Military vehicles

Rocket artillery can be of good use

Rocket artillery can be of good use

The conflict in Ukraine shows once again that rocket artillery is definitely not old hat and still makes sense on the current battlefield. By the way, Multiple Rocket Launchers also played a…

 08. 04. 2022
In addition to the DITA project, a prototype of a self-propelled howitzer with a barrel length of 52 calibres is being built in the Czech Republic

In addition to the DITA project, a prototype of a self-propelled howitzer with a barrel length of 52 calibres is being built in the Czech Republic

After a period of decline, which began in the late 1980s in connection with the decline of markets and the desperate economic situation of socialist Czechoslovakia and continued until the turn of the…

 02. 02. 2022
Artillery versus drones

Artillery versus drones

The recently signed contract for the supply of Caesar self-propelled guns to the Czech Armed Forces has provoked a range of opinions and reactions among the wider public, both positive and…

 02. 01. 2022
Zetor Gerlach 4x4 is ready for serial production

Zetor Gerlach 4x4 is ready for serial production

The new ZETOR DEFENCE company presented its range of domestically produced armoured vehicles at the IDET 2021 International Defence and Security Technologies Fair. It is a joint-venture of two…

 09. 10. 2021
STV GROUP as a system integrator will provide ammunition for CAESAR howitzers

STV GROUP as a system integrator will provide ammunition for CAESAR howitzers

Certification and production of ammunition for the new self-propelled howitzers will be provided by Czech companies, led by STV GROUP a. s. The company will be the system integrator for ammunition…

 02. 10. 2021
BAE Systems' CV90 offer meets all key MoD requirements

BAE Systems' CV90 offer meets all key MoD requirements

On 1 September, BAE Systems, in cooperation with state integrator VOP CZ s.p., submitted an offer to the Czech Republic for the delivery of a fleet of new CV90 vehicles in seven variants. The…

 17. 09. 2021
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