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24.11.2014 •Czech officers from the 31st Regiment of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Protection, who had been participating in ARRCADE FUSION 2014 command-post exercise held in the U.K. this November, contributed to the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps’ capability as a NATO Force Structure Joint Task Force Headquarters.

Czech CBRN Brigade HQ take part in ARRCADE FUSION

18.11.2014 •Deputy Defence Minister, Tomas Kuchta, this week, informed the Committee on Defence of the Czech Parliament that the crisis in Ukraine is now directly affecting the economic activities of the two state enterprises of the Ministry of Defence.

Ukraine crisis affects the state enterprises set up by MoD

11.11.2014 •As part of the European Union Training Mission in Mali (EUTM Mali), a joint French-German-Luxemburg-Czech team of military instructors provide expertise and help to the personnel of the Malian Armed Forces in order to increase their skills and military know-how.

Czechs train soldiers of the Malian Armed Forces

3.11.2014 •The Commander of the 2nd Guard Company of ISAF, Captain Jiri Pazdera, and his Chief Warrant Officer, David Lavicka, received the Bronze Star Medal from the Commander of the ISAF Regional Command East, Major General Stephen Townsend.

Commander and Chief Enlisted Officer of the Czech 2nd Guard Company in ISAF receive high U.S. awards

25.10.2014 •The American, Czech and Slovak air defence units, last week, tested and demonstrated their interoperability in sharing air space information between air defence commands and control stations, and completed certification at the end of the ten-day Master Harmony 2014 exercise which was held at Caslav airport.

Americans, Czechs and Slovaks are able to share air space information

20.10.2014 •The Czech military contingent is the second largest unit taking part in the week-long multinational field training exercise, GROUND PEPPER 2014, which is being held at the Lest Training Centre in the Slovak Republic until 22nd October.

Ground Pepper 2014

14.10.2014 •A hundred years ago, the Czech Centuria, the first volunteer unit composed of Czechs and Slovaks in the Eastern Front, took an oath at Sophia Square in Kiev, Ukraine. The unit was to become the core of the future Czechoslovak Corps in Russia, the Czechoslovak Legion; the military unit which took control of major sections of the Trans-Siberian Railway in 1917.

11th October 1914: A key date for the formation of the modern Czech Armed Forces

8.10.2014 •Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky had high praise for the well-trained personnel of the 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment during his visit to its base in Strakonice last week.

Minister Stropnicky visits air defence unit

1.10.2014 •After five years, the NATO MNMPBAT (Multinational Military Police Battalion) returns to the Czech Republic to determine its capabilities during the Command Field Exercise (CFX).


30.9.2014 •The Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic has decided to acquire a three-dimensional Mobile Air Defence Radar (MADR) capability through an international competitive bidding process. With a view to the centrality of the order for national defence, the supplier will be required to be solidly embedded in the Czech Republic; the Ministry will therefore insist on engaging the domestic defence industry.

Acquisition of mobile 3D MADR radars

27.9.2014 •Military policemen of four nations, that form the NATO Multi-National Military Police Battalion (MNMPBAT), successfully accomplished their week-long training exercise Sharp Lynx 2014 yesterday at the Military Training Area Brezina near Vyskov.

24.9.2014 •At the end of August this year, the Czech government made a decision to donate their surplus army ammunition and hand grenades to Iraq to help the Kurds in their conflict with the Islamic State militants.

Czech Republic sends ammunition to Iraqi Kurds

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