At the end of August this year, the Czech government made a decision to donate their surplus army ammunition and hand grenades to Iraq to help the Kurds in their conflict with the Islamic State militants.
Exhibition & Conference
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES IN DEFENCE & SECURITY
15 - 17 October 2014 held at the PVA EXPO Exhibition Grounds in Prague, Czech Republic
All thirteen soldiers who returned from their six-month KFOR mission in Kosovo were awarded with the Medal of the Minister of Defence “For Service Abroad” at the offices of the General Staff of ACR on Friday 12th September.
The international exercise Ample Strike 2014 picks up speed. 1,300 exercise participants from the twelve NATO nations are now focused on training Forward Air Controllers (FACs) and aircraft and helicopter crews to coordinate Close Air Support (CAS) procedures for troops on the ground.
The Chairmen of the coalition parties of the Czech government signed today the agreement on ensuring defence of the Czech Republic, the goal of which is stabilisation of the country's defence budgets in future 10 years. The defence budget will be progressively increased to reach 1.4% GDP in 2020.