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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
The new command-staff and communication Pandur armored vehicles are just one step from their full implementation in the 4th Brigade

The new command-staff and communication Pandur armored vehicles are just one step from their full implementation in the 4th Brigade

From April 8 to 23, the FEDERATED CLOUD 2021 exercise took place. It was a communications exercise and its general purpose was to verify the interoperability of command and control systems according…

 26. 04. 2021
The Future of the Czech Supersonic Air Force: Gripen or F-16?

The Future of the Czech Supersonic Air Force: Gripen or F-16?

The Concept of construction of the ACR 2030 firmly counts on supersonic tactical air force and its ability to protect the airspace of the Czech Republic. According to the addendum to the contract for…

 05. 03. 2021
Withholding Five Billion Crowns may Jeopardize the Tender for New IFVs for the ACR

Withholding Five Billion Crowns may Jeopardize the Tender for New IFVs for the ACR

Just like before the end of the year, Lubomír Metnar again threatens to resign if the army does not get back the five billion crowns that remain to be transferred from the government’s budget…

 24. 02. 2021
Victory Parade in Baku: Azerbaijan Showed Off Booty from Nagorno-Karabakh

Victory Parade in Baku: Azerbaijan Showed Off Booty from Nagorno-Karabakh

A military parade took place in Baku, Azerbaijan celebrating victory in the recent war over Nagorno-Karabakh with neighbouring Armenia. The streets are decorated with Azerbaijani and Turkish flags…

 11. 12. 2020
Communist Populism Seeking Savings in the Defence Budget Is Threatening the Security of the State

Communist Populism Seeking Savings in the Defence Budget Is Threatening the Security of the State

The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia, with falling preferences and the poor result of the last elections, is grasping at the straws and tries to gain influence by using emotions. Its experts…

 13. 11. 2020
SPYDER Air Defence System as a Possible Replacement of the 2K12M KUB

SPYDER Air Defence System as a Possible Replacement of the 2K12M KUB

One of the options for the replacement of the existing air defence missile kits 2K12M Kub of the Army of the Czech Republic is the Israeli short- and medium-range air defence system SPYDER used by…

 11. 09. 2020
The Fate of 152mm DANA Howitzers: First Modernization, Now Write-Off. The Turn was Caused by a Tender for a Fire Control System

The Fate of 152mm DANA Howitzers: First Modernization, Now Write-Off. The Turn was Caused by a Tender for a Fire Control System

The marketing motto of the Army of the Czech Republic is "we know what we want. It was well thought out, and it would be really great if the military finally knew what it wanted. Or rather if…

 21. 08. 2020