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Slovakia has received bids for new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles from four countries

Slovakia has received bids for new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles from four countries

Slovakia plans to purchase 152 new tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles in the near future as part of a major modernisation of its ground forces. The Slovak defence ministry plans to make the purchase…

 10. 02. 2022
Views of the members of the Defence Committee on the potential deployment of our troops to Ukraine

Views of the members of the Defence Committee on the potential deployment of our troops to Ukraine

The 4th meeting of the Defense Committee, scheduled for Wednesday, February 2, did not take place due to the unexpected course of the 8th session of the Chamber of Deputies on the pandemic bill…

 03. 02. 2022
Lubomír Metnar elected new chairman of the Defence Committee

Lubomír Metnar elected new chairman of the Defence Committee

As we announced earlier, today at the 3rd meeting of the Defence Committee, Lubomír Metnar was elected as planned as the new Chairman of the Committee. This was after the procedure of changing the…

 26. 01. 2022
Slovakia's first military airport already has a set of new radars

Slovakia's first military airport already has a set of new radars

The 46th Kuchyňa Wing, as the first of the Slovak military airports, already provides air traffic control with new airport radars. This modern and reliable technology has finally replaced the…

 26. 01. 2022
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