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Soviet equipment in the ACR until 2035?

Soviet equipment in the ACR until 2035?

Despite a number of modernization projects the Army of the Czech Republic still has a lot of Soviet equipment. Some of it has undergone modernization; some of it still awaits it. Can the army fulfil…

 18. 07. 2019
Will Birdon BEB replace the current boats of the Czech Army?

Will Birdon BEB replace the current boats of the Czech Army?

The engineer troops of the Army of the Czech Republic are equipped with the Czechoslovak MO 634 and MO 2000 Veronika boats. These already-elderly boats absolutely can’t keep in step with the modern…

 15. 07. 2019
Benefits for veterans and members of Integrated Rescue System? Compared to the world, we are behind it

Benefits for veterans and members of Integrated Rescue System? Compared to the world, we are behind it

Respect to war veterans, soldiers as well as to policemen, guardians and rescuers is normal all over the world. But in our country, unfortunately, any benefit for the members of these units is more…

 12. 07. 2019
LRPV Gepard for a new Airborne Regiment?

LRPV Gepard for a new Airborne Regiment?

In autumn of 2020, a new regiment of the Czech Army should be founded in Chrudim, where the 43th Airborne Battalion is settled now. The Battalion should be expanded by several hundred new soldiers…

 08. 07. 2019
Can Titus replace ZIL’s and Praga V3S’s?

Can Titus replace ZIL’s and Praga V3S’s?

Part of a large-scale modernization project of the Czech Army is acquisition of 62 Titus armoured vehicles. Their purchase has been already approved by the Government at the end of July 2017, and the…

 02. 07. 2019
Peter Smik – New blood in the Silver Corps

Peter Smik – New blood in the Silver Corps

The Army of the Czech Republic is apparently starting to change. Since 1st July, a new Senior Warrant Officer is going to take office. It is a young warrior who got his experience among others in…

 26. 06. 2019
Czech V4 Presidency: unified approach within NATO and EU

Czech V4 Presidency: unified approach within NATO and EU

From 1st July 2019, the Czech Republic takes over the baton from Slovakia. Slovakia was very active and, it can be said, lifted the bar pretty high.  The first session of The Visegrad Four is…

 24. 06. 2019
Uh-1 Venom for the Czech Army. Yes or no?

Uh-1 Venom for the Czech Army. Yes or no?

ACR equipment has become out-of-date. This is a pure fact. Although at present it seems that better times are coming. New BVP guns are planned, the motor pool will be renewed, and substitution of…

 17. 06. 2019