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The Heron 1 universal drone systems are continuously upgraded. The Army of the Czech Republic knows what it wants and knows what it gets

The Heron 1 universal drone systems are continuously upgraded. The Army of the Czech Republic knows what it wants and knows what it gets

On August 8 this year, the Ministry of Defense announced the decision to start negotiations with the Israeli government on the acquisition of three Heron 1 drones, including all accessories. This…

 22. 09. 2022
The acquisition of three proven Heron drones is just the first step – the Czech Army needs many more of these assets

The acquisition of three proven Heron drones is just the first step – the Czech Army needs many more of these assets

The announced acquisition of Heron 1 drones has brought criticism to the Ministry of Defence and the Czech Army. This is a system that made its first flight in 1994 and was introduced into the…

 23. 08. 2022
Artillery remains the "god of war" or lessons for the Czech Army

Artillery remains the "god of war" or lessons for the Czech Army

The war in Ukraine has been going on for over five months now and has clearly moved into an attrition phase, which is all about the ability to manage and replace one's own losses of manpower and…

 15. 08. 2022
CV90 IFV impressed Slovaks with its complexity, reliability and proven solution

CV90 IFV impressed Slovaks with its complexity, reliability and proven solution

CV90 tracked armoured fighting vehicles are currently deployed in 7 countries, namely Denmark, Estonia, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The government there decided on 28…

 12. 08. 2022
25th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment received new specially modified Tatras for transporting RBS-70NG

25th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment received new specially modified Tatras for transporting RBS-70NG

The 25th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment "Tobruk" has recently received the first pieces of special Tatras designed for transporting RBS-70NG anti-aircraft missile sets. The Tatra T815-7T3R31.411…

 29. 07. 2022
The Minister of Defence has cut the Gordian knot - the 7th Brigade battalions can look forward to CV90. The Air Force to F-35

The Minister of Defence has cut the Gordian knot - the 7th Brigade battalions can look forward to CV90. The Air Force to F-35

The unravelling of the purchase of tracked IFVs is expected and welcomed by many, yet rather unexpected in the form and speed of the decision. At today's meeting, the Government made a major decision…

 20. 07. 2022
Army buys CZ 805 BREN airsoft rifles for CQB training

Army buys CZ 805 BREN airsoft rifles for CQB training

Airsoft guns have their application in many armies (including the Czech Armed Forces) alongside sophisticated military shooting simulators, where soldiers can practice various established procedures…

 19. 07. 2022
Lessons from Ukraine: effective cooperation between troops is the key to success

Lessons from Ukraine: effective cooperation between troops is the key to success

Russia's aggression against Ukraine, which has been going on for almost five months now, has become an extremely valuable source of lessons for the armies of Western countries from the very first…

 15. 07. 2022
Which equipment for the Airborne Regiment - Light Armored Vehicles or Light Strike Vehicles?

Which equipment for the Airborne Regiment - Light Armored Vehicles or Light Strike Vehicles?

The Czech Army has been building an Airborne Regiment on the basis of the former Chrudim Airborne Battalion for some months now. In connection with this, there is a need to acquire a larger number of…

 23. 05. 2022
In Slovakia, tests of tracked armored vehicles were carried out within the tender for new IFVs for the Slovak Armed Forces

In Slovakia, tests of tracked armored vehicles were carried out within the tender for new IFVs for the Slovak Armed Forces

The premises of the Military Technical and Testing Institute "Záhorie" recently hosted tests of selected parameters of tracked combat vehicles offered by foreign manufacturers to the Ministry of…

 12. 05. 2022