Kbely Airport upgraded with a new radar navigation system ILS/DME
The military airport in Prague-Kbely received a new radar navigation system ILS/DME. This guarantees safer landing, both at night and in poor conditions. Its advantage is also compatibility, among other things it can cooperate with the navigation system of American F-35 fighters, which the government plans to replace the current Swedish Gripen fighters in the Czech army.
Israeli drones in the Czech Republic. Elbit and LPP are planning a production and training centre
LPP | T-CZ
One of the world leaders in the development and production of drones, the Israeli concern Elbit Systems, is planning to build a development, production and training centre for Central Europe in the Czech Republic. The domestic partner of the Israelis is the Czech company LPP, which focuses on civil and military avionic devices, autonomous control, thermal cameras or riflescopes. Elbit has not yet opened a similar technology centre in the European part of NATO. Outside Israel, it has several subsidiaries around the world, mainly in the United States.
Military airports modernization - New systems delivered by LPP
The four most important military airports in the country were subsequently equipped with advanced technologies at a total cost of CZK 160 million. After the modernisation of the airports at Náměšt’ nad Oslavou and Čáslav, the airports in Pardubice and most recently in Prague-Kbely have also received new systems. In Pardubice, there is a Flight Training Centre operated by the state enterprise LOM Praha. In Kbely, there is the 24th Transport Air Force Base, which is responsible, among other things, for the travel of constitutional officials abroad. This week it arranged repatriation flights for Czech citizens from Israel.
Technological centre of excellence in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles to be established in the Czech Republic
Elbit Systems, a $5.5 billion company, and LPP, a leading manufacturer of avionics and systems using artificial intelligence capabilities in the aerospace and defense industry, announced a cooperation agreement that will create a center of excellence in unmanned aerial systems.
Artificial intelligence working for us?
The application of artificial intelligence for autonomous decision-making of unmanned vehicles, the successful premiere at the European competition of UGVs of NATO countries or the overlap of AI technologies into other domains. Not only about this, Tomáš Krivda, head of autonomous software development at LPP Soft, spoke on Czech Television’s Byznys 24.
Autonomous vehicles can save lives in critical situations
The company LPP Soft utilizing artificial intelligence from the L.P.P. Holding, a.s. in cooperation with the state enterprise VOP Nový Jičín and universities – University of Defence and Czech Technical University, presented itself at the unofficial competition of autonomous ground vehicles (UGV) of NATO and European Union countries at the end of June in Läsne, Estonia.
All foreign companies have backed out of the billion-crown purchase of cars for Czech paratroopers
Only one third of the expected twelve competitors, which the Ministry of Defence counted on in the open tender for assault vehicles for paratroopers in spring, remained. The manufacturers of these vehicles, preferably intended for special forces and airborne troops, from the United States and the United Kingdom, did not submit proposals in the end, even though their platforms have been deployed in combat operations for years. The reason for this, according to e15, is unclear or even unfulfillable requirements in the tender. They concern changes to important parameters, the number of weapon systems and also quality requirements.
Radar and radiolocator manufacturer to supply new radars to the Hungarian Air Force
LPP Holding | T-CZ
The radar and radiolocator manufacturer T-CZ, based in Pardubice and belonging to the technological holding company LPP, has got a contract to deliver three Precision Approach Radar (PAR) systems to the military airports of the Hungarian Air Force. The value of the contract has not been disclosed by either party.
Artificial intelligence will continue to be an increasingly sophisticated weapon on the battlefield
AI will be capable of detecting potential device failure before it occurs. Military unmanned vehicles are learning to navigate in terrain, recognize faces, analyze videos, and identify suspicious behavior. Modern technologies are transforming many fields, including defense sector.
When mud splashes into your eyes. We have taken a look at the production of armored vehicles desired by the Czech Special Forces
Former British Marine Nigel smirks mischievously. “I don’t want you to think I’m crazy. But now we’re going to drive a bit fast so you can see what this car is really capable of,” says the grizzled man with over twenty years of military experience, who now works as a test driver. And the five-ton armored behemoth rushes through the test track, reaching almost seventy kilometers per hour, overcoming various obstacles, with mud literally splashing into their eyes.
