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Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka celebrates its 85th anniversary

Ceska zbrojovka, the largest manufacturer of small arms in the Czech Republic and one of the most important arms companies in the world, will celebrate 85 years since its founding in 2021. To mark…

 02. 08. 2021
How and where to look for information about the Czech defense and security industry?

How and where to look for information about the Czech defense and security industry?

The Czech defense and security industry has a long tradition, a great reputation and huge potential. And they know it well in the world - up to 90% of the production of the Czech defense and security…

 31. 07. 2021
Slovakia received the Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers. The Czech Armed Forces are still waiting for new howitzers

Slovakia received the Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers. The Czech Armed Forces are still waiting for new howitzers

These days, the Slovak Army is getting the new Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzer, based on the proven ShKH vz. 77 DANA type, which is still used by the Army of the Czech Republic. The new Zuzana 2…

 23. 07. 2021
Leave No One Behind: Czech game depicts the legendary Vietnam battle at LZ X-Ray even in VR

Leave No One Behind: Czech game depicts the legendary Vietnam battle at LZ X-Ray even in VR

"I will leave no one behind. Dead, or alive, we will all come home together." These words were said by Lieutenant Colonel, and later Lieutenant General Hal Moore, the legendary commander of the 1st…

 13. 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
DSIA President Jiří Hynek on the export of the Czech defense and security industry

DSIA President Jiří Hynek on the export of the Czech defense and security industry

There are generally a number of inaccuracies and rumors about the defense and security industry. For example, have you noticed how the media basically write about it as about arms industry? And about…

 06. 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
Česká zbrojovka Group SE has Closed on the Acquisition of Colt

Česká zbrojovka Group SE has Closed on the Acquisition of Colt

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE (CZG) today announced that, after securing all necessary regulatory approvals from the U.S. and Canadian authorities, it has successfully closed on its acquisition…

 24. 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
The collection of the Kbely Aviation Museum is enriched with two historical aircraft

The collection of the Kbely Aviation Museum is enriched with two historical aircraft

The Military History Institute (VHÚ) in Prague has 2 new additions to the exposition of the Kbely Aviation Museum. These are the renovated Aero L-29 Delfín military jet training aircraft and the…

 23. 04. 2021