Czech and American air defence personnel brace up for Exercise Tobruq Legacy

Czech and American air defence personnel brace up for Exercise Tobruq Legacy

20.4.2015

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.

New Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency visits Prague

New Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency visits Prague

10.4.2015

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.

Belgian A-109 helicopters arrive at Namest Base to engage in joint exercise

Belgian A-109 helicopters arrive at Namest Base to engage in joint exercise

8.4.2015

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.

American “Operation Dragoon Ride” convoy arrives in the Czech Republic

American “Operation Dragoon Ride” convoy arrives in the Czech Republic

30.3.2015

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.

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.