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5.9.2011 •The Czech military will create in 2012 the European Union Battle Group with five other EU countries, says Chief of the General Staff of ACR General Vlastimil Picek after talks with EU Military Committee Chairman Swedish General Håkan Syrén.

EU Military Committee Chairman visits the Czech Republic

29.8.2011 •The Czech NSE has been operating at the Kabul International Airport (KAIA) since 2007. As part of the Czech military Task Force ISAF, it is responsible for overall logistic support for all Czech military units deployed in Afgahnistan.

Czech National Support Element at KAIA

20.8.2011 •Come and see Cromwell, Comet, Jackson, Hakl, Dingo, Pandur, and Ulan also… These tanks, armoured vehicles and other military equipment will be on both static and dynamic displays at the Tank Day 2011 which is held on Saturday 27 August 2011 at the Military Technical Museum at Lesany.

Tank Day at Lesany

9.8.2011 •Soldiers of the 42nd and the 72nd Mechanised Battalions will be the first ones in the Czech military to use new Czech-made CZ 805 BREN assault rifles.

Soldiers receive a new assault rifle

11.7.2011 •A ceremony to unveil the memorial plaque to members of labour camps who built former "Internacional" military hotel, sports grounds Juliska and military housing facilities in Prague was held at the end of this June at the building of baths and Juliska Stadium in Prague-Dejvice.

Memorial plaque to members of the Auxiliary Technical Battalion

27.6.2011 •Hundreds of visitors at the central Bohemian town of Milovice remind the 20th anniversary of Soviet Army departure from former Czechoslovakia.

Soviet Army left Czechoslovakia 20 years ago

7.6.2011 •Ninety nine soldiers of the upcoming last Czech rotation for KFOR mission in Kosovo have accomplished the Combat Readiness Evaluation at the south Bohemian military training area Boletice.

The last KFOR rotation passed the CREVAL

19.5.2011 •The Czech government passed the White Paper on Defence on its session on 18th May 2011.

The White Paper on Defence 2011

10.5.2011 •The 11th International Defence and Security Technology Fair - IDET 2011 - shows up-to-date technology and equipment used by personnel of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic.

International exhibition IDET 2011 welcomes first visitors in Brno

24.4.2011 •The largest Czech air museum in Prague 9 - Kbely - opens its gates on Saturday 30 April and invites those who are interested in new acquisitions - exhibits of post-war jet aircraft of both West and East production.

Air Museum Kbely opens on 30 April

16.4.2011 •Kite balloons represent targets for air defence portable RBS-70 equipment in test fires of personnel from the 25th Air Defence Missile Brigade from Strakonice.

Test fires of air defence

8.4.2011 •Together with American MUSTANG Task Force, personnel of future Czech 8th unit of the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar, Afghanistan, ISAF operation, train close-to-real situations at American training facility in Hohenfels, Germany.

Czechs train for Afghanistan in Germany

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