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The Lynx Is a Contender across the Globe

The Lynx Is a Contender across the Globe

Rheinmetall’s Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle recently received its first order, constituting a great vote of confidence in the next generation IFV which utilises and combines proven components…

 18. 11. 2020
Czech companies to reap the benefits of Hungarian Lynx deal

Czech companies to reap the benefits of Hungarian Lynx deal

Rheinmetall Defence’s joint venture with the Hungarian government for the production of 218 Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) is set to significantly benefit the company’s Czech…

 08. 11. 2020
Unique Knife for a Unique Unit of the ACR

Unique Knife for a Unique Unit of the ACR

Today, November 6, is not a randomly chosen date. On November 5, 1944, the Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade Group fought at Dunkirk. Between the 4th and 11th November 1943, units of the 1st…

 06. 11. 2020
BVP-2 Vehicles Must Remain in Operation, the Army Is Buying Spare Parts

BVP-2 Vehicles Must Remain in Operation, the Army Is Buying Spare Parts

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the testing of the offered new IFVs has been postponed to next year. Our soldiers will probably have to depend only on BVP-2 for some time coming, so the vehicles must…

 04. 11. 2020
FUTURE FORCES FORUM 2020 was supposed to start today. It is postponed to April 2021

FUTURE FORCES FORUM 2020 was supposed to start today. It is postponed to April 2021

Today, the next edition of the biennial FUTURE FORCES FORUM (FFF) was to begin at the PVA EXPO PRAHA exhibition centre, including the Future Forces Exhibition, expert panels, and official meetings of…

 21. 10. 2020
Soldiers Will Build a Backup Hospital in Letňany. Těchonín is not Part of the Plan yet

Soldiers Will Build a Backup Hospital in Letňany. Těchonín is not Part of the Plan yet

In the area of the PVA EXPO Prague Letňany exhibition center, the army will build a backup medical facility with a capacity of 500 beds, which will be on standby. The soldiers thus respond to the…

 17. 10. 2020
The Army Is Buying Proven MINIMI Machine Guns

The Army Is Buying Proven MINIMI Machine Guns

The MINIMI machine guns are purchased in the caliber of 7.62x51 mm and the caliber of 5.56x45 mm also in this third stage of acquisition. In both cases, the soldiers demand machine guns with a wide…

 14. 10. 2020
Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

Radios for the Army of the Czech Republic or to what extent the defence should support domestic producers

The Ministry of Defence has been proclaiming the importance of supporting the domestic defence industry for a long time. The terms of purchase, including the offset programmes and percentage…

 06. 10. 2020
Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

Joint Meeting of the Chiefs of the V4 Countries’ General Staffs

On 29 and 30 September 2020, the Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Czech Republic, Army General Aleš Opata, will attend a meeting of the Chiefs of the General Staffs of the V4 countries…

 29. 09. 2020
Thanks to the Cooperation with BAE Systems, VOP CZ Could Secure Work for the Next Years

Thanks to the Cooperation with BAE Systems, VOP CZ Could Secure Work for the Next Years

If the tender for the supply of CV90 MkIV combat vehicles is won by BAE Systems, it will also be a victory for VOP CZ. It will be a key and strategic partner for the production of vehicles for the…

 23. 09. 2020