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The acquisition of three proven Heron drones is just the first step – the Czech Army needs many more of these assets

The acquisition of three proven Heron drones is just the first step – the Czech Army needs many more of these assets

The announced acquisition of Heron 1 drones has brought criticism to the Ministry of Defence and the Czech Army. This is a system that made its first flight in 1994 and was introduced into the…

 23. 08. 2022
Pavel Konvalinka: the basic training course will introduce soldiers to a life where serving the country is not an empty phrase, but a lifestyle

Pavel Konvalinka: the basic training course will introduce soldiers to a life where serving the country is not an empty phrase, but a lifestyle

Every soldier, regardless of the unit and the future specialisation he will perform, must go through the Basic Training Course (BTC). The aim of the BTC is to train motivated and physically fit…

 22. 08. 2022
Summer military tests of EL/M-2084 radar were successful

Summer military tests of EL/M-2084 radar were successful

Recently, military trials were held at Libavá and Přerov Airport to test the characteristics of the new Israeli-made EL/M-2084 mobile 3D radar, which was the first of a set of purchased equipment…

 19. 08. 2022
Lubomír Metnar: View of defence from the perspective of the EU Presidency

Lubomír Metnar: View of defence from the perspective of the EU Presidency

From a security point of view, since the end of the Second World War, we are now living in an unprecedented time, which undoubtedly has its historical causes and must be seen in the context of the…

 17. 08. 2022
Artillery remains the "god of war" or lessons for the Czech Army

Artillery remains the "god of war" or lessons for the Czech Army

The war in Ukraine has been going on for over five months now and has clearly moved into an attrition phase, which is all about the ability to manage and replace one's own losses of manpower and…

 15. 08. 2022
Our pilots and technicians are already being trained in America for the new Venom and Viper helicopters that will arrive in the Czech Republic next year

Our pilots and technicians are already being trained in America for the new Venom and Viper helicopters that will arrive in the Czech Republic next year

In July, two groups of pilots and technicians from Náměšť left for the USA, where they will be retrained for six months on the new UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper helicopters at one of the largest US…

 13. 08. 2022
CV90 IFV impressed Slovaks with its complexity, reliability and proven solution

CV90 IFV impressed Slovaks with its complexity, reliability and proven solution

CV90 tracked armoured fighting vehicles are currently deployed in 7 countries, namely Denmark, Estonia, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The government there decided on 28…

 12. 08. 2022
Interview with Colonel Ladislav Bujárek, Commander of the NATO Multinational Battle Group in Slovakia

Interview with Colonel Ladislav Bujárek, Commander of the NATO Multinational Battle Group in Slovakia

At the end of June, Colonel Ladislav Bujárek, a 45-year-old native of Sokolov, West Bohemia, took over the command of the NATO Multinational Battlegroup Slovakia (MN BG SVK), whose commanding…

 10. 08. 2022
Ministry of Defence to enter into negotiations with Israeli Government to acquire three Heron drones

Ministry of Defence to enter into negotiations with Israeli Government to acquire three Heron drones

The Ministry of Defence will shortly commence negotiations with the Israeli Government for the acquisition of three Heron 1 drones including all accessories consisting of ground control stations…

 08. 08. 2022
Military aid to Ukraine must continue. The modernisation of the armed forces is a never-ending process

Military aid to Ukraine must continue. The modernisation of the armed forces is a never-ending process

There have been clear differences in the approach of Western countries to military and other assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the inexcusable and ongoing Russian aggression. The Czech…

 04. 08. 2022