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The Army Is Buying Proven MINIMI Machine Guns

The Army Is Buying Proven MINIMI Machine Guns

The MINIMI machine guns are purchased in the caliber of 7.62x51 mm and the caliber of 5.56x45 mm also in this third stage of acquisition. In both cases, the…

 14. 10. 2020
Purchase of New Armoured Personnel Carriers 8x8 for the Slovak Army

Purchase of New Armoured Personnel Carriers 8x8 for the Slovak Army

At the end of April 2020, a press conference was held between the Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic Jaroslav Naď and the Chief of the General Staff of the…

 13. 10. 2020
Training soldiers for survival is different to cooking classes

Training soldiers for survival is different to cooking classes

Each soldier has to complete the so-called S.E.R.E. training before leaving for a foreign operation. They learn how to survive in distress in the enemy territory and get back…

 11. 10. 2020
How to Persuade Soldiers to Fight? The Commander Must Have Authority

How to Persuade Soldiers to Fight? The Commander Must Have Authority

Members of the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT), who have been involved in the training of Czech soldiers since 2000, visited the 71st Mechanized Battalion…

 10. 10. 2020
Active Reserve Will Train Also Online

Active Reserve Will Train Also Online

The coronavirus pandemic complicates the training of the Active Reserve of the Army of the Czech Republic. Chief of the General Staff Aleš Opata presented a novelty…

 08. 10. 2020
Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

The Ministry of Defence has been proclaiming the importance of supporting the domestic defence industry for a long time. The terms of purchase, including the offset programmes and…

 06. 10. 2020
Czech Troops Resumed Operations in Iraq

Czech Troops Resumed Operations in Iraq

On October 1, 2020, the Army of the Czech Republic resumed their deployment in the foreign missions OIR (Operation Inherent Resolve) and NMI (NATO Mission in Iraq) in Iraq…

 04. 10. 2020
Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, October 1, 2020, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is established in Chrudim. This is the third maneuver element of the Army of the Czech Republic, which will stand alongside…

 01. 10. 2020
Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

On 29 and 30 September 2020, the Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Czech Republic, Army General Aleš Opata, will attend a meeting of the Chiefs…

 29. 09. 2020
The Czech Republic Chose Israeli Air Defence Systems Rafael SPYDER

The Czech Republic Chose Israeli Air Defence Systems Rafael SPYDER

The Czech Republic, represented by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, has begun official negotiations with Israel on the possibility of supplying new air defence…

 27. 09. 2020
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