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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
The Defence Committee discussed the purchase of tracked IFVs for the Czech Armed Forces and the situation in Ukraine

The Defence Committee discussed the purchase of tracked IFVs for the Czech Armed Forces and the situation in Ukraine

The situation in Ukraine and information from the Ministry of Defence on the order for tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles were the main topics discussed by the Defence Committee at its 6th meeting…

 09. 03. 2022
Our defence budget needs to be strengthened, says Defence Committee Chairman Lubomír Metnar

Our defence budget needs to be strengthened, says Defence Committee Chairman Lubomír Metnar

Last week, the Chairman of the Defence Committee, Lubomír Metnar, attended the Inter-Parliamentary Conference on the EU's Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy in Paris. In the meantime, the…

 03. 03. 2022
Defence Committee discusses the state budget and the situation in Ukraine

Defence Committee discusses the state budget and the situation in Ukraine

Yesterday's 5th session of the Defence Committee had several key items on the agenda for discussion and approval. In addition to getting acquainted with the nominee of Defence Minister Jana…

 24. 02. 2022
Establishment of a defence fund will enable effective financing of strategic and important projects in the future

Establishment of a defence fund will enable effective financing of strategic and important projects in the future

The Ministry of Defence carries out purchases of military equipment important for ensuring national defence. The process of implementation of strategic and important projects is usually multi-year…

 22. 02. 2022
Views of the members of the Defence Committee on the potential deployment of our troops to Ukraine

Views of the members of the Defence Committee on the potential deployment of our troops to Ukraine

The 4th meeting of the Defense Committee, scheduled for Wednesday, February 2, did not take place due to the unexpected course of the 8th session of the Chamber of Deputies on the pandemic bill…

 03. 02. 2022
Lubomír Metnar elected new chairman of the Defence Committee

Lubomír Metnar elected new chairman of the Defence Committee

As we announced earlier, today at the 3rd meeting of the Defence Committee, Lubomír Metnar was elected as planned as the new Chairman of the Committee. This was after the procedure of changing the…

 26. 01. 2022