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Presentation of Czech Defence Industry Companies

Tuesday, June 27
On June 23, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Georgia organized the presentation of Czech Defence Industry Companies:

Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic (DSIA) associates Czech companies engaged in research, development, production, trade, and marketing of the military and security equipment, material and services. It is a respected partner of the Czech Government, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of the Interior and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with which the DSIA signed a series of cooperation agreements.

Omnipol - a leading company of the Czech DSIA, is a long-term independent partner for the Czech Armed Forces, Police and also for foreign customers. It is also involved in many modernization programmes mainly focused on the most sophisticated defence aerospace and security technologies, systems and equipment. These were also offered to the Georgian Armed Forces. Omnipol daughter┤s company ERA won a tender for delivering of mobile passive surveillance systems V╠RA NG for NATO. A Memorandum of Cooperation with LEPL Delta was signed in 2014.

ERA is a world leader in next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions with proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies. It equips the military aviation industries with next-generation solutions that improve aviation safety, enhance operations and increase tactical capabilities. ERA has delivered more than 100 installations at a series of aerodromes, air traffic control centers, and military organizations in 61 countries.

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE is historically the largest world┤s jet training aerospace manufacturer and one of the oldest aviation manufacturers in the world. Since its foundation in 1919 it has produced more than 11.000 aircrafts. Aero mainly focuses on engineering, manufacturing, sale and service of military and civil aerospace technologies. It is a long-term partner of many air forces, particularly of the Czech Air Force, US, Iraqi etc.

VOP CZ is a company operating in the field of defence equipment, engineering production, testing and research & development. The company is mainly engaged in repairing of military equipment and machinery production. Its activities include development, modernization and production of military equipment and the production of civilian products. VOP CZ has more than 800 employees, who provide a broad portfolio of professional services in the above mentioned areas.

VR Group is a leading Czech provider of the comprehensive training solutions for armed forces, security forces and crisis management authorities. VR Group is the largest Czech company in the field of training and simulations that has satisfied customers in more than 10 countries on 3 continents.

TATRA is one of the oldest vehicle manufacturers in the world. Its core production programme includes heavy-duty off-road trucks and vehicles for combined off-road and on-road transport which have been continuously improved due to increasing customer requirements.