NATO member countries rehearsing airspace protection over Europe

NATO member countries rehearsing airspace protection over Europe

21.7.2017

Ground based air defence units from ten NATO countries are currently taking part in exercises in various locations throughout the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Romania. The objective, to improve cooperation and interoperability in protecting airspace.

Caslav's light combat aircraft pilots v. helicopter crews

Caslav's light combat aircraft pilots v. helicopter crews

12.7.2017

Personnel from the Caslav Tactical Air Force Base returned on Monday from a two-week Helicopter Tactical Instructor Course (HTIC) held in Arvidsjaur, Sweden. The aim of the course was to improve the tactical skills of pilots in air-to-air combat between aircraft and helicopters.

DrillFest 2017: A mastery of military precision skills, and also hugely enjoyable!

DrillFest 2017: A mastery of military precision skills, and also hugely enjoyable!

30.6.2017

The honour guards of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and The Guard of Honour of the President of the Slovak Republic demonstrated their skills and expertise to the public last week in Prague and Pilsen.

Central European defence ministers aim to strengthen joint border protection to combat illegal migration

Central European defence ministers aim to strengthen joint border protection to combat illegal migration

23.6.2017

On 19th June, members of the Central European Defence Cooperation (CEDC) arrived at Prague Castle, the seat of the Czech President, to discuss European border protection strategies. Minister of Defence Martin Stropnicky welcomed the Austrian Minister of Defence and Sports, Hans Peter Doskozil, as well as the representatives of the defence ministries of Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Czechs in Mali engage in the fight against terrorists

Czechs in Mali engage in the fight against terrorists

21.6.2017

In the afternoon of 18th June, Czech soldiers serving in the EU-Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali became involved in the fight against the terrorists who attacked the Campement Kangaba Hotel resort near Bamako on the same day.