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Prague hosted a conference on new technologies for European defence

Prague hosted a conference on new technologies for European defence

The Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU hosted an expert conference entitled "Importance of Modern Technologies for European Defence and Security" on Wednesday, under the auspices of the…

 22. 07. 2022
The views of the members of the Defence Committee are in agreement regarding the acquisition of the CV90 IFV. However, they differ on the acquisition of the F-35

The views of the members of the Defence Committee are in agreement regarding the acquisition of the CV90 IFV. However, they differ on the acquisition of the F-35

On the eve of the cabinet meeting, Defence Minister Jan Černochová briefed MPs from the Defence Committee and senators from the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security Committee on the plan to…

 21. 07. 2022
General Řehka took command of the Army, Colonel Foltýn took command of the Military Police. Minister Černochová announced the main objectives of the Czech EU Presidency

General Řehka took command of the Army, Colonel Foltýn took command of the Military Police. Minister Černochová announced the main objectives of the Czech EU Presidency

In addition to Defence Minister Jana Černochová, outgoing Chief of the General Staff Army General Aleš Opata, outgoing Chief of the Military Police Brigadier General Miroslav Murček, the incoming…

 01. 07. 2022
Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

Defence Committee discusses tracked IFVs, Leopard acquisition and donations of military equipment to Ukraine

The Defence Committee has held its second meeting in five days. The last scheduled meeting before the parliamentary recess was attended by Defence Minister Jana Černochová, the Chief of the General…

 22. 06. 2022
The Defence Committee did not get to the key issues, but it clearly stressed the need to purchase new military equipment

The Defence Committee did not get to the key issues, but it clearly stressed the need to purchase new military equipment

The Defence Committee held its 12th meeting yesterday. The agenda was based on the cancelled meeting scheduled for 7 June. According to the proposed agenda, the members of the Defence Committee were…

 17. 06. 2022
We visited STV Technology s.r.o., which focuses on the production of small calibre ammunition

We visited STV Technology s.r.o., which focuses on the production of small calibre ammunition

In the premises of Poličské strojírny, historically the first ammunition factory founded in 1920, we find the company STV Technology, s.r.o. This company, which was established only in 2017…

 08. 06. 2022
The future supersonic tactical aircraft of the Czech Air Force: the Gripen or the F-35?

The future supersonic tactical aircraft of the Czech Air Force: the Gripen or the F-35?

The conference "Future Air Force - New Generation Aircraft" held under the auspices of the Commander of the Air Force of the Czech Republic, Maj. Gen. Ing. Petr Mikulenka at the end of April, the…

 06. 05. 2022
We must return the money to the Defence Ministry budget as soon as possible, Lubomír Metnar says

We must return the money to the Defence Ministry budget as soon as possible, Lubomír Metnar says

The war in Ukraine and the imminent threat of NATO countries bring with them new demands for changes to the original plans for the modernisation of the Czech Army, but especially the need for more…

 25. 03. 2022
Ivo Heinz: Active Rezerve never trains together with the Czech Army, we are the Czech Army!

Ivo Heinz: Active Rezerve never trains together with the Czech Army, we are the Czech Army!

The interest in joining the Active Reserve (AR) of the Czech Army has recently multiplied tenfold, especially after Russia invaded Ukraine. The interest in voluntary exercises is growing as well…

 17. 03. 2022
Our security cannot be taken for granted

Our security cannot be taken for granted

The 9th annual Our Security Cannot be Taken for Granted conference, which is held annually at this time to mark the anniversary of the Czech Republic's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty…

 11. 03. 2022