Military vehicles

Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Lynx KF41 IFV: National and global reasons for acquisition

Although the notorious contract for the acquisition of modern Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Czech Army, respectively the 7th Mechanized Brigade, is slowly but surely approaching its end, it is…

 12. 09. 2021
New DITA self-propelled cannon howitzer

New DITA self-propelled cannon howitzer

The recent introduction of the new Czech DITA self-propelled howitzer is one of the biggest surprises of the Czech defense industry in recent years. It is another expression of how the Czech defense…

 16. 08. 2021
Mobile Air Defense on the 8x8 platform and options for the Slovak Army

Mobile Air Defense on the 8x8 platform and options for the Slovak Army

The use of new technologies in armed conflicts is increasingly common. The importance of drones and various Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is constantly growing, and the armies are introducing this type of…

 15. 07. 2021
Rheinmetall is bringing Britain’s tanks into the modern era

Rheinmetall is bringing Britain’s tanks into the modern era

Rheinmetall is at the forefront of global tracked vehicle technology. The German company’s LYNX KF41 is a leading contender for the Czech Republic’s purchase of 210 new infantry fighting…

 08. 07. 2021
New weapon turret for the Pandurs

New weapon turret for the Pandurs

Following the recent anniversary of ten years of the service of Pandur II CZ armored vehicles in the armament of the Army of the Czech Republic, several articles appeared in the media, focusing on…

 18. 06. 2021
Integrated Logistic Support keeps LYNX at the cutting edge

Integrated Logistic Support keeps LYNX at the cutting edge

Rheinmetall’s LYNX KF41 is an innovative Infantry Fighting Vehicle designed for providing the required military capability on the battlefields of the present and future. To keep it at the…

 15. 06. 2021
Possibilities of cooperation in the development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Possibilities of cooperation in the development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Although the Czech Army is currently working on modernization and armament projects related to "conventional" weapons such as air defense systems, tracked IFV or new wheeled howitzers, the future and…

 14. 06. 2021
British expansion of anti-tank capabilities as inspiration for the Czech Army

British expansion of anti-tank capabilities as inspiration for the Czech Army

The United Kingdom introduced requirements for the anti-tank capabilities of the British Army of the future. The main features of the Battle Group Organic Anti-Armor (BGOAA) project are the effort to…

 09. 06. 2021
Marder infantry fighting vehicle turns 50 – tried-and-tested warhorse of Germany’s mechanized infantry

Marder infantry fighting vehicle turns 50 – tried-and-tested warhorse of Germany’s mechanized infantry

The Marder infantry fighting vehicle celebrates its 50th anniversary today: it was a half a century ago, on 7 May 1971, that the German Army took formal deliver of the first serially produced…

 30. 05. 2021
Pandur Armored Personnel Carriers and their possibilities for the future

Pandur Armored Personnel Carriers and their possibilities for the future

One of the most interesting news from the Czech defense industry in 2020 was the announcement of a contract for the sale of Pandur II 8 × 8 Armored Personnel Carriers to the Republic of the…

 13. 05. 2021