On Wednesday, 21 December 2022, Minister of Defence Jana Černochová received from the State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of the Federal Republic of Germany, Benedikt Zimmer, the symbolic key to the first Leopard 2A4 tank that the Czech Republic received.
Lubor Koudelka, Deputy Minister for Armaments and Acquisitions of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, and Olivier Travert, Vice President of the French state-owned company NEXTER SYSTEMS, signed an addendum to the contract for the supply of a modern CAESAR self-propelled gun on Wednesday, 14 December 2022.
Under the German government’s “Ringtausch” equipment exchange programme, Rheinmetall will soon be supplying the Czech Republic with main battle tanks and other military hardware.
On Monday 3.10.2022 the Ministry of Defence handed over the so-called Letter of request for quotation to the American side.
On August 18, the Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic, Jana Černochová, informed in the national media that the United States would provide the Czech armed forces with additional helicopters of the Bell H-1 family.
The Ministry of Defense will shortly begin negotiations with the Israeli government on the acquisition of three HERON 1 drones, including all accessories consisting of ground control stations, data terminals, shipping containers and other material.
The newly obtained unrestricted type certification for the Aero L-39NG trainer jet, which took more than 5 years, is the main requirement for aircraft registration by customers.
On Monday, June 6, Minister of Defense Jana Černochová took part in a ground and flight demonstration of the Brazilian EMBRAER KC-390 aircraft and a test of loading and transporting the Pandur II at the airport in Pardubice.
On Wednesday, May 18, Defense Minister Jana Černochová informed the Government of the Czech Republic that she had agreed with German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht on the donation of 15 Leopard 2 A4 tanks.
Czech Republic Chief of Defense (CHOD) Gen. Aleš Opata and delegates visited Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Center in a landmark meeting to observe the Czech Republic H-1 aircraft production line.