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The Slovak MSM Group Bought an Ammunition Manufacturer from Granada, Spain

The Slovak MSM Group Bought an Ammunition Manufacturer from Granada, Spain

The Slovak company MSM is the new owner of the Spanish ammunition manufacturer Fábrica de Municiones de Granada (FMG). The agreement to sell the factory between Santa Bárbara Sistemas and MSM Group…

 10. 06. 2020
Soldiers trained how to survive in extreme conditions

Soldiers trained how to survive in extreme conditions

The ability to save oneself in the event of sudden emergency situations is one of the basic skills and is an integral part of the training of both flight personnel and members of the Ground Forces…

 06. 06. 2020
Self-propelled Howitzer NEXTER Caesar for the ACR: Combat-proven Concept

Self-propelled Howitzer NEXTER Caesar for the ACR: Combat-proven Concept

Our army should purchase 52 pieces of French self-propelled howitzers Caesar of 155mm caliber, simulators, but also other equipment in the years 2022 – 2026. According to the Ministry of Defence…

 05. 06. 2020
Unique production of safety glass in Přelouč

Unique production of safety glass in Přelouč

When the production of armoured vehicles started in the company SVOS Přelouč in the early 1990s, the company´s management decided to start their own production of bullet-resistant and safety…

 02. 06. 2020
Ivo Zelinka: The Long-term Deployment in Afghanistan was Absolutely Decisive for the Development of the ACR

Ivo Zelinka: The Long-term Deployment in Afghanistan was Absolutely Decisive for the Development of the ACR

Lt. Col. Ivo Zelinka, who is currently in charge of creating a new airborne regiment, knew already in his second year at the grammar school that he wanted to be a paratrooper. He studied military…

 01. 06. 2020
Pickup trucks for the Czech Army: Are they a suitable replacement for UAZ and LR Defender vehicles?

Pickup trucks for the Czech Army: Are they a suitable replacement for UAZ and LR Defender vehicles?

The Czech Army has announced its intention to purchase hundreds of pickup trucks as a replacement for years old UAZ and Land Rover Defender off-road vehicles. Specifically, these are to be pickups in…

 29. 05. 2020
Gross domestic product and its impact on the defence budget

Gross domestic product and its impact on the defence budget

Many of us certainly wish our Army to achieve an allied commitment in the next years, i.e. a 2% share of GDP in the defence budget. However, what does the GDP consist of and how can it be affected by…

 28. 05. 2020
DECON – a new decontamination vehicle on Tatra chassis

DECON – a new decontamination vehicle on Tatra chassis

During recent years Excalibur Army company has been introducing several new innovations in the field of military and special vehicles. Last year AM-70 EX mobile bridge system or armored vehicle…

 26. 05. 2020
Karel Řehka: Service in the Army Has Given Me a Lot of Experience

Karel Řehka: Service in the Army Has Given Me a Lot of Experience

The National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NCISA) is the central administrative office for cyber security including the protection of classified information in the field of information and…

 25. 05. 2020
Refuelling from the air will be more accessible

Refuelling from the air will be more accessible

Six allied countries, including the Czech Republic, will join the Programme for the Operation of Airbus A-330-based tankers. Two machines are now completed and another six are waiting for their…

 22. 05. 2020