CZDEFENCE

Sale of Zuzana 2 howitzers to Ukraine

Sale of Zuzana 2 howitzers to Ukraine

It's been almost four months since Ukraine has fiercely resisted continued Russian aggression. Modern weapons systems from Western countries, which are being supplied to Ukraine, play an important…

 27. 06. 2022
How to proceed with the Air Defence of Slovakia

How to proceed with the Air Defence of Slovakia

The current conflict in Ukraine shows how important the role of Air Defence, which consists of both fighter aircraft and Ground-Based Air Defence Systems, is in the defence of the state. To enable…

 03. 06. 2022
Combat drones for the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic

Combat drones for the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic

The Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic Jaroslav Naď recently informed the public on his Twitter account that the ministry is continuing its search for new combat drones for the Slovak Armed…

 26. 04. 2022
Slovakia has received bids for new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles from four countries

Slovakia has received bids for new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles from four countries

Slovakia plans to purchase 152 new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles in the near future as part of a major modernisation of its ground forces. The Slovak defence ministry plans to make the purchase…

 10. 02. 2022
Georgia interested in Slovak Zuzana 2 howitzers

Georgia interested in Slovak Zuzana 2 howitzers

The first Zuzana 2 self-propelled wheeled howitzers were taken over by the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic (AF SR) in the summer of 2021. In the first half of December 2021, the howitzers were…

 11. 01. 2022
Czech Republic sends tender offer for Pandur II armoured vehicle to Slovakia

Czech Republic sends tender offer for Pandur II armoured vehicle to Slovakia

The Slovak Ministry of Defence said yesterday that it had received bids from five countries, including the Czech Republic, in its upcoming purchase of 8x8 wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles for its…

 04. 01. 2022
The first pilots of the Slovak Air Force to fly the new F-16s were ceremonially inducted

The first pilots of the Slovak Air Force to fly the new F-16s were ceremonially inducted

The purchase of new F-16V Block 70/72 fighter aircraft for the Slovak Air Force is one of the largest modernisation projects of the Slovak Ministry of Defence. Although Slovak airmen are not due to…

 03. 12. 2021
Purchase of new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Slovak Armed Forces - Rheinmetall builds a partner network in Slovakia

Purchase of new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Slovak Armed Forces - Rheinmetall builds a partner network in Slovakia

This year, the Slovak Ministry of Defence has presented bold plans to modernise the equipment of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic (AF SR). It plans to purchase 228 tracked…

 28. 11. 2021
Slovak and Czech companies on the road to deeper defence cooperation

Slovak and Czech companies on the road to deeper defence cooperation

The question of whether it is possible to expect a deepening of Czech-Slovak defence cooperation is becoming more and more topical in the light of recent days. On 20 October, a presentation of Czech…

 31. 10. 2021
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