

At the end of January, the units of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade (4th RDB) took delivery of brand new CZ BREN 2 PPS rifles, which will replace the 60-year-old Dragunov sniper rifles in their…

 21. 02. 2022
Army ends its deployment in Takuba, EUTM and MINUSMA missions continue

Army ends its deployment in Takuba, EUTM and MINUSMA missions continue

French troops, including their European partners and Canada, will withdraw from Mali. They are ending their participation in Operation Barkhane and Mission Takuba, which were designed to train Malian…

 17. 02. 2022
Two percent of GDP for defence for the Czech Republic

Two percent of GDP for defence for the Czech Republic

One of the key questions for the Ministry of Defence, but also for contemporary Czech politics, is whether the Czech Republic should increase its defence spending to 2 % of GDP, a question that has…

 16. 02. 2022
Options for the acquisition of Leopard 2 tanks within the modernisation of the Czech Army

Options for the acquisition of Leopard 2 tanks within the modernisation of the Czech Army

The modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces continues. One of the important projects of the modernization of the ground forces is also the replacement of morally and physically obsolete T-72M4 CZ…

 14. 02. 2022
Support for Ukraine from the Czech Republic will probably be only material and diplomatic

Support for Ukraine from the Czech Republic will probably be only material and diplomatic

According to many experts and intelligence services, Ukraine is on the brink of war with Russia. According to the media (e.g. The Wall Steet Journal or Politico, citing three official sources from…

 13. 02. 2022
A Step Change in International Aviation: Israel Certifies Unmanned Aircraft System for Integration in Civilian Airspace

A Step Change in International Aviation: Israel Certifies Unmanned Aircraft System for Integration in Civilian Airspace

For the first time ever, the Civil Aviation Authority of the State of Israel (CAAI), that operates under the Israeli Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, has certified an Unmanned Aircraft System…

 10. 02. 2022