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It has been exactly 8 years today since our soldier Adrian Werner died

It has been exactly 8 years today since our soldier Adrian Werner died

Today we commemorate the 8th death anniversary of the Lieutenant Adrian Werner, in memoriam, who died due to his injuries sustained in an attack of the Forward Operating Base COP SALAR in the Wardak…

 09. 10. 2019
The defence department is selecting a new Business Jet - the sole applicant has registered in the tender

The defence department is selecting a new Business Jet - the sole applicant has registered in the tender

The Ministry of Defence has published a tender for the purchase of a new small capacity cargo aircraft. An urgent necessity to transfer the senior officials of the Czech Republic and the Czech Army…

 08. 10. 2019
Modernization of existing equipment – a solution that might save considerable financial resources

Modernization of existing equipment – a solution that might save considerable financial resources

The Ministry of Defence is going to spend tens of milliards CZK over the next few years for infantry fighting vehicles, helicopters and other equipment. We’re talking about a purchase of new…

 04. 10. 2019
The armies of the V4 countries will exercise in the Czech Republic

The armies of the V4 countries will exercise in the Czech Republic

Czech Lion 2019. This is the name of an international exercise which will take place from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in the Czech Republic. Units of the 7th Brigade Task Force with mechanized…

 29. 09. 2019
American helicopters on the NATO Days: astonishment and disillusion

American helicopters on the NATO Days: astonishment and disillusion

Bell UH-1Y Venom and Bell AH-1Z Viper, i.e. a pair of helicopters, which the Army of the Czech Republic wants, should be be included till 2023 - after signing a contract - into the assets of the Air…

 27. 09. 2019
Ample Strike exercise of air controllers has finished

Ample Strike exercise of air controllers has finished

Sixteen teams of forward air controllers (FAC) carried out 340 successful homings at the International Exercise Ample Strike with the air support of 24 airplanes that flew over 200 hours with the…

 25. 09. 2019
Joint procurement and modernization of the T-72 tanks?

Joint procurement and modernization of the T-72 tanks?

The session of Ministries of Defence of the Vysegrad Four (V4) countries in Ostrava picked up on the NATO Days and the Czech Army Air Forces Days. The ministries of the Czech Republic, Slovakia…

 24. 09. 2019
Army cooperation with Romania will be also noticeable in Ostrava

Army cooperation with Romania will be also noticeable in Ostrava

The 71st Mechanized Battalion “Sibiřský” in Hranice is part of an international brigade included into the NATO Response Force (NRF) together with battalions from Spain, Poland and Great Britain…

 20. 09. 2019
Military Police will Obtain 8 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS Quad Bikes

Military Police will Obtain 8 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS Quad Bikes

The Ministry of Defence has purchased the quad bikes for the units 3493 in Olomouc (6 pcs) and 4215 in Tabor (2 pcs) with a total amount of 4,136,000.22 CZK. These are the regional headquarters of…

 19. 09. 2019
The children of the military personnel are being taken care of. The Children Group project works already in the seventh crew.

The children of the military personnel are being taken care of. The Children Group project works already in the seventh crew.

The Children Groups is a project of the Ministry of Defence to help the soldiers who have pre-school children. The project moved up a little bit forward again, and the seventh crew, where this group…

 16. 09. 2019