At a regular defence ministers' meeting of the Visegrad Group (V4), ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary discussed upcoming joint activities for defence cooperation of the V4 countries. The meeting was held in the city of Tomasov, near Bratislava, on 23rd April.
Prior to NATO's Air Defence Exercise Tobruq Legacy, which will be held at the Boletice Military Training Area from 22nd June - 4th July, personnel of the 26th Air Command, Control and Surveillance Regiment at Stara Boleslav, along with their American colleagues, have been testing the data transmission equipment used for the effective tracking of missiles to air targets.
EDA Chief Executive Jorge Domecq travelled to the Czech Republic today to exchange views with Czech Republic's Deputy Minister Daniel Kostoval ahead of the June 2015 European Council. Together, they discussed Czech Republic’s participation in EDA activities as well as the country’s priorities in terms of capability development, regional cooperation and support to the defence industry.
Three Augusta A-109 Belgian helicopters landed last week at the Air Base at Namest to take part in their regular practice flight missions with their Czech counterparts. The joint Czech-Belgian "Exercise South Plains" will continue until 10th April.
The soldiers of the U.S. Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment entered the Czech Republic from Poland on Sunday, 29th March, crossing three borders at Nachod, Bohumin and Harrachov, on their way from the Baltic states and Poland to their home base in Vilseck, Germany.