Airmen from the 22nd Helicopter Air Base at Namest took part in a regular training exercise at Boletice training area last week.
Military truck drivers from the 71st Mechanised Battalion, based at Hranice, are at present undergoing a retraining exercise on the operation of the Tatra 815 8x8 PRAM trucks.
The new Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic, Karla Slechtova, paid a visit last week to the 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav to meet with the airmen whose daily standby duties are of vital importance to the protection of Czech air space.
General Bubenik elected next chairman of the Committee of Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO (COMEDS)
The current Chairman, the Canadian, Major General Jean-Robert Bernier, will hand over the position to Brigadier General Zoltan Bubenik in November 2018.
A three-day meeting of the Gripen User's Group, held in Prague last week, enabled air force representatives from Brazil, Czechia, Hungary, South Africa, Sweden and Thailand to exchange and share their experience and knowledge in operating the SAAB 39 Gripen supersonic aircraft.