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New Czech recovery and evacuation vehicle TREVA-30 on Tatra Force 8x8 chassis

New Czech recovery and evacuation vehicle TREVA-30 on Tatra Force 8x8 chassis

A few days ago, the new tactical recovery and evacuation vehicle TREVA-30, which is based on the proven Tatra Force 8x8 chassis, was presented at the Eurosatory trade fair in Paris, which is…

 17. 06. 2022
New Czech MORANA self-propelled howitzer aroused well-deserved attention

New Czech MORANA self-propelled howitzer aroused well-deserved attention

At this year's Eurosatory trade fair in Paris, which is dedicated to the defence and security sector, EXCALIBUR ARMY presented a novelty in the form of a new Czech wheeled self-propelled gun howitzer…

 14. 06. 2022
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann: We visited the place where Leopards are born

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann: We visited the place where Leopards are born

The Ministry of Defence recently officially announced that the Czech Republic will receive Leopard 2 tanks from Germany. The two sides will also begin discussions on the possibility of acquiring up…

 26. 05. 2022
In business and at war, the winner is the one who gains and maintains technological superiority, says Professor Bohuslav Přikryl, CSG Aerospace's Vice President for Research, Development and Innovation

In business and at war, the winner is the one who gains and maintains technological superiority, says Professor Bohuslav Přikryl, CSG Aerospace's Vice President for Research, Development and Innovation

Professor Bohuslav Přikryl is Vice President for Research, Development and Innovation of CSG Aerospace, a division of the Czechoslovak Group of companies operating in aerospace-related fields. His…

 25. 05. 2022
St. Wenceslas Cup 2022: Unique challenging shooting competition once again tested the ability of members of the armed forces to use real weapons

St. Wenceslas Cup 2022: Unique challenging shooting competition once again tested the ability of members of the armed forces to use real weapons

St. Wenceslas Cup - who has experienced, knows, who has heard, guesses. This atypical shooting competition is unique not only in the Czech Republic, but also in Central Europe. This year's edition…

 10. 05. 2022
Tommy Gustafsson-Rask: I'm still optimistic, the Czech Republic knows that not only its Army needs new IFV, but also its industry

Tommy Gustafsson-Rask: I'm still optimistic, the Czech Republic knows that not only its Army needs new IFV, but also its industry

BAE Systems is among three companies that have submitted bids to supply armoured infantry vehicles to the Czech Army in 2021. In the meantime, all the bids that did not meet all the requirements have…

 01. 04. 2022
Interview with U.S. Army General (ret.) John Novalis not only about the Viper and Venom helicopters for the Czech Army

Interview with U.S. Army General (ret.) John Novalis not only about the Viper and Venom helicopters for the Czech Army

Last week we had the opportunity to conduct a personal interview with U.S. Army Brigadier General (ret.) John E. Novalis II. John Novalis has had a storied military career. A 1987 graduate of the…

 14. 03. 2022
Oliver Mittelsdorf: This year's deletion of armoured vehicles from the budget was disappointing, but I am positive about the future

Oliver Mittelsdorf: This year's deletion of armoured vehicles from the budget was disappointing, but I am positive about the future

The tender for the delivery of 210 tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Army, worth CZK 52 billion, is rightly one of the most watched tenders in the history of the Czech Armed Forces…

 08. 02. 2022
Military profession: Chief of the Active Reserve Group

Military profession: Chief of the Active Reserve Group

Part 10 of our miniseries on military expertise will introduce you to the activities of the chief of the Active Reserve Group, who is involved in planning and managing the training of Active Reserve…

 01. 02. 2022
Our chemists have received the first pieces of S-LOV-CBRN and LOV-CBRN II light armoured reconnaissance vehicles

Our chemists have received the first pieces of S-LOV-CBRN and LOV-CBRN II light armoured reconnaissance vehicles

On Wednesday, 26 January, a ceremony was held in Liberec at the October 6 Barracks to receive the first ten (or five pairs) of S-LOV-CBRN and LOV-CBRN II light armoured reconnaissance vehicles, which…

 28. 01. 2022