The Central Band of Czech Armed Forces and the Ondras Military Art Ensemble represent Czech cultural heritage at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for the first time.
It is with great sorrow that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the deaths of Staff Sergeant Martin Marcin (1982), Corporal Kamil Benes (1990), and Corporal Patrik Stepanek (1993) who were killed close to Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, on Sunday 5 August.
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A ceremony on the 17th July in Rukla, Lithuania, to welcome and assign a Czech unit into the Germany-led Battlegroup based there was attended by troops from five nations and various guests.
Soldiers from the 252nd battalion, 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment, based at Strakonice, this week completed their annual live-fire combat exercise at the Hradiste (Doupov) Military Training Area after firing off five dozen missiles.
From the 6th to the 8th June, the Head of the Chief Instructor Team of the European Defence Agency (EDA) conducted a fact-finding mission to Helicopter Training Point (HTP) Ostrava in the Czech Republic, one of the training capacities of the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC).