Army of the Czech Republic

Even Chief Warrant Officers are replaceable, says Senior Chief Warrant Officer Peter Smik

Even Chief Warrant Officers are replaceable, says Senior Chief Warrant Officer Peter Smik

Peter Smik, in a recent interview with the department's monthly A Report, said there is a need for warrant officers to rotate in their posts. Thus, he said, the maximum period of stay in office…

 21. 10. 2021
Government confirms purchase of AH-1Z trainer

Government confirms purchase of AH-1Z trainer

At its regular meeting today, the Government took note of the information of the Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar on the implementation of the public procurement "Support of simulated flight…

 18. 10. 2021
In Spain the Czech pilots played an unconventional role of the enemy

In Spain the Czech pilots played an unconventional role of the enemy

At the end of September and the beginning of October, the TLP (TACTICAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME) international exercise took place, which is currently one of the most comprehensive exercises in Europe…

 16. 10. 2021
Director of the VTÚ State Enterprise: The SPYDER system is top-notch and a good choice for the Czech Armed Forces

Director of the VTÚ State Enterprise: The SPYDER system is top-notch and a good choice for the Czech Armed Forces

On Tuesday, 5 October 2021, the long-awaited agreement between the Ministries of Defence of the Czech Republic and Israel was signed for the acquisition of the SPYDER short and medium range…

 13. 10. 2021
The year 2027 as a milestone for the Czech supersonic air force

The year 2027 as a milestone for the Czech supersonic air force

The year 2027 or 2029 represents a significant milestone for the Czech Air Force, which will in any case undergo a transformation at the turn of the twenties and thirties. It is therefore appropriate…

 08. 10. 2021
The way to preserve the main capabilities of the Army of the Czech Republic

The way to preserve the main capabilities of the Army of the Czech Republic

The Czech Army is in the middle of a modernisation process. Some acquisition projects have already been signed (CAESAR howitzers, Short and medium range anti-aircraft missile system), other…

 05. 10. 2021
Active protection systems for the Czech Armed Forces

Active protection systems for the Czech Armed Forces

Although in recent years, in connection with the modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces, there has been more talk about the acquisition of "hardware" - new IFVs, guns, anti-aircraft missile systems…

 29. 09. 2021
Czech soldiers successfully completed Silver Arrow exercise in Latvia

Czech soldiers successfully completed Silver Arrow exercise in Latvia

From 5 to 13 September, the eFP Battlegroup (eFP BG) Silver Arrow certification exercise was held in Latvia, which tested the units' ability to work together quickly and efficiently to accomplish…

 26. 09. 2021
Aleš Cápal: This year's AMPLE STRIKE exercise was successful and better than I expected

Aleš Cápal: This year's AMPLE STRIKE exercise was successful and better than I expected

The 8th edition of the Ample Strike international exercise has recently ended. It was aimed at coordinating the activities of Forward Air Controllers with aircrews, helicopters and ground commanders…

 24. 09. 2021
Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

While in the case of the CAESAR self-propelled guns, the Government was informed about the purchase on Monday, the relevant contracts have already been concluded between the manufacturer (the French…

 15. 09. 2021