Military news from Slovakia

Ivan Korčok
They have reassured Ukraine of Slovakia supporting its territorial sovereignty. 8. Apr 2021, at 11:36
Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď presenting conclusions of the investigation.
A MiG-29 crashed during training near Nitra in September 2019. 14. Jul 2020, at 10:20
Peter Gajdoš, Defence Minister
They defend the purchase by saying they only completed a years-long process. 11. Mar 2020, at 13:49
HMC Invest will invest €42 million in the production of armed military vehicles in Banská Bystrica.
HMC Invest plans to invest €42 million. 6. Mar 2020, at 0:07
Two new Black Hawk helicopters land at the Sliač airport, central Slovakia.
The contract with the US has been fulfilled. 13. Jan 2020, at 13:10
Illustrative stock photo
They helped with two main areas in Iraq. Ján Krempaský9. Jan 2020, at 14:15
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The Defence Ministry has appealed. 11. Dec 2019, at 13:11
Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš (foreground) and PM Peter Pellegrini attend a ceremony together
The Defence Ministry wanted to buy military equipment worth more than €1.3 billion. 25. Sep 2019, at 13:38
Two new Black Hawk helicopters land at the Sliač airport, central Slovakia.
Three more machines are said to land in Slovakia by the end of 2019. 27. Aug 2019, at 14:02
Frecce Tricolori from Italy
Apart from Slovakia, groups from 12 other states were presented at the event. 5. Aug 2019, at 12:53
Illustrative stock photo
The maximum price was set to €321 million, excluding VAT. 6. Jun 2019, at 13:11
Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš in a Black Hawk helicopter.
Instead, the coalition has asked Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák to bring new details on the cooperation to the table. 16. Apr 2019, at 13:36
The military airport in Kuchyňa, near Malacky
This is due partly to the fear that foreign troops will be placed in Slovakia. The Foreign Affairs Ministry rejects such claims. 12. Mar 2019, at 21:42
The airport in Sliač; illustrative stock photo
Meanwhile, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has released a video, stressing that the US does not plan to place its soldiers in Slovakia. 11. Mar 2019, at 13:47
Sliač Airport hosts SIAF, the biggest annual air show in Slovakia.
Any agreements will be truly bilateral in nature, and any facilities that receive upgrades will remain sovereign Slovak government property, the US ambassador writes. Adam Sterling10. Mar 2019, at 9:00
13 countries submitted their government-to-government proposals. 5. Mar 2019, at 21:38
L-R: Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš and Chief of Staff of Slovak Armed Forces Lieutnant-General Milan Maxim during an unplanned visit to the Training Battalion in Martin, August 8, 2016.
10 countries have submitted their offers. 22. Jan 2019, at 21:45
Zuzana howitzer
The Defence Ministry intends to pay €172 million for 25 new howitzers. Observers question the plan. 7. Jan 2019, at 13:11
F-16 supersonic multirole fighter aircraft
Fighter jets worth €1.6 billion are to be delivered by 2023. 12. Dec 2018, at 22:43
F-16 fighter jets
Whatever contract was signed, it can be shredded, PM Peter Pellegrini said. 3. Dec 2018, at 22:09
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