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Czech mask has a European certification, it has also sparked interest abroad[object Object]

18 June 2020

Czech mask has a European certification, it has also sparked interest abroad

Praha, June 18, 2020 – Protective half mask RP95-M, whose production is overseen by the research and development centre CARDAM, has obtained a European certification. Thanks to this, the mask has become an interesting export item and has already attracted attention of NATO or the US Navy. In response to the lack of personal medical…

Shares of CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE will be listed on the Prague Stock Exchange[object Object]

31 May 2020

Shares of CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE will be listed on the Prague Stock Exchange

Praha (31 May 2020) ― The shares of CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE (“CZG” or the “Company”), one of the leading European manufacturers of firearms, have been admitted to trading on the Prime Market of the Prague Stock Exchange (“Prime Market”) with effect from 1 June 2020 in the form of a so-called technical listing without a prior…

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE acquires a minority stake in Swedish Spuhr[object Object]

11 May 2020

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE acquires a minority stake in Swedish Spuhr

Prague, May 11, 2020 – CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE (CZG or the Group), one of the leading European producers of firearms, announces the acquisition of a minority stake in Spuhr i Dalby AB, a Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting solutions for weapons. CZG’s acquisition of Spuhr creates mutual synergies in terms of products,…

CARDAM provided the Ministry of Health with the first masks against coronavirus[object Object]

7 May 2020

CARDAM provided the Ministry of Health with the first masks against coronavirus

Praha, 7th May 2020– CARDAM completed today the delivery of five thousand pieces of protective masks RP95-M for the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic. The ministry will buy total of 50,000 masks.  The RP95-M protective masks from the CARDAM research and development centre ensure the maximum level of protection and are intended primarily for those who…

Česká zbrojovka will supply the Czech Army with up to 39,000 small arms[object Object]

21 April 2020

Česká zbrojovka will supply the Czech Army with up to 39,000 small arms

Prague, April 21, 2020 – Česká zbrojovka will supply small arms and ammunition worth up to CZK 2.35 billion to the Czech Army. Today, the framework agreement was signed by Lubor Koudelka, Deputy Minister of Defense for Armaments and Acquisitions, and Ladislav Britaňák, CEO of Česká zbrojovka. “Our goal is to modernize the Army, and…

The Česká zbrojovka Group will be involved in the production of protective masks against coronavirus[object Object]

17 April 2020

The Česká zbrojovka Group will be involved in the production of protective masks against coronavirus

Prague, April 17, 2020 – In the middle of next week, the CARDAM research and development workplace will start series production of RP95-M masks. The mask provides the maximum level of protection and is intended primarily for those who are “in the front line”, ie doctors, nurses or rescue services. The original model was developed…

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE achieved a record net profit of CZK 734m in 2019[object Object]

2 April 2020

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE achieved a record net profit of CZK 734m in 2019

Prague, 2 April 2020 – CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE(CZG or the Group), one of the leading European producers of firearms, announces its audited consolidated financial results for 2019. 1 In 2019, CZG generated revenues of CZK 5.96bn. Compared to the year 2018, when CZG generated revenues of CZK 5.34bn, the Group recorded a…

CZ P-10 Micro – new level EDC pistol[object Object]

12 February 2020

CZ P-10 Micro – new level EDC pistol

When the first model of the CZ P-10 series was launched in 2017, CZ talked about a new level of defence and service striker-fired pistols with a polymer frame. And it was not just a marketing slogan. Civilian shooters as well as customers from the ranks of armed forces soon found out that the P tens, thanks to…

An award for Česká zbrojovka a.s. in the prestigious Exporter of the Year contest[object Object]

10 January 2020

An award for Česká zbrojovka a.s. in the prestigious Exporter of the Year contest

As regards the annual export volumes, Česká zbrojovka a.s. ranks among the largest exporters of the Czech Republic. Every year, it moves up in the ranking of the nation-wide contest, the twenty-fifth edition of which took place on 9 December 2019 in the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague under the title 2019 Exporter of the Year…

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE plans to extend its presence in the United States[object Object]

6 January 2020

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE plans to extend its presence in the United States

Prague, 6th January 2020 – CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE (the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, “CZG”) has production facilities in the Czech Republic and the United States. Last year, the Company announced its intention to build its new production and distribution facility in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, as part of its strategic…

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE recorded net profit of CZK 575.5m in the first nine months of 2019[object Object]

24 December 2019

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE recorded net profit of CZK 575.5m in the first nine months of 2019

