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The largest foreign supplier to the Czech Armed Forces is still Sweden. In an uncertain future, the involvement of domestic industry must play a major role in military procurement

The largest foreign supplier to the Czech Armed Forces is still Sweden. In an uncertain future, the involvement of domestic industry must play a major role in military procurement

The Ministry of Defence and the Army of the Czech Republic are facing a number of very important acquisition and modernisation projects, some of which have been accelerated compared to the original…

 28. 06. 2022
Sale of Zuzana 2 howitzers to Ukraine

Sale of Zuzana 2 howitzers to Ukraine

It's been almost four months since Ukraine has fiercely resisted continued Russian aggression. Modern weapons systems from Western countries, which are being supplied to Ukraine, play an important…

 27. 06. 2022
Increase in firepower for the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade

Increase in firepower for the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade

The war in Ukraine and in particular the fighting in the east of the country in the Donbas region show the importance of firepower. As the Czech Army plans to modernise and increase the number of…

 24. 06. 2022
European Heavy Military Equipment at Eurosatory 2022

European Heavy Military Equipment at Eurosatory 2022

New tanks such as the Panther KF51, Leopard 2 A7, Leclerc XLR or EMBT were presented at this year's Eurosatory. The Czech Republic presented a new self-propelled howitzer MORANA or a recovery…

 23. 06. 2022
Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

The Defence Committee has held its second meeting in five days. The last scheduled meeting before the parliamentary recess was attended by Defence Minister Jana Černochová, the Chief of the General…

 22. 06. 2022
The participation of the companies of the CSG holding and the TATRA TRUCKS car manufacturer at the prestigious Eurosatory 2022 trade fair was marked by world premiers

The participation of the companies of the CSG holding and the TATRA TRUCKS car manufacturer at the prestigious Eurosatory 2022 trade fair was marked by world premiers

After a four-year break, the most important European defence and security technology fair Eurosatory was once again held in Paris from 13 to 17 June. Around 1800 manufacturers from more than sixty…

 20. 06. 2022
Tanks for the Czech Army - an example of the need for a conceptual approach

Tanks for the Czech Army - an example of the need for a conceptual approach

In recent weeks, more and more detailed information has been coming out about the preliminary agreement between the Czech Republic and Germany on armaments cooperation regarding tanks. The Czech…

 19. 06. 2022
New Czech recovery and evacuation vehicle TREVA-30 on Tatra Force 8x8 chassis

New Czech recovery and evacuation vehicle TREVA-30 on Tatra Force 8x8 chassis

A few days ago, the new tactical recovery and evacuation vehicle TREVA-30, which is based on the proven Tatra Force 8x8 chassis, was presented at the Eurosatory trade fair in Paris, which is…

 17. 06. 2022
The Defence Committee did not get to the key issues, but it clearly stressed the need to purchase new military equipment

The Defence Committee did not get to the key issues, but it clearly stressed the need to purchase new military equipment

The Defence Committee held its 12th meeting yesterday. The agenda was based on the cancelled meeting scheduled for 7 June. According to the proposed agenda, the members of the Defence Committee were…

 17. 06. 2022
The price of the German security turnaround? 100 billion euros

The price of the German security turnaround? 100 billion euros

At the end of May, Germany took an important step to implement its rapid "security turnaround" triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Germany's ruling coalition of SPD, Greens and FDP agreed…

 15. 06. 2022