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Mission of Czech Defence Industry

In recent years, Defence Forces of Georgia have undergone extensive reform to meet Georgia's aspirations to join NATO and for better response to the existing security challenges in the region. Czech companies also contributed to the modernization of the Georgian Army, and their products traditionally enjoy respect and popularity. At the end of April 2024, with the aim of further deepening government and corporate cooperation in the defence industry, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi, together with the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, organized a mission of Czech defence industry companies within the framework of Projects to Support Economic Diplomacy (PROPED).

During the opening meeting with the Deputy Director General of the Industrial Cooperation Section of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, Michal Rendla, the Deputy Minister of Defence of Georgia, Sergo Janelidze, spared no words of praise for the address of Czech representatives of the defence industry. Georgian side also presented five priorities for the development of the Defence Forces. Czech delegation visited the State Military Scientific and Technical Center "Delta" and state owned aerospace factory Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing „Tbilaviamsheni" (TAM), where had the opportunity to familiarize with the production and repair capacities.

During the Business Seminar in the premises of the Embassy, ​​representatives of the Czech companies PBS Group, Phonexia, Rescue Trailer, Liaz, SVOS, SHARK AERO and AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE presented their products and modern technologies to more than 15 potential partners from the state and private sectors.

“Considering the global security environment, a fast-changing geopolitical landscape, and increasing threats and challenges, the defence capabilities of every European Union country are crucial for security of its citizens and EU as a whole. Georgia as a new EU candidate country is not an exception,” Ambassador Petr Kubernát mentioned in his opening remarks at the Business Seminar. Deputy Director General Michal Rendla emphasized, that all the companies present are long-term and reliable partners of the Ministry of Defence.

During the matchmaking meetings, company representatives presented their products in more detail, discuss the possibilities of cooperation and invited Georgian partners to Czechia to familiarize themselves with the qualities and advantages of Czech products. Beyond the scope of the companies present, there is potential in the field of surveillance systems, radar and aviation technologies, but also in the segment of small arms and ground technology.


Mission of Czech Defence Industry