Army of the Czech Republic

Withholding Five Billion Crowns may Jeopardize the Tender for New IFVs for the ACR

Withholding Five Billion Crowns may Jeopardize the Tender for New IFVs for the ACR

Just like before the end of the year, Lubomír Metnar again threatens to resign if the army does not get back the five billion crowns that remain to be transferred from the government’s budget…

 24. 02. 2021
Strakonice Soldiers Getting Accustomed to the New Weapon

Strakonice Soldiers Getting Accustomed to the New Weapon

Last autumn, Strakonice soldiers acquired new weapons – air defence missile systems RBS-70NG. Immediately, six soldiers completed an instructor course at the manufacturer of these systems, the…

 21. 02. 2021
Military Doctors Reinforced the Cheb Hospital

Military Doctors Reinforced the Cheb Hospital

For several days in a row now, Lieutenant Colonel Vladimír Pavlík and Captain Blanka Kupsová have been serving at the Cheb hospital. They have reinforced the local medical staff at the covid ward…

 20. 02. 2021
Participation in a Foreign Operation Opened the Eyes of a Strakonice Soldier

Participation in a Foreign Operation Opened the Eyes of a Strakonice Soldier

Strakonický útvar čeká historický okamžik. Poprvé bude stavět úkolové uskupení do zahraniční operace. Již za necelý půlrok se strakoničtí vojáci přesunou do Litvy, aby zde…

 14. 02. 2021
The Army Is Requesting Spare Parts for T-72M4 CZ Tanks. New Tanks Will Have to Wait

The Army Is Requesting Spare Parts for T-72M4 CZ Tanks. New Tanks Will Have to Wait

The army is exploring the availability of spare parts to ensure military repairs of T-72M4 CZ tank propulsion units.  These are, for example, a 28 V alternator, voltage regulator, diesel engine…

 12. 02. 2021
From Sicily to the Polar Circle: Sergeant Radostová Drove Across the Whole of Europe with a Truck

From Sicily to the Polar Circle: Sergeant Radostová Drove Across the Whole of Europe with a Truck

400,000 kilometres behind the wheel of a 40-ton truck, driving licenses for all groups of vehicles and the right to teach at a driving school – Sergeant Romana Radostová from the 15th Engineer…

 06. 02. 2021
The Ministry of Defence Was Fined CZK 550 Million for Failing to Settle Leonardo’s Objections

The Ministry of Defence Was Fined CZK 550 Million for Failing to Settle Leonardo’s Objections

In the summer of last year, the Office for the Protection of Competition rejected a proposal by the Italian company Leonardo to impose a ban on the performance of a contract for the purchase of…

 05. 02. 2021
Recruitment Is Doing Well. The Military Reports Record Numbers

Recruitment Is Doing Well. The Military Reports Record Numbers

Despite the coronavirus pandemic (or perhaps because of the coronavirus pandemic), the interest in service to the homeland has increased, exceeding the originally expected figures for 2020. The…

 25. 01. 2021
Military Chaplains Also Help Manage the Pandemic

Military Chaplains Also Help Manage the Pandemic

“The joys and worries of a soldier are the joys and worries of a military chaplain.” That is the motto of military chaplains. At this difficult time, when our soldiers are deployed in the fight…

 22. 01. 2021
The Czech Army in Mali Supports Training, Education and Social Centres

The Czech Army in Mali Supports Training, Education and Social Centres

Just before handing command over to Spanish colleagues, Czech troops serving in EUTM Mali mission managed to complete several more projects that will help improve the training of the Malian army and…

 17. 01. 2021