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The Czech Army is expanding its capabilities in detecting Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The Czech Army is expanding its capabilities in detecting Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Modern unmanned systems are playing an increasingly important role in today's conditions. However, the easy availability and ease of use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of various categories also brings…

 25. 07. 2021
Slovakia received the Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers. The Czech Armed Forces are still waiting for new howitzers

Slovakia received the Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers. The Czech Armed Forces are still waiting for new howitzers

These days, the Slovak Army is getting the new Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzer, based on the proven ShKH vz. 77 DANA type, which is still used by the Army of the Czech Republic. The new Zuzana 2…

 23. 07. 2021
Czech-French relations in the field of defense are more and more intensive

Czech-French relations in the field of defense are more and more intensive

In recent years, we have seen an increasing intensity of relations between the Czech Republic and France in the field of defense, the armed forces and the defense industry. In addition to the…

 22. 07. 2021
The Army is requesting an expert opinion on the SPYDER anti-aircraft system

The Army is requesting an expert opinion on the SPYDER anti-aircraft system

The subject of the recently announced public contract is the preparation of an expert opinion for the purchase of a modern anti-aircraft system, four SPYDER type anti-aircraft missile batteries short…

 18. 07. 2021
Mobile Air Defense on the 8x8 platform and options for the Slovak Army

Mobile Air Defense on the 8x8 platform and options for the Slovak Army

The use of new technologies in armed conflicts is increasingly common. The importance of drones and various Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is constantly growing, and the armies are introducing this type of…

 15. 07. 2021
Leave No One Behind: Czech game depicts the legendary Vietnam battle at LZ X-Ray even in VR

Leave No One Behind: Czech game depicts the legendary Vietnam battle at LZ X-Ray even in VR

"I will leave no one behind. Dead, or alive, we will all come home together." These words were said by Lieutenant Colonel, and later Lieutenant General Hal Moore, the legendary commander of the 1st…

 13. 07. 2021
Modernization of Czech artillery: Now or never

Modernization of Czech artillery: Now or never

The delay in the purchase of new French howitzers is remotely reminiscent of other arms contracts, in which there have been and continue to be delays, and it is the soldiers themselves who carry the…

 12. 07. 2021
Soldiers have a hard time coping with life in the civilian world, but it works, the director of the center for veterans believes

Soldiers have a hard time coping with life in the civilian world, but it works, the director of the center for veterans believes

At the end of 2016, the first Community Center for War Veterans opened in the Czech Republic. This created a place for meetings and help in Brno. According to its director Karel Černoch, the biggest…

 09. 07. 2021
Rheinmetall is bringing Britain’s tanks into the modern era

Rheinmetall is bringing Britain’s tanks into the modern era

Rheinmetall is at the forefront of global tracked vehicle technology. The German company’s LYNX KF41 is a leading contender for the Czech Republic’s purchase of 210 new infantry fighting…

 08. 07. 2021
Portuguese Pandurs II are older, but offer a more varied range of abilities - inspiration for the Czech Army?

Portuguese Pandurs II are older, but offer a more varied range of abilities - inspiration for the Czech Army?

In connection with the ongoing tender for tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles, another acquisition is occasionally reminded of: Pandur II wheeled Infantry Fighting Vehicles, on which the mechanized…

 07. 07. 2021