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Czech aircraft Aero L-39NG has been certified and met all the conditions for series production

Czech aircraft Aero L-39NG has been certified and met all the conditions for series production

The Aero Vodochody can celebrate. Its latest achievement, the light jet L-39 NG, the successor of the tradition of the legendary aircraft L-39 Albatros, received a Type Certificate. Nothing stands in…

 22. 09. 2020
The joint venture for the production of Lynx infantry fighting vehicles in Hungary opens up international business opportunities

The joint venture for the production of Lynx infantry fighting vehicles in Hungary opens up international business opportunities

The government of Hungary has signed a major defence deal with Rheinmetall and ordered 218 newly developed infrantry fighting vehicles. The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has embarked on a massive…

 21. 09. 2020
NATO Days and Presentation of Tenderers for a New IFV Contract for the ACR

NATO Days and Presentation of Tenderers for a New IFV Contract for the ACR

The twentieth NATO Days had to do without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, this did not stop arms companies from presenting their technology. Given the current acquisition of new…

 20. 09. 2020
Rheinmetall to join NATO Days on event’s 20-year anniversary

Rheinmetall to join NATO Days on event’s 20-year anniversary

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days is celebrating its 20-year anniversary at the Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport on September 19-20, with organisers using the occasion to thank members…

 09. 09. 2020
Rheinmetall’s partnerships with Czech defence firms bring investment, jobs and exports

Rheinmetall’s partnerships with Czech defence firms bring investment, jobs and exports

Rheinmetall plans to work hand in hand with partners in the Czech Republic to turn the Lynx project into reality. Local development and production, coupled with standing up an efficient supply chain…

 24. 08. 2020
Two Years since Three Czech Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan

Two Years since Three Czech Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan

Today we commemorate another very sad anniversary, when a suicide bomb attack was committed on the morning of August 5, 2018, in the Afghan city of Charikar, targeted at Allied soldiers during their…

 05. 08. 2020
Four members of the Army of the Czech Republic died exactly four years ago

Four members of the Army of the Czech Republic died exactly four years ago

Exactly six years ago today 4 members of the Army of the Czech Republic died in a suicide attack on 8th July, 2014.  On 14th July, 2014, after being transported to the Czech Republic, another of…

 08. 07. 2020
Czech Defence and Security Industry in the Post-Coronavirus Age

Czech Defence and Security Industry in the Post-Coronavirus Age

In recent weeks, the government of the Czech Republic has relaxed a number of restrictions, which have been introduced since mid-March as a means to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. I will leave to…

 07. 07. 2020
The former Chief of Military Intelligence, the General Radovan Procházka, passed away

The former Chief of Military Intelligence, the General Radovan Procházka, passed away

The Lieutenant General (ret.) Radovan Procházka died this morning at the age of 93. After the fall of communism, Procházka held various positions in the intelligence services. In 1990 he was in the…

 25. 06. 2020
Prague will welcome the Defence Ministers of the V4 countries

Prague will welcome the Defence Ministers of the V4 countries

The meeting of the Ministers of Defence of the Visegrad Four countries will take place in Prague on Wednesday, 24th June 2020. The Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar, who will conduct the meeting of…

 23. 06. 2020