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8.6.2016 •The soldiers from the 53rd Regiment of Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare in Opava formed the core of the Ghost Hunters 2016 exercise which was held recently at the Libava training area.


26.5.2016 •The central themes of the two-day meeting of the Visegrad Group (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, V4) were the status of defence cooperation concerning the migration crisis and the current security situation.

Declaration of V4 Ministers of Defence

25.5.2016 •Protecting the seat of the President of the Czech Republic at Prague Castle requires that the Castle Guard are responsible not only for the permanent sentry service of the compound, but also for the ceremonial procedures associated with all festive events, as well as the exceptional occasions when displaying the Bohemian Crown Jewels.

Anniversary of King Charles IV - the Greatest Czech

17.5.2016 •The third activation test of the Visegrad Group (V4) European Union Battlegroup Operational Headquarters, the Spring Challenge 2016, which took place in the Polish city of Cracov from 10th - 12th May, has once again proven the superior readiness and training of its international staff.

V4 EU Battlegroup serves its first rotation

9.5.2016 •A team of thirty air instructors are currently undertaking the final weeks of their training at the Military Academy in Vyskov before their deployment to Iraq next month.

Czech Air Advisory Team prepares to help Iraqis operate L-159 ALCA aircraft

26.4.2016 •Polish and Czech airborne instructors were brushing up on their particular skydiving skills last week at a three-day joint training exercise of the 43rd Airborne Battalion in Chrudim.

Czechia vs. Poland at 3,000 metres above the ground

18.4.2016 •A seminar titled "NATO Summit in Warsaw – challenges and expectations" was held on 5th April to discuss the upcoming NATO Summit which will take place in Warsaw at the beginning of July.

Czech week in Berlin

12.4.2016 •During a two-day visit to Sweden, Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky and his delegation met with his counterpart, Peter Hultqvist, and also visited the SAAB manufacturing site for a presentation of its facilities, products and equipment.

Defence cooperation between Czech and Swedish armed forces continues

5.4.2016 •The aim of the meeting was to discuss control of the outer Schengen borders, the closing of the 'Balkan route', and broadening information exchange between the countries and border organisations.

Defence Ministers of the Central European and Balkan countries meet to discuss migration

29.3.2016 •On 21st March 2016, Czech soldiers, together with Malian forces, successfully foiled an attack on the Headquarters of the EU Training Mission in Bamako.

Czechs repel attack on Bamako EUTM Headquarters

22.3.2016 •A two-week joint training exercise of Belgian and Czech helicopter crews is under way at Namest Helicopter Base, in the Jeseniky Mountains and will be followed by air-to-ground live-fire practices at the Boletice Military Training Area.

Belgian helicopter crews back in the Czech Republic

14.3.2016 •Soldiers of the 43rd Airborne Battalion, based in Chrudim, participated last week in a routine helicopter combat rappel training exercise.

Helicopter rappel

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