Prime Minister introduces the new Czech Minister of Defence to her office

Prime Minister introduces the new Czech Minister of Defence to her office

15.12.2017

Following the inauguration of the new cabinet by the President of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, the newly appointed Prime Minister, Andrej Babis, presented Karla Slechtova to the Defence Minister’s office the same day.

Former Brdy Military Training Area cleared of unexploded ammunition

Former Brdy Military Training Area cleared of unexploded ammunition

2.12.2017

Soldiers from the pyrotechnic cleansing detachment of the 15th Engineer Regiment have completed the pyrotechnic remediation (the recovery and final disposal of unexploded ordnance or munitions) of the Brdy Protected Landscape Area which they had been working on since 2012.

'Winged Lion' plaque inscribed with names of 2,507 Czechoslovak airmen

'Winged Lion' plaque inscribed with names of 2,507 Czechoslovak airmen

17.11.2017

On 13th November, Major General Jaromir Sebesta, Commander of the Czech Air Force, and Colonel Michael Longstaff, the U.K. Defence Attaché to the Czech Republic, attended the unveiling ceremony of a memorial plaque set below the monument of the Winged Lion Memorial in Prague which lists all the names of the Czechoslovak Royal Air Force airmen who fought during WWII.

Battalion field exercises validate combat readiness of the 7th Mechanised Brigade

Battalion field exercises validate combat readiness of the 7th Mechanised Brigade

10.11.2017

Over the last two weeks, the 73rd Tank Battalion and the 74th Light Motorised Battalion have been participating in field training exercises at Hradiste and Libava Military Training Areas to refresh, refine and consolidate their combat skills, and promote maximum coordination when engaging with combat support units.

Soldiers in Afghanistan commemorate the foundation of Czechoslovakia

Soldiers in Afghanistan commemorate the foundation of Czechoslovakia

3.11.2017

Czech and Slovak soldiers from military units serving at the Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport Base celebrated the 99th Anniversary of the foundation of the independent state of Czechoslovakia on October 28th, 1918. The Czech 9th Guard Company also commemorated the event at its base at Bagram Air Field.