Prague, 23rd December 2019 – CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE(CZG), one of the leading European producers of firearms and tactical accessories, has announced today its unaudited consolidated financial results for the first nine months of 2019. In this period, CZG generated revenues of CZK 4.9bn, recording an increase of 11.7% compared to the first…

Defence & Security Fair in Thailand[object Object]

22 November 2019

Defence & Security Fair in Thailand

In November this year, there was another trade fair of armed forces in addition to Milipol. The Defence & Security fair taking place in Bangkok is the fastest growing international armed forces fair in South Asia. Česká zbrojovka a.s. could not miss this event, and visitors were able to hold and see CZ products. The…

Česká zbrojovka a.s. at the Milipol Paris 2019 Armed Forces Fair

21 November 2019

Česká zbrojovka a.s. at the Milipol Paris 2019 Armed Forces Fair

In November, Paris hosted the 21st year of the Milipol trade fair. This trade fair focused on internal defence and security was attended by over 30,000 participants and 300 journalists. Every year, thousands of companies present their new products, services and know-how. Companies presenting equipment for armed forces also included Česká zbrojovka. The CZ booth…

CZ Pistols Scored in the IPSC Championship in Latin America[object Object]

20 November 2019

CZ Pistols Scored in the IPSC Championship in Latin America

The CZ SHADOW 2 and CZ 75 TS ORANGE sport pistols celebrate further achievements. This time, they claimed the top places in the Latin American IPSC Championship. Another IPSC shooting competition took place this year in October in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and two shooters of the CZ Shooting Team showed their skills. Argentine natives Gaston…

CZ centrefire rifles claimed the top positions in this year’s long firearm shooting season.[object Object]

6 November 2019

CZ centrefire rifles claimed the top positions in this year’s long firearm shooting season.

This year’s hunting season was once gain a season of CZ long firearms, namely the CZ 527 centrefire rifle in the .222 Rem. calibre and the CZ 557 centrefire rifle in the 6XC calibre.  Shooters Martin Šlechta and Tomáš Staněk have made a lot of accomplishments with CZ firearms. The biggest ones include the title of…

A Gun Configurator was Launched in the Czech Republic[object Object]

17 October 2019

A Gun Configurator was Launched in the Czech Republic

Česká zbrojovka a.s. officially launched a configurator website where you can build a gun to your liking. This unrivalled novelty in firearms sales has been running since Tuesday midnight, 15 October 2019. It is currently only available for the Czech market, but a worldwide expansion is planned for the future. Thanks to the configurator, customers…

Sports Pistols by Česká zbrojovka a.s Dominated the IPSC European Championship in Belgrade, Serbia[object Object]

27 September 2019

Sports Pistols by Česká zbrojovka a.s Dominated the IPSC European Championship in Belgrade, Serbia

The IPSC European Championship was extremely successful for the shooting team of Česká zbrojovka a.s. In a huge competition of several hundred shooters from around the world, it managed to win four European Champion titles. The Production division was clearly dominated by the CZ Shadow 2 pistol, which claimed all three places on the podium….

Česká zbrojovka is a Proud Partner of Festival vědy[object Object]

24 September 2019

Česká zbrojovka is a Proud Partner of Festival vědy

Česká zbrojovka a. s. supported Festival vědy (Science Festival), which is a traditional event organized by universities UCT Prague and CTU in Prague, the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Prague Youth Centre. This year of the festival, called Věda v profesích (Science in Professions), was held on 4 September 2019 in Prague. High schools…

Česká zbrojovka a.s. is One of the Main Partners of NATO Days[object Object]

20 September 2019

Česká zbrojovka a.s. is One of the Main Partners of NATO Days

On 21 and 22 September 2019, Česká zbrojovka a.s. participates in the biggest security show in Europe called NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days. The main programme, which takes place at the Leoš Janáček Ostrava Airport, consists of a presentation of heavy military, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’…

Ladislav Britaňák Vice-President of DSIA[object Object]

13 June 2019

Ladislav Britaňák Vice-President of DSIA

On Tuesday, 11.06.2019, the 23rd General Meeting of the Defence and Security Industry Association (DSIA) was held at the University of Defence Club in Brno. This association unites 108 significant Czech manufacturers and exporters from the defence and security industry. The General Meeting was attended by a number of important guests, amongst them was the…

Auction of CZ 75 Republika: 650 000 Czech crowns for the support of military, police and fire brigade personnel[object Object]

10 June 2019

Auction of CZ 75 Republika: 650 000 Czech crowns for the support of military, police and fire brigade personnel

By Tereza Mrkvičková, 3 June 2019, 10:13 hrs On Sunday, 26th May, Gallery Kodl held an auction in the Žofín Palace that included an exclusive model of the CZ Republika pistol. The results of this auction exceeded all our expectations – the proceeds, impressively surpassing half a million Czech crowns, will be divided between the…

General meeting of Česká zbrojovka a.s.[object Object]

28 May 2019

General meeting of Česká zbrojovka a.s.

