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Picture to an article: State Secretary in the Baltics

State Secretary in the Baltics

State Secretary Róbert Ondrejcsák paid a visit to the Baltics on 12-16 June. He met with the SVK soldiers at the Ādažitraining base and praised ...
Picture to an article: Back from Afghanistan

Back from Afghanistan

Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš and CommanderSVK Land Forces Maj Gen Jinřich Jochwelcomed 34 SVK military personnel upon their return from the ...
Picture to an article: MiG-29 scramble takeoff

MiG-29 scramble takeoff

On the night of 15 June, two MiG-29 fighter aircraft on Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) were scrambled in response to an air incident as part of the ...
Picture to an article: SVK Parliament gives

SVK Parliament gives "yes" to agreement with CZE REP on airspace defence cooperation

SVK Members of Parliament approved a Proposal Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic regarding Cooperation on Mutual Prote...
Picture to an article: Military Deed of the Year

Military Deed of the Year

The MOD announced the laureates of the 2016 Military Deed of the Year Award in the following categories: A Rescue of Life, Assistance to the Pub...
Picture to an article: P. Gajdoš: Slovak unit in Latvia is performing its tasks in a responsible manner

P. Gajdoš: Slovak unit in Latvia is performing its tasks in a responsible manner

Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš met with the Slovak soldiers currently deployed with Task Group Štefánik in Latvia. The SVK Armed Forces servic...
Picture to an article: MOD completes a series of defence games in Malacky

MOD completes a series of defence games in Malacky

A series of defence competitions, through which the MOD wanted to raise young people's awareness of Homeland Defence as well as to increase thei...
Picture to an article: Peter Gajdoš attends conference on strengthening European security and defence

Peter Gajdoš attends conference on strengthening European security and defence

Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš participated in the Defence & Security Conference in Prague, organised by the Czech Government Office in collab...
Picture to an article: Minister in visit to Montenegro

Minister in visit to Montenegro

Slovak Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš paid a visit on 5 and 6 June to Montenegro, which officially became a NATO Member Country. On this occas...
Picture to an article: Slafkovský defends title

Slafkovský defends title

Alexander Slafkovský, of the Military Sports Club Dukla Banská Bystrica, defended his last year's European Champion title in the C1 category at ...
Picture to an article: Children's Day with soldiers

Children's Day with soldiers

Children's Day with SVK Armed Forces in Lučenec was launched with a fly-past of a military helicopter and a Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter aircraft. As ...
Picture to an article: Commemoration at Polomka

Commemoration at Polomka

The State Secretary of the SVK Ministry of Defence, Róbert Ondrejcsák, together with the US and UK Ambassadors to Slovakia, HE Mr Adam Sterling ...
Picture to an article: Deadline for applications for Voluntary Military Training set at 23 June

Deadline for applications for Voluntary Military Training set at 23 June

The SVK Armed Forces will extend the deadline for candidate to sign up for Voluntary Military Training (VMT) until 23 June 2017. Thus, more youn...
Picture to an article: International IDET fair

International IDET fair

Representing the SVK MOD at the 14th International Defence and Security Exhibition (IDET) 2017 in Brno were the dynamic demonstrations of CBRN u...
Picture to an article: Remembering Jozef Gabčík ceremonially and sport-wise

Remembering Jozef Gabčík ceremonially and sport-wise

To mark the anniversary of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich on 26 May, Slovak President and Commander-in-Chief of the SVK Armed Forces And...
Picture to an article: Under UN flag

Under UN flag

More than 7,300 Slovak service personnel have assisted in upholding peace and security as part of 19 United Nations peacekeeping missions since ...
Picture to an article: Minister in talks at GLOBSEC

Minister in talks at GLOBSEC

The commitments the Slovak delegation signed up to at the Thursday NATO meeting in Brussels are, according to the NATO Deputy Secretary General,...
Picture to an article: Training of Active Reserves

Training of Active Reserves

A Sereď-based ceremony, presided by State Secretary Marián Saloň and CHOD Gen Milan Maxim, saw the soldiers in the Active Reserves (AR) finishin...
Picture to an article: The future of collective defence

The future of collective defence

The Slovak delegation to the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and/or Government in Brussels, led by the Slovak President, declared the status of i...
Picture to an article: Soldiers through the eyes of kids

Soldiers through the eyes of kids

Minister of Defence Peter Gajdoš, CHOD Gen Milan Maxim, and the Editorial Board of Defence Monthly came together to announce the results of the ...
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