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20th Anniversary of Operation “Lightning“

20th Anniversary of Operation “Lightning“

The 20th Anniversary of the Police and Military Operation “Lightning“ was commemorated in Okučani on  1 May 2015. The ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic and the Supreme Commander of the Croatian Armed Forces, Kolinda Grabar the…

The "ŠTIT 15"Air Target Shooting Exercise

The "ŠTIT 15"Air Target Shooting Exercise

The «ŠTIT 15» international exercise engaged some 600 members of the Croatian Armed Forces and 70 members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Slovenia. The main objective of the Exercise was to demonstrate the Air Defence units' firing and and –…

International Aerial Firefighting Conference – Zadar

International Aerial Firefighting Conference – Zadar

The conference is a regular aerial firefighter event and features a wide spectrum of relevant issues. Along with Croatia as host country, the Conference was attended by 20 countries and world's leading firefighter equipment manufacturers. Opening a…

AVPD returns from mission

AVPD returns from mission

The twelve members of the first Croatian Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment  AVPD) last December embarked on the MSM Douro merchant ship moored in Djibouti, taking part in EU NAVFOR SOMALIA – OPERATION ATALANTA, as first-time Croatian They…

The 14th  generation of conscripts take oath in Požega

The 14th generation of conscripts take oath in Požega

The 14 generation of conscripts graduating from the voluntary basic military training (468 trainees, 49 of whom females) took their oaths in the Army Basic Training Centre in Požega on 14 March 2015. The oath taking ceremony, along with the of I…

Preparing for the EUBG

Preparing for the EUBG

As planned for the latter half of 2016, the Guards Motorised Brigade is tasked with generating and training an augmented motorised company-sized force for the EUBG.  The Brigade has been assigned with preparation and training of the motorised and a…

2nd HRVCON sent-off to Resolute Support mission

2nd HRVCON sent-off to Resolute Support mission

The formal send-off ceremony for the 2nd Croatian Contingent to the Resolute Support mission in Afganistan was held in the "Pukovnik Marko Živković" Barracks at Pleso on 4 March 2015.The members of the departing Contingent were addressed by  the of…

Military equipment exports on steady upward trend

Military equipment exports on steady upward trend

Croatia's exports of the weapons and military equipment in the year 2014 totalled 1,5 thousand million kuna, equal to over 20% increase with respect to 2013, and a record figure with respect to previous years... The data of the Government of…