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2.6.2014 •Supporters, and fans of the military, will gather to see a spectacle of the land and air equipment of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, along with simulated attacks of infantry combat vehicles, tanks and helicopters which, this year, will be presented facing the spectators.

Invitation to the 25th Land Forces Day - BAHNA 2014 - which is held on Saturday 7th June in Strasice, close to Rokycany

28.5.2014 •More than 250 fired artillery shells and two dozen successfully performed fire assignments was the outcome of the exercise, Grass Fire 2014, conducted by the 131st Artillery Battalion last week in Brdy.

Artillery exercise "Grass Fire 2014" in Brdy

21.5.2014 •Together with successful helicopter crews from Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom and Austria, last week, the first Czech helicopter crew graduated from the Helicopter Tactics Instructor Course (HTIC).

The first Czech helicopter crew graduated as "Helicopter Tactics Instructors"

21.5.2014 •The Czech Field Surgical Team serving in the ISAF operation at the French Military Hospital at Kabul International Airport have been coping with a 50% reduction in French medical personnel, despite that fact that there has been no significant drop in the number of incoming patients.

Personnel are ready to receive a patient from a heliport

14.5.2014 •On the 5th May, the Brigade Task Force based on the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade kicked off the “Reliable Sword 2014“ exercise at the The Air Operations Control Station at Nieuw-Milligen in the Netherlands with a mass parachute jump. It was the first international exercise this year; with the participation of more than four thousand soldiers from 14 nations.

"Reliable Sword" exercise in the Netherlands

7.5.2014 •An American and Czech team carried out the observation flight over territory of the Russian Federation from 21st to 25th April, 2014, in accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies.

Czech and American soldiers monitor the Russia-Ukraine border

30.4.2014 •A Czech delegation, led by Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky, boosted members of the 3rd ACR unit serving on the European Union Training Mission (EU TM) in Mali, on 25th April 2014.

Minister visits his soldiers in Mali

23.4.2014 •Although the 2nd Guard Company recently assumed its operational task for the ISAF operation at the Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, only the week before, its successor unit, the 3rd Guard Company, had already participated in specific exercises which focused on the unit’s cooperation and cohesiveness.

Guard company personnel begin training on the unit's cohesiveness

16.4.2014 •The NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited the Czech Republic on 10th April for the 15th anniversary of the country's accession to NATO, to discuss collective defence, defence investment, and the Ukraine crisis with the Czech Government and President Milos Zeman.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Czech Government must stop the decline of defence expenditure

9.4.2014 •Key personnel of the 131st Artillery Battalion last week conducted a tactical movement, 65-kilometre from their base in Jince, to a firing range at the Military Training Area in Brdy, to carry out live firing exercises with the self-propelled howitzer guns, DANA; their first this year.

Artillery on the move

1.4.2014 •A two-week joint exercise of Polish and Czech paratroopers at the Polish military base, Nowa Deba, showed that troops on both sides employ very similar tactics or, in some cases, identical procedures for training and combat.

Paratroopers from Chrudim trained in Poland

25.3.2014 •The National Support Element of the 8th ACR TASK FORCE in Kabul ensures comprehensive support to all Czech units deployed in Afghanistan. This so-called Contractual Party plays an important role in providing units with all the necessary requirements under local conditions. Although much of the required material can be shipped and delivered from home, immediate requests for goods and services may mean urgent acquisition locally.

Repairs, service, maintenance

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