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Mobile Air Defense on the 8x8 platform and options for the Slovak Army

Mobile Air Defense on the 8x8 platform and options for the Slovak Army

The use of new technologies in armed conflicts is increasingly common. The importance of drones and various Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is constantly growing, and the armies are introducing this type of…

 15. 07. 2021
Slovakia continues to research the market for new IFVs

Slovakia continues to research the market for new IFVs

A few days ago, the "Záhorie" Military Technical and Testing Institute in Slovakia became the scene of dynamic demonstrations of potential new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles again. These could…

 30. 06. 2021
Threats in the Middle East: An interview with an expert on the cultural aspects of security

Threats in the Middle East: An interview with an expert on the cultural aspects of security

Security is a complex phenomenon, which does not rely only on hard power and measures like military strength, weapons, and strategic thinking. Security also includes social and cultural aspects that…

 03. 06. 2021
Acquisition of F-16 fighters for the Slovak Army: The first pilots are already training in the USA

Acquisition of F-16 fighters for the Slovak Army: The first pilots are already training in the USA

The purchase of new F-16 Block 70/72 fighters for the Slovak Air Force is one of the largest modernization projects of the Slovak Army. The contract for their purchase was signed at the end of 2018…

 27. 05. 2021
Slovakia is preparing for the acquisition of new IFVs

Slovakia is preparing for the acquisition of new IFVs

Forming a heavy mechanized brigade is one of Slovakia's obligations to its allies in the North Atlantic Alliance. To do this, it is necessary to replace the existing Soviet military equipment. Today…

 03. 05. 2021
Zuzana 2 for the Slovak Army Maybe in Less Than a Month

Zuzana 2 for the Slovak Army Maybe in Less Than a Month

During the period from March 8 to 19, the first stage of military tests of Zuzana 2 self-propelled wheeled howitzers took place. It was to verify the tactical and technical requirements, the…

 29. 03. 2021
Meeting with Korean Representatives: Chance for the K2 Tank in Slovakia?

Meeting with Korean Representatives: Chance for the K2 Tank in Slovakia?

At the end of January this year, a meeting took place at the premises of the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic between the State Secretary of the MoD of the Slovak Republic Marian Majer and…

 12. 03. 2021
Why Slovakia should not Forget about Drones Defence

Why Slovakia should not Forget about Drones Defence

Over the last few years, unmanned aerial vehicles have been increasingly used for a wide range of combat operations. Drones are used in the military for reconnaissance and gathering data on the area…

 07. 03. 2021
Air Defence and Options for the Slovak Army

Air Defence and Options for the Slovak Army

In September last year, at a meeting with industry, the Modernization Section (SEMOD) of the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic presented priority projects in the armament and modernization…

 03. 02. 2021
The Future of Tanks in the Army of the Slovak Republic

The Future of Tanks in the Army of the Slovak Republic

The tank is still considered an important part of the ground forces, the role of which is difficult to replace in some situations. In the category of ground combat vehicles, it is truly a unique…

 28. 12. 2020