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The logistics and transport capacities of the Czech Armed Forces are based on Tatra vehicles with a century-old tradition - but they also need to be renewed

The logistics and transport capacities of the Czech Armed Forces are based on Tatra vehicles with a century-old tradition - but they also need to be renewed

The Czech Army, like the Czechoslovak Army before it, is based on Tatra vehicles. Among the more than 3.5 thousand trucks that the Czech Armed Forces have at its disposal today, they make up the vast…

 30. 11. 2021
The year 2021 from the perspective of the military acquisitions - visible successes, but with an exclamation point around tracked IFVs

The year 2021 from the perspective of the military acquisitions - visible successes, but with an exclamation point around tracked IFVs

The year 2021 is slowly coming to an end and the October elections were also an imaginary precursor. Currently, a new Government is being formed, and a new Minister of Defence will come in. Let us…

 15. 11. 2021
Light Assault Vehicles for paratroopers and recon battalion - 14 solutions from 12 suppliers are under consideration

Light Assault Vehicles for paratroopers and recon battalion - 14 solutions from 12 suppliers are under consideration

In March 2020, the Market Research and Analysis Department of the Industrial Cooperation Section of the Ministry of Defence announced the preparation of the launch of a market research for the…

 30. 10. 2021
Director of the VTÚ State Enterprise: The SPYDER system is top-notch and a good choice for the Czech Armed Forces

Director of the VTÚ State Enterprise: The SPYDER system is top-notch and a good choice for the Czech Armed Forces

On Tuesday, 5 October 2021, the long-awaited agreement between the Ministries of Defence of the Czech Republic and Israel was signed for the acquisition of the SPYDER short and medium range…

 13. 10. 2021
Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

Acquisition of the SPYDER anti-aircraft system can be achieved - but the conditions for participation of the Czech industry cannot be neglected

While in the case of the CAESAR self-propelled guns, the Government was informed about the purchase on Monday, the relevant contracts have already been concluded between the manufacturer (the French…

 15. 09. 2021
The Czech CAESARs will be on a Czech chassis, with a Czech cabin and should fire Czech ammunition

The Czech CAESARs will be on a Czech chassis, with a Czech cabin and should fire Czech ammunition

The Ministry of Defense will verify the offer price of 52 self-propelled CAESAR howitzers from the French state-owned company Nexter through an expert opinion, and from the point of view of…

 01. 09. 2021
The Army of the Czech Republic proves itself, but it is still not in good condition

The Army of the Czech Republic proves itself, but it is still not in good condition

After its exemplary and well-presented deployment during the pandemic and the liquidation of the immediate consequences of the tornado in South Moravia, the Army of the Czech Republic has now…

 23. 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
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
Acquisition of SPYDER anti-aircraft systems and CAESAR self-propelled guns - a great opportunity for the domestic defense industry

Acquisition of SPYDER anti-aircraft systems and CAESAR self-propelled guns - a great opportunity for the domestic defense industry

Negotiations on the purchase of SPYDER anti-aircraft missile systems from the Israeli company RAFAEL and CAESAR self-propelled guns from the French company NEXTER do not seem to be easy, as confirmed…

 28. 06. 2021