Česká zbrojovka a.s. (founded in 1936) is a leading engineering company dealing with the manufacture and sales of small arms of world class quality. The company is a member of the Česká zbrojovka Group SE holding, also incorporating the companies: CZ-USA, CZ-AUTO, CZ Export Praha and 4M Systems. Česká zbrojovka a.s. trades with more than…

CZ general partner of “450 ml NADĚJE”[object Object]

24 May 2019

CZ general partner of “450 ml NADĚJE”

As the general partner of the project 450 ml NADĚJE (HOPE), Česká zbrojovka a.s. has supported the recruitment of new volunteer blood donors for haematology and transfusion departments in hospitals across the whole of the Czech Republic. This year, the event was held on the 17th January in the Uherské Hradiště Hospital, on the 17th…

Come and visit us at the IDET 2019 trade fair[object Object]

22 May 2019

Come and visit us at the IDET 2019 trade fair

29th – 31st May 209 / Stand no. P-103 Between the 29th and 31st of May 2019, Česká zbrojovka a.s. will take part in the traditional International Trade Fair of Defence and Security Technologies, held every two years at the Brno Exhibition Centre. The IDET trade fair is the most important European event of its…

Shooters of the CZ Shooting Team Won 9 Medals![object Object]

17 May 2019

Shooters of the CZ Shooting Team Won 9 Medals!

Last weekend viewed in the racing terms for practical shooting event under rules of IPSC shooting has proven as very successful for the shooters of Česká zbrojovka a.s. factory shooting team. Members of the CZ Shooting Team excelled at Mosquito Match in Slovakia, where they were awarded with 8 medals. Among shooters who won gold…

CZ supports the Setkání Stretnutie theatre festival[object Object]

7 May 2019

CZ supports the Setkání Stretnutie theatre festival

Between the 13th and 18th May 2019, the city of Zlín will be hosting the 24th Czech and Slovak theatre festival, Setkání Stretnutie. The Zlín City Theatre shall welcome theatre companies from both the Czech Republic as well as Slovakia, with Česká zbrojovka a.s. as the general sponsor of the event. “As one of the…

Investment in Arkansas[object Object]

24 April 2019

Investment in Arkansas

The Česká zbrojovka Group took another step towards reaching its strategic goal to expand in the United States. The CZ-USA subsidiary and the Arkansas state representatives have agreed on the terms for the building of a brand new manufacturing facility in Little Rock, the capital city of Arkansas. This also means that CZ-USA will be…

I still want to be the best in the world[object Object]

16 April 2019

I still want to be the best in the world

Střelecká revue 4/2019 (Czech Republic), David Pazdera An interview with Eric Grauffel not just about joining the CZ Shooting Team and the EG-CZ Academy project. The CZ Shooting Team is indeed an international squad which thanks to the superb properties of CZ guns attracts the best shooters from all over the world. The latest asset…

What is new in CZ for 2019[object Object]

8 April 2019

What is new in CZ for 2019

Střelecká revue 4/2019, Czech Republic The imaginary sky above the gun industry is certainly not azure blue, there are dark clouds gathering on the horizon, though the storm might not be as bad as it at one point seemed. One company that has kept its cool when facing the anti-gun legislation efforts is the most prominent…

CZ BREN 2 BR[object Object]

18 March 2019

CZ BREN 2 BR

Small Arms Defense Journal (USA), vol. 11, No. 2, David Pazdera

Česká zbrojovka and Eric Grauffel present a joint project[object Object]

18 March 2019

Česká zbrojovka and Eric Grauffel present a joint project

In the 2019 shooting season, the CZ Shooting Team will welcome Eric Grauffel, who will compete in the colours of Česká zbrojovka a.s. in the Production division with the CZ SHADOW 2 ORANGE pistol. Eric is considered the best pistol shooter of all time. Eight IPSC World Champion titles are clear evidence of this –…

