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Czech Republic announces new procurement programmes

21st December 2018 - 10:00 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London

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The Czech Republic’s MoD has begun three major procurement programmes to modernise its armed forces, with all three contracts being signed in 2019. 

Defence Minister Lubomír Metnar informed Czechia's government that the country’s MoD has begun the process of acquiring 210 tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) in several versions, 62 Titus 6x6 armoured vehicles, and a number of small arms on 17 December. 

Czech companies Eldis and Česká Zbrojovka will supply the Titus and small arms respectively, with Eldis operating a licence from French state-owned company Nexter.

The Czech MoD will now officially approach BAE Systems, General Dynamics Europe Land

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Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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