Czechs awarded American marksmanship badges

Czechs awarded American marksmanship badges

25.8.2017

Twenty-eight Czech soldiers from the 7th Mechanised Brigade participated in the Intel Texas joint training exercise at Fort Hood Army Base, August 3rd – 18th. The event was organised by the Texas National Guard.

People pay homage to the last WWII paratrooper

People pay homage to the last WWII paratrooper

18.8.2017

Representatives from the Office of the Czech President, the Czech Government and Parliament, the Slovak and Czech Ministries of Defence, as well as Cardinal Dominik Duka, soldiers, and mourners gathered at the Strasnice Ceremonial Hall on 14th August to pay tribute to Lieutenant General Jaroslav Klemes who died at the age 95.

Everyone’s a winner at ARMYRUN 2017

Everyone’s a winner at ARMYRUN 2017

28.7.2017

On Saturday 22nd July, more than one thousand runners participated in the ARMYRUN extreme obstacle race at the Brezina Military Training Area, organised by the Extreme Sports Association and the Czech military as a fundraising event.

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.