Days with CZ at the Walzel shooting range[object Object]

13 March 2019

Days with CZ at the Walzel shooting range

You have a unique opportunity to try a selection of the current range of Česká zbrojovka a.s. firearms Where: Centrum Walzel shooting range, Meziměstí. When: 22 to 24 March 2019 Details: https://www.walzel.cz/cs/new/view/1338

Česká zbrojovka supported an event in honour of heroes[object Object]

5 February 2019

Česká zbrojovka supported an event in honour of heroes

For ten years, there has been a project by which HC Sparta Praha pays tribute to members of the Integrated Rescue System (IRS) and members of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic (AČR) who lost their lives on duty. This jubilee titled “Pocta hrdinům” (Tribute to the Heroes) was traditionally supported by Česká zbrojovka…

Limited edition of Dan Wesson pistols for Kansas City police officers[object Object]

13 December 2018

Limited edition of Dan Wesson pistols for Kansas City police officers

On 7 December 2018, CZ-USA colleagues working in the Law Enforcement Sales Department of CZ-USA personally presented twelve Dan Wesson Vigil pistols to Terry Zeigler, Chief of the Kansas City Police Department. The creation of this gun is closely associated with the service of two members of this department. In 2016, two police officers –…

Invitation to IndoDefence 2018[object Object]

21 November 2018

Invitation to IndoDefence 2018

7th – 10th November 2018 / Stand no. A320 / Jakarta, Indonesia Between 7th and 10th November 2018, CZ will take part in the IndoDefence trade fair at the JIExpo Kemayoran exhibition centre in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. The company shall present its comprehensive CZ military weapons programme as well as the ballistic protection…

Pistol with the NATO symbol for General Petr Pavel[object Object]

20 November 2018

Pistol with the NATO symbol for General Petr Pavel

On Monday, 19 November, the main shareholder of Česká zbrojovka a.s., René Holeček, and the CZ Group President, Lubomír Kovařík, welcomed Army General Petr Pavel and his team, who worked with him for three years in a mission at NATO headquarters in Brussels, to the company shop of Česká zbrojovka a.s. in Prague. General Pavel…

Invitation to the Future Forces International Exhibition 2018[object Object]

23 October 2018

Invitation to the Future Forces International Exhibition 2018

17. – 19. October 2018 / Hall 3 – Stand no. 325 The Future Forces International Exhibition is a trade fair where the latest technologies and approaches concerning defence and security at national as well as international level are presented. This year, the event will take place between 17th and 19th October at the PVA EXPO exhibition…

Maria Gushchina Champion of the Far East![object Object]

23 October 2018

Maria Gushchina Champion of the Far East!

Between 17th and 22nd September, Pattaya in Thailand hosted the Far East Asia IPSC Handgun Championship 2018. Maria Gushchina gave a superb performance and beat all the shooters in the Production Division, winning the gold medal. In total, 460 shooters from all over the world took part in the Far East Asia Championship, competing in 24 shooting…

Alice Poluchová: our significant contribution to the centennial celebrations in Chicago, commemorating 100 years since the founding of Czechoslovakia[object Object]

23 October 2018

Alice Poluchová: our significant contribution to the centennial celebrations in Chicago, commemorating 100 years since the founding of Czechoslovakia

At the end of September, Chicago became the centre of the centennial celebrations to commemorate 100 years since the founding of independent Czechoslovakia. The main event was the Czech Centennial Gala, attended, among others, by the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Jan Hamáček, the U.S. Ambassador to…

CZ supporting the Chicago celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia[object Object]

4 October 2018

CZ supporting the Chicago celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia

“We acknowledge the principles upon which the independent Czechoslovak Republic was built 100 years ago in many respects. Therefore, we are very proud to be able to support the various anniversary celebrations, above all, this particular centennial celebration in Chicago,” says Ing. Ladislav Britaňák, MBA, General Director and Chairman of the Board of Česká zbrojovka…

2018 Czech Championship in Hodonice[object Object]

10 September 2018

2018 Czech Championship in Hodonice

IPSC shooters from Zbrojovka dominated the Czech championship On the first September weekend, the Czech IPSC shooting championship took place in Hodonice near Znojmo. The 190 participating shooters included successful members of the CZ Shooting Team. The shooters took part in a total of 18 shooting situations. The first day of the competition was marred…

CZ Shooters Triumph in Canada[object Object]

