CZDEFENCE

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
Possibilities of wheeled artillery reconnaissance in the Czech Army

Possibilities of wheeled artillery reconnaissance in the Czech Army

Due to the very uncertain situation regarding the financing of the modernization of the Czech Army in the area of new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles and their specialized versions, it is…

 05. 05. 2021
Leopard 2: National and regional reasons for acquisition within the Czech Army

Leopard 2: National and regional reasons for acquisition within the Czech Army

One of the hottest candidates for the new Main Battle Tank for the Czech Armed Forces is the German Leopard 2. It can be considered to be one of the most modern tanks in the world, especially in the…

 19. 04. 2021
Lesser military projects within the Czech Army modernization projects

Lesser military projects within the Czech Army modernization projects

Within the crisis around the covid-19 epidemic, the uncertain future of the military budget is more and more discussed, and with this issue comes uncertainty about strategic military acquisitions…

 12. 04. 2021
Loitering Munition in ACR

Loitering Munition in ACR

In the autumn of last year, the world was shocked by the shots that sent chills down everyone’s back. Footage from a drone showed another drone flying towards a target and then exploding. During…

 16. 03. 2021
The Sabrah Project as a Possible Future Tank for the ACR

The Sabrah Project as a Possible Future Tank for the ACR

The Czech Republic has been debating for a long time about the replacement of the obsolete T-72M4 CZ tanks. The main candidates for that are tanks of the Main Battle Tank category – German Leopard…

 09. 02. 2021
Polish Project of Tank Destroyers: To What Extent Would a Similar Project Be Usable Within the ACR

Polish Project of Tank Destroyers: To What Extent Would a Similar Project Be Usable Within the ACR

There was a new project launched in Poland last summer, called Ottokar Brzoza. This is a project of “tank destroyers” for the Polish army. These are vehicles that are capable of firing anti-tank…

 19. 01. 2021