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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

22.9.2014 •Exhibition & Conference
15 - 17 October 2014 held at the PVA EXPO Exhibition Grounds in Prague, Czech Republic

FUTURE FORCES 2014 Trailer

17.9.2014 •All thirteen soldiers who returned from their six-month KFOR mission in Kosovo were awarded with the Medal of the Minister of Defence “For Service Abroad” at the offices of the General Staff of ACR on Friday 12th September.

Soldiers receive medals for their service in Kosovo

10.9.2014 •The international exercise Ample Strike 2014 picks up speed. 1,300 exercise participants from the twelve NATO nations are now focused on training Forward Air Controllers (FACs) and aircraft and helicopter crews to coordinate Close Air Support (CAS) procedures for troops on the ground.

AMSE14 – NATO and Czech Senior Military Praise FAC Training

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