Army of the Czech Republic

Women in the Army of the Czech Republic. How many there are, what tasks do they fulfil, and how successful they are?

Women in the Army of the Czech Republic. How many there are, what tasks do they fulfil, and how successful they are?

There are 6,620 women in the Czech Ministry of Defence, i. e. 20% of all employees. Almost 3,200 of them are professional soldiers, which is an equivalent of nearly 13% of all employees. Such ratio…

 18. 09. 2019
The children of the military personnel are being taken care of. The Children Group project works already in the seventh crew.

The children of the military personnel are being taken care of. The Children Group project works already in the seventh crew.

The Children Groups is a project of the Ministry of Defence to help the soldiers who have pre-school children. The project moved up a little bit forward again, and the seventh crew, where this group…

 16. 09. 2019
Another company BAF is ready for Afghanistan, successfully passed the certification

Another company BAF is ready for Afghanistan, successfully passed the certification

Professional tactical exercise Shield which also incorporates certification culminated today in the Hradiště Military Training Area. The 13th BAF (Bagram Air Field) Guard Company can now take off…

 14. 09. 2019
Training of pilots for new types of helicopters in Slovakia? It is more than probable.

Training of pilots for new types of helicopters in Slovakia? It is more than probable.

The Army of the Czech Republic is gradually getting into the phase of purchasing new helicopters. We have already known by now that it will concern 8 multi-purpose UH-1Y Venom’s and additionally 4…

 12. 09. 2019
Not everyone gets a service pension after fifteen years. Sad reality.

Not everyone gets a service pension after fifteen years. Sad reality.

If you look at the numbers, which the Czech Army publishes, it may appear that recruiting is very successful, including a number of members of the Active Reserve Forces. Though, a destiny of regular…

 11. 09. 2019
The Special Forces will get more pay. High stabilizing allowance has to attract new operators

The Special Forces will get more pay. High stabilizing allowance has to attract new operators

The stabilizing allowance should be increased for the members of the Special Forces of the Army of the Czech Republic provided the Government approves it. It is a reaction for the problems with…

 10. 09. 2019
The Military Research Institute, state enterprise is testing new uniform which changes colours. Will the army get a new camouflage pattern, too?

The Military Research Institute, state enterprise is testing new uniform which changes colours. Will the army get a new camouflage pattern, too?

What was unbelievable (or non-functional) without battery power supply units a couple of years ago, has now become a reality. Scientists of the Technical University in Liberec have developed a…

 04. 09. 2019
New tanks for the Czech Army. Does it really need them?

New tanks for the Czech Army. Does it really need them?

The service life of the tanks of the Czech Army will expire in 2025.  In June of this year, Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar (ANO) informed the Government on an order for modernization and…

 03. 09. 2019
Increase in the budget for the defence – is the Ministry of Defence able to finalize procurements in time?

Increase in the budget for the defence – is the Ministry of Defence able to finalize procurements in time?

The MoD budget will be enforced in the next year by 1.2 milliard CZK compared to the original proposal. All these financial resources will be aimed at investing in army modernization. Minister of…

 02. 09. 2019
Minister Metnar’s visit to Poland concluded by signing an international agreement on cooperation

Minister Metnar’s visit to Poland concluded by signing an international agreement on cooperation

On Wednesday 28th August 2019, intergovernmental session was held in Warsaw with representatives of the Czech and Polish governments. One of the members of Prime Minister Babiš’s delegation was…

 29. 08. 2019