ISAF - Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar

Czech PRT Logar comprises military and civilian parts.

NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan

NATO Operation in Afghanistan

The Czech Republic operates its own Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar

The Czech authorities responded to calls of allies for reinforcement of allied military presence in Afghanistan in support of success of ISAF operation in suppressing Taliban activities and in support of the Afghan Government.

The ACR have participated in the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan since 12 March 2004.

Commander of the present 5th ACR Unit in PRT Logar Colonel Rudolf Honzak assumed operational task as of the 23 February 2010. Soldiers are being deployed for six months.

Colonels Schulc and Honzak during the hand-over ceremony Colonel Honzak at the hand-over ceremony

The Czech PRT comprises both military and civilian part. The core of the military part is formed by soldiers of the 72nd Mechanised Battalion based at Praslavice, 13th Artillery Brigade based at Jince, and soldiers of the 43rd Airborne Mechanised Battalion based at Chrudim, Czech Republic, complemented by other soldiers of necessary specialisations.

Czech PRT Logar Badge, languages Pashto on the right, and Dari on the left

Commander of the 5th ACR Unit in PRT Logar:

Colonel Rudolf Honzak

Colonel Rudolf Honzak

Size of the military part:

  • 286 personnel





Czech personnel are transported by US helicopters Multi-National patrol in action Czech and American soldiers at Azra, Logar Province, Afghanistan Czech Defence Minister Martin Bartak (right) awards commander of US Task Force Spartan COL David B. Haight with Czech medal

Leader of the civilian part:

Matyas Zrno

Size of the civilian part:

  • 12 civilian experts

Personnel of Czech PRT Logar is located at the US Forward Operating Base Shank (FOB Shank).






Updated: July 8, 2010