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10th ACR Contingent in KFOR

10th Contingent of ACR on NATO operation in Kosovo - KFOR
Kosovo Force

The 10th Czech Contingent in size of up to 500 personnel replaced the 9th Czech Contingent in KFOR operation in January 2007 when its commander Lieutenant Colonel Pavel Lipka handed over the task of the Czech Contingent to Lieutenant Colonel Ladislav Švejda. The core of the 10th Contingent was formed by 42nd Mechanised Battalion based at Tábor, Czech Republic. The Contingent included also personnel from other units and installations of the Czech military in accordance with required specialisation. Soldiers accomplished their deployment in July 2007 and returned back home.

  • Units of the Multinational Task Force CENTRE (MNTF-C) are formed by soldiers of the Czech Republic, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Slovakia, and Sweden.

Number of Czech Military Personnel on the Operation:

  • up to 500

Contingent Commander:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Ladislav ŠVEJDA


The rotation of personnel of the 10th Contingent was finished on 31 January 2007 with arrival in Prague.


10th Contingent landed in Prague 1 10th Contingent landed in Prague 2 Commander LTC Ladislav Švejda 10th Contingent landed in Prague 3

Posted: August 13, 2007