Army of the Czech Republic

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
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
Ground-based Air Defence acquires modern assets, but in insufficient numbers

Ground-based Air Defence acquires modern assets, but in insufficient numbers

Ground-based Air Defence has recently received some well-deserved attention. Examples and experiences not only from the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict or Ukraine have already been discussed. The topic of…

 01. 08. 2022
25th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment received new specially modified Tatras for transporting RBS-70NG

25th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment received new specially modified Tatras for transporting RBS-70NG

The 25th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment "Tobruk" has recently received the first pieces of special Tatras designed for transporting RBS-70NG anti-aircraft missile sets. The Tatra T815-7T3R31.411…

 29. 07. 2022
The Minister of Defence has cut the Gordian knot - the 7th Brigade battalions can look forward to CV90. The Air Force to F-35

The Minister of Defence has cut the Gordian knot - the 7th Brigade battalions can look forward to CV90. The Air Force to F-35

The unravelling of the purchase of tracked IFVs is expected and welcomed by many, yet rather unexpected in the form and speed of the decision. At today's meeting, the Government made a major decision…

 20. 07. 2022
Army buys CZ 805 BREN airsoft rifles for CQB training

Army buys CZ 805 BREN airsoft rifles for CQB training

Airsoft guns have their application in many armies (including the Czech Armed Forces) alongside sophisticated military shooting simulators, where soldiers can practice various established procedures…

 19. 07. 2022
Investment in defence is not out the window. It enhance national and allied security and has a significant economic return

Investment in defence is not out the window. It enhance national and allied security and has a significant economic return

With the launch of the Russian attack against Ukraine in February this year, the general perception of the role of the armed forces and the defence industry has shifted fundamentally. High-intensity…

 11. 07. 2022
Why we need new IFVs or lessons from Ukraine

Why we need new IFVs or lessons from Ukraine

At the end of June, the members of the Defence Committee received the promised opinion of the law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS s.r.o. regarding the tender for new IFVs for the Czech Armed Forces. In the…

 08. 07. 2022
General Řehka took command of the Army, Colonel Foltýn took command of the Military Police. Minister Černochová announced the main objectives of the Czech EU Presidency

General Řehka took command of the Army, Colonel Foltýn took command of the Military Police. Minister Černochová announced the main objectives of the Czech EU Presidency

In addition to Defence Minister Jana Černochová, outgoing Chief of the General Staff Army General Aleš Opata, outgoing Chief of the Military Police Brigadier General Miroslav Murček, the incoming…

 01. 07. 2022