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Picture to an article: Slovak and European

Slovak and European

Building up functional and operational armed forces is an undoubted priority for the current leadership of the SVK MOD. “As Minister of Defence ...
Picture to an article: Beautiful age and entire life

Beautiful age and entire life

SVK Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš visited the Chief Nurse of the Central Military Hospital in Ružomberok, 102-year-old Sidónia Zdenka Vicenov...
Picture to an article: Voluntary training in progress

Voluntary training in progress

94 candidates (73 men and 21 women) joined voluntary military training (VMT). They were greeted in a ceremony by Minister of Defence Peter Gajdo...
Picture to an article: Assisting with fire suppression operations

Assisting with fire suppression operations

Airmen of Helicopter Wing Prešov were called in to assist with fire suppression as woody debris caught fire in a forest near the village of Betl...
Picture to an article: Minister hands over helicopters

Minister hands over helicopters

SVK Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš handed over two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to SVK Air Force personnel for useduring a handover ceremony ...
Picture to an article: Temporary ban on entry into parts of military forests

Temporary ban on entry into parts of military forests

A temporary ban on entry into parts of military forests due to a high fire risk has been in place from 3 August until further notification at Mi...
Picture to an article: Military policemen depart to protect EU's southern border

Military policemen depart to protect EU's southern border

Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš visited the Military Police Training and Cynology Department Vlkanová to attend a predeployment ceremony for th...
Picture to an article: Full emergency call-out at Sliač

Full emergency call-out at Sliač

During the landing manoeuvre of a BOEING 737-500 airliner, which was bringing in holidaymakers from the Egyptian summer resort of Hurghada, the ...
Picture to an article: A Czechoslovak Legion train brings the legion closer to the public

A Czechoslovak Legion train brings the legion closer to the public

SVKMinister of Defence Peter Gajdoš, joined by State Secretary of the SVK Ministry of Transport and Construction Peter Ďurček, opened a presenta...
Picture to an article: Extremely topical memories

Extremely topical memories

Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš visited Starý Tekov to participate in the 12th edition of the Battles on the (River) Hron 2017 event, a histori...
Picture to an article: Life stories are inspiring

Life stories are inspiring

Slovak Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš today received a participant of national struggle for liberation and a veteran of the Western Resistance...
Picture to an article: US ARMY convoy road traffic accident

US ARMY convoy road traffic accident

As a US ARMY convoy was crossing Slovak territory as part of Exercise Saber Guardian, one of its vehicles was involved in a road traffic acciden...
Picture to an article: Slovak air defenders join in live firings on Exercise Tobruq Legacy 2017

Slovak air defenders join in live firings on Exercise Tobruq Legacy 2017

TOBRUQ LEGACY 2017, aimed at testing the level of interoperability of Surface-Based Air Defence (SBAD) systems forces, culminated last week. The...
Picture to an article: Mirgorodský becomes C1 World Champ

Mirgorodský becomes C1 World Champ

The Military Sports Centre Dukla Banská Bystrica is delighted with yet another U23 World Champion title after Jakub Grigar's success. This time ...
Picture to an article: Grigar defends K1 title from Krakow

Grigar defends K1 title from Krakow

Whitewater slalom kayaker Jakub Grigar defended his last year's World Champion title from Krakow at the Čuňovo Water Sports Centre (SVK), when i...
Picture to an article: Minister commemorates 137th anniversary of General Štefánik's birthday

Minister commemorates 137th anniversary of General Štefánik's birthday

SVK Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš visited Košariská to participate in a commemoration ceremony on the occasion of the 137th anniversary of Ge...
Picture to an article: Soldiers and Children's University

Soldiers and Children's University

Soldiers of the “General Milan Rastislav Štefánik” Transport Wing Kuchyňa put together a rich programme for child students of Children's Comeniu...
Picture to an article: Declaration's anniversary

Declaration's anniversary

SVK Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš was present in Parliament for a ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Declarati...
Picture to an article: Change of SVK Air Force Commander

Change of SVK Air Force Commander

After almost 5 years of service as SVK Air Force Commander Maj Gen Miroslav Korba handed over command of the SVK Air Force to Brig Gen Ľubomír S...
Picture to an article: Polish V4 Presidency concluded

Polish V4 Presidency concluded

The Ministers of Defence of the Slovak and Polish Republics and the State Secretaries of the Defence Ministries of Hungary and the Czech Republi...
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