Army of the Czech Republic

Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

The Ministry of Defence has been proclaiming the importance of supporting the domestic defence industry for a long time. The terms of purchase, including the offset programmes and percentage…

 06. 10. 2020
Czech Troops Resumed Operations in Iraq

Czech Troops Resumed Operations in Iraq

On October 1, 2020, the Army of the Czech Republic resumed their deployment in the foreign missions OIR (Operation Inherent Resolve) and NMI (NATO Mission in Iraq) in Iraq. A total of six soldiers of…

 04. 10. 2020
Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, October 1, 2020, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is established in Chrudim. This is the third maneuver element of the Army of the Czech Republic, which will stand alongside the two current brigades…

 01. 10. 2020
Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

On 29 and 30 September 2020, the Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Czech Republic, Army General Aleš Opata, will attend a meeting of the Chiefs of the General Staffs of the V4 countries…

 29. 09. 2020
The Czech Republic Chose Israeli Air Defence Systems Rafael SPYDER

The Czech Republic Chose Israeli Air Defence Systems Rafael SPYDER

The Czech Republic, represented by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, has begun official negotiations with Israel on the possibility of supplying new air defence systems of the SPYDER…

 27. 09. 2020
Thanks to the Cooperation with BAE Systems, VOP CZ Could Secure Work for the Next Years

Thanks to the Cooperation with BAE Systems, VOP CZ Could Secure Work for the Next Years

If the tender for the supply of CV90 MkIV combat vehicles is won by BAE Systems, it will also be a victory for VOP CZ. It will be a key and strategic partner for the production of vehicles for the…

 23. 09. 2020
Purchase or Modernize? Army is Dealing with T-72M4CZ Tanks

Purchase or Modernize? Army is Dealing with T-72M4CZ Tanks

At the beginning of this week, the Ministry of Defence concluded a contract for the technical evaluation of the T-72M4CZ tank. The company that will carry out the modernization will presumably be VOP…

 18. 09. 2020
World Rarity: The Basic Training Course in Vyškov is Lead by Chief Warrant Officers

World Rarity: The Basic Training Course in Vyškov is Lead by Chief Warrant Officers

What is probably unique in the world is the conduct of basic training courses by the Silver Corps, i.e. without officers. This information was recently provided by the military monthly Zpráva. It is…

 16. 09. 2020
Soldiers from Žatec train with the new liaison Pandurs and appreciate their modern technologies

Soldiers from Žatec train with the new liaison Pandurs and appreciate their modern technologies

Soldiers of the 41st Mechanized Battalion in Žatec took over five wheeled armoured Pandur vehicles in a command-staff and liaison version in February. These days, the training of their four-man…

 13. 09. 2020
SPYDER Air Defence System as a Possible Replacement of the 2K12M KUB

SPYDER Air Defence System as a Possible Replacement of the 2K12M KUB

One of the options for the replacement of the existing air defence missile kits 2K12M Kub of the Army of the Czech Republic is the Israeli short- and medium-range air defence system SPYDER used by…

 11. 09. 2020