Army of the Czech Republic

How much do Czech citizens pay for their defence? Can they afford to pay more?

How much do Czech citizens pay for their defence? Can they afford to pay more?

The Czech Republic constantly postpones reaching defence expenditures of 2 % of the GDP. Although each government declared this commitment, we are not successful. Do we lack money? Let’s…

 26. 09. 2019
Ample Strike exercise of air controllers has finished

Ample Strike exercise of air controllers has finished

Sixteen teams of forward air controllers (FAC) carried out 340 successful homings at the International Exercise Ample Strike with the air support of 24 airplanes that flew over 200 hours with the…

 25. 09. 2019
Joint procurement and modernization of the T-72 tanks?

Joint procurement and modernization of the T-72 tanks?

The session of Ministries of Defence of the Vysegrad Four (V4) countries in Ostrava picked up on the NATO Days and the Czech Army Air Forces Days. The ministries of the Czech Republic, Slovakia…

 24. 09. 2019
Army chemists celebrate 100th Anniversary of its foundation

Army chemists celebrate 100th Anniversary of its foundation

The 100 Years of Gas Service and Chemist Army Exhibition was commenced on Thursday 19th September in front of the General Staff building. General public, thus, can look inside the history of the…

 21. 09. 2019
Military Police will Obtain 8 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS Quad Bikes

Military Police will Obtain 8 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS Quad Bikes

The Ministry of Defence has purchased the quad bikes for the units 3493 in Olomouc (6 pcs) and 4215 in Tabor (2 pcs) with a total amount of 4,136,000.22 CZK. These are the regional headquarters of…

 19. 09. 2019
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