The one-day exercise ‘Water Crossing 2017’, held last week at Myslejovice water reservoir, was a demonstration of the skills of Czech military personnel in carrying out challenging tasks and negotiating obstacles in and around a river while operating their amphibious recovery and rescue vehicles.
Every two years, the 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav holds an Open Day to present the air and ground equipment of the Czech Armed Forces, and this year it opened its gates again to the public on 20th May. This traditional air show of dynamic and static displays continues to attract thousands of military and aviation enthusiasts.
Last week, the team from the 102nd Reconnaissance Battalion, based in Prostejov, returned home after taking part in the five-day prestigious 9th Annual Warrior Competition. The competition was held at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre in Amman, Jordan and came to an end on 4th May.
The Czech Minister of Defence, Martin Stropnicky, began his working visit to the United States on Tuesday 2nd May for bilateral talks with his American counterpart, James Mattis.
This week, fifteen journalists and humanitarian workers are participating in a Survival Course organised by the Communication Department, in cooperation with instructors from the Training Command of the Military Academy in Vyskov.