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Even Chief Warrant Officers are replaceable, says Senior Chief Warrant Officer Peter Smik

Even Chief Warrant Officers are replaceable, says Senior Chief Warrant Officer Peter Smik

Peter Smik, in a recent interview with the department's monthly A Report, said there is a need for warrant officers to rotate in their posts. Thus, he said, the maximum period of stay in office…

 21. 10. 2021
The way to preserve the main capabilities of the Army of the Czech Republic

The way to preserve the main capabilities of the Army of the Czech Republic

The Czech Army is in the middle of a modernisation process. Some acquisition projects have already been signed (CAESAR howitzers, Short and medium range anti-aircraft missile system), other…

 05. 10. 2021
STV GROUP as a system integrator will provide ammunition for CAESAR howitzers

STV GROUP as a system integrator will provide ammunition for CAESAR howitzers

Certification and production of ammunition for the new self-propelled howitzers will be provided by Czech companies, led by STV GROUP a. s. The company will be the system integrator for ammunition…

 02. 10. 2021
This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

NATO Days 2021 is over and there was a lot to see. The weekend programme was really varied including some very interesting dynamic demonstrations. The presentations were of course dominated by…

 20. 09. 2021
Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Industrial partnerships form a vital element of 21st-century defence procurements. By ensuring the involvement of local companies, suppliers can bring significant economic benefits to local economies…

 19. 09. 2021
The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

This year, the main air bases of the Air Force of the Czech Armed Forces are gradually acquiring completely new fuel trucks and fuel semi-trailers, intended for refueling of the Czech Air Force or…

 07. 09. 2021
Soldiers from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade float across the water with Pandurs

Soldiers from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade float across the water with Pandurs

Today ends the three-week exercise focused on the floating of BVP-2 and wheeled IFV Pandur vehicles in preparation for combat vehicle drivers. Floatings are clearly one of the most difficult of all…

 03. 09. 2021
The demanding all-army Recon Patrol Competition will test the abilities of members of reconnaissance units

The demanding all-army Recon Patrol Competition will test the abilities of members of reconnaissance units

From 23rd to 27th August 2021, the ninth year of the all-army Recon Patrol Competition will take place in the Libavá military district. The competition is organized by the 102nd Reconnaissance…

 20. 08. 2021
The crisis in Afghanistan is checking the true state of our military transport capabilities

The crisis in Afghanistan is checking the true state of our military transport capabilities

The crisis in Afghanistan caused by the de facto takeover of power by the radical Taliban movement meant an action unparalleled not only for the Western world - the need for immediate evacuation of…

 19. 08. 2021
Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka, the largest manufacturer of small arms in the Czech Republic and one of the most important arms companies in the world, will celebrate 85 years since its founding in 2021. To mark…

 02. 08. 2021