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Picture to an article: Bratislava hosts Military Police Chiefs Conference

Bratislava hosts Military Police Chiefs Conference

17.09.2019
These days Bratislava is hosting the Military Police Chiefs Conference (MP CC) 2019. Focus of the conference, being attended by 37 delegations, is on topics mainly relating to current and future security challenges in the constantly changing theatres or areas of operations....
Picture to an article: Minister Gajdoš meets with Supreme Allied Commander Transformation General A. Lanata

Minister Gajdoš meets with Supreme Allied Commander Transformation General A. Lanata

16.09.2019
Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš met with Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT) General André Lanata for talks at the Ministry of Defence today (16 September 2019). On this occasion, they reviewed how well Slovakia has so far followed through on its international comm...
Picture to an article: Minister Gajdoš holds talks with new U.S. Ambassador B. A. Brink

Minister Gajdoš holds talks with new U.S. Ambassador B. A. Brink

16.09.2019
Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš met the new U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia, Her Excellency Mrs Bridget A. Brink, for talks at the Ministry of Defence today (16 September 2019). The meeting was dominated by topics of bilateral defence cooperation, modernization, and SVK service m...
Picture to an article: P. Gajdoš: Service members can find what they need at military warehouses

P. Gajdoš: Service members can find what they need at military warehouses

13.09.2019
Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš and General Secretary of the SVK Ministry of Defence Ján Hoľko visited the Central Issue Facility of the Slovak Armed Forces in Nemšová. On this occasion, they presented the progress in supplying military clothing to service members and refuted...
Picture to an article: CBRN specialists on Ex Toxic Valley 2019

CBRN specialists on Ex Toxic Valley 2019

12.09.2019
On 9-20 Sept 2019, the Training and Testing Centre Zemianske Kostoľany, which operates under the National EOD and CBRN Defence Centre Nováky, is hosting the 7th iteration of Ex Toxic Valley 2019 on a multinational scale in Slovakia. Personnel of the Operations Combat Suppor...
Picture to an article: TISA Multinational Engineer Battalion to extend its area of responsibility to include Danube

TISA Multinational Engineer Battalion to extend its area of responsibility to include Danube

11.09.2019
The TISA Multinational Engineer Battalion, whose primary role is to deliver cross-border assistance to local residents in the event of natural disasters along the River Tisa, will extend its area of responsibility to include the River Danube. The draft protocol amending the...
Picture to an article: Parliament clears Defence of the Slovak Republic (Amendment) Bill 2019

Parliament clears Defence of the Slovak Republic (Amendment) Bill 2019

11.09.2019
Today (11 September 2019), Parliament cleared the Defence of the Slovak Republic (Amendment) Bill, produced and presented by the SVK Ministry of Defence, with the aim of bringing more quality to exercising control of State defence. This legislation emerged out of the MOD’s ...
Picture to an article: Ministry of Defence remembers victims of the Holocaust and racial hatred

Ministry of Defence remembers victims of the Holocaust and racial hatred

09.09.2019
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), known as Holocaust Victims and Racial Hatred Day in Slovakia, a commemorative ceremony in remembrance of all victims of the Holocaust and racial hatred was held in Bratislava’s Rybné Square today (9 September 2019). Representing the SVK...
Picture to an article: 13th Armed Components and Rescue Services Day with Children in Piešťany

13th Armed Components and Rescue Services Day with Children in Piešťany

07.09.2019
The Museum of Military History Piešťany hosted the 13th edition of Armed Components and Rescue Services Day with Children, held under the auspices of Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš, on 7 September 2019.  The event attracted thousands of visitors from the close and far n...
Picture to an article: Crime Scene 2019

Crime Scene 2019

06.09.2019
The 7th Crime Scene Police Competition, dubbed Crime Scene 2019, took place at the Training Centre Lešť on 5-6 September 2019. Director of the Military Police Activities Department Lt Col Pavol Zemek said: “The organisers prepared identical stands where 13 three-member...
Picture to an article: P. Gajdoš: We insist on the need to increase Service pay and a systemic modernization of armed forces

