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Czech aircraft Aero L-39NG has been certified and met all the conditions for series production

Czech aircraft Aero L-39NG has been certified and met all the conditions for series production

The Aero Vodochody can celebrate. Its latest achievement, the light jet L-39 NG, the successor of the tradition of the legendary aircraft L-39 Albatros, received a Type Certificate. Nothing stands in…

 22. 09. 2020
Ammunition not only for CAESAR Howitzers

Ammunition not only for CAESAR Howitzers

Artillery is a basic means of supporting the ground forces in most forms of combat deployment. Their versatile technological development can be observed throughout history, always based on the…

 19. 08. 2020
Czech fleet of Gripen fighters flies over 2,000 hours a year

Czech fleet of Gripen fighters flies over 2,000 hours a year

The Army of the Czech Republic operates fourteen supersonic machines JAS-39 Gripen in total – twelve single-seat JAS-39 C and two-seat JAS-39 D.  According to the available statistics, over…

 15. 07. 2020
Four members of the Army of the Czech Republic died exactly four years ago

Four members of the Army of the Czech Republic died exactly four years ago

Exactly six years ago today 4 members of the Army of the Czech Republic died in a suicide attack on 8th July, 2014.  On 14th July, 2014, after being transported to the Czech Republic, another of…

 08. 07. 2020
To What Extent will the RBS 70 NG Replace the STRELA-10 Systems

To What Extent will the RBS 70 NG Replace the STRELA-10 Systems

The recent farewell of the S-10M2D air defence missile systems marked the end of one long chapter featuring these weapons, which our army has been using for decades. Although the technology mostly…

 22. 06. 2020
Pickup trucks for the Czech Army: Are they a suitable replacement for UAZ and LR Defender vehicles?

Pickup trucks for the Czech Army: Are they a suitable replacement for UAZ and LR Defender vehicles?

The Czech Army has announced its intention to purchase hundreds of pickup trucks as a replacement for years old UAZ and Land Rover Defender off-road vehicles. Specifically, these are to be pickups in…

 29. 05. 2020
Possible Scenarios of Further Development of IFV Acquisition for the ACR

Possible Scenarios of Further Development of IFV Acquisition for the ACR

The global economic crisis, coupled with the health crisis, will significantly change a lot of what seemed a solid ground yesterday. Above all, governments will lack money. This new reality will also…

 15. 05. 2020
2020 Challenge: It is necessary to decide on a tender for IFVs for the Czech Army

2020 Challenge: It is necessary to decide on a tender for IFVs for the Czech Army

In 2019, the Czech Republic was supposed to sign a contract with a winner of the most expensive order so far. It seemed in summer that the tender for infantry fighting vehicles would be a month or…

 21. 01. 2020
Hundreds of chassis for Jordan

Hundreds of chassis for Jordan

Al-Wahsh is the name of an armoured fighting vehicle of company KADDB (King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau) which the Czech car manufacturer Tatra supplies with 328 pieces of 4x4 chassis…

 10. 12. 2019
There is a need of new tanks or when will Czechia join Leopard 2 tanks users

There is a need of new tanks or when will Czechia join Leopard 2 tanks users

The future of tank units is a burning matter. Someone objects that instead of having some pieces in operation, the army should rather put money into another capacities. Defenders of the “steel…

 21. 11. 2019