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L-159 Sale to Iraq May Fail for Several Reasons

L-159 Sale to Iraq May Fail for Several Reasons

The planned sale of the redundant L-159 combat planes to Iraq may fail for three reasons: the Czechs may not be able to quickly deliver the planes, the Czech military may consider the sale unprofitable, and a new Iraqi government […]


Former Soviet satellites sign joint military pact

Former Soviet satellites sign joint military pact

Four former Soviet satellites in Central Europe signed a military pact Friday to coordinate defence planning and to create a joint combat unit to operate under NATO and EU auspices, in response to the Ukraine crisis. “The current situation in […]


Prague extends lease of Swedish Gripen fighters till 2027

Prague extends lease of Swedish Gripen fighters till 2027

The Czech government on Wednesday renewed its lease on 14 Swedish fighter jets until 2027, its defence minister said. The Czech army has been using the Gripen one- and two-seaters since 2005 under a 10-year contract worth around 20 billion […]


Czechs to Renew Gripen Lease for 14 Years

Czechs to Renew Gripen Lease for 14 Years

The Czech Government has decided to lease 14 Gripen aircraft for another 14 years. The Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM) has been negotiating on a new agreement for over a year with the Czech Ministry of Defence. The […]


Gripens Guard Czech Air Space 365/24 for Eight Years

Gripens Guard Czech Air Space 365/24 for Eight Years

On the occasion of finalising talks between Czech and Swedish parties on prolongation of a lease agreement of SAAB 39 Gripen supersonic aircraft, Czech PM Jiri Rusnok visited 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav to get more information on […]


Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Prague expects to renew its lease on 14 Swedish fighter jets beyond 2015, outgoing Czech prime minister Jiri Rusnok said Monday. “The negotiations are at an advanced stage. The ball is actually in our court. The Swedes are awaiting our […]


Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

The interim Czech government said it plans to renew its lease of JAS Gripen fighter jets, while a parliamentary committee in Switzerland said yes to a proposed 23 billion kronor ($3.5 billion) purchase of the Swedish-made warplanes. Following two days […]


Iraq Air Force Shows Interest In Czech L-159 ALCA Aircraft

Iraq Air Force Shows Interest In Czech L-159 ALCA Aircraft

Czech Defence Minister Alexandr Vondra welcomes Iraqi delegation led by Defence Minister of the Republic of Iraq Sadoon Al-Dulaim on 23 January 2012. The talks focused on further billateral cooperation in the field of defence and current situation in the […]


Czech Soldiers Receive A New Assault Rifle

Czech Soldiers Receive A New Assault Rifle

Soldiers of the 42nd and the 72nd Mechanized Battalions will be the first ones in the Czech military to use new Czech-made CZ 805 BREN assault rifles. The first 505 automatic rifles CZ 805 BREN A1/A2, out of almost eight […]


 
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