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USA military convoy to drive through Slovakia

This summer, the USA military convoy will drive through Slovakia en route to NATO exercises. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Apr 2017, at 22:51

Stocktaking follows ammunition theft, no results drawn yet

The theft in a Slovak army ammunition store in Trenčín provoked a thorough stocktaking in military stores; however, the army is not willing to specify if anything else is missing. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Apr 2017, at 14:17

Handgun, illustrative stock photo

Slovak military participates in 2017 Summer Shield

Slovak soldiers are participating in the international military drill in Latvia with almost 1,700 soldiers in total. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Apr 2017, at 13:36

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First Black Hawks to arrive in summer

The US military helicopters will land at the aircraft base in Prešov. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Apr 2017, at 14:00

Sikorsky Black Hawk

Ammunition got lost in Trenčín storage facility

Part of the ammunition from a storage facility is missing, but the Defence Ministry is just releasing minimum information to prevent public panic. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Apr 2017, at 14:10

Artillery ammunition, illustrative stock photo

Armoured vehicle Božena will help suppress demonstrationsVideo

The vehicle has been recently noticed by several foreign media outlets. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Mar 2017, at 13:24

Božena Riot

A soldier wounded in Afghanistan is stabilised

If possible, the soldier will be transported to the military hospital in Ružomberok. Compiled by Spectator staff ,27. Mar 2017, at 23:00

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Police officers may help in the Mediterranean

Their task will be to check vessels in the sea to curtail human smuggling. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 13:49

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NATO ministers: Alliance needs a stronger eastern border

Slovak defence minister met with his colleagues in Brussels Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Feb 2017, at 22:19

NATO ministers in Brussels

Military technology will be moved through Slovakia

The movements will take place between February 7 and 12. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Feb 2017, at 23:36

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Slovakia will host more than 40 international trainings

Slovak soldiers will also attend about 40 exercises abroad in the first half of the year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Jan 2017, at 14:14

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NATO opens its forces integration unit in Bratislava

A total of 41 soldiers will be assigned to the Slovak unit. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Jan 2017, at 22:37

NATO Force Integration Unit in Slovakia

Soldiers likely to leave for mission in Latvia

The government approves the deployment, but it still needs to be okayed by parliament. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Jan 2017, at 13:51

Delivery of first Spartan military aircraft delayed

The first of two Spartan C-27J military cargo aircraft bought by Slovakia will arrive as late as this year. Originally they should have been delivered by the end of 2016. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Jan 2017, at 22:20

C-27J Spartan aircraft

Slovakia to participate in NATO crisis management exercise in 2017

Slovakia is slated to increase not just its budget for the armed forces, but also its engagement and presence in the NATO. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Dec 2016, at 13:46

the Head of NATO Jens Stoltenberg

Missiles used by Islamists were to be disarmed in Nováky

Ammunition found in the Middle East was supposed to be destroyed by the Slovak state-run company. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Nov 2016, at 13:45

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US planes train in Slovakia

The exercise of CV-22 OSPREY planes will focus on brown out and shooting. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Nov 2016, at 13:21

An Osprey plane

Slovak company wins big order for repair of NATO helicopters

The tender of the NATO service agency for the repair of helicopters was won by the Slovak company Letecké opravovne Trenčín (LOTN). Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Nov 2016, at 13:28

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Only 87 people want to participate in the active reserves

The list of applicants contains one woman. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Oct 2016, at 22:11

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Military equipment being transported across Slovakia

Until the end of this week (October 2), heavy military equipment, including foreign, will be redeployed across Slovak territory. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Sep 2016, at 13:37

Slovak Shield 2015 military exercise

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