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Czechs buy thousands of small arms

9th April 2020 - 12:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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The Czech MoD has announced its intention to procure more than 39,000 assault rifles and pistols for its armed forces.

A spokesperson for the ministry told Shephard that the total estimated investment in these small arms will be CZK2.35 billion ($94 million) excluding VAT. The supplier will be the national company Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod (ČZUB).

The models chosen are the CZ 806 Bren 2 rifle and two pistol types: the CZ P-10 C (pictured) and CZ P-10 F. These three weapons are manufactured following NATO patterns and will be able to equip Czech units deployed on overseas missions.

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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