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Slovak Ground Forces take delivery of telescopic container handlers

Slovak Ground Forces take delivery of telescopic container handlers

Over the last few weeks, discussions regarding the modernisation of the Slovak Armed Forces (SAF) have focused mainly on major modernisation projects, such as the purchase of new tracked Infantry…

 07. 10. 2021
Pandur II vehicle as one of the favorites in the Slovak tender

Pandur II vehicle as one of the favorites in the Slovak tender

Not so long ago, the Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic presented its intention to purchase new 8x8 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). In this material, the Ministry describes the financial…

 21. 09. 2021
Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

The acquisition of new 8x8 wheeled combat vehicles is a project that has been discussed in the Slovak Army and the Ministry of Defense for several years. The public still remembers the failure of the…

 10. 08. 2021
The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

According to the latest available information, it seems that the current leadership of the Slovak Ministry of Defense is enormously interested in a significant modernization of the Ground Forces of…

 03. 08. 2021
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