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Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is Formed in Chrudim

Today, October 1, 2020, the 43rd Airborne Regiment is established in Chrudim. This is the third maneuver element of the Army of the Czech Republic, which will stand alongside the two current brigades…

 01. 10. 2020
Oliver Mittelsdorf: The Lynx Vehicle in Competition in the Czech Republic, Australia and the USA

Oliver Mittelsdorf: The Lynx Vehicle in Competition in the Czech Republic, Australia and the USA

Our army is in dire need of new infantry fighting vehicles to replace the obsolete BVP-2 tracked vehicles. The Ministry of Defence plans to sign the contract by the end of this year, and companies…

 02. 07. 2020
First Reservist to Study in Canada, All Reservists May Study at the University of Defence

First Reservist to Study in Canada, All Reservists May Study at the University of Defence

In autumn this year, the first member of the active reserve will start studying at the Canadian Army Command and Staff College. This prestigious military school with a long tradition specializes in…

 15. 06. 2020
Ivo Zelinka: The Long-term Deployment in Afghanistan was Absolutely Decisive for the Development of the ACR

Ivo Zelinka: The Long-term Deployment in Afghanistan was Absolutely Decisive for the Development of the ACR

Lt. Col. Ivo Zelinka, who is currently in charge of creating a new airborne regiment, knew already in his second year at the grammar school that he wanted to be a paratrooper. He studied military…

 01. 06. 2020
Karel Řehka: Service in the Army Has Given Me a Lot of Experience

Karel Řehka: Service in the Army Has Given Me a Lot of Experience

The National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NCISA) is the central administrative office for cyber security including the protection of classified information in the field of information and…

 25. 05. 2020
Daniel Machač: Forward Air Controllers are Always “in the Firing Line”

Daniel Machač: Forward Air Controllers are Always “in the Firing Line”

They have elite training with British and American colleagues and combat experience from Afghanistan. It is a Czech unit of advanced air traffic controllers JTAC, which guide planes and helicopters…

 18. 05. 2020
Impact of the Coronavirus on the Army of the Czech Republic and the Domestic Defence Industry

Impact of the Coronavirus on the Army of the Czech Republic and the Domestic Defence Industry

The current situation around the coronavirus raises a number of questions about the future of our army and the domestic defence industry, so we asked Jana Černochová, the Chairwoman of the Defence…

 16. 04. 2020