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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
Slovakia has received bids for new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles from four countries

Slovakia has received bids for new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles from four countries

Slovakia plans to purchase 152 new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles in the near future as part of a major modernisation of its ground forces. The Slovak defence ministry plans to make the purchase…

 10. 02. 2022
Oliver Mittelsdorf: This year's deletion of armoured vehicles from the budget was disappointing, but I am positive about the future

Oliver Mittelsdorf: This year's deletion of armoured vehicles from the budget was disappointing, but I am positive about the future

The tender for the delivery of 210 tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Army, worth CZK 52 billion, is rightly one of the most watched tenders in the history of the Czech Armed Forces…

 08. 02. 2022
MAD21: new camouflage pattern for the Czech Armed Forces will ensure effective concealment in the open air and in urban conditions

MAD21: new camouflage pattern for the Czech Armed Forces will ensure effective concealment in the open air and in urban conditions

After more than a quarter of a century, our soldiers should receive a new camouflage pattern called MAD21 (Camouflage Design Pattern 2021), which, unlike the current camouflage pattern of the Czech…

 07. 02. 2022