7 September 2018

CZ Shooters Triumph in Canada

Between 13th and 18th August, Manitoba in Canada hosted the IPSC Canada National Championship. Amongst the 360 participants, there were three representatives from CZ: Marina Gushchina, Zdeněk Liehne and Robin Šebo. The participants faced 18 shooting stages with targets placed at distances shorter than is the practice in European competitions, which allowed for faster and more dynamic…

CZ Supporting Chicago Celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia[object Object]

7 September 2018

CZ Supporting Chicago Celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia

The centennial of the founding of the Czechoslovak Republic, as well the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the independent Czech Republic are the main themes for the many social and cultural events taking place in Chicago, United States, in the autumn of 2018. The main event, the Czech Centennial Gala, will take place on Friday,…

CZ 527 Upgrade[object Object]

7 September 2018

CZ 527 Upgrade

One of the most refined light rifles ever, the legendary CZ 527 “mini mauser”, has a long history that can be traced back to 1948. It would be hard to find better evidence of the extraordinary qualities of this model. In 2018, this model series shall undergo an extensive upgrade whose aim is to catch…

Gushchina, Šebo and Havlíček African Champions![object Object]

7 September 2018

Gushchina, Šebo and Havlíček African Champions!

Between 10 and 15 July, the IPSC African Handgun Championships were held in Polokwane, Limpopo province, South Africa. Maria Gushchina, Robin Šebo and Miroslav Havlíček gave an outstanding performance with all three winning gold medals in their respective divisions. The three shooters from the CZ Shooting Team who represented CZ in Polokwane showed that they…

CZ 527 Varmint MTR[object Object]

7 September 2018

CZ 527 Varmint MTR

Imagine an extremely reliable light rifle with an effective range of over 300 meters and accuracy nearly matching sniper specials. Does it sound a bit like wishful thinking? Then you haven’t had a chance to meet the latest addition to the popular CZ 527 model series. In 2015 CZ launched the CZ 557 Varmint, a…

Tomáš Staněk European Champion in Combined Game Shooting! Czech shooter wins with Czech rifle[object Object]

7 September 2018

Tomáš Staněk European Champion in Combined Game Shooting! Czech shooter wins with Czech rifle

Between 29 June and 1 July, the 11th FITASC European Championship in Combined Game Shooting took place in Piancardato, Italy. The event, held at a beautiful shooting range 170 km north of Rome, saw Czech shooters and Czech weapons do their best. One of the shooters, Tomáš Staněk, a member of the CZ Shooting Team, gave…

Kadet adapters for CZ P-09, CZ 75 SP-01 and CZ Shadow 2 pistols[object Object]

7 September 2018

Kadet adapters for CZ P-09, CZ 75 SP-01 and CZ Shadow 2 pistols

Despite all the advances in the field of shooting accessories, the good old .22 LR cartridge remains the most realistic and affordable solution for training, fitness and fun shooting. CZ has therefore brought you yet more models of the third generation of rimfire Kadet adapters for CZ pistols. In 2016, CZ introduced a Kadet conversion…

CZ a supporter of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival[object Object]

7 September 2018

CZ a supporter of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Between 29 June and 7 July, Karlovy Vary is hosting the 53rd International Film Festival, the biggest film festival in the Czech Republic and the most prestigious one in Central and Eastern Europe. Česká zbrojovka a.s. is proud to be one of the sponsors for this important event. This year, Cz has decided to express its…

CZ Shooting Team triumphs with 6 medals at the CZ Extreme Euro Open 2018[object Object]

7 September 2018

CZ Shooting Team triumphs with 6 medals at the CZ Extreme Euro Open 2018

Members of the CZ Shooting Team achieved superb results at the 10th CZ Extreme Euro Open which took place between 18 and 24 June at the shooting range in Hodonice near Znojmo. This event is one of the most important and also most challenging shooting competitions, with the largest number of participants from all over the…

Česká zbrojovka supports a running race in Šumice[object Object]

30 August 2018

Česká zbrojovka supports a running race in Šumice

Česká zbrojovka is going to support the 2nd annual race called “Běh pro Život” (Race for Life) aka “Šumické boty” (Šumice Shoes), which is associated with charitable activities in cooperation with the KRTEK children’s oncology endowment fund. The aim of this year’s event is to financially help the family of a two-and-a-half year old girl…

Česká zbrojovka has established itself on the rough US market[object Object]

5 June 2018

Česká zbrojovka has established itself on the rough US market

E15, 30. 5. 2018, Pavel Otto