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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
Tatra Trucks exceeded the plan for last year and sold 1,277 vehicles

Tatra Trucks exceeded the plan for last year and sold 1,277 vehicles

Kopřivnice-based Tatra Trucks managed to sell more vehicles than planned for 2021 and fulfilled its commitments to partners. It delivered a total of 1,277 vehicles to customers, won major military…

 06. 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
Czech soldiers will not go to Poland to help yet

Czech soldiers will not go to Poland to help yet

Yesterday, Defence Minister Lubomír Metnar decided, after a meeting with his Polish counterpart Mariusz Blaszczak, to suspend the process of approving the mandate for sending a unit of Czech Army…

 14. 12. 2021
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
Bosnia could become the site of a new conflict in the Balkans, experts say

Bosnia could become the site of a new conflict in the Balkans, experts say

The war in the former Yugoslavia claimed thousands of lives and resulted in a completely different regional order. However, the risk of open conflict in this increasingly unstable environment, caused…

 04. 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
A new era dawns for the Hungarian defence industry in cooperation with Rheinmetall

A new era dawns for the Hungarian defence industry in cooperation with Rheinmetall

Defence programmes are not only about enhancing a nation’s security. They are also about boosting local industry, building knowledge, and bringing benefits to local players, whether they be large…

 29. 10. 2021
Media Day in Tatra: TITUS armored vehicles and the vision of Tatra production for the 21st century

Media Day in Tatra: TITUS armored vehicles and the vision of Tatra production for the 21st century

The traditional Tatra Media Day took place at the Kopřivnice site of one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world. Czech and foreign journalists were introduced to the new products not only in…

 27. 10. 2021