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14.11.2016 •At the end of October 2016 in Pristina, Kosovo, three members of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament participated in the 93rd Rose-Roth Seminar of NATO Parliamentary Assembly Lawmakers.

Deputies of Czech Parliament visit soldiers in Kosovo

8.11.2016 •A ten-day exercise carried out by the 251st Air Defence Missile Battalion at Zatec training field confirmed its combat readiness and rapid response time in the face of imminent threats to command posts.

Air defence unit protects command post

1.11.2016 •A month-long NATO air policing mission in the skies over Iceland by four Czech Gripen fighter planes has been successfully accomplished.

Czech Air Force over Iceland

27.10.2016 •Brigade task force combat support, provided during high intensity military operations, was the main focus of the field training exercise conducted by the 151st Engineer Battalion at the Boletice Training Area last week.

Engineers in blasting and river crossing exercises

17.10.2016 •The 31st Regiment of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Protection, based in Liberec, last week received a specially manufactured mobile laboratory with cutting edge technologies. The laboratory was funded by the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) and delivered by Brigadier General Dawne Deskins, its Deputy Commander, as part of a project to support the capabilities of foreign armed forces. The laboratory cost CZK 160 million.

Chemists in Liberec receive the most modern laboratory

11.10.2016 •The meeting of the Chiefs of General Staff of the Visegrad (V4) countries, Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, primarily concentrated on the implementation of the NATO Warsaw Summit 2016 conclusions, particularly in relation to defence support in the Baltic regions from 2017 - 2021.

V4 Chiefs of Defence meet in Poland

4.10.2016 •At the coordination exercise, Sky Soldier II, held from 26th–30th September at Ralsko-Hradcany area, Czech and American airborne troops carried out several air drops and, conducting “close air support”, “took back” the airfield, facilities and the adjacent area occupied by the “enemy”.

Exercise Sky Soldier II. Paratroopers seize Hradcany airfield

23.9.2016 •The meeting, held in the House of the Army in Prague on 22nd September, confirmed above-standard relations in defence attitudes between representatives of Czech Ministry of Defence and the U.S. Department of Defense.

The defence dialogue with USA is of above-standard quality

20.9.2016 •The Polish Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Grazyna Bernatowicz, and the Polish Defence Attaché to the Czech Republic, Colonel Jacek Stec, presented awards to two Czech officers last week on behalf of the Polish President.

Polish President honours Czech soldiers

14.9.2016 •The international exercise, ‘Ample Strike 2016', being hosted in the Czech Republic from 30th August - 20th September 2016, encompasses a broad spectrum of scenarios aimed at enhancing the coordination capabilities of aircraft crews and ground forces.

'Ample Strike' has struck

6.9.2016 •Lieutenant General Carsten Jacobson, Deputy Commander of the Bundeswehr Army, accepted an invitation to visit the troops and headquarters of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade in Zatec which, together with Major General Jan Gurnik, Commander of the Czech Land Forces, took place on 2nd September.

Lieutenant General Carsten Jacobson in Zatec

30.8.2016 •More than 25 thousand visitors marvelled at tanks and other equipment displayed at the Military History Institute’s 14th Tank Day exhibition and military parade held at the Technical Museum in Lesany on 27th August.

Tank Day 2016

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