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Gen. Rudolf Straka: Achieving full operational capability of the new helicopters is a matter of up to two years

Gen. Rudolf Straka: Achieving full operational capability of the new helicopters is a matter of up to two years

The 22nd Helicopter Base near Náměšt' nad Oslavou is part of the Czech Air Force. It is intended to provide direct air support and security for ground forces, air transport…

 04. 03. 2024
Another significant milestone in the CV90 programme for the Czech Armed Forces: soldiers saw a mock-up of the vehicle as it will be taken over by the Czech Armed Forces in 2026

Another significant milestone in the CV90 programme for the Czech Armed Forces: soldiers saw a mock-up of the vehicle as it will be taken over by the Czech Armed Forces in 2026

Last May, Swedish manufacturer BAE Systems Hägglunds won an order for the production of 246 CV90 tracked infantry fighting vehicles for the Czech Army in seven versions. The first…

 02. 03. 2024
Senators addressed weapons, the Concept of the Construction of the Army of the Czech Republic 2035 and defence industry issues

Senators addressed weapons, the Concept of the Construction of the Army of the Czech Republic 2035 and defence industry issues

At its 20th session yesterday, the members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security of the Senate of the Czech Republic held a meeting. This committee…

 29. 02. 2024
The Excalibur Army company was visited by top representatives of the Dutch army and the Ministry of Defence

The Excalibur Army company was visited by top representatives of the Dutch army and the Ministry of Defence

On Tuesday, February 27, a delegation of the Dutch Armed Forces, led by the Chief of the General Staff, General Onno Eichelsheim, visited the Excalibur Army company in the…

 28. 02. 2024
Minister Černochová: Whether anyone likes it or not, wars are won with weapons

Minister Černochová: Whether anyone likes it or not, wars are won with weapons

Problems limiting the development of Czech arms companies were the topic of yesterday's special meeting of Defence Minister Jana Černochová with representatives of the Czech…

 27. 02. 2024
The initiation of the European Commission proceedings will not affect the supply of helicopters for the Czech Air Force

The initiation of the European Commission proceedings will not affect the supply of helicopters for the Czech Air Force

The Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic and the Czech Republic are dealing with the European Commission with regard to possible violations of the Directive on public…

 26. 02. 2024
Czech Republic commemorates 25 years in NATO, Bill Clinton visits Prague

Czech Republic commemorates 25 years in NATO, Bill Clinton visits Prague

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States of America, will visit Prague at the invitation of President of the Republic Petr Pavel. The former US President…

 24. 02. 2024
Recruitment goals 2030 and the competitiveness of the Czech Armed Forces on the labour market - human resources must become a real priority

Recruitment goals 2030 and the competitiveness of the Czech Armed Forces on the labour market - human resources must become a real priority

The Czech Army is still counting on an increase in the number of soldiers to 30,000 professionals and 10,000 soldiers in the active reserve by 2030, but at the…

 23. 02. 2024
General Karel Řehka: Every soldier is also a recruiter

General Karel Řehka: Every soldier is also a recruiter

At yesterday's Command Assembly of the Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Czech Republic, the main tasks of the Army of the Czech Republic in the last…

 21. 02. 2024
Radka Konderlová: The defence industry has become an indispensable pillar of our own security

Radka Konderlová: The defence industry has become an indispensable pillar of our own security

The need to modernise the Czech Army brings with it many opportunities for the Czech defence industry, which participates in various ways in arms procurement (CV90 IFV, F-35…

 19. 02. 2024
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