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Senegal will buy L-39 NG from Aero Vodochody. An opportunity arises for other local companies.

Senegal will buy L-39 NG from Aero Vodochody. An opportunity arises for other local companies.

The signing of the contract for the purchase of four L-39 NG jet trainers to Senegal is being awaited in the following weeks.  Worsening security situation in West Africa forces local countries…

 10. 02. 2020
Army of the Czech Republic takes part in the Operation Barkhane

Army of the Czech Republic takes part in the Operation Barkhane

Involvement in the Operation Barkhane with a maximum of 60 persons and effective until 31 December 2022 is a newly approved mission for Czech soldiers. Let's take a look at what is the main objective…

 03. 02. 2020
Těchonín and the coronavirus: The Biological Defence Centre of the Army of the Czech Republic is capable of activation within 12 hours

Těchonín and the coronavirus: The Biological Defence Centre of the Army of the Czech Republic is capable of activation within 12 hours

The coronavirus is constantly talked about at present together with the potentially infected people travelling to the Czech Republic. No suspicion has been confirmed so far, and most of the…

 31. 01. 2020
Army has a new Commander of the Land Forces

Army has a new Commander of the Land Forces

The Brigadier General Ladislav Jung has become the new Commander of the Land Forces of the Army of the Czech Republic. He replaced the Major General Josef Kopecký who became the Commander of the…

 23. 01. 2020
The Army could consider the conservation or moderate modernization of outgoing Mi-24 helicopters

The Army could consider the conservation or moderate modernization of outgoing Mi-24 helicopters

The Czech Army is considerably outdated in many respects in terms of the military technology. Purchases of new technology are realized slowly or only partially. Nevertheless, our pilots will already…

 12. 01. 2020
To leave or stay? Pros and cons of the possible withdrawal of the Czech soldiers and policemen from Iraq

To leave or stay? Pros and cons of the possible withdrawal of the Czech soldiers and policemen from Iraq

Czech soldiers, military policemen, but also members of the Police of the Czech Republic who have been currently participating in a mission in Iraq, have an uncertain future regarding their…

 09. 01. 2020
The Army could get a unique capability to detect persons behind a solid barrier

The Army could get a unique capability to detect persons behind a solid barrier

Notwithstanding the top-class training inside the buildings (CQB) the CAF special troops are almost blind. Even various camera systems do not allow vision through walls, which creates significant…

 08. 01. 2020
The Czechs in NATO Rapid Response Force. How fast we can react.

The Czechs in NATO Rapid Response Force. How fast we can react.

One thousand of Czech soldiers from the 71st Mechanized Battalion and from other units of the Czech Armed Forces are assigned for NATO Rapid Response Force.  They are, together with Polish…

 03. 01. 2020
Last three months - The army counts down to the end of the last guard company at Bagram

Last three months - The army counts down to the end of the last guard company at Bagram

Several dead and wounded, but also experience that no simulator or training area can replace. This is what Bagram looks like, the place that is still the most demanding for the Army of the Czech…

 30. 12. 2019
The future of drones in the ACR

The future of drones in the ACR

The rapidly changing principles and environment of current armed conflicts show that one of the most important abilities of contemporary armies is early access to information not only about their own…

 27. 12. 2019