Events

Media days of the CZ Uherský Brod

Media days of the CZ Uherský Brod

At the end of last week, the gates of the CZUB (Česká Zbrojovka Uherský Brod) were opened for two days to expert journalists from all over the world. Forty or so invited guests were not only able…

 18. 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
A memorial plaque to war veteran Jiri "Regi" Schams was unveiled

A memorial plaque to war veteran Jiri "Regi" Schams was unveiled

Yesterday a memorial plaque to our war veteran Jiri "Regi" Schams was unveiled. The unveiling of the memorial plaque, which had to be postponed several times in the past due to the coronavirus…

 22. 09. 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
This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

This year's NATO Days had a great program and showed interesting equipment

NATO Days 2021 is over and there was a lot to see. The weekend programme was really varied including some very interesting dynamic demonstrations. The presentations were of course dominated by…

 20. 09. 2021
Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Rheinmetall industrial partnerships set to bring benefits to Slovakia

Industrial partnerships form a vital element of 21st-century defence procurements. By ensuring the involvement of local companies, suppliers can bring significant economic benefits to local economies…

 19. 09. 2021
Politicians addressed the simplification of the acquisition process, the degree of involvement of Czech companies in tenders and the amount of the defense budget

Politicians addressed the simplification of the acquisition process, the degree of involvement of Czech companies in tenders and the amount of the defense budget

The participants of the Round Table, recently organized by the Czech Chamber of Commerce headed by the Minister of Defense Lubomír Metnar, addressed issues related to the defense industry. The…

 06. 09. 2021
Defense industry issues: The law on public procurement needs to be amended

Defense industry issues: The law on public procurement needs to be amended

The regular Round Table, this time on the issue of the defense industry, was prepared by the Czech Chamber of Commerce for the last day of August. The online broadcast was attended not only by the…

 02. 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