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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

8.3.2016 •A five-day training exercise recently organised at the Centre of Biological Protection at Techonin was aimed at testing the readiness of staff in dealing with the potential outbreak of highly infectious diseases or a bio-terrorist attack on Czech territory.

Medics practice against biological threats

29.2.2016 •From 24th - 26th February, during the open alpine ski championship in the Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mountains), forty nine contestants tested their skills and stamina.

Soldiers compete in open ski-alpinism championship

23.2.2016 •A squadron of pilots of the Thai Royal Air Force completed a five-day intensive training exercise last week using the advanced SAAB 39 Gripen flight simulator at the Tactical Simulation Centre of the LOM State Enterprise in Pardubice.

Royal Thai Air Force pilots train in Pardubice

18.2.2016 •The Czech officer, Major Radek M., assumed command of the 438th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron during a ceremony in Kabul last week. The squadron, which was renamed the 311th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron will continue in the tradition of the Czechoslovak 311th Bomber Squadron which courageously and successfully fought in the Royal Air Force during World War II.

Air unit in Afghanistan renamed to follow the tradition of 311th Czechoslovak Bomber Squadron RAF

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