A group of seven soldiers from the Deployable Communication Module (DCM), based at the Operational Systems of Command and Control Centre in Lipnik nad Becvou, left Prague on Friday, 29th August, for the Turkish city of Adana to support the Dutch air defence detachment based threre.
The Chief of the General Staff of the ACR, General Petr Pavel, visited the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on 14th–17th August, at the invitation of the Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, General Do Ba Ty.
The 12th annual Tank Day, which will be held on Saturday, 30th August, at the Military Technical Museum at Lesany, will present an exhibition and demonstration of armoured vehicles and other equipment from World War II and present time.
A new type of imitation air target, and the complete operation of the reconnaissance, surveillance, command and control fire system using the RBS-70 missiles made their debut last week, with several live fire tests executed during the training of the 252nd Air Defence Missile Battalion, held at the Military Training Area in Boletice.
As part of his tour of Czech government ministries, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky on 31st July. At the end of his visit Mr Sobotka reaffirmed his view on the importance of personnel and economic stability within the Department of Defence.