The US Army is heading to the Czech Republic. The units will also pass through Prague Company News Pražská Drbna
From today until Saturday, February 26, American military units will pass through the Czech Republic. American troops are heading from Germany to Slovakia as part of the planned Saber Strike 2022 exercise. Seven convoys, 1,500 soldiers and 700 wheeled vehicles will pass through the Czech Republic. The convoys will travel via Pilsen to Prague, from where they will travel on the D1 to Brno and then leave the republic near Břeclav.
The route of American soldiers will lead through Pilsen, Prague, Brno and Břeclav
According to the Ministry of Defense, the convoys will be divided into a maximum of five groups with distances from each other and will always run in the night to early morning hours, so that they limit road traffic only minimally.
In the Czech territory, they will enter the American military unit through the Rozvadov border crossing and will continue along the D5, D0, D1 motorway route to the Rančířov military area, where they will rest during the day. The next evening, the soldiers set out for the Břeclav border crossing on the D1 and D2 motorways.
All convoys will be accompanied by the military police in cooperation with the Republican Police. “We coordinate the transfers with the ministers and local governments concerned. The troops will return the same route in the opposite direction in the second half of March 2022, “ stated for the ministry Magdalena Dvořáková.
Saber Strike was approved by the Czech government in the autumn
As part of the Saber Strike 2022 exercise, Czech soldiers are undergoing cooperation exercises with American troops. Members of both armies will train together in the Hradiště military training area in the first half of March 2022.
Saber Strike 2022 was approved by the Czech government in November 2021 in the plan of military exercises for this year. The Army of the Czech Republic has had Saber Strike regularly since 2018. The transfer of US Army troops through Czech territory was approved by the Chief Hygienist of the Ministry of Defense.