Wheeled Robot. Unique Czech product protecting soldiers' lives
The state enterprise VOP will introduce the latest generation of a robot called Taros. It has been developed for demanding military operations and falls into the category of unmanned ground vehicles (UGV). The state enterprise is collaborating with the Czech company LPP and the University of Defense in Brno (UNOB) on this advanced project.
L.P.P. holding a.s. will supply radars to India. The local Air Force and Navy will purchase them for millions.
LPP Holding | T-CZ
The Indian army, which is the fourth largest in the world, has selected Czech radars in an international tender. The Pardubice-based company T-CZ, controlled by the technology holding L.P.P., together with its Indian partner Data Patterns, will supply an additional eight radar systems to the Indian Air Force and Navy.
L.P.P. holding a.s. demonstrates its portfolio at the fair
L.P.P. holding a.s. is a group of companies combining expertise in the fields of development, production and integration within the military and civilian sectors. The holding’s companies are mainly active in sectors such as aviation, land systems, artificial intelligence, engineering or railway communication.
The Russians attacked. Ukrainians relocated the company to the Czech Republic and supply soldiers from here.
Due to the war, a well-known production of weapon thermal imaging sights and cameras had to cease in Ukraine. Archer Company found refuge in the Czech Republic, and thanks to their Czech partner, production has restarted. The entire production is destined for Ukraine.
The Pardubice-based company T-CZ has delivered key components for landing radars to India
Last year, the Czech company T-CZ completed the first part of the delivery of 9 landing radars for the airports of the Indian navy and air force. The radar manufacturer from Pardubice is executing the contract in cooperation with its Indian partner Data Patterns, to whom it supplied key components, software, and technical know-how.
L.P.P. holding a.s., a competitor of Omnipol and Strnad, has acquired the Pardubice-based radar manufacturer T-CZ
LPP Holding | T-CZ
L.P.P. Holding has become the new and sole shareholder of T-CZ, a manufacturer of radiolocation and radiocommunication devices. L.P.P. Holding develops and manufactures avionic equipment, such as for the new L-39NG Aero Vodochody jet aircraft. T-CZ, a company focused on radio stations primarily for rail vehicles and radar systems, emerged after the dissolution of Tesla Pardubice, the former producer of the once-feared passive tracking system Tamara.
The Army is modernizing airports for 160 million. The new navigation system is suitable for F-35 fighters
The Army is gradually equipping the four most important military airports in the country with modern technologies, with a total investment of 160 million Czech crowns. After Náměšť nad Oslavou, they have now put into operation a new Instrument Landing System for aircraft guidance in Čáslav, in cooperation with the Czech company L.P.P. holding a.s. and the South Korean company Mopiens.
Aero L-39NG in numbers: 300 suppliers, 14,000 components, 31,000 work hours
The production of the Aero Vodochody L-39NG aircraft requires approximately 14,000 components. Aero is capable of producing over half of them in their own facilities. Components for the advanced jet trainer from Czech production are supplied by a total of 300 Czech and foreign companies. Approximately 60% of the suppliers are companies from the Czech Republic. Serial production with high added value presents an opportunity for other domestic representatives, not only in the aviation industry.
The pilot can't see, yet lands precisely. The army is innovating its system.
The Czech Republic’s Army is innovating its technologies, including a system for safe and precise aircraft approach to airports under challenging weather conditions or at night. The new technology is now operational at the 22nd Helicopter Air Base in Náměšť nad Oslavou/Vícenice, and it is expected to start operating at the 21st Tactical Air Base in Čáslav in the autumn. Next year, the ILS/DME system will also be implemented at the Pardubice and Kbely airports. This enhances the safety of pilots and personnel while reducing the risk of accidents.
Safe landing day and night made possible by a new modern system.
Czech military airports will receive a new system that ensures reliable and safe instrument approach for aircraft landing. The new system by the Korean company Mopiens will replace outdated Normarc systems that have been in operation since 2000.
Czech military airports will receive the most modern landing systems from South Korea
The quartet of Czech military airports – Čáslav, Náměšť nad Oslavou, Prague Kbely, and Pardubice – will undergo significant modernization and enhancement of safety standards.