Central European defence ministers aim to strengthen joint border protection to combat illegal migration

23.6.2017 • On 19th June, members of the Central European Defence Cooperation (CEDC) arrived at Prague Castle, the seat of the Czech President, to discuss European border protection strategies. Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky welcomed the Austrian Minister of Defence and Sports, Hans Peter Doskozil, as well as the representatives of the defence ministries of Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Central European defence ministers aim to strengthen joint border protection to combat illegal migration
Czechs in Mali engage in the fight against terrorists

In the afternoon of 18th June, Czech soldiers serving in the EU-Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali became involved in the fight against the terrorists who attacked the Campement Kangaba Hotel resort near Bamako on the same…

Top European politicians meet in Prague to discuss the strengthening of joint defence strategies

High-level EU representatives, numerous foreign and defence ministers, diplomats, representatives of the defence industry, think-tanks and academics from across Europe met on Friday, June 9th at Zofin Palace, Prague, to…

Vehicle transporting military material takes fire. Fortunately, it was an army exercise

A simulated explosion and subsequent fire of a vehicle transporting military material spectacularly kicked off the 'Barracks 2017' exercise at the Lipnik nad Becvou military training area.

Water obstacle course successfully completed

The one-day exercise ‘Water Crossing 2017’, held last week at Myslejovice water reservoir, was a demonstration of the skills of Czech military personnel in carrying out challenging tasks and negotiating obstacles in…