General Bartels bids farewell to NATO as General Pavel starts his tenure as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

26.6.2015 • General Knud Bartels bid farewell to NATO’s Military Committee on Friday (26 June 2015), leaving his position as Chairman after a term of three and a half years. General Bartels is succeeded as the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee by General Petr Pavel, previously the Chief of Defence of the Czech Republic.

General Bartels bids farewell to NATO as General Pavel starts his tenure as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee
Legacy of the Tobruq heros to be commemorated by an integrated international ground-based air defence exercise

On Monday 22nd June, an international exercise of ground-based air defence units, Tobruq Legacy 2015, begins at the the Boletic military area in Cesky Krumlov. In addition to Czech soldiers, members of the armed forces…

NATO Spearhead Force deploys for first time, Exercise Noble Jump underway

Czech soldiers from the 43rd Airborne Battalion, 2nd Company, prepare their vehicles in a staging area enroute to the Pardubice Airfield in Chrudim, Czech Republic, during the Exercise Noble Jump alert phase in April.…

Vehicles in water – Presentation Day training

A two-week water surface training and survival presentation using armoured and amphibious vehicles was opened last week at the Myslejovice military water training area.

Czech soliders half way into their Mali Mission

The Czech soldiers of the 5th Task Force continue their participation in the EU Training Mission in Mali (EUTM Mali). Three months of their six-month rotation scheme has already elapsed.