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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
ACR Willing to Help Wherever Needed

ACR Willing to Help Wherever Needed

Members of the Army of the Czech Republic are not only involved in the so-called Smart Quarantine, but are also helping, for example, at the Alzheimer's Centre in Jihlava, and more places are being…

 31. 07. 2020
The Lynx KF41 is the logical choice for the Czech Army

The Lynx KF41 is the logical choice for the Czech Army

The Czech Army needs modern infantry fighting vehicles capable of dominating the battlefield for the next 30 years. In order to achieve this, such vehicles need not only excellent mobility and…

 23. 07. 2020
Benefits for war veterans are rather symbolic than real

Benefits for war veterans are rather symbolic than real

Disappointment and bitterness, such are feelings of many Czech war veterans about the offer of benefits for this group of people in general. For example, the Facebook group War Veterans of the Czech…

 21. 07. 2020
New IFVs for the Czech Army: Parameters of Vehicle and Ammunition are Important

New IFVs for the Czech Army: Parameters of Vehicle and Ammunition are Important

Although government spending has brought cuts to the military budget due to the coronavirus pandemic, the largest acquisition program in the history of the Czech Army - the acquisition of new…

 19. 07. 2020
Ministry of Defence has a new Political Deputy

Ministry of Defence has a new Political Deputy

The Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar appointed PhDr. Vladimír Müller, CSc. as a new Political Deputy on 15th July, 2020. In the past, he served as the Deputy Foreign Minister for EU Affairs and…

 17. 07. 2020
The Army Is Purchasing New H&K 417 Sniper Rifles

The Army Is Purchasing New H&K 417 Sniper Rifles

The Ministry of Defence recently published information about the purchase of twelve Heckler & Koch 417 sniper rifles with accessories. It is to some extent unusual that the required type of rifle…

 13. 07. 2020
With the LANCE turret system from Rheinmetall the art of engineering reaches new heights

With the LANCE turret system from Rheinmetall the art of engineering reaches new heights

Ever since antiquity, the mobile assault tower has been firmly established among the machinery of war. While the Greeks opted for megalomania and intimidation, the Romans, with their turris…

 08. 07. 2020
The Army has received new unmanned reconnaissance assets from the VTÚ s.p.

The Army has received new unmanned reconnaissance assets from the VTÚ s.p.

Another defence development project from the Military Technical Institute (VTÚ, s.p.) is heading to the Army of the Czech Republic. Members of the Czech Armed Forces have recently taken over the…

 06. 07. 2020