Czech and Polish paratroopers demonstrate their skills during Paratrooper Fire exercise

Czech and Polish paratroopers demonstrate their skills during Paratrooper Fire exercise

23.3.2015

Paratroopers of the Czech 43rd Airborne Battalion and the Polish 18th Airborne Battalion completed their ten-day joint Paratrooper Fire exercise during Operation Moonrider last week, where they destroyed ‘enemy’ airfield support facilities.

School children appreciate engaging manner Defence Educational Project is presented in class

School children appreciate engaging manner Defence Educational Project is presented in class

18.3.2015

An increasing number of schools have been taking part in a project that enables their pupils to become more familiar with the Czech Armed Forces, its mission, methods, and conduct of citizens in the event of an emergency.

General Pavel visits soldiers on EU Mali mission and meets with the EU Training Mission Commander

General Pavel visits soldiers on EU Mali mission and meets with the EU Training Mission Commander

12.3.2015

On Thursday, the Czech army began rotating its soldiers taking part in the European Union Training Mission in Mali, and Chief of General Staff General Petr Pavel flew with the new unit to Bamako to talk with the EUTM Commander, General Alfonso García-Vaquero Pradal, and also met with the soldiers who participated in the multi-national mission.

Czechs and Slovaks continue to cooperate in joint airspace protection

Czechs and Slovaks continue to cooperate in joint airspace protection

2.3.2015

Representatives of the Defence Committees of the Czech Parliament and National Council of the Slovak Republic, who met at the 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav last week, agreed that their mutual cooperation in air defence and joint training will continue.

Minister Stropnicky visits India

Minister Stropnicky visits India

23.2.2015

During his three-day visit to India, Minister Martin Stropnicky, who officiated at the opening of the exhibition stand of Czech Aircraft Industries at the Air India Exhibition, met with the Defence Minister of India, Mr Manohar Parrikar, and also had talks with the representatives of Swedish and Indian aircraft companies.