P. Gajdoš: We insist on the need to increase Service pay and a systemic modernization of armed fo...

06.09.2019
The historically most extensive real modernization of the Slovak Armed Forces, the provision of clothing items for soldiers, and higher Service pay are the results of the more-than-three-year-long endeavours by the current Ministry of Defence leadership. At a press conferen...
Picture to an article: State Secretary Ondrejcsák represents Slovakia at V4+Korea Forum

State Secretary Ondrejcsák represents Slovakia at V4+Korea Forum

06.09.2019
On 4-6 September 2019, State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Defence Róbert Ondrejcsák visited the Republic of Korea (ROK), where he held talks with Korean Vice Defence Minister Park Jae-min and took part in the Seoul Defence Dialogue (SDD), which is today one of the mo...
Picture to an article: Armed Components and Rescue Services Day with Children

Armed Components and Rescue Services Day with Children

04.09.2019
The 13th edition of ‛Armed Components and Rescue Services Day with Children’, held under the aegis of Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš, will be hosted by the Museum of Military History in Piešťany from 09.30 to 17.00 on 7 September 2019.   According to Director of the In...
Picture to an article: MOD military and civilian staff mark 75th anniversary of Slovak National Uprising and Constitution Day

MOD military and civilian staff mark 75th anniversary of Slovak National Uprising and Constitutio...

02.09.2019
Today (2 September 2019), MOD military and civilian staff gathered in front of MOD Main Building to attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) and Constitution Day.   Recognising the heroism of anti-Nazi fighters, Defence Minist...
Picture to an article: Bernolákovo-based school to educate and train students also for armed forces

Bernolákovo-based school to educate and train students also for armed forces

02.09.2019
Today (2 September 2019), Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš attended the First Day of School – 2019/2020 Academic Year Opening Ceremony at the J. A. Gagarin Agrotechnical Secondary School in Bernolákovo, as the school takes on a new programme of study – Personal and Property Pr...
Picture to an article: P. Gajdoš: Armed Forces reaffirm to be a strong and stable pillar of Slovakia’s security system

P. Gajdoš: Armed Forces reaffirm to be a strong and stable pillar of Slovakia’s security system

30.08.2019
The SVK Armed Forces have reaffirmed to be a strong and stable pillar of the State’s security system, one which is fully ready to defend it. This statement was made by Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš during a press conference on the assessment of the ceremonial military parad...
Picture to an article: Minister Gajdoš: I am proud of our men and women in uniform who staged this military parade, thereby paying homage to SNP heroes

Minister Gajdoš: I am proud of our men and women in uniform who staged this military parade, ther...

29.08.2019
Servicemen and women held the SNP Military Parade as part of the nation-wide 75th Slovak National Uprising (SNP) Anniversary Commemorations in Banská Bystrica today (29 August 2019). During the parade, over 2,000 soldiers, including crews operating military hardware, moved ...
Picture to an article: State Secretary Róbert Ondrejcsák participates in Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Helsinki

State Secretary Róbert Ondrejcsák participates in Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Hel...

29.08.2019
State Secretary of the SVK Ministry of Defence Róbert Ondrejcsák led a SVK delegation to the Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Helsinki on 28-29 August 2019. The meeting was organised by the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.   Day 1 star...
Picture to an article: Minister Gajdoš takes part in 75th SNP Anniversary Commemorations in Banská Bystrica

Minister Gajdoš takes part in 75th SNP Anniversary Commemorations in Banská Bystrica

29.08.2019
Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš took part in the nation-wide 75th SNP Anniversary Commemorations in Banská Bystrica. On this occasion, he paid his respects to the memory of WW2 victims during a wreath-laying ceremony at the SNP Museum today (29 August 2019). Speaking aft...
Picture to an article: Complex revamp of Military Sports Centre’s Athletics Stadium in Banská Bystrica launched with foundation stone tapping ceremony

Complex revamp of Military Sports Centre’s Athletics Stadium in Banská Bystrica launched with fou...

28.08.2019
Today (28 August 2019), Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš joined Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko and Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini in tapping the foundation stone at the SNP Athletics Stadium in Banská Bystrica to mark the launch of its complex revamp. The aim of the Defe...
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