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The Heron 1 universal drone systems are continuously upgraded. The Army of the Czech Republic knows what it wants and knows what it gets

The Heron 1 universal drone systems are continuously upgraded. The Army of the Czech Republic knows what it wants and knows what it gets

On August 8 this year, the Ministry of Defense announced the decision to start negotiations with the Israeli government on the acquisition of three Heron 1 drones, including all accessories. This…

 22. 09. 2022
We visited Tatra Defence Vehicle, manufacturer of TITUS, STARKOM and Pandur II vehicles

We visited Tatra Defence Vehicle, manufacturer of TITUS, STARKOM and Pandur II vehicles

We visited Kopřivnice with our camera, where we were introduced to the production portfolio of Tatra Defence Vehicle, which produces vehicles not only for the Czech Army. We had the opportunity to…

 13. 09. 2022
The uncertain future of the Czech Army in Mali

The uncertain future of the Czech Army in Mali

On 29 and 30 August, a meeting of EU Defence Ministers took place in Prague. The main topic was, unsurprisingly, the current conflict in Ukraine, but much attention was also paid to the situation in…

 12. 09. 2022
The Military Police's scope could be extended to include soldiers from foreign countries

The Military Police's scope could be extended to include soldiers from foreign countries

The scope of the Military Police could be extended to include the armed forces of foreign countries. For example, Military Police officers could escort convoys of equipment as they pass through the…

 10. 09. 2022
This year's MSPO defence industry exhibition in Poland is truly extraordinary

This year's MSPO defence industry exhibition in Poland is truly extraordinary

The MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition in Kielce, Poland, is not only a comprehensive presentation of military equipment, but also a venue for business negotiations and contracts between…

 08. 09. 2022
Force Design 2030 as an opportunity for the modernisation of the Czech Helicopter Air Force

Force Design 2030 as an opportunity for the modernisation of the Czech Helicopter Air Force

In connection with the recently announced transfer of the AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters of the US Marine Corps to the armament of the Czech Armed Forces, another opportunity opens up to…

 06. 09. 2022
Slovakia is to receive Leopard 2 A4 tanks

Slovakia is to receive Leopard 2 A4 tanks

The conflict in Ukraine continues and European countries are looking for ways to support Ukraine in its fight against Russia as much as possible. Slovakia is one of the countries that is very active…

 04. 09. 2022
Self-propelled mortars for batteries of mechanized battalions of the Czech Armed Forces – tracked chassis are possible, wheeled chassis are necessary

Self-propelled mortars for batteries of mechanized battalions of the Czech Armed Forces – tracked chassis are possible, wheeled chassis are necessary

For the years 2023-2025, the Concept of build-up of the Czech Army 2030 envisages the acquisition of self-propelled mortars to increase the direct fire support capability of mechanised battalions and…

 02. 09. 2022
The Czech Republic and Slovakia have decided to cooperate in the acquisition and operation of new CV90 tracked combat vehicles

The Czech Republic and Slovakia have decided to cooperate in the acquisition and operation of new CV90 tracked combat vehicles

The Ministries of Defence of the Czech Republic and Slovakia will jointly address issues related to the acquisition of CV90 tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles. For example, they will consult and seek…

 28. 08. 2022
The Slovak MSM Group is also developing the almost 700-year long tradition of ammunition production in Spain

The Slovak MSM Group is also developing the almost 700-year long tradition of ammunition production in Spain

MSM Group is one of the major employers in the defence industry in Slovakia. The group's portfolio includes several companies specialising in the development of various types of munitions, their…

 28. 08. 2022