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Use of cluster munitions on the Ukrainian battlefield

Use of cluster munitions on the Ukrainian battlefield

Kyiv is nearing the receipt of another crucial piece of Western aid - American tactical ballistic missiles ATACMS which are capable of reaching Russian targets far beyond the…

08. 10. 2023
"The Future Air Force" conference highlighted the challenges in recruiting and training pilots

"The Future Air Force" conference highlighted the challenges in recruiting and training pilots

The International Conference "Future Air Force 2023", organized under the auspices of the Commander of the Czech Air Force, Major General Petr Čepelka, brought together representatives…

06. 10. 2023
NATO Days in Ostrava & Air Force Days

NATO Days in Ostrava & Air Force Days

This year's 23rd NATO Days in Ostrava & 14th Air Force Days of the Czech Army attracted approximately 185,000 visitors. The main theme of the event was modernisation…

01. 10. 2023
Can we assess the severity of threats and risks?

Can we assess the severity of threats and risks?

It is not always possible to predict the outcome or duration of a conflict. In most cases, this is due to a lack of relevant information. Another factor may…

30. 09. 2023
Interviews with selected manufacturers at MSPO 2023

Interviews with selected manufacturers at MSPO 2023

At this year's 31st International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO in Kielce, Poland, the Polish Army, which has recently undergone a massive modernisation and acquired a large amount…

28. 09. 2023
Strengthening the EU's Common Defence Policy: security visions and challenges for the future

Strengthening the EU's Common Defence Policy: security visions and challenges for the future

In recent years, the European Union has been pushing its boundaries in the field of security and common defence. The challenges of the modern world, warfare and the growing need for…

21. 09. 2023
Europeanisation of the F-35

Europeanisation of the F-35

Given the ever-increasing number of European states that have decided to switch to the fifth-generation F-35, it is appropriate to consider the possible "Europeanisation"…

18. 09. 2023
Multinational Battlegroup in Slovakia

Multinational Battlegroup in Slovakia

We recently had the opportunity to visit with a camera the Multinational Battle Group in Slovakia (MN BG SVK), which was established in the spring of 2022 as part…

16. 09. 2023
Unclear future of the F-16 in Ukraine. When will the fighters actually be deployed?

Unclear future of the F-16 in Ukraine. When will the fighters actually be deployed?

After months of tough negotiations, Kiev can look forward to a real milestone in the fight against the Russian aggressor: the fourth-generation F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets. While…

12. 09. 2023
Air Force of the Czech Armed Forces is rearming with new American helicopters

Air Force of the Czech Armed Forces is rearming with new American helicopters

The official handover of the first delivered H-1 helicopters took place on 17 August at the 22nd Helicopter Air Base in Náměšt' nad Oslavou with the participation of the…

10. 09. 2023
European and Czech defence industry at a crossroads

European and Czech defence industry at a crossroads

Since the 2014 summit in Wales, which took place after the annexation of Crimea by Russia and the start of the conflict in Ukraine with the creation of two…

08. 09. 2023
Precision-guided missiles and their importance

Precision-guided missiles and their importance

An often overlooked aspect of the war in Ukraine is the use of long-range missiles. Russia uses these weapons primarily to strike critical infrastructure and ammunition and…

06. 09. 2023