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Ammunition not only for CAESAR Howitzers

Ammunition not only for CAESAR Howitzers

Artillery is a basic means of supporting the ground forces in most forms of combat deployment. Their versatile technological development can be observed throughout history, always based on the…

 19. 08. 2020
Every Member of the ACR Combat Unit will Receive a New Czech BREN 2 Rifle

Every Member of the ACR Combat Unit will Receive a New Czech BREN 2 Rifle

In the spring of this year, the Ministry of Defence and Česká zbrojovka a.s. signed a contract for the order of up to over 39,000 new CZ 806 BREN 2 rifles and pistols, i.e. almost 5,000 pieces and…

 17. 08. 2020
Czech soldier Achieved the Second Best Result in the Engineering Course for the US Marines

Czech soldier Achieved the Second Best Result in the Engineering Course for the US Marines

Planning a base on a "green field" or breaking through a wall into a built-up area was only a small fraction of what First Lieutenant Jan Rejmont learned in an engineering course for United States…

 15. 08. 2020
How will the Lower Number of American Troops Affect the Mission in Afghanistan

How will the Lower Number of American Troops Affect the Mission in Afghanistan

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper recently said that by the end of November this year, there will be less than 5,000 US troops in Afghanistan, while there are currently about 9,000 of them. How will…

 12. 08. 2020
Lynx KF41: Modular IFV for Full Spectrum of Operations

Lynx KF41: Modular IFV for Full Spectrum of Operations

Recent military operations involving improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and other asymmetric threats have exposed the inadequacies of today’s ground combat vehicles. In many…

 10. 08. 2020
Operation COMAO: Cooperation of Fighter Aircrafts and Helicopters with Ground Forces

Operation COMAO: Cooperation of Fighter Aircrafts and Helicopters with Ground Forces

Our fighter pilots have gained control of the territory. Elite units descended from the air to find a person of interest on the ground. They are covered by our fighters. And after completing the…

 09. 08. 2020
Two Years since Three Czech Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan

Two Years since Three Czech Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan

Today we commemorate another very sad anniversary, when a suicide bomb attack was committed on the morning of August 5, 2018, in the Afghan city of Charikar, targeted at Allied soldiers during their…

 05. 08. 2020
ACR Willing to Help Wherever Needed

ACR Willing to Help Wherever Needed

Members of the Army of the Czech Republic are not only involved in the so-called Smart Quarantine, but are also helping, for example, at the Alzheimer's Centre in Jihlava, and more places are being…

 31. 07. 2020
Sweat, Hard Work and a Knocked-out Tooth: Recruits Underwent Intensive Training

Sweat, Hard Work and a Knocked-out Tooth: Recruits Underwent Intensive Training

"If I wake you up at midnight, you must be able to grab a weapon and handle it without batting an eyelid" – this was the main slogan of the instructors of the 151st Engineer Battalion at the…

 27. 07. 2020
Forward Air Controllers in Action: Saving Colleagues or Navigating Towards a Target in a City

Forward Air Controllers in Action: Saving Colleagues or Navigating Towards a Target in a City

Forward Air Controllers represent the eyes for artillerists and pilots of combat machines. They can, with perfect accuracy, guide aircraft, helicopters and artillerymen to the targets to be…

 25. 07. 2020