A hijacked plane threatening to endanger the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant triggered a prompt response from Czech air defence systems designed to fight off imminent security threats.
From 2nd – 6th April, 2017, snipers from 10 countries demonstrated their skills and state of readiness at the five-day 9th World Sniper Championship organised by the Czech 7th Mechanised Brigade at ranges in Bzenec and at the Libava Military Training Area.
Monday 3rd April was a significant day for the NATO rotary wing door-gunners community. Ten door gunners from Croatia and the Czech Republic began their four-week language training, the Operational English Language Course for Door Gunners (OELC-DG).
Up to 70 air and ground soldiers from the 22nd Helicopter Air Force Base at Namest nad Oslavou, and operating Mil Mi-24/35 and Mil Mi-171S helicopters, participated in a three-week allied exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area in Germany.
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.