Land Warfare

PREMIUM: Czechs pick preferred partner for mobile air defence requirement

2nd October 2020 - 14:41 GMT | by Arie Egozi in Tel Aviv


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The selection of Rafael as preferred bidder for the Czech Republic's mobile air defence requirement is notable for including a strong element of local industrial workshare

The Army of the Czech Republic (ACR) will use SPYDER short- and medium-range air defence systems from Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, officials in Prague have confirmed.

Negotiations with the Israeli government for SPYDER-MR  and SPYDER-SR were signalled on 25 September by Czech Minister of Defence Lubomír Metnar, following ...

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