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Politicians addressed the simplification of the acquisition process, the degree of involvement of Czech companies in tenders and the amount of the defense budget

Politicians addressed the simplification of the acquisition process, the degree of involvement of Czech companies in tenders and the amount of the defense budget

The participants of the Round Table, recently organized by the Czech Chamber of Commerce headed by the Minister of Defense Lubomír Metnar, addressed issues related to the defense industry. The…

 06. 09. 2021
Defense industry issues: The law on public procurement needs to be amended

Defense industry issues: The law on public procurement needs to be amended

The regular Round Table, this time on the issue of the defense industry, was prepared by the Czech Chamber of Commerce for the last day of August. The online broadcast was attended not only by the…

 02. 09. 2021
Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

Another attempt to purchase 8x8 Armored Combat Vehicles for the Slovak Army

The acquisition of new 8x8 wheeled combat vehicles is a project that has been discussed in the Slovak Army and the Ministry of Defense for several years. The public still remembers the failure of the…

 10. 08. 2021
The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

The Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic plans to procure 228 tracked combat vehicles

According to the latest available information, it seems that the current leadership of the Slovak Ministry of Defense is enormously interested in a significant modernization of the Ground Forces of…

 03. 08. 2021
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