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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
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