Iraqi Minister of Defence in Czechia for talks on boosting security and defence cooperation

Iraqi Minister of Defence in Czechia for talks on boosting security and defence cooperation

27.4.2018

Minister of Defence Karla Slechtova welcomed the Minister of Defence of Iraq, Mr. Erfan Mahmood Abdalgafour Al-Heiali, for talks during his three-day visit to the Czech Republic, which also included visits to an air base and several Czech defence industry companies.

Mining operations and simulated blasting practice for combat engineers

Mining operations and simulated blasting practice for combat engineers

20.4.2018

Over 100 soldiers from the 151st Engineer Battalion and the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade have concluded a ten-day training exercise in the handling, laying and demining of anti-tank mines. The exercise took place at the Boletice Military Training Area.

Minister Slechtova: ‘We will announce the order for 12 helicopters this summer’

Minister Slechtova: ‘We will announce the order for 12 helicopters this summer’

12.4.2018

During her visit to the 22nd Helicopter Base in Namest nad Oslavou on 9th April, Minister of Defence Karla Slechtova provided a status update on the forthcoming purchase of 12 multipurpose helicopters at a meeting with base commanders.

General Becvar in Brazil to boost defence cooperation

General Becvar in Brazil to boost defence cooperation

27.3.2018

Chief of the General Staff General Josef Becvar had talks last week with senior Brazilian military officials having received a formal invitation from the Chief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Brazil, Admiral Ademir Sobrinho.

Soldiers in training before deployment to Latvia for allied exercises

Soldiers in training before deployment to Latvia for allied exercises

24.3.2018

Specialised detachments from various allied ground force units are currently undertaking intensive training exercises in preparation for their foreign deployment to Latvia later in the year.