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30.1.2017 •On 24th January, General Josef Becvar, Chief of the General Staff, visited new recruits and members of the Active Reserve while completing their basic military training course at the Training Command - Military Academy in Vyskov and at nearby Brezina Military Training Area.

General Becvar visits newcomers during basic military training

20.1.2017 •The first soldier to receive the newly introduced EU Medal for Extraordinary Meritorious Service was the Czech Corporal C. H. from the 44th Light Motorised Battalion based at Jindrichuv Hradec. The medal was awarded for the corporal's prompt reaction during the attack on the Headquarters of the EU Training Mission in Bamako, Mali.

Czech soldier receives high EU award

10.1.2017 •Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky was symbolically presented with the keys to 26 Tatra T-810 flatbed trucks by representatives of TATRA TRUCKS a.s. during a ceremony last week at the Material Centre in Stepanov.

Minister takes up a new load of TATRA trucks

21.12.2016 •On 14th December, the Czech government approved a recommendation from the 33-membered assessment commission of the Ministry of Defence, and agreed that eight ELM 2084 MMR radars will be supplied by the Israeli company, IAI Elta.

Israeli company will deliver MADR radars

13.12.2016 •The unveiling ceremony of the MiG-15bis SB aircraft at Kbely airport, Prague, was seen as a symbolic return of the recently overhauled aircraft which will be displayed as part of the Air Museum collection at the Kbely Military History Institute.

MiG in the Air Museum in Prague - Kbely

7.12.2016 •The personnel of the 41st Mechanised Battalion presented their skills to President Milos Zeman at the Vrsovice firing range near Louny during his three-day visit of the Ustecky Region.

President Milos Zeman visits soldiers at a range

30.11.2016 •After a six-month deployment to the Resolute Support Mission in Kabul, a section of the Czech unit has returned home. While, on 23rd November, the 19th Air Advisory Team Unit (AAT) were handing over its operational tasks to its successor, the 13th ACR Task Force was preparing for its rotation which will now take place at the beginning of December.

November rotations of Czech units in Afghanistan

23.11.2016 •On 16th November, at Prague Castle, President of the Czech Republic and Supreme Commander of the Czech Armed Forces Milos Zeman received the commanders of the Active Reserve rifle platoons from each of the 14 Regional Military Headquarters, along with seven Active Reserve commanders from various combat units.

President Milos Zeman receives commanders of Active Reserve units

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

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