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Czech Republic seeks command vehicles

11 June 2014

The Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD) intends to launch a procurement programme this year for 30 wheeled armoured command and control vehicles for the Army of the Czech Republic (ACR), Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky said on 11 June.

"The ministry plans to procure 30 wheeled armoured vehicles that will fulfil a command and control mission for the Czech army and complement the existing fleet of 107 Czech army Pandur 8x8 armoured vehicles", Stropnicky told local media. Stropnicky said the MoD has funding set aside for the procurement in its defence budget.

"At this point there is CZK2 billion (USD9.8 million) set aside for up to 30 new vehicles.



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