Army of the Czech Republic

Next year will bring a number of innovations to the Army

Next year will bring a number of innovations to the Army

Developing capabilities on the ground, in the air and in space. According to the plans of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces, the main priority remains the construction of a heavy mechanised…

 31. 12. 2021
Major General Ivo Střecha: We want an operational and efficient Army

Major General Ivo Střecha: We want an operational and efficient Army

The following interview with Major General Ivo Střecha, Director of the Force Development Section of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), published in unabridged form in the monthly A Report 12/2021…

 28. 12. 2021
Mobile air defense systems

Mobile air defense systems

In October this year, a long-awaited agreement was signed between the Ministries of Defence of the Czech Republic and Israel on the acquisition of the SPYDER short- and medium-range anti-aircraft…

 23. 12. 2021
Minister of Defence held talks with the Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Army

Minister of Defence held talks with the Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Army

On Tuesday, 21 December, the Minister of Defence Jan Černochová (ODS) had an introductory meeting with the Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Army, General Aleš Opata and other…

 22. 12. 2021
Acquisition of the TITUS vehicle as a strategic opportunity

Acquisition of the TITUS vehicle as a strategic opportunity

Against the backdrop of important and well-known armament projects, such as the acquisition of new Infantry Fighting Vehicles, new artillery systems or Air Defence missile sets, another strategically…

 20. 12. 2021
Faster pace of modernisation of the Czech Army is a priority for the new Minister of Defence Jana Černochová

Faster pace of modernisation of the Czech Army is a priority for the new Minister of Defence Jana Černochová

Yesterday, Prime Minister Petr Fiala inaugurated the new Minister of Defence, Jana Černochová. She has replaced Lubomír Metnar as the highest representative of the ministry. Jana Černochová was…

 19. 12. 2021
Government approves sending a Czech Army unit to help Poland

Government approves sending a Czech Army unit to help Poland

Today, Defence Minister Lubomír Metnar, together with Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek, submitted to the Czech Government for approval a draft mandate for a Czech Army unit to be deployed to assist…

 08. 12. 2021
What has been achieved under Defence Minister Metnar and what still needs to be completed

What has been achieved under Defence Minister Metnar and what still needs to be completed

Lubomír Metnar has been the Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic since June 2018. In terms of modernising the Czech Armed Forces, he has managed to conclude a number of necessary acquisitions…

 05. 12. 2021
Will the Airbus A330 become the new reinforcement of the Czech Army?

Will the Airbus A330 become the new reinforcement of the Czech Army?

The Czech Army currently has insufficient air transport capacity. This fact was particularly evident in the recent need for immediate evacuation of people from a dangerous environment in Afghanistan…

 30. 11. 2021
The logistics and transport capacities of the Czech Armed Forces are based on Tatra vehicles with a century-old tradition - but they also need to be renewed

The logistics and transport capacities of the Czech Armed Forces are based on Tatra vehicles with a century-old tradition - but they also need to be renewed

The Czech Army, like the Czechoslovak Army before it, is based on Tatra vehicles. Among the more than 3.5 thousand trucks that the Czech Armed Forces have at its disposal today, they make up the vast…

 30. 11. 2021