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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
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