Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Major Military Exercise Ends

ZAGREB, October 16, 2018 - The 72-hour exercise dubbed "Velebit 18 - Joint Force", which was the main training event of the Croatian Armed Forces in 2018, involving about 5,500 active-service personnel and reservists as well as combat and non-combat equipment, was concluded on a training ground at Slunj on Monday.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Prime Minister Watches Military Exercise on Dugi Otok

ZAGREB, October 14, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković watched a part of an ongoing Croatian military exercise on the central Adriatic island of Dugi Otok on Sunday.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Largest Croatian Military Exercise Starts

ZAGREB, October 13, 2018 - Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Defence Minister Damir Krstičević and the Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff, General Mirko Šundov, on Saturday watched, at the "Josip Jović" barracks in Udbina, central Croatia, the start of the military exercise "Velebit 18 - Joint Force", toured the exercise headquarters and the expedition camp of the support headquarters, expressing satisfaction with what they had seen.

Friday, 12 October 2018

America Donates Two Black Hawk UH-60M Military Helicopters to Croatia

A gift from the other side of the Atlantic.

Friday, 5 October 2018

Zadar to Play Important Role for New Program, Air Force Helicopters

Zadar is set to play an extremely important defense role, with operations expected to begin next year.

Friday, 14 September 2018

Army Barracks Return to Ploče

ZAGREB, September 14, 2018 - The barracks of the 116th Croatian Army Brigade was inaugurated in Ploče on Friday on the occasion of Croatian Navy Day. At the opening ceremony, President and Supreme Commander Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said that the return of the army to the southern port of Ploče was of exceptional national importance.

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Lithuania Thanks Croatia for Participating in NATO Mission

ZAGREB, September 12, 2018 - Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis on Wednesday thanked the Croatian army for participating in NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence mission in Lithuania, saying Croatia was an important partner to Lithuania and a true friend in Southeast Europe.

Monday, 3 September 2018

Cavtat Hosting Major Security Gathering

ZAGREB, September 3, 2018 - Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krstičević opened the World Congress on CBRNe Science & Consequence Management (CSCM) in Cavtat on Monday, saying the incumbent Croatian government had been systematically dealing with security from the beginning of its term, immediately adopting a national security strategy.

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Croatia Supports Inclusion of Western Balkans in EU Defence Policy

ZAGREB, August 30, 2018 - Attending an informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Vienna on Thursday, Croatia Defence Minister Damir Krstičević said that southeast Europe is faced with a series of security issues and that the EU has the mechanisms that can strengthen stability there, and one way is to include those countries in the common EU defence policy, the Croatian ministry said in a press release.

Friday, 13 July 2018

Croatia to Acquire More US Military Helicopters

ZAGREB, July 13, 2018 - Defence Minister Damir Krstičević on Friday announced the procurement of several US helicopters for the Croatian Armed Forces, after the US donated to Croatia a squadron of Kiowa Warrior helicopters last year.

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