The Czech Republic has successfully completed negotiations with the government of Sweden, the Swedish defense procurement organization FMV, and BAE Systems Hägglunds to buy 246 CV90 MkIV infantry fighting vehicles in seven different variants.
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Czech Republic of AH-1Z and UH-1Y Refurbishment/Modernization and related equipment for an estimated value of up to $650 million.
Two more Leopard 2A4 tanks arrived in Přáslavice. This is another part of the donation of 14 tanks and one recovery vehicle, which the Czech Republic received from the Federal Republic of Germany for helping Ukraine.
First Deputy Minister of Defence František Šulc and Commander of the Czech Air Force Brigadier General Petr Čepelka attended the launch of the handover of the first H1 helicopter for the Czech Army at the Bell Textron factory in Amarillo, Texas.
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.