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  • 10 April 2013
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    Tatra: its creditors want to become stakesholders

    On last 5 April, the Office for defense of Economic Competition (UOHS), the Czech antitrust institution, began to examine the request of two Tatra’s creditors to become shareholders of the truck company.

  • 20 March 2013
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    The future of Tatra: still a giant question mark

    176 million Czech crowns (7M€): that’s the price paid at judicial auction on 15th March 2013 by Marek Galvas, unique shareholder of “Truck Development s.r.o.” – company created on 8th March 2013 – to buy Tatra Company, the third oldest car manufacturer in the world.

  • 22 November 2012
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    Participation of the Czech defense industry to AGS: RETIA and ICZ

    On 20th November 2012, the Czech company RETIA and CASSIDIAN, the defense and security branch of European consortium EADS, have officially initiated their mutual cooperation within the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) program.

  • 5 September 2012
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    LOM Praha will train 12 Polish helicopter pilots

    The State company LOM Praha, which belongs to the Czech Ministry of Defense, is specialized not only in maintaining, repairing or upgrading air assets but also in flight training. It just signed a 50-million-crowns contract (around 2 million euros) with Poland to train transport helicopters Mi-17 pilots. By the end of November 2012, 12 pilots should be trained on the Air school base of Pardubice (Central Bohemia).