Army of the Czech Republic

Building the army needs a clear goal and a proper budget

Building the army needs a clear goal and a proper budget

In the light of the war in Ukraine, several things are coming into sharp focus regarding the Army, but they are not new. The Army is just a skeleton lacking muscles, as the Chief of the General Staff…

 24. 03. 2022
Unprecedented technology development and applications are changing the battlespace

Unprecedented technology development and applications are changing the battlespace

We are aware that within a broad strategic and geopolitical context the nature of conflict is being changing and technological transformation of world societies is among significant factors. New…

 22. 03. 2022
How to proceed with the supersonic air force of the Czech Air Force

How to proceed with the supersonic air force of the Czech Air Force

In connection with the current events in Ukraine and the overall deterioration of the security situation in Europe, the question of what path the Czech Air Force should take has recently been raised…

 21. 03. 2022
Czech Republic to add a billion to defence budget, but growth rate of defence spending is low compared to other countries

Czech Republic to add a billion to defence budget, but growth rate of defence spending is low compared to other countries

The Czech Army, or rather the Ministry of Defence, will manage a higher budget than expected this year. The Ministry of Defence will receive an extra CZK 1 billion compared to the original proposal…

 15. 03. 2022
A billion for small arms. Army to speed up rearmament with modern domestically produced weapons

A billion for small arms. Army to speed up rearmament with modern domestically produced weapons

During the 5th meeting of the House Defence Committee, the draft of the now approved state budget, or Chapter 307 of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), was discussed. Compared to the original proposal of…

 14. 03. 2022
Government approves mandate for the deployment of Czech Armed Forces soldiers in Slovakia

Government approves mandate for the deployment of Czech Armed Forces soldiers in Slovakia

The Government of the Czech Republic has approved a mandate on the proposal of Defence Minister Jana Černochová, which will allow members of the Czech Army to operate in Slovakia until 30 June…

 09. 03. 2022
The Defence Committee discussed the purchase of tracked IFVs for the Czech Armed Forces and the situation in Ukraine

The Defence Committee discussed the purchase of tracked IFVs for the Czech Armed Forces and the situation in Ukraine

The situation in Ukraine and information from the Ministry of Defence on the order for tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles were the main topics discussed by the Defence Committee at its 6th meeting…

 09. 03. 2022
Modernisation projects of the Czech Army must be accelerated. Only combat-capable armed forces will deter a potential adversary

Modernisation projects of the Czech Army must be accelerated. Only combat-capable armed forces will deter a potential adversary

The ongoing war in Ukraine, which no one wanted and many could not imagine two weeks ago, is fundamentally changing and will change the view of some Western governments on their armed forces. If we…

 07. 03. 2022
Army to buy spare parts for T 810 for almost 85 million CZK

Army to buy spare parts for T 810 for almost 85 million CZK

The subject of the framework agreement will be the supply of spare parts for the T 810 chassis used by the Czech Army, including special spare parts of military nature. The spare parts will ensure…

 05. 03. 2022
Our defence budget needs to be strengthened, says Defence Committee Chairman Lubomír Metnar

Our defence budget needs to be strengthened, says Defence Committee Chairman Lubomír Metnar

Last week, the Chairman of the Defence Committee, Lubomír Metnar, attended the Inter-Parliamentary Conference on the EU's Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy in Paris. In the meantime, the…

 03. 03. 2022