Interviews

Galvion wins major NSPA contract to supply NATO ballistic combat helmets

Galvion wins major NSPA contract to supply NATO ballistic combat helmets

Galvion has only been on the market for 5 years, but builds on the well-known Revision Military brand with over twenty-two years of history. Galvion primarily develops high-end…

 29. 06. 2024
Tomáš Pojar: Military and economic aid to Ukraine is in our interest and pays off handsomely both security-wise and economically

Tomáš Pojar: Military and economic aid to Ukraine is in our interest and pays off handsomely both security-wise and economically

"The fact that we support Ukraine is economically very rational. It even brings us profit. But most importantly, supporting Ukraine saves us the costs that would…

 26. 03. 2024
Gen. Ivo Střecha: NATO, the EU and the whole democratic world now face many security challenges

Gen. Ivo Střecha: NATO, the EU and the whole democratic world now face many security challenges

This year, the Czech Republic celebrates 25 years since it joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It happened on 12 March 1999. The Alliance was founded in 1949…

 20. 03. 2024
Interview with Filip Kulštrunk about possible use of L-39NG aircraft in Ukraine

Interview with Filip Kulštrunk about possible use of L-39NG aircraft in Ukraine

The Czech company Aero Vodochody will start serial production of a new aircraft at the end of 2022 after 20 years. This is the L-39NG subsonic aircraft, which follows the…

 04. 02. 2024
Milan Macholán: By 2030, we have an ambitious plan to become the world leader in the production of small jet engines

Milan Macholán: By 2030, we have an ambitious plan to become the world leader in the production of small jet engines

První brněnská strojírna Velká Bíteš, a. s. (PBS Velká Bíteš) has been one of the key companies of the Czech aviation industry for many years. We talked to Milan…

 30. 12. 2023
Jiří Protiva: We are coming up with new proposals on how to benefit the army by implementing our skills and abilities

Jiří Protiva: We are coming up with new proposals on how to benefit the army by implementing our skills and abilities

The state enterprise LOM PRAHA is one of the successful enterprises established by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic. For the third year in a row, its…

 27. 12. 2023
Only the stressful environment will show the qualities of each individual, says Colonel Miroslav Vybíhal, Commander of the Multinational Battle Group Slovakia

Only the stressful environment will show the qualities of each individual, says Colonel Miroslav Vybíhal, Commander of the Multinational Battle Group Slovakia

The Czech Army is in charge of the Multinational Battle Group Slovakia (MN BG SVK), which was established in spring 2022 as part of an effort to strengthen NATO's…

 23. 12. 2023
Jan Jireš: Russia is the most immediate threat to the security of the Czech Republic and our allies

Jan Jireš: Russia is the most immediate threat to the security of the Czech Republic and our allies

What threats the Czech Republic is facing and what needs to be done to ensure that the country's defence is strong and reliable are answered by the recently approved Defence…

 21. 12. 2023
Interview with Minister of Defence Jana Černochová

Interview with Minister of Defence Jana Černochová

This year many important events took place not only for our army. There were key changes in defence legislation, such as the law on defence financing (2% of GDP for defence) and…

 19. 12. 2023
Colonel Otakar Foltýn: Aggressiveness of the Russian Empire concerns not only Ukrainians, but also us

Colonel Otakar Foltýn: Aggressiveness of the Russian Empire concerns not only Ukrainians, but also us

Colonel Otakar Foltýn, an expert on international law and hybrid conflicts, who now works in the Military Office of the President of the Republic, recently visited Ukraine…

 21. 11. 2023
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