Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky had high praise for the well-trained personnel of the 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment during his visit to its base in Strakonice last week.
After five years, the NATO MNMPBAT (Multinational Military Police Battalion) returns to the Czech Republic to determine its capabilities during the Command Field Exercise (CFX).
The Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic has decided to acquire a three-dimensional Mobile Air Defence Radar (MADR) capability through an international competitive bidding process. With a view to the centrality of the order for national defence, the supplier will be required to be solidly embedded in the Czech Republic; the Ministry will therefore insist on engaging the domestic defence industry.
Military policemen of four nations, that form the NATO Multi-National Military Police Battalion (MNMPBAT), successfully accomplished their week-long training exercise Sharp Lynx 2014 yesterday at the Military Training Area Brezina near Vyskov.
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.