On 20th August, Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky informed members of the government that the Czech Armed Forces are ready to help police in guarding the state borders.
The life-sized replica of the Mk. IX Spitfire is being displayed at Prague Castle Square to commemorate 70 years since the return of the Czechoslovak Royal Air Force airmen to their homeland.
On 23rd July, Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky welcomed to the Czech Republic the Minister of Defence of Georgia, Ms. Tinatin Khidasheli, along with the Georgian ministerial delegation.
Seven Ukrainian adults and two children arrived in the Czech Republic last week to receive follow-up treatment in Czech hospitals, three in Prague and one in Ostrava. The Czech Ministry of Interior, working in close cooperation with the ministries of Defence, Foreign Affairs and Health, continues with the medical evacuation programme (MEDEVAC).
The Italian city of Viterbo recently hosted a two-week international coordination exercise, held under the auspices of the European Defence Agency. Helicopter crews, forward air controllers, and ground personnel from ten countries, in a joint exercise, demonstrated their skills in the support, planning and execution of mission flights.