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Initial Operational Capabilities of the ACR

By the end of 2006, the Czech military will reach the Initial Operational Capabilities in meeting the Stage II goal of the Reform of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic.


Carrying out the Reform and putting the military political ambitions of this country in practice, the Czech military will reach the Initial Operational Capabilities by the 31st December 2006.

Since the 1st January 2007, the Czech Republic will be able to deploy up to 3,000 military personnel on peacekeeping missions abroad not applying Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty 1949. This capability represents both new quality and quantity of force as the country can provide a Brigade Task Force for allied operations. This ambition is formulated at the Military Strategy of the Czech Republic 2004.

The Brigade Task Force will prove its operational readiness at tactical exercise STRONG CAMPAIGNER 2006, the largest ever of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, which is held at Hradiste and Boletice military training areas from 9 to 20 October 2006.


Posted: October 9, 2006


Link to the "North Atlantic Treaty" updated: May 10, 2012


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