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Army requests service and maintenance of BVP-2 until 2025

Army requests service and maintenance of BVP-2 until 2025

The purpose of the recently announced tender is to ensure the full functionality and operability of the equipment on the IFV chassis used in the Army of the Czech Republic on the basis of a framework…

 10. 11. 2021
Army acquires satellite base stations and terminals from the Americans for CZK 1 billion

Army acquires satellite base stations and terminals from the Americans for CZK 1 billion

The purchased terminals are to be incorporated into the Czech Army's satellite network, built within the MILSATCOM project, and to support the activities of units in foreign operations and in the…

 09. 11. 2021
Ministry of Defence plans to purchase unmanned reconnaissance vehicles for almost 121 million crowns

Ministry of Defence plans to purchase unmanned reconnaissance vehicles for almost 121 million crowns

The subject of the forthcoming public procurement is the acquisition of 4 pieces of a set of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles "UAS PUMA 3 AE" (Unmanned Aerial Systems). Each set consists of 3…

 06. 11. 2021
Bosnia could become the site of a new conflict in the Balkans, experts say

Bosnia could become the site of a new conflict in the Balkans, experts say

The war in the former Yugoslavia claimed thousands of lives and resulted in a completely different regional order. However, the risk of open conflict in this increasingly unstable environment, caused…

 04. 11. 2021
A new era dawns for the Hungarian defence industry in cooperation with Rheinmetall

A new era dawns for the Hungarian defence industry in cooperation with Rheinmetall

Defence programmes are not only about enhancing a nation’s security. They are also about boosting local industry, building knowledge, and bringing benefits to local players, whether they be large…

 29. 10. 2021
Even Chief Warrant Officers are replaceable, says Senior Chief Warrant Officer Peter Smik

Even Chief Warrant Officers are replaceable, says Senior Chief Warrant Officer Peter Smik

Peter Smik, in a recent interview with the department's monthly A Report, said there is a need for warrant officers to rotate in their posts. Thus, he said, the maximum period of stay in office…

 21. 10. 2021
The way to preserve the main capabilities of the Army of the Czech Republic

The way to preserve the main capabilities of the Army of the Czech Republic

The Czech Army is in the middle of a modernisation process. Some acquisition projects have already been signed (CAESAR howitzers, Short and medium range anti-aircraft missile system), other…

 05. 10. 2021
STV GROUP as a system integrator will provide ammunition for CAESAR howitzers

STV GROUP as a system integrator will provide ammunition for CAESAR howitzers

Certification and production of ammunition for the new self-propelled howitzers will be provided by Czech companies, led by STV GROUP a. s. The company will be the system integrator for ammunition…

 02. 10. 2021
This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

NATO Days 2021 is over and there was a lot to see. The weekend programme was really varied including some very interesting dynamic demonstrations. The presentations were of course dominated by…

 20. 09. 2021
Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Industrial partnerships form a vital element of 21st-century defence procurements. By ensuring the involvement of local companies, suppliers can bring significant economic benefits to local economies…

 19. 09. 2021