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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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First L-39NG trainer and light attack aircraft makes first flight

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The first pre-serial L-39NG trainer and light attack aircraft with serial number 7001 made its first flight on 22 December, Aero Vodochody has announced.  The new generation of the Czech jet trainer was piloted by Aero’s test pilots David Jahoda and Vladimír Továrek. At 10:38am, the aircraft took off from the runway, climbed up to […]

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Czech MoD plans to buy new CZ Bren 2 assault rifles as part of massive contract

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The Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans to procure a 14,000 CZ Bren 2 assault rifles for the Army of the Czech Republic (ACR), according to Euro.cz. On Monday, December 17, the Czech government to discuss the purchase of new small arms for country’s defense forces, including newest assault rifles developed by company Ceska Zbrojovska. “The framework […]

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Czech company promotes its new T-72 Scarab in Asia and the Middle East

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Czech company Excalibur Army has commenced a renewed push to sell its new modernisation package for Soviet-made T-72 main battle tanks in Asia and the Middle East. According to the company’s officials, Excalibur Army begins to promote the Scarab modernisation package for T-72 main battle tanks onto the market of Asian and Middle East countries. Main battle tank T-72 […]

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Aero Vodochody rolls out first L-39NG aircraft

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On Friday 12th October 2018, Aero Vodochody has formally rolled out the L-39NG jet trainer and light-attack platform at its production facility near Prague. The rollout event was attended, among others, by military officials from a number of nations, L-39NG customers, together with political and diplomatic delegations including the highest Czech political representative, the Prime Minister Andrej Babiš. […]

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Excalibur Army showcases latest combat vehicles during military exhibition in Ukraine

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Excalibur Army, a Czech defense company specialising in the production and repair of armored vehicles, is participating in the this year’s Arms and Security international specialized exhibition in Kyiv, Ukraine. EXCALIBUR ARMY designs, develops and produces a wide range of military vehicles and equipment. According to the company, their production and repair facilities have decades […]

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Arizona Air National Guard deploys to Czech Republic for Ample Strike 2018

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The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs has announced that Arizona Air National Guard deploys to the Czech Republic for Ample Strike 2018 multi-national live exercise that offers advanced air/land integration training to Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) and Close Air Support (CAS) aircrews. Ample Strike is an annual Czech […]

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