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28.4.2017 •This week, fifteen journalists and humanitarian workers are participating in a Survival Course organised by the Communication Department, in cooperation with instructors from the Training Command of the Military Academy in Vyskov.

'Survival Course' is a new experience for us, say journalists and humanitarian workers

24.4.2017 •A hijacked plane threatening to endanger the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant triggered a prompt response from Czech air defence systems designed to fight off imminent security threats.

'Safeguard Temelin 2017' exercise secures nuclear power plant

13.4.2017 •From 2nd – 6th April, 2017, snipers from 10 countries demonstrated their skills and state of readiness at the five-day 9th World Sniper Championship organised by the Czech 7th Mechanised Brigade at ranges in Bzenec and at the Libava Military Training Area.

Czechs dominate at 9th World Snipers Championship

7.4.2017 •Monday 3rd April was a significant day for the NATO rotary wing door-gunners community. Ten door gunners from Croatia and the Czech Republic began their four-week language training, the Operational English Language Course for Door Gunners (OELC-DG).

MATC Operational English Language Training started

31.3.2017 •Up to 70 air and ground soldiers from the 22nd Helicopter Air Force Base at Namest nad Oslavou, and operating Mil Mi-24/35 and Mil Mi-171S helicopters, participated in a three-week allied exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area in Germany.

'Allied Spirit VI' training exercise in Germany proves joint defence resolution

26.3.2017 •To commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Czech Signal Troops, the Communication and Information Systems Agency and the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association held a two-day Conference in Prague earlier this week.

A hundred years of Czech Signal Troops

19.3.2017 •The specialists of the 314th Weapons of Mass Destruction Warning Centre simulated a sudden rise in radiation on all measurement points at 16 military bases on 15th March morning. The dosimetric level of 500 µSv/h resulted in activation of the Military Radiation Monitoring Net.

Military Radiation Monitoring Net activated for training exercise

10.3.2017 •The three-day meeting of military chaplains, called for by the Chief Chaplain, Colonel Jaroslav Knichal, was held this week at the Educational Training Centre in the impressive Komorni Hradek Castle, Chocerady.

General Becvar appreciates activities of military chaplains

3.3.2017 •On 1st March, Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky and Chief of the General Staff General Josef Becvar visited Lithuania to observe Czech troops taking part in the exercise 'Training Bridge 2017' at the Armed Forces Urban Warfare Facility at the Training Area in Pabradė, Lithuania.

Minister Stropnicky visits Czech soldiers in Lithuania

27.2.2017 •On 15th February in Brussels, the Czech and German Defence Ministers, Martin Stropnicky and Ursula von der Leyen signed an agreement which will intensify mutual cooperation by creating a single military unit with the integration of the Czech 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade into the German 10th Armoured Division of Bundeswehr.

Czech - German Agreement

16.2.2017 •On 9th February, Major Jiri Chrobak took over command of the 311th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron from Lieutenant Colonel Petr Sliva. Airmen from five nations will continue to carry out joint training activities for a further six months at the Hamid Karzai International Airport base in Kabul.

Air advisory unit in Kabul continues under the Czech command

3.2.2017 •Subsequent to the conclusions of the NATO Warsaw Summit 2016 and the initiatives of the Visegrad (V4) countries, a Czech military unit has commenced coordination exercise in Lithuania; thus, implementing the defence support plan for the Baltic States.

Lithuania welcomes Czech soldiers

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