Rheinmetall and Czechoslovak Group a.s. sign MoU for production and technological support in the field of military vehicles
Rheinmetall and Czechoslovak Group a.s. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of tactical military vehicles. The signing took place at Hradčany Castle in the presence of the President of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman.
Under this new strategic partnership, both companies want to enable the transfer of defence technology between Germany and the Czech Republic in order to implement projects in the Visegrad states as well as other countries. A key Czech industrial and business partner of Rheinmetall, CSG will act as a partner in Rheinmetall projects, together with dozens of other Czech defence companies in its supply chain.
The Czech-Israeli Mutual Chamber of Commerce organized a campaign to support the fight against COVID-19 and gave the financial contribution to the Czech Technical University in Prague. The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP has been among the donors. The funds will be used to support the production of improvised full-face masks for physicians. However, CTU has been participating in the masks production within the Covid19cz initiative.
The Czechoslovak Group holding, and its companies help fight the coronavirus pandemic in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Tatra vehicles used by Czech rescuers, firemen and the Czech Army have priority repair and maintenance at Tatra Trucks, a CSG subsidiary company, these days. CSG representatives also donated respirators to the Pardubice Region last week to deal with the consequences of the pandemic.
On February 18, the special firefighting unit from the Czech town of Hlučín was handed over two special fire-fighting vehicles built on TATRA chassis. Produced thanks to cooperation of several Czech companies, both vehicles are unique in their construction and design. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of the Interior Jan Hamáček, the General Director of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic Drahoslav Ryba, President of the Fire and Rescue Service of the Slovak Republic Pavol Nereča and others.