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26.3.2017 •To commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Czech Signal Troops, the Communication and Information Systems Agency and the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association held a two-day Conference in Prague earlier this week.

A hundred years of Czech Signal Troops

19.3.2017 •The specialists of the 314th Weapons of Mass Destruction Warning Centre simulated a sudden rise in radiation on all measurement points at 16 military bases on 15th March morning. The dosimetric level of 500 µSv/h resulted in activation of the Military Radiation Monitoring Net.

Military Radiation Monitoring Net activated for training exercise

10.3.2017 •The three-day meeting of military chaplains, called for by the Chief Chaplain, Colonel Jaroslav Knichal, was held this week at the Educational Training Centre in the impressive Komorni Hradek Castle, Chocerady.

General Becvar appreciates activities of military chaplains

3.3.2017 •On 1st March, Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky and Chief of the General Staff General Josef Becvar visited Lithuania to observe Czech troops taking part in the exercise 'Training Bridge 2017' at the Armed Forces Urban Warfare Facility at the Training Area in Pabradė, Lithuania.

Minister Stropnicky visits Czech soldiers in Lithuania

27.2.2017 •On 15th February in Brussels, the Czech and German Defence Ministers, Martin Stropnicky and Ursula von der Leyen signed an agreement which will intensify mutual cooperation by creating a single military unit with the integration of the Czech 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade into the German 10th Armoured Division of Bundeswehr.

Czech - German Agreement

16.2.2017 •On 9th February, Major Jiri Chrobak took over command of the 311th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron from Lieutenant Colonel Petr Sliva. Airmen from five nations will continue to carry out joint training activities for a further six months at the Hamid Karzai International Airport base in Kabul.

Air advisory unit in Kabul continues under the Czech command

3.2.2017 •Subsequent to the conclusions of the NATO Warsaw Summit 2016 and the initiatives of the Visegrad (V4) countries, a Czech military unit has commenced coordination exercise in Lithuania; thus, implementing the defence support plan for the Baltic States.

Lithuania welcomes Czech soldiers

30.1.2017 •On 24th January, General Josef Becvar, Chief of the General Staff, visited new recruits and members of the Active Reserve while completing their basic military training course at the Training Command - Military Academy in Vyskov and at nearby Brezina Military Training Area.

General Becvar visits newcomers during basic military training

20.1.2017 •The first soldier to receive the newly introduced EU Medal for Extraordinary Meritorious Service was the Czech Corporal C. H. from the 44th Light Motorised Battalion based at Jindrichuv Hradec. The medal was awarded for the corporal's prompt reaction during the attack on the Headquarters of the EU Training Mission in Bamako, Mali.

Czech soldier receives high EU award

10.1.2017 •Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky was symbolically presented with the keys to 26 Tatra T-810 flatbed trucks by representatives of TATRA TRUCKS a.s. during a ceremony last week at the Material Centre in Stepanov.

Minister takes up a new load of TATRA trucks

21.12.2016 •On 14th December, the Czech government approved a recommendation from the 33-membered assessment commission of the Ministry of Defence, and agreed that eight ELM 2084 MMR radars will be supplied by the Israeli company, IAI Elta.

Israeli company will deliver MADR radars

13.12.2016 •The unveiling ceremony of the MiG-15bis SB aircraft at Kbely airport, Prague, was seen as a symbolic return of the recently overhauled aircraft which will be displayed as part of the Air Museum collection at the Kbely Military History Institute.

MiG in the Air Museum in Prague - Kbely

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