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Saturday programme

Start Finish Description Nationality
11:05 11:10 Opening paratroopers' jump
Army of the Czech Republic

11:05 - 11:10

Opening paratroopers' jump

Army of the Czech Republic

Parachute jump of soldiers of the Czech Army with the flags of the Czech Republic, the Czech Prison Service, the Czech Customs Administration, and the Ostrava Municipal Police.

CZE
11:10 11:15 Ribbon handover ceremony

11:10 - 11:15

Ribbon handover ceremony

Handover of the ribbon of honor of the Czech Euro-Atlantic Council to the Czech Customs Administration for its merits in organizing the NATO Days and for the long-term partnership.

CZE
11:15 11:40 COVID-19 First line responders Appreciation Ceremony

11:15 - 11:40

COVID-19 First line responders Appreciation Ceremony

The award ceremony for members of the integrated rescue system and security forces, who during the emergency in the spring months significantly contributed to managing the coronavirus crisis. The awards will be presented by the representatives of the Government of the Czech Republic and respective services. Members of the Czech Army, the Czech Customs Administration, the Czech Prison Service, and the Ostrava Municipal Police will receive the award.

CZE
11:58 11:59 Flyby of the Aero L-39NG
Aero Vodochody

11:58 - 11:59

Flyby of the Aero L-39NG

Aero Vodochody

The L-39NG produced by Aero Vodochody represents a new generation of subsonic training aircraft but is based on the concept of its world-famous predecessor, the L-39 Albatros. During the last year's NATO Days, this aircraft was presented to the general public for the first time. However, visitors could only see it on a static display. Now, this aircraft will also be demonstrated in flight, flying over Mosnov Airport.

CZE
11:59 12:00 Opening tank shot from the T-72M4CZ
7th Mechanized Brigade of the Czech Army

11:59 - 12:00

Opening tank shot from the T-72M4CZ

7th Mechanized Brigade of the Czech Army

CZE
12:00 12:10 15 years of Gripens in the Czech Army
Czech Air Force, Hungarian Air Force, Swedish Air Force

12:00 - 12:10

15 years of Gripens in the Czech Army

Czech Air Force, Hungarian Air Force, Swedish Air Force

Flyby of seven multi-purpose supersonic aircraft Saab JAS-39 Gripen of the Swedish, Hungarian, and Czech Air Force celebrating the 15th anniversary of the introduction of Gripen aircraft into service in the Czech Air Force.

CZE HUN SWE
12:10 12:20 Stronger Together
US Air Force

12:10 - 12:20

Stronger Together

US Air Force

Flyby of the formation of F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters and the KC-135 aerial tanker. The US Air Force formation will also fly over Prague and Pilsen.

USA
12:20 12:30 TATRA TACTIC 6x6
TATRA TRUCKS

12:20 - 12:30

TATRA TACTIC 6x6

TATRA TRUCKS

Tatra Trucks, the partner of the NATO Days 2020, will present its Tatra Tactic vehicle, which is the successor of the successful 810 series. The vehicle is equipped with a frame chassis with special Tatra Rigid portal axles and is produced in both 4x4 and 6x6 versions. The vehicle can be also equipped with additional ballistic protection.

CZE
12:30 12:35 Simulation of the air-to-air refuelling from the A-400M
Luftwaffe, 21. základna taktického letectva AČR

12:30 - 12:35

Simulation of the air-to-air refuelling from the A-400M

Luftwaffe, 21. základna taktického letectva AČR

The four-engine Airbus A400M Atlas turboprop transport aircraft will be presented for the first time in a flight demonstration at NATO Days 2020. It will demonstrate a special simulation of air-to-air refueling, which will also involve two JAS-39C Gripen of the Czech Air Force.

CZE DEU
12:35 13:00 Reenactment of fightings near Štítina
Military History Institute, Silerian Regional Museum

12:35 - 13:00

Reenactment of fightings near Štítina

Military History Institute, Silerian Regional Museum

Reenactment fights at this year's NATO Days will commemorate the important battle for the Štítina village, which was attended by members of the 1st Czechoslovak Independent Tank Brigade. Viewers will see a reconnaissance, suppressive fire, attack of the T-34/85 tank and infantry, German defense, and a simulated air battle of replicas of Jak-3 and Bf-109. The demonstration will take place in cooperation with the Silesian Museum, the Military History Institute, and military history clubs.

