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Anti-tank missiles for Czech attack helicopters

Anti-tank missiles for Czech attack helicopters

The Czech Helicopter Air Force will see a significant increase in capability in the coming years with the delivery of four new AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters. These will carry anti-tank missiles in…

 19. 01. 2022
Mobile air defense systems

Mobile air defense systems

In October this year, a long-awaited agreement was signed between the Ministries of Defence of the Czech Republic and Israel on the acquisition of the SPYDER short- and medium-range anti-aircraft…

 23. 12. 2021
Acquisition of the TITUS vehicle as a strategic opportunity

Acquisition of the TITUS vehicle as a strategic opportunity

Against the backdrop of important and well-known armament projects, such as the acquisition of new Infantry Fighting Vehicles, new artillery systems or Air Defence missile sets, another strategically…

 20. 12. 2021
Advantages and disadvantages of the possible acquisition of F-35 aircraft for the Czech Armed Forces

Advantages and disadvantages of the possible acquisition of F-35 aircraft for the Czech Armed Forces

In the last few days, the Czech media have been reporting on the alleged advanced negotiations between the Czech and the US side regarding the acquisition of 40 units of the US fifth-generation F-35…

 16. 11. 2021
The year 2027 as a milestone for the Czech supersonic air force

The year 2027 as a milestone for the Czech supersonic air force

The year 2027 or 2029 represents a significant milestone for the Czech Air Force, which will in any case undergo a transformation at the turn of the twenties and thirties. It is therefore appropriate…

 08. 10. 2021
Active protection systems for the Czech Armed Forces

Active protection systems for the Czech Armed Forces

Although in recent years, in connection with the modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces, there has been more talk about the acquisition of "hardware" - new IFVs, guns, anti-aircraft missile systems…

 29. 09. 2021
Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Although the notorious contract for the acquisition of modern Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Army, respectively the 7th Mechanized Brigade, is slowly but surely approaching its end, it is…

 12. 09. 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
Possibilities of cooperation in the development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Possibilities of cooperation in the development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Although the Czech Army is currently working on modernization and armament projects related to "conventional" weapons such as air defense systems, tracked IFV or new wheeled howitzers, the future and…

 14. 06. 2021
British expansion of anti-tank capabilities as inspiration for the Czech Army

British expansion of anti-tank capabilities as inspiration for the Czech Army

The United Kingdom introduced requirements for the anti-tank capabilities of the British Army of the future. The main features of the Battle Group Organic Anti-Armor (BGOAA) project are the effort to…

 09. 06. 2021