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The Special Forces will get more pay. High stabilizing allowance has to attract new operators

The Special Forces will get more pay. High stabilizing allowance has to attract new operators

The stabilizing allowance should be increased for the members of the Special Forces of the Army of the Czech Republic provided the Government approves it. It is a reaction for the problems with…

 10. 09. 2019
The Czech Republic Takes Care of the Maintenance of War Graves. However, It Gets into a Dispute with Russia.

The Czech Republic Takes Care of the Maintenance of War Graves. However, It Gets into a Dispute with Russia.

Maintenance of war graves and sites in the Czech Republic is regulated by law. The municipalities, regions have their responsibilities, as well as The Ministry of Defence. It does not only keep…

 09. 09. 2019
The new Act on Firearms and Ammunition coming into force in 2022 deals also with collective security and armed groups

The new Act on Firearms and Ammunition coming into force in 2022 deals also with collective security and armed groups

The main principal on which the draft act is based, is keeping what proved effective, and replacing what is outdated. The act maintains high standard of conditions, under which a person can get…

 06. 09. 2019
Active Reserves members at Spartan Race in order to train their physical condition

Active Reserves members at Spartan Race in order to train their physical condition

Drudgery is a part of soldiers’ daily routine. Good physical condition can help soldiers when they carry full equipment in the field, run around the forest with a machine gun or pull an injured…

 05. 09. 2019
The Military Research Institute, state enterprise is testing new uniform which changes colours. Will the army get a new camouflage pattern, too?

The Military Research Institute, state enterprise is testing new uniform which changes colours. Will the army get a new camouflage pattern, too?

What was unbelievable (or non-functional) without battery power supply units a couple of years ago, has now become a reality. Scientists of the Technical University in Liberec have developed a…

 04. 09. 2019
New tanks for the Czech Army. Does it really need them?

New tanks for the Czech Army. Does it really need them?

The service life of the tanks of the Czech Army will expire in 2025.  In June of this year, Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar (ANO) informed the Government on an order for modernization and…

 03. 09. 2019
Increase in the budget for the defence – is the Ministry of Defence able to finalize procurements in time?

Increase in the budget for the defence – is the Ministry of Defence able to finalize procurements in time?

The MoD budget will be enforced in the next year by 1.2 milliard CZK compared to the original proposal. All these financial resources will be aimed at investing in army modernization. Minister of…

 02. 09. 2019
Army gets rid of bunkers: Buyers often hit hard.

Army gets rid of bunkers: Buyers often hit hard.

The Czech Army continuously disposes of useless property. An ordinary citizen can equally buy a field kitchen, off-road vehicle or even property cheap. The object, model 37, so-called "ŘOP", is very…

 30. 08. 2019
Minister Metnar’s visit to Poland concluded by signing an international agreement on cooperation

Minister Metnar’s visit to Poland concluded by signing an international agreement on cooperation

On Wednesday 28th August 2019, intergovernmental session was held in Warsaw with representatives of the Czech and Polish governments. One of the members of Prime Minister Babiš’s delegation was…

 29. 08. 2019
Czech soldiers are servicing equipment which is older than themselves Although army modernization is in progress, it’s too slow

Czech soldiers are servicing equipment which is older than themselves Although army modernization is in progress, it’s too slow

The average age of Czech soldiers is over thirty. Despite of it, they use equipment of an older manufacture date. It is a kind of ironic, but also a sad look. There is a lot of military museums in…

 28. 08. 2019