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Army wants to purchase 155 mm calibre guns this year

Army wants to purchase 155 mm calibre guns this year

According to the Concept of the Build-up of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, it is planned, among other things, to purchase new self-propelled guns and ammunition in the NATO calibre, i.e. 155…

 26. 03. 2020
CSG companies will sell wheeled armoured vehicles Pandur II to Indonesia

CSG companies will sell wheeled armoured vehicles Pandur II to Indonesia

The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) companies won an important contract for the Indonesian armed forces. Following a previously announced contract for rocket launchers, ammunition and engineering vehicles…

 25. 03. 2020
General Karel Řehka: New director of the National Office for Cyber and Information Security

General Karel Řehka: New director of the National Office for Cyber and Information Security

The name of General Řehka surely rings a bell. This experienced soldier has earned recognition in a number of missions. He is also the winner of the Arnošt Lustig Award for Courage, Bravery…

 23. 03. 2020
The European Defence Agency has a new Director, Jiří Šedivý.

The European Defence Agency has a new Director, Jiří Šedivý.

Former Minister of Defence in the government of Mirek Topolánek, Deputy Secretary General of NATO, diplomat, Director of the Institute of International Relations. That is only a fraction of all the…

 11. 03. 2020
4th Rapid Deployment Brigade: The main part of the Czech Army mobile forces

4th Rapid Deployment Brigade: The main part of the Czech Army mobile forces

On January 14th, 1994, forming of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade was begun. The Brigade whose readiness was due the first day of July started training of its units on June 30th, 1994. Five years…

 09. 03. 2020
Army buys tens of thousands of combat rations

Army buys tens of thousands of combat rations

The Defence Department plans to purchase 25,000 of combat food rations in ten variants in the form of excess public procurement. The Army would like to get the food rations in the competition in the…

 07. 03. 2020
To what extent is Turkey a direct threat to Europe

To what extent is Turkey a direct threat to Europe

Turkey, a NATO member, has been showing for months that its membership in the Alliance is more than questionable.  We are basically talking about literal blackmailing and intimidating Europe…

 05. 03. 2020
New Land Rover Defender: A possible successor to a current fleet of off-road vehicles of the Czech Army

New Land Rover Defender: A possible successor to a current fleet of off-road vehicles of the Czech Army

When Land Rover finished the manufacturing of the Defender four years ago, it was bad news for many off-road enthusiasts (but also for companies, institutions and armies).  After all, the…

 21. 02. 2020
Military exercise HRADBA: Simulation of measures after terrorist attacks in Europe by using NATO scenarios

Military exercise HRADBA: Simulation of measures after terrorist attacks in Europe by using NATO scenarios

So far, the last exercise HRADBA 2018 was at a significantly higher level in respect to its theme, scope, complexity of preparation and mainly implementation than the previous exercise HRADBA 2016…

 19. 02. 2020
Tatra Kopřivnice generated a profit of almost 390 million Czech Korunas

Tatra Kopřivnice generated a profit of almost 390 million Czech Korunas

TATRA TRUCKS a.s., a member of the Czechoslovak Group holding, significantly strengthens. Last year, compared to the expected operating profit (before depreciation) of 200 million korunas, the…

 14. 02. 2020