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Jan Mazal: It is difficult to imagine the future battlefield without robotic systems

Jan Mazal: It is difficult to imagine the future battlefield without robotic systems

Colonel Jan Mazal, who is currently the head of the Department of Military Robotics at the Faculty of Military Technology of the University of Defense, is a graduate of the Faculty of Military…

 11. 08. 2021
Miloslav Lafek: Financial stability is a prerequisite for ensuring the build-up of the Army

Miloslav Lafek: Financial stability is a prerequisite for ensuring the build-up of the Army

General Miloslav Lafek is currently the director of the MoD's Strategic Development and Planning Section. In 2015-2018, he was the director of the operational planning department of the Joint…

 05. 08. 2021
Antonín Genser: The priority is to relaunch comprehensive Active Reserves training

Antonín Genser: The priority is to relaunch comprehensive Active Reserves training

Colonel of the General Staff Ing. Antonín Genser has held the position of Commander of the Territorial Command since 2019. Prior to that, in 2016-2019, he served as Chief of Staff of the Land…

 27. 07. 2021
Pavel Konvalinka: My task is to train motivated and physically fit soldiers

Pavel Konvalinka: My task is to train motivated and physically fit soldiers

The current commander of the Basic Training Section, Chief Warrant Officer Pavel Konvalinka, is a graduate of the Military High School in Opava and subsequently in Vyškov. He began his career in…

 08. 06. 2021
Jaroslav Míka: I can imagine the continuation of the Gripen in the Czech Army beyond the horizon of this decade

Jaroslav Míka: I can imagine the continuation of the Gripen in the Czech Army beyond the horizon of this decade

Colonel of the General Staff Ing. Jaroslav Míka, who is currently the commander of the 21st Tactical Air Force Base Čáslav, has been serving in the Czech Army since 1995, when he joined as pilot…

 20. 05. 2021
Mikael Segerman: We offer the Czech defense industry a helping hand and a chance for an advanced future

Mikael Segerman: We offer the Czech defense industry a helping hand and a chance for an advanced future

BAE Systems is bidding for a victory in the Czech Army tender with its CV90 MkIV Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The company relied on cooperation mainly with Czech state-owned industrial companies. VOP…

 09. 05. 2021
Reportage from the course of tank commanders and gunners

Reportage from the course of tank commanders and gunners

The 73rd Tank Battalion of the Czech Army recently held a course of tank commanders and gunners (on T-72M4 CZ). The course is organized every year depending on the number of new members of the…

 29. 04. 2021
Interview with the Chief of Staff of the British Military Advisory Training Team BMATT

Interview with the Chief of Staff of the British Military Advisory Training Team BMATT

Born in Glasgow, Maj Robert Whyte was educated at Bellshill Academy. He enlisted into the Army in June 1988, completing his training at Scottish Divisional Depot Glencorse Barracks prior to joining…

 20. 04. 2021
Instructor of the Armed Forces: Why it is necessary to practice close combat as part of Czech Army training

Instructor of the Armed Forces: Why it is necessary to practice close combat as part of Czech Army training

As a Protect Israeli Security Solutions international instructor he has the opportunity to train with the best in the world. That is why he was invited to join the world organization of military…

 26. 03. 2021
The Deployment of Members of Active Reserves will Be Decided Based on the Development of the Situation

The Deployment of Members of Active Reserves will Be Decided Based on the Development of the Situation

Since last year, our soldiers have been intensively involved in helping the unfavourable epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic in connection to COVID-19, in the areas of security and…

 02. 03. 2021