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Heron 1 marks a leap into the 21st century for the Czech Army

Heron 1 marks a leap into the 21st century for the Czech Army

The conflict in Ukraine has significantly increased the pressure to modernise the Czech Army and significantly strengthen its capabilities to provide defence of the Czech…

 25. 01. 2023
Light Strike Vehicles: Modernisation of the Czech Airborne fleet

Light Strike Vehicles: Modernisation of the Czech Airborne fleet

In October 2022, the Czech Ministry of Defence published the requirements for a new light strike vehicle to become the basic mobile platform of the 43rd Airborne Regiment. This…

 24. 01. 2023
The past year 2022 was a turning point in the modernisation of the Slovak Army. The Army of the Czech Republic is also gradually modernizing

The past year 2022 was a turning point in the modernisation of the Slovak Army. The Army of the Czech Republic is also gradually modernizing

The past year was one of the most challenging in the history of the Slovak Armed Forces. In addition to fighting the receding coronavirus pandemic, Slovak soldiers were…

 08. 01. 2023
CV90 for the Czech Army will be an expected boost for the Czech defence industry

CV90 for the Czech Army will be an expected boost for the Czech defence industry

BAE Systems continues to negotiate with representatives of the Czech defence industry to reach and exceed the 40% industrial cooperation level in the programme for the delivery…

 07. 01. 2023
Slovakia signed contract for 152 CV90 vehicles, Czech Republic to be the next CV90 user

Slovakia signed contract for 152 CV90 vehicles, Czech Republic to be the next CV90 user

The Slovak Republic today signed a €1.3 billion intergovernmental contract with Sweden for the delivery of 152 CV9035 infantry fighting vehicles to the Slovak Armed Forces. The CV90s…

 12. 12. 2022
Air Defence of the Czech Armed Forces: a shield (not only) against the threat of drones and missiles

Air Defence of the Czech Armed Forces: a shield (not only) against the threat of drones and missiles

The war in Ukraine has literally from the first moments brought intensive deployment of a wide range of more or less precisely guided weapons. Russia uses, for example, Iskander-M…

 29. 11. 2022
Heron 1 got another European permit to fly in civil airspace, this time in Greece

Heron 1 got another European permit to fly in civil airspace, this time in Greece

On the recommendation of EASA, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, the Greek civilian aviation authority has issued a permit allowing IAI’s Heron 1 UAV to be flown…

 25. 11. 2022
Rheinmetall to deliver Leopard 2 tanks and Büffel armoured vehicle to the Czech Republic

Rheinmetall to deliver Leopard 2 tanks and Büffel armoured vehicle to the Czech Republic

Representatives of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic signed today a series of contracts with German partners for the delivery of Leopard tanks to the…

 11. 10. 2022
Tatra Defence Vehicle will provide comprehensive service support for the superstructure of the Pandur II 8x8 KOVS, KOVVŠ

Tatra Defence Vehicle will provide comprehensive service support for the superstructure of the Pandur II 8x8 KOVS, KOVVŠ

Yesterday, the Government discussed a public contract prepared by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, the subject of which is the performance of defects…

 06. 10. 2022
Acquisition of Heron drones and industrial share of the Czech Republic

Acquisition of Heron drones and industrial share of the Czech Republic

Both economic and military logic encourage the state to rely mainly on domestic industry for its armaments. As a result, the money spent acts as an investment stimulus, and the…

 30. 09. 2022
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