Defence Ministers of the Central European and Balkan countries meet to discuss migration

Defence Ministers of the Central European and Balkan countries meet to discuss migration

5.4.2016

The aim of the meeting was to discuss control of the outer Schengen borders, the closing of the 'Balkan route', and broadening information exchange between the countries and border organisations.

Czechs repel attack on Bamako EUTM Headquarters

Czechs repel attack on Bamako EUTM Headquarters

29.3.2016

On 21st March 2016, Czech soldiers, together with Malian forces, successfully foiled an attack on the Headquarters of the EU Training Mission in Bamako.

Belgian helicopter crews return to the Czech Republic

Belgian helicopter crews return to the Czech Republic

22.3.2016

A two-week joint training exercise of Belgian and Czech helicopter crews is under way at Namest Helicopter Base, in the Jeseniky Mountains and will be followed by air-to-ground live-fire practices at the Boletice Military Training Area.

43rd Airborne Battalion in helicopter rappel exercise

43rd Airborne Battalion in helicopter rappel exercise

14.3.2016

Soldiers of the 43rd Airborne Battalion, based in Chrudim, participated last week in a routine helicopter combat rappel training exercise.

Medics prepare for biological threats

Medics prepare for biological threats

8.3.2016

A five-day training exercise recently organised at the Centre of Biological Protection at Techonin was aimed at testing the readiness of staff in dealing with the potential outbreak of highly infectious diseases or a bio-terrorist attack on Czech territory.