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Czech Air Force receives latest version of C295 airlifter

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The Czech Air Force has taken delivery of the latest version of the Airbus C295 medium airlifter on 19 May. According to the Czech Ministry of Defense, on the night of May 19, 2021, the first of two Airbus C295MW military transport aircraft ordered for the Czech Air Force (tail number “0481”, serial number 172) […]

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Lockheed Martin gets $49M production contract for AH-1Z targeting system

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The U.S. Defense Department awarded the AH-1Z targeting system production contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. The deal, which is a modification to a previous contract, worth almost $49.6 million and adds scope for the production and delivery of 19 AN/AAQ-30A target sight systems for AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopters. The $49.6 million agreement between the U.S. […]

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Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

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Czech defense contractor EXCALIBUR ARMY officially unveiled its new 155mm 8×8 wheeled self-propelled howitzer called the DITA. “What you see in the picture is a new addition to our howitzer family, the 155mm DITA. We are working hard to help you make your personal acquaintance soon,” the command said in a social media post Monday. […]

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Ukraine awards contract to Excalibur Army for 26 DANA M2 howitzers

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The Armed Forces of Ukraine have awarded the Excalibur Army a contract for supply 26 DANA M2 self-propelled howitzers, according to Mil.in.ua. The contract, from the Ukrainian Army and announced on Wednesday, is valued at more than $40 million. Within the contract, Ukraine will receive an upgraded 152 mm self-propelled artillery guns which were in […]

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Ukraine reportedly looks to buy Dana M2 self-propelled gun-howitzers

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Facing a steady with the obsolescence of Soviet-Era 152mm towed gun-howitzers, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are now reportedly in talks to buy new Czech-made Dana M2 self-propelled howitzers. Citing the head of missile troops and artillery of the command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Major General Andriy Malinovsky, ArmyInform.com.ua reported that Ukraine is now looking […]

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U.S., Czech Republic agree to sale of H-1 helicopters

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The U.S. Department of Defense announced that Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Czech Defense Minister Lubomir Metnar met at the Pentagon to finalize the sale of H-1 helicopters. The defense leaders took part in a ceremonial signing of the agreement today following a meeting in which they discussed their long-standing defense relationship as […]

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Czech Republic chose Venom and Viper helicopters from U.S. maker Bell Helicopter

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The Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of the Czech Republic has announced on 22 August that it has chosen UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper to replace its aging Russian-made helicopters fleet. According to Defense Minister Lubomir Metnar, the ministry received two offers for the purchase of helicopters from the US government in late June. […]

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U.S. State Department approves sale of AH-1Z attack helicopters to Czech Republic

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The U.S. State Department approved the sale of four AH-1Z attack helicopters to Czech Republic to use these helicopters to modernize its armed forces and strengthen its homeland defense, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said. “This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve […]

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Czech Army contract to Saab for RBS 70 Mk II missiles

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Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab has won a contract to deliver the Mk II missile for RBS 70 man-portable air-defense system to the Army of the Czech Republic. The order was placed by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), responsible for acquisitions for NATO members. The Czech Republic is a user of the […]

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NATO forces prepares for War in extreme cold weather conditions

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A statement from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization claims that the Dutch and Czech forces from one of NATO’s battlegroups in the eastern part of the Alliance are taking part in cold weather training in Lithuania. According to a statement, this month, soldiers are learning how to survive in extreme weather conditions. Allied troops focused on building shelters to protect […]

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