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New DITA self-propelled cannon howitzer

New DITA self-propelled cannon howitzer

The recent introduction of the new Czech DITA self-propelled howitzer is one of the biggest surprises of the Czech defense industry in recent years. It is another expression of how the Czech defense…

 16. 08. 2021
Jan Mazal: It is difficult to imagine the future battlefield without robotic systems

Jan Mazal: It is difficult to imagine the future battlefield without robotic systems

Colonel Jan Mazal, who is currently the head of the Department of Military Robotics at the Faculty of Military Technology of the University of Defense, is a graduate of the Faculty of Military…

 11. 08. 2021
Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

The acquisition of new 8x8 wheeled combat vehicles is a project that has been discussed in the Slovak Army and the Ministry of Defense for several years. The public still remembers the failure of the…

 10. 08. 2021
Special training for our Engineers

Special training for our Engineers

Who is an Engineer and what is his task in the Army? Newcomers sought answers to these questions during the intensive training of the 152nd Engineer Battalion. Within two weeks, they got acquainted…

 07. 08. 2021
Miloslav Lafek: Financial stability is a prerequisite for ensuring the build-up of the Army

Miloslav Lafek: Financial stability is a prerequisite for ensuring the build-up of the Army

General Miloslav Lafek is currently the director of the MoD's Strategic Development and Planning Section. In 2015-2018, he was the director of the operational planning department of the Joint…

 05. 08. 2021
The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

According to the latest available information, it seems that the current leadership of the Slovak Ministry of Defense is enormously interested in a significant modernization of the Ground Forces of…

 03. 08. 2021
Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka, the largest manufacturer of small arms in the Czech Republic and one of the most important arms companies in the world, will celebrate 85 years since its founding in 2021. To mark…

 02. 08. 2021
International operations in the Sahel make sense and it is useful to continue them

International operations in the Sahel make sense and it is useful to continue them

Following the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan at the end of June this year, the deployment of Czech Army units in Mali, West Africa, is gaining in importance as part of the European…

 02. 08. 2021
How and where to look for information about the Czech defense and security industry?

How and where to look for information about the Czech defense and security industry?

The Czech defense and security industry has a long tradition, a great reputation and huge potential. And they know it well in the world - up to 90% of the production of the Czech defense and security…

 31. 07. 2021
Antonín Genser: The priority is to relaunch comprehensive Active Reserves training

Antonín Genser: The priority is to relaunch comprehensive Active Reserves training

Colonel of the General Staff Ing. Antonín Genser has held the position of Commander of the Territorial Command since 2019. Prior to that, in 2016-2019, he served as Chief of Staff of the Land…

 27. 07. 2021