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World Rarity: The Basic Training Course in Vyškov is Lead by Chief Warrant Officers

World Rarity: The Basic Training Course in Vyškov is Lead by Chief Warrant Officers

What is probably unique in the world is the conduct of basic training courses by the Silver Corps, i.e. without officers. This information was recently provided by the military monthly Zpráva. It is…

 16. 09. 2020
Rheinmetall to join NATO Days on event’s 20-year anniversary

Rheinmetall to join NATO Days on event’s 20-year anniversary

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days is celebrating its 20-year anniversary at the Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport on September 19-20, with organisers using the occasion to thank members…

 09. 09. 2020
Flight Training Center in Pardubice has Reached a Significant Milestone

Flight Training Center in Pardubice has Reached a Significant Milestone

Since its establishment in April 2004, the Flight Training Center (CLV) Pardubice, a division of the state-owned enterprise LOM PRAHA, has surpassed 75,000 flight hours on military aircraft and…

 07. 09. 2020
The International Military Training Ample Strike 2020 Started Today

The International Military Training Ample Strike 2020 Started Today

The international tactical exercise Ample Strike 2020 takes place in the Czech Republic from 31st August to 19th September 2020. The most intensive training will be carried out at working days from…

 31. 08. 2020
The Czech Army is Slowly Saying Goodbye to the JAK-40 Aircraft

The Czech Army is Slowly Saying Goodbye to the JAK-40 Aircraft

In the coming weeks, the Army of the Czech Republic will lose the legendary JAK-40 transport aircraft. The army currently has two pieces and both, according to our information, will be decommissioned…

 27. 08. 2020
Rheinmetall’s partnerships with Czech defence firms bring investment, jobs and exports

Rheinmetall’s partnerships with Czech defence firms bring investment, jobs and exports

Rheinmetall plans to work hand in hand with partners in the Czech Republic to turn the Lynx project into reality. Local development and production, coupled with standing up an efficient supply chain…

 24. 08. 2020
Every Member of the ACR Combat Unit will Receive a New Czech BREN 2 Rifle

Every Member of the ACR Combat Unit will Receive a New Czech BREN 2 Rifle

In the spring of this year, the Ministry of Defence and Česká zbrojovka a.s. signed a contract for the order of up to over 39,000 new CZ 806 BREN 2 rifles and pistols, i.e. almost 5,000 pieces and…

 17. 08. 2020
How will the Lower Number of American Troops Affect the Mission in Afghanistan

How will the Lower Number of American Troops Affect the Mission in Afghanistan

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper recently said that by the end of November this year, there will be less than 5,000 US troops in Afghanistan, while there are currently about 9,000 of them. How will…

 12. 08. 2020
Lynx KF41: Modular IFV for Full Spectrum of Operations

Lynx KF41: Modular IFV for Full Spectrum of Operations

Recent military operations involving improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and other asymmetric threats have exposed the inadequacies of today’s ground combat vehicles. In many…

 10. 08. 2020
Two Years since Three Czech Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan

Two Years since Three Czech Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan

Today we commemorate another very sad anniversary, when a suicide bomb attack was committed on the morning of August 5, 2018, in the Afghan city of Charikar, targeted at Allied soldiers during their…

 05. 08. 2020