The third activation test of the Visegrad Group (V4) European Union Battlegroup Operational Headquarters, the Spring Challenge 2016, which took place in the Polish city of Cracov from 10th - 12th May, has once again proven the superior readiness and training of its international staff.
A team of thirty air instructors are currently undertaking the final weeks of their training at the Military Academy in Vyskov before their deployment to Iraq next month.
Polish and Czech airborne instructors were brushing up on their particular skydiving skills last week at a three-day joint training exercise of the 43rd Airborne Battalion in Chrudim.
A seminar titled "NATO Summit in Warsaw – challenges and expectations" was held on 5th April to discuss the upcoming NATO Summit which will take place in Warsaw at the beginning of July.
During a two-day visit to Sweden, Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky and his delegation met with his counterpart, Peter Hultqvist, and also visited the SAAB manufacturing site for a presentation of its facilities, products and equipment.