SCREENER 2018 training exercise prepares reconnaissance squads and brigade intelligence coverage

SCREENER 2018 training exercise prepares reconnaissance squads and brigade intelligence coverage

22.5.2018

A two-week international training exercise was focused on improving both planning and executing processes in coordination of reconnaissance tasks, troops manoeuvres under high intensity conflict and gathering of intelligence findings using them in favour of the 7th Mechanised Brigade.

Czech soldiers and public pay homage to WW II fallen heroes

Czech soldiers and public pay homage to WW II fallen heroes

11.5.2018

This week, throughout the Czech Republic, citizens and soldiers are celebrating the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Czechoslovakia and Victory Day in Europe, and paying tribute to war heroes, American soldiers and the Red Army who advanced from the east and west to bring freedom to the country’s population after enduring five years of war.

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.