Army of the Czech Republic

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
The largest foreign supplier to the Czech Armed Forces is still Sweden. In an uncertain future, the involvement of domestic industry must play a major role in military procurement

The largest foreign supplier to the Czech Armed Forces is still Sweden. In an uncertain future, the involvement of domestic industry must play a major role in military procurement

The Ministry of Defence and the Army of the Czech Republic are facing a number of very important acquisition and modernisation projects, some of which have been accelerated compared to the original…

 28. 06. 2022
Increase in firepower for the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade

Increase in firepower for the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade

The war in Ukraine and in particular the fighting in the east of the country in the Donbas region show the importance of firepower. As the Czech Army plans to modernise and increase the number of…

 24. 06. 2022
Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

The Defence Committee has held its second meeting in five days. The last scheduled meeting before the parliamentary recess was attended by Defence Minister Jana Černochová, the Chief of the General…

 22. 06. 2022
Tanks for the Czech Army - an example of the need for a conceptual approach

Tanks for the Czech Army - an example of the need for a conceptual approach

In recent weeks, more and more detailed information has been coming out about the preliminary agreement between the Czech Republic and Germany on armaments cooperation regarding tanks. The Czech…

 19. 06. 2022
Slovak acquisition of tracked armoured vehicles as a prospect for the Czech tender and vice versa

Slovak acquisition of tracked armoured vehicles as a prospect for the Czech tender and vice versa

The recently published "Feasibility Study for the Acquisition of Tracked Armoured Fighting Vehicles and Tracked Armoured Vehicles" in Slovakia gives a preliminary answer to the question which of the…

 06. 06. 2022
Which equipment for the Airborne Regiment - Light Armored Vehicles or Light Strike Vehicles?

Which equipment for the Airborne Regiment - Light Armored Vehicles or Light Strike Vehicles?

The Czech Army has been building an Airborne Regiment on the basis of the former Chrudim Airborne Battalion for some months now. In connection with this, there is a need to acquire a larger number of…

 23. 05. 2022
Tatra trucks as the basis for the logistics of the Army of the Czech Republic

Tatra trucks as the basis for the logistics of the Army of the Czech Republic

Typical scenes from the war in Ukraine include long columns of Russian trucks that became targets of attacks by the Ukrainian Army, or got stuck in the mud or stopped due to breakdowns or lack of…

 20. 05. 2022
Leopard 2 will bring the 73rd Tank Battalion the long-awaited capabilities at the level expected by our allies

Leopard 2 will bring the 73rd Tank Battalion the long-awaited capabilities at the level expected by our allies

On Wednesday, 18 May 2022, the agenda of the Government meeting includes information on the procurement "T-72M4 CZ - repair and maintenance". This is a topic that in a way is closely related to the…

 16. 05. 2022
Possibilities of using artificial intelligence in the Czech Armed Forces

Possibilities of using artificial intelligence in the Czech Armed Forces

Although the Czech Armed Forces are currently focusing mainly on rearmament in the field of conventional weapons, they are not forgetting about new technologies and the future of warfare. In…

 13. 05. 2022