CZE
13:00 13:10 A-400M Solo Display
Luftwaffe

13:00 - 13:10

A-400M Solo Display

Luftwaffe

A400M Atlas, this time in a stand-alone demonstration, in which its pilots will show the capabilities of this modern transport aircraft, which is able to fulfill the role of both strategic and tactical air transport.

DEU
13:10 13:20 Saab 105 Solo Display
Austrian Air Force

13:10 - 13:20

Saab 105 Solo Display

Austrian Air Force

The last public appearance of a Saab-105 training jet of the Austrian Air Force in a special tiger squadron camouflage. The Austrian Air Force plans to decommission this aircraft developed in the late 1960s later this year. In addition to the Austrian Air Force, Saab 105 aircraft also serve in Sweeden, its homeland.

AUT
13:20 13:30 Detention of a group of smugglers
Czech Customs Administration

13:20 - 13:30

Detention of a group of smugglers

Czech Customs Administration

In a short demonstration with the use of imitations of explosive devices, the Operational Deployment Group of the Czech Customs Administration will demonstrate the detention of an organized group of perpetrators who illegally import cigarettes into the Czech Republic. The Operational Deployment Group is a special unit with well-trained members and special equipment for particularly dangerous situations.

CZE
13:30 13:50 Joint dynamic display of JAS-39 Gripen and Extra 300
21st Tactical Air Force Base: Ivo Kardoš, Martin Šonka

13:30 - 13:50

Joint dynamic display of JAS-39 Gripen and Extra 300

21st Tactical Air Force Base: Ivo Kardoš, Martin Šonka

Aerobatics and Red Bull Air Race world champion Martin Šonka will fly on his acrobatic aircraft Extra 300SR in a joint demonstration with the Czech Air Force pilot Major Ivo Kardoš on a Saab JAS-39 Gripen. For the jubilee 20th year of NATO Days, the pilots have prepared a brand new breathtaking demonstration, which will take place thanks to the support of Saab. Major Kardoš has already won two awards for his performances at NATO Days: the first in 2018 for the demonstration of the Gripen aircraft, the second together with Martin Šonka for their demonstration from last year.

CZE
13:50 14:00 Zetor Gerlach
Zetor Engineering

13:50 - 14:00

Zetor Gerlach

Zetor Engineering

Zetor Engineering, the partner of the NATO Days 2020, will demonstrate its modular tactical 4x4 armored vehicle Gerlach. The vehicle meets the highest levels of protection according to the STANAG 4569 standard and is capable of transporting six soldiers and cargo with a weigh up to 1.5 tons. There is a filter-ventilation system for movement in a contaminated environment. At the customer's request, it can also be equipped with a wide range of communication and weapon systems.

CZE
14:00 14:10 Tactical paradrop
43rd Airborne Battalion, AGAT

14:00 - 14:10

Tactical paradrop

43rd Airborne Battalion, AGAT

The 43rd Airborne Battalion from Chrudim is a light airborne battalion. Soldiers are trained to perform tactical airdrops and raids, as well as to fight both in the field and in the city. The unit has participated in several combat missions abroad, for example in the Balkans, the Middle East, and Africa. The battalion is currently undergoing a transformation into an airborne regiment, which should be completed on the 1st of October. The AGAT unit is an airborne unit under the Special Forces Command of the Armed Forces of the Polish Republic. The unit is trained for raids and combat operations behind enemy lines. This is the fifth time it has been at NATO Days in nine years.

CZE POL
14:10 14:35 Attack on enemy base
7th Mechanized Brigade of the Czech Army

14:10 - 14:35

Attack on enemy base

7th Mechanized Brigade of the Czech Army

Czech armored units will conduct a joint attack against enemy forces. Czech 7. mechanized brigade is the heaviest firepower of the Czech army. They use modernized tanks T-72M4CZ, tracked infantry combat vehicles, and wheeled infantry combat vehicles Pandur II. Currently, tender for the replacement of the old soviet era built tracked combat vehicles is underway.

CZE
14:35 14:40 Flyby of the L-159 ALCA
21st Tactical Air Force Base

14:35 - 14:40

Flyby of the L-159 ALCA

21st Tactical Air Force Base

Flyby of a pair of L-159 ALCA celebrating the 20th anniversary of its introduction into service in the Czech Air Force. ALCA is a light multi-purpose subsonic fighter produced by the Czech company Aero Vodochody.

CZE
14:40 14:50 Intervetion against hooligans
Ostrava Municipal Police

14:40 - 14:50

Intervetion against hooligans

Ostrava Municipal Police

The Ostrava Municipal Police will present the readiness of its horses and riders in a demonstration of the intervention against the disruption of public order by football hooligans The cynology department and the operative section of the OMP will also participate in the intervention. The aim of the demonstration is to show the mutual cooperation between these different departments and the complexity of training of the service horses and dogs.

