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).
A mortar platoon of 60 soldiers from the 71st Mechanised Battalion left their home base in Hranice for Latvia on 14th June to form the initial part of NATO’s enhanced forward presence (eFP) in the Baltic states.
Deputies from the lower house of parliament have endorsed the mandate for Czech foreign missions for the second half of 2018, and for 2019 and 2020.
Command Senior Enlisted Leaders and NCO Academies' commandants/NCO Departments' heads of V4 countries, SPP states, NATO ACT and NATO School met on the ground of the Czech Armed Forces Military Academy in Vyskov between on 30th and 31st May.
This week, throughout the Czech Republic, citizens and soldiers are celebrating the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Czechoslovakia and Victory Day in Europe, and paying tribute to war heroes, American soldiers and the Red Army who advanced from the east and west to bring freedom to the country’s population after enduring five years of war.