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The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

The Army is getting new fuel trucks for air bases

This year, the main air bases of the Air Force of the Czech Armed Forces are gradually acquiring completely new fuel trucks and fuel semi-trailers, intended for refueling of the Czech Air Force or…

 07. 09. 2021
Soldiers from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade float across the water with Pandurs

Soldiers from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade float across the water with Pandurs

Today ends the three-week exercise focused on the floating of BVP-2 and wheeled IFV Pandur vehicles in preparation for combat vehicle drivers. Floatings are clearly one of the most difficult of all…

 03. 09. 2021
The demanding all-army Recon Patrol Competition will test the abilities of members of reconnaissance units

The demanding all-army Recon Patrol Competition will test the abilities of members of reconnaissance units

From 23rd to 27th August 2021, the ninth year of the all-army Recon Patrol Competition will take place in the Libavá military district. The competition is organized by the 102nd Reconnaissance…

 20. 08. 2021
The crisis in Afghanistan is checking the true state of our military transport capabilities

The crisis in Afghanistan is checking the true state of our military transport capabilities

The crisis in Afghanistan caused by the de facto takeover of power by the radical Taliban movement meant an action unparalleled not only for the Western world - the need for immediate evacuation of…

 19. 08. 2021
Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka, the largest manufacturer of small arms in the Czech Republic and one of the most important arms companies in the world, will celebrate 85 years since its founding in 2021. To mark…

 02. 08. 2021
Slovakia received the Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers. The Czech Armed Forces are still waiting for new howitzers

Slovakia received the Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers. The Czech Armed Forces are still waiting for new howitzers

These days, the Slovak Army is getting the new Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzer, based on the proven ShKH vz. 77 DANA type, which is still used by the Army of the Czech Republic. The new Zuzana 2…

 23. 07. 2021
The Army is requesting an expert opinion on the SPYDER anti-aircraft system

The Army is requesting an expert opinion on the SPYDER anti-aircraft system

The subject of the recently announced public contract is the preparation of an expert opinion for the purchase of a modern anti-aircraft system, four SPYDER type anti-aircraft missile batteries short…

 18. 07. 2021
Leave No One Behind: Czech game depicts the legendary Vietnam battle at LZ X-Ray even in VR

Leave No One Behind: Czech game depicts the legendary Vietnam battle at LZ X-Ray even in VR

"I will leave no one behind. Dead, or alive, we will all come home together." These words were said by Lieutenant Colonel, and later Lieutenant General Hal Moore, the legendary commander of the 1st…

 13. 07. 2021
Rheinmetall is bringing Britain’s tanks into the modern era

Rheinmetall is bringing Britain’s tanks into the modern era

Rheinmetall is at the forefront of global tracked vehicle technology. The German company’s LYNX KF41 is a leading contender for the Czech Republic’s purchase of 210 new infantry fighting…

 08. 07. 2021
The Army is requesting IVECO light armored vehicles for use in international operations

The Army is requesting IVECO light armored vehicles for use in international operations

The Army is now requesting 10 pieces of IVECO M65E 19WM 4x4 combat vehicles, 7 pieces in the combat version and 3 pieces in the command version. The purpose of the purchase is to secure the dedicated…

 05. 07. 2021