CZDEFENCE

Integrated Logistic Support keeps LYNX at the cutting edge

Integrated Logistic Support keeps LYNX at the cutting edge

Rheinmetall’s LYNX KF41 is an innovative Infantry Fighting Vehicle designed for providing the required military capability on the battlefields of the present and future. To keep it at the…

 15. 06. 2021
Possibilities of cooperation in the development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Possibilities of cooperation in the development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Although the Czech Army is currently working on modernization and armament projects related to "conventional" weapons such as air defense systems, tracked IFV or new wheeled howitzers, the future and…

 14. 06. 2021
Honor Guard Soldier Trung Hieu Mai: I would like to build a bridge between the Czech and Vietnamese worlds

Honor Guard Soldier Trung Hieu Mai: I would like to build a bridge between the Czech and Vietnamese worlds

Private First Class (OR-1) Trung Hieu Mai is a member of the Prague Garrison Command. Serving with the Army or Police has always been his dream. Over the years, another has been added: to help the…

 12. 06. 2021
General Opata honors Ceska zbrojovka Group and SSI Group

General Opata honors Ceska zbrojovka Group and SSI Group

Ceska zbrojovka Group (CZG) is one of the leading manufacturers of small arms for the military and armed forces. SSI Group is a Czech family-owned company that provides comprehensive services in the…

 10. 06. 2021
British expansion of anti-tank capabilities as inspiration for the Czech Army

British expansion of anti-tank capabilities as inspiration for the Czech Army

The United Kingdom introduced requirements for the anti-tank capabilities of the British Army of the future. The main features of the Battle Group Organic Anti-Armor (BGOAA) project are the effort to…

 09. 06. 2021
Pavel Konvalinka: My task is to train motivated and physically fit soldiers

Pavel Konvalinka: My task is to train motivated and physically fit soldiers

The current commander of the Basic Training Section, Chief Warrant Officer Pavel Konvalinka, is a graduate of the Military High School in Opava and subsequently in Vyškov. He began his career in…

 08. 06. 2021
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