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Rheinmetall expands its Central European industrial network in Hungary and plans a new factory in neighbouring Slovakia

Rheinmetall expands its Central European industrial network in Hungary and plans a new factory in neighbouring Slovakia

Rheinmetall recently inaugurated the first part of its new engineering and production plant in Zalaegerszeg in western Hungary. The new facility offers production, research, development and testing…

 29. 03. 2022
Central Slovakia is already guarded by the Patriot system

Central Slovakia is already guarded by the Patriot system

The Patriot tactical mobile missile system has been able to provide protection over a strategic part of central Slovakia with one complete battery for a few days now, and additional batteries will be…

 29. 03. 2022
We must return the money to the Defence Ministry budget as soon as possible, Lubomír Metnar says

We must return the money to the Defence Ministry budget as soon as possible, Lubomír Metnar says

The war in Ukraine and the imminent threat of NATO countries bring with them new demands for changes to the original plans for the modernisation of the Czech Army, but especially the need for more…

 25. 03. 2022
Slovakia has preliminarily evaluated bids for wheeled armoured vehicles. The arguments for the Finnish solution are unconvincing

Slovakia has preliminarily evaluated bids for wheeled armoured vehicles. The arguments for the Finnish solution are unconvincing

The Slovak Ministry of Defence has published on its website a document entitled "Study of feasibility for the procurement of 8x8 Armoured Fighting Vehicles". This is one of two major Slovak armoured…

 21. 03. 2022
The US Army received the first Tatra Phoenix trucks for military training area service in Germany

The US Army received the first Tatra Phoenix trucks for military training area service in Germany

Czech Tatra Trucks company, based in the town of Kopřivnice, supplies its vehicles to many armies around the world on various continents. Last year, it got the first major contracts from NATO armies…

 19. 03. 2022
Slovakia and the Czech Republic plan even more intensive defence cooperation

Slovakia and the Czech Republic plan even more intensive defence cooperation

Yesterday Slovak Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď welcomed Czech Defence Minister Jana Černochová at the premises of the Ministry. It was her first visit to the Slovak Ministry of Defence and, in…

 19. 03. 2022
Our security cannot be taken for granted

Our security cannot be taken for granted

The 9th annual Our Security Cannot be Taken for Granted conference, which is held annually at this time to mark the anniversary of the Czech Republic's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty…

 11. 03. 2022
Slovakia to provide Ukraine with additional military material worth almost €4.5 million

Slovakia to provide Ukraine with additional military material worth almost €4.5 million

Slovakia will provide further military aid to Ukraine, this time military material worth EUR 4.5 million. This was confirmed by Slovak Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď after yesterday's meeting of the…

 28. 02. 2022
Government approves another donation of military equipment to Ukraine for CZK 188 million

Government approves another donation of military equipment to Ukraine for CZK 188 million

On Saturday, 26 February 2022, the Government of the Czech Republic approved a proposal submitted by Defence Minister Jana Černochová to allow an exemption from the condition of permanent…

 26. 02. 2022
A Step Change in International Aviation: Israel Certifies Unmanned Aircraft System for Integration in Civilian Airspace

A Step Change in International Aviation: Israel Certifies Unmanned Aircraft System for Integration in Civilian Airspace

For the first time ever, the Civil Aviation Authority of the State of Israel (CAAI), that operates under the Israeli Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, has certified an Unmanned Aircraft System…

 10. 02. 2022