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Support Command's 13th Anniversary

Support Command's 13th Anniversary

The Support Command of the Croatian Armed Forces commemorated its 13th anniversary at a ceremony held in the "Croatia" Barracks in Zagreb on  7 May 2015. The ceremony was attended by the Commander - Major General Drago Matanović, the Chief of of…

Deputy Defence Minister attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

Deputy Defence Minister attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

Croatian Deputy Defence Minister, Višnja Tafra attended the Foreign Affairs Council  meeting in the defence ministers format and the joint defence and foreign minister meeting held in Bruxelles on 18 May 2015. The defence ministers' agenda included…

Austro-Croatian Defence Ministers's  meeting

Austro-Croatian Defence Ministers's meeting

Croatian Defence Minister Ante Kotromanović on 12 May met with his Austrian counterpart, Minister Gerald Kluge, who was on an official visit to the Republic of Croatia. The meeting was an occasion to reiterate the traditionally good and beneficial…

"SPREMNOST 15" EXE proves readiness of Croatian NRF TF

"SPREMNOST 15" EXE proves readiness of Croatian NRF TF

The “SPREMNOST 15“ (READINESS) Exercise, a national evaluation event for the Task Force declared for NRF (on stand-by in 2016) was conducted in the "Eugen Kvaternik" Training Range near Slunj from 6 to 13 May 2015. The purpose of the Exercise was a…

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…