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Minister of Defense informed the Government about the purchase of the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers

Minister of Defense informed the Government about the purchase of the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers

Today, the Minister of Defense Lubomír Metnar informed the Government of the Czech Republic about the material concerning the acquisition of the modern CAESAR artillery system from the French state…

 13. 09. 2021
Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Although the notorious contract for the acquisition of modern Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Army, respectively the 7th Mechanized Brigade, is slowly but surely approaching its end, it is…

 12. 09. 2021
The Government may approve the purchase of new cannons and missiles for the Czech Army on Monday

The Government may approve the purchase of new cannons and missiles for the Czech Army on Monday

The 48th session of the Defense Committee of the Chamber of Deputies took place on Wednesday, September 8, the last in this election period. As usual, the meeting was also attended by the Minister of…

 10. 09. 2021
The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

This year, the main air bases of the Air Force of the Czech Armed Forces are gradually acquiring completely new fuel trucks and fuel semi-trailers, intended for refueling of the Czech Air Force or…

 07. 09. 2021
Politicians addressed the simplification of the acquisition process, the degree of involvement of Czech companies in tenders and the amount of the defense budget

Politicians addressed the simplification of the acquisition process, the degree of involvement of Czech companies in tenders and the amount of the defense budget

The participants of the Round Table, recently organized by the Czech Chamber of Commerce headed by the Minister of Defense Lubomír Metnar, addressed issues related to the defense industry. The…

 06. 09. 2021
Soldiers from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade float across the water with Pandurs

Soldiers from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade float across the water with Pandurs

Today ends the three-week exercise focused on the floating of BVP-2 and wheeled IFV Pandur vehicles in preparation for combat vehicle drivers. Floatings are clearly one of the most difficult of all…

 03. 09. 2021
Defense industry issues: The law on public procurement needs to be amended

Defense industry issues: The law on public procurement needs to be amended

The regular Round Table, this time on the issue of the defense industry, was prepared by the Czech Chamber of Commerce for the last day of August. The online broadcast was attended not only by the…

 02. 09. 2021
The Czech CAESARs will be on a Czech chassis, with a Czech cabin and should fire Czech ammunition

The Czech CAESARs will be on a Czech chassis, with a Czech cabin and should fire Czech ammunition

The Ministry of Defense will verify the offer price of 52 self-propelled CAESAR howitzers from the French state-owned company Nexter through an expert opinion, and from the point of view of…

 01. 09. 2021
Engineers transported tanks across the Labe river

Engineers transported tanks across the Labe river

To handle an eight-kilo mounting bar or to be able to rig the deck of a pontoon ship with a nearly forty-kilo anchor and a ramp arm - this is only a fraction of what every pontoonist has to master…

 29. 08. 2021
Ample Strike 2021: The largest domestic air military exercise will check the coordination of Forward Air Controllers with aircraft crews

Ample Strike 2021: The largest domestic air military exercise will check the coordination of Forward Air Controllers with aircraft crews

From 30 August to 19 September 2021, the 8th year of the international Ample Strike exercise will take place, which is aimed at harmonizing the activities of Forward Air Controllers with aircraft and…

 24. 08. 2021