CZE
14:50 15:00 General Dynamics ASCOD 42
General Dynamics European Land Systems

14:50 - 15:00

General Dynamics ASCOD 42

General Dynamics European Land Systems

General Dynamics European Land Systems, partner of the NATO Days 2020 will demonstrate the state-of-the-art modular BVP platform ASCOD 42. The vehicle in this configuration with the MT-30 MK2 manned turret will be presented at NATO Days for the first time. The same vehicle will participate in planned military tests that are part of a tender for new tracked combat vehicles for the Czech Army.

CZE
15:00 15:15 Assault on the escort bus
Prison Service of the Czech Republic

15:00 - 15:15

Assault on the escort bus

Prison Service of the Czech Republic

The Prison Service will show a demonstration of an attack on a Prison Service bus. In addition to the bus itself, the accompanying intervention vehicles will also take part in the demonstration.

CZE
15:15 15:20 Flyby of MiG-29s
The Slovak Air Force

15:15 - 15:20

Flyby of MiG-29s

The Slovak Air Force

Flyby of a pair of MiG-29 aircraft of the Slovak Air Force celebrating the 20th anniversary of NATO Days in Ostrava.

SVK
15:20 15:25 T-72 M4CZ battle tank
7th Mechanized Brigade, Czech Army

15:20 - 15:25

T-72 M4CZ battle tank

7th Mechanized Brigade, Czech Army

T-72M4 CZ is a Czech comprehensive modernization of the Soviet T-72 tank to a level comparable to 3rd generation tanks. The tank is also able to protect the three-member crew consisting of the commander, gunner, and driver against pressure waves, radiation, and chemicals. The modernization of thirty tanks was approved by the Government of the Czech Republic in 1994. According to experts, it was the best modernization of the T-72 tank at the time.

CZE
15:25 15:35 JAS-39 Gripen Solo Display
Hungarian Air Force

15:25 - 15:35

JAS-39 Gripen Solo Display

Hungarian Air Force

Demonstration of the JAS-39 EBS HU fighter jet of the Hungarian Air Force and its capabilities. The aircraft is piloted by the display pilot Maté Majerik. The demonstration will be part of the celebrations of the fifteen years of the Gripen in the Czech army.

HUN
15:35 15:50 Reconnaissance team raid
102nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 22nd Helicopter Air Force Base

15:35 - 15:50

Reconnaissance team raid

102nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 22nd Helicopter Air Force Base

The intention of this demonstration will be to show a raid on the position of a four-member enemy paramilitary group. The purpose of the raid will be to eliminate the person of interest and to obtain information through the captured documentation. The raid will be carried out by two reconnaissance groups with the support of helicopters.

CZE
15:50 15:55 Flyby of Mi-24/35 and Mi-171 helicopters
22nd Helicopter Air Force Base of the Czech Army

15:50 - 15:55

Flyby of Mi-24/35 and Mi-171 helicopters

22nd Helicopter Air Force Base of the Czech Army

Flyby of Mi-24/35 attack helicopters and Mi-171 transport helicopters of the 22nd Helicopter Air Force Base of the Czech Army from Náměšt' nad Oslavou celebrates of the 20th anniversary of NATO Days in Ostrava and serves as a thankyou for the units deployed during the COVID-19 epidemic.

CZE
15:55 16:15 Motorcycle Unit
Prague Castle Guard

15:55 - 16:15

Motorcycle Unit

Prague Castle Guard

Demonstration of the abilities of the Motorcycle Unit of the Castle Guard, which will demonstrate the protection of escorted VIPs. A total of 10 BMW R motorcycle, Land Rover Discovery, and Škoda Superb will take part in the demonstration.

CZE
16:15 16:20 T-72 M4CZ battle tank (demolition of car wrecks)
7th Mechanized Brigade, Czech Army

16:15 - 16:20

T-72 M4CZ battle tank (demolition of car wrecks)

7th Mechanized Brigade, Czech Army

T-72M4 CZ is a Czech comprehensive modernization of the Soviet T-72 tank to a level comparable to 3rd generation tanks. The tank is also able to protect the three-member crew consisting of the commander, gunner, and driver against pressure waves, radiation, and chemicals. The modernization of thirty tanks was approved by the Government of the Czech Republic in 1994. According to experts, it was the best modernization of the T-72 tank at the time.

CZE

 

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