A ten-day exercise carried out by the 251st Air Defence Missile Battalion at Zatec training field confirmed its combat readiness and rapid response time in the face of imminent threats to command posts.
A month-long NATO air policing mission in the skies over Iceland by four Czech Gripen fighter planes has been successfully accomplished.
Brigade task force combat support, provided during high intensity military operations, was the main focus of the field training exercise conducted by the 151st Engineer Battalion at the Boletice Training Area last week.
The 31st Regiment of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Protection, based in Liberec, last week received a specially manufactured mobile laboratory with cutting edge technologies. The laboratory was funded by the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) and delivered by Brigadier General Dawne Deskins, its Deputy Commander, as part of a project to support the capabilities of foreign armed forces. The laboratory cost CZK 160 million.
The meeting of the Chiefs of General Staff of the Visegrad (V4) countries, Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, primarily concentrated on the implementation of the NATO Warsaw Summit 2016 conclusions, particularly in relation to defence support in the Baltic regions from 2017 - 2021.