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Jana Černochová: Modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces and aid to Ukraine must continue

Jana Černochová: Modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces and aid to Ukraine must continue

The Czech Republic, which holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU from 1 July to the end of this year, last held the Presidency in the first half of 2009. The presidency of the Council of the…

 26. 09. 2022
Lockheed Martin presented F-35 Lightning II supersonic fighter aircraft in Prague

Lockheed Martin presented F-35 Lightning II supersonic fighter aircraft in Prague

Representatives of Lockheed Martin presented the F-35 Lightning II supersonic fighter aircraft, the purchase of which is being negotiated by Czech Defence Minister Jana Černochová (ODS) on behalf…

 16. 09. 2022
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