Army of the Czech Republic

Cooperation of soldiers with police officers: 12 hours in the cold on their feet, saving lives and great experience

Cooperation of soldiers with police officers: 12 hours in the cold on their feet, saving lives and great experience

From the beginning of March to the middle of April, 60 soldiers from the Training Command - Vyškov Military Academy assisted police officers in inspecting vehicles in Prague. One of them was…

 02. 05. 2021
New Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Armed Forces or an international discredit?

New Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Armed Forces or an international discredit?

At its 45th meeting, the Defense Committee addressed current information on the order for tracked Infantry Figthing Vehicles again. This was a continuation of the discussion from the previous 43rd…

 30. 04. 2021
Reportage from the course of tank commanders and gunners

Reportage from the course of tank commanders and gunners

The 73rd Tank Battalion of the Czech Army recently held a course of tank commanders and gunners (on T-72M4 CZ). The course is organized every year depending on the number of new members of the…

 29. 04. 2021
CAESAR and DITA howitzers: Different approaches, not direct competition

CAESAR and DITA howitzers: Different approaches, not direct competition

The new 155mm DITA self-propelled howitzer from Excalibur Army was officially introduced at the IDEX 2021 arms trade fair in February in the United Arab Emirates. It became the subject of great…

 28. 04. 2021
SPYDER and CAESAR may be more expensive for legitimate reasons

SPYDER and CAESAR may be more expensive for legitimate reasons

The Právo daily recently reported on the front page that two projects, the SPYDER Air Defence system and the CAESAR self-propelled howitzer, are to cost half as much as expected. At first glance…

 28. 04. 2021
The new command-staff and communication Pandur armored vehicles are just one step from their full implementation in the 4th Brigade

The new command-staff and communication Pandur armored vehicles are just one step from their full implementation in the 4th Brigade

From April 8 to 23, the FEDERATED CLOUD 2021 exercise took place. It was a communications exercise and its general purpose was to verify the interoperability of command and control systems according…

 26. 04. 2021
Interview with the Chief of Staff of the British Military Advisory Training Team BMATT

Interview with the Chief of Staff of the British Military Advisory Training Team BMATT

Born in Glasgow, Maj Robert Whyte was educated at Bellshill Academy. He enlisted into the Army in June 1988, completing his training at Scottish Divisional Depot Glencorse Barracks prior to joining…

 20. 04. 2021
Leopard 2: National and regional reasons for acquisition within the Czech Army

Leopard 2: National and regional reasons for acquisition within the Czech Army

One of the hottest candidates for the new Main Battle Tank for the Czech Armed Forces is the German Leopard 2. It can be considered to be one of the most modern tanks in the world, especially in the…

 19. 04. 2021
Chemical experts in the Army: How individuals can protect an entire unit

Chemical experts in the Army: How individuals can protect an entire unit

The Czech Army does not have chemical troops only in Liberec, specialists in radiation, chemical and biological security can be found within most corps. Although these are only small units up to the…

 17. 04. 2021
Czechs are withdrawing from Afghanistan, taking away valuable experience and painful losses

Czechs are withdrawing from Afghanistan, taking away valuable experience and painful losses

US President Joe Biden officially announced in a TV speech yesterday that US troops will definitely leave Afghanistan after 20 years. This will happen no later than September 11 this year. Shortly…

 15. 04. 2021