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12.3.2015 •On Thursday, the Czech army began rotating its soldiers taking part in the European Union Training Mission in Mali, and Chief of General Staff General Petr Pavel flew with the new unit to Bamako to talk with the EUTM Commander, General Alfonso García-Vaquero Pradal, and also met with the soldiers who participated in the multi-national mission.

General Pavel visits soldiers in Mali and meets with EU TM Commander

2.3.2015 •Representatives of the Defence Committees of the Czech Parliament and National Council of the Slovak Republic, who met at the 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav last week, agreed that their mutual cooperation in air defence and joint training will continue.

Czechs and Slovaks continue to cooperate in joint airspace protection

23.2.2015 •During his three-day visit to India, Minister Martin Stropnicky, who officiated at the opening of the exhibition stand of Czech Aircraft Industries at the Air India Exhibition, met with the Defence Minister of India, Mr Manohar Parrikar, and also had talks with the representatives of Swedish and Indian aircraft companies.

Minister Stropnicky visits India

4.2.2015 •A four-day military multi-event competition, Winter Survival 2015, held last week at the Hruby Jesenik Mountains, tested the physical abilities and decision-making skills of 14 Czech and three international three-member teams in overcoming track obstacles, testing survival skills, and typical military expertise such as firing arms or grenade launching.

Winter Survival 2015

26.1.2015 •The personnel of the 3rd Guard Company, who have already served more than one hundred days at the Bagram Air Field, have begun organising joint patrols with the Afghans guarding the largest Resolute Support base in Afghanistan, consequently establishing stronger professional relations with the units of the Afghan National Army (ANA).

Joint patrols with Afghans prove safer, say Czech soldiers guarding Bagram

20.1.2015 •The House of Deputies, and the Senate of the Czech Parliament approved the dissolution bill for the Brdy Military Region, and the downsizing of the Libava, Boletice, Hradiste and Brezina Military Regions. The bill will come into effect on 1st January 2016, when it is agreed and signed by the President of the Czech Republic.

The Czech Senate passes dissolution of the Military Region Brdy and reduction of four others

7.1.2015 •Having observed its international commitments, the Czech Republic has published its annual report on equipment size of the Czech Armed Forces and arms control measures.

Verification misssion according to the Treaty on Open Skies

29.12.2014 •In 2015, when the ISAF mission is completed, and training, advice and assistance for the Afghan security forces and institutions will continue through a new, follow-on NATO-led mission called 'Resolute Support',

Czechs take part in the Resolute Support which replaces ISAF operation in Afghanistan

22.12.2014 •The American C-17 Globemaster aircraft shipped the final part of the Czech Republic’s defence gift to Iraq from Pardubice Airport to Erbil International airport, Iraq, on 20th December.

More ammunition leaves Pardubice for Iraqi Kurds

15.12.2014 •In recognition of their military career achievements, Major General Bohuslav Dvorak (Ret.) and Brigadier General Libor Stefanik were inducted into the U.S. "International Honor Roll" at the U.S. Air University in Montgomery on December 3rd.

Czech Generals were introduced in the International Officer School Honor Roll at the U.S. Air University

8.12.2014 •Comenius, the Pan-European Society for Culture, Education and Scientific & Technical Cooperation who ranked the Czech University of Defence into the list of the "Czech 100 Best", presented the award at a ceremony at Prague Castle, the seat of the President of the Czech Republic.

University of Defence joins the prestigious community of "Czech 100 Best"

1.12.2014 •The airborne combat operation of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade was the highlight of the week-long “Moonrider“ certification exercise carried out at the Boletice Military Training Area and Bechyne Airport last week.

Czech paratroopers certified for NATO Response Force 2015

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