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The Army will receive new specially modified Tatras for the transport of RBS-70NG

The Army will receive new specially modified Tatras for the transport of RBS-70NG

The Army will receive the new Tatras, intended for the transport of the RBS-70NG anti-aircraft missile systems, based on a recent Government decision. Tatra T815-7T3R31.411 6x6.1R vehicles will…

 07. 05. 2021
The new Venom and Viper helicopters for the Czech Army will get a camouflage from the VHU workshop

The new Venom and Viper helicopters for the Czech Army will get a camouflage from the VHU workshop

"With my work I try not to give the viewer's eye anything for free and I admit that I enjoy provoking a bit with my work," academic painter Pavel Holý from the Military Historical Institute in…

 06. 05. 2021
Possibilities of wheeled artillery reconnaissance in the Czech Army

Possibilities of wheeled artillery reconnaissance in the Czech Army

Due to the very uncertain situation regarding the financing of the modernization of the Czech Army in the area of new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles and their specialized versions, it is…

 05. 05. 2021
Slovakia is preparing for the acquisition of new IFVs

Slovakia is preparing for the acquisition of new IFVs

Forming a heavy mechanized brigade is one of Slovakia's obligations to its allies in the North Atlantic Alliance. To do this, it is necessary to replace the existing Soviet military equipment. Today…

 03. 05. 2021
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
Rheinmetall hybrid protection technology for the Lynx KF41

Rheinmetall hybrid protection technology for the Lynx KF41

For more than 60 years, Rheinmetall has specialised in the development and production of various military protection systems and components. The company’s domestic and international customers have…

 01. 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