Czech Army receives new Bren 2 assault rifle

Michal Zdobinsky, Prague - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly

22 November 2016

The Army of the Czech Republic (ACR) has received its first batch of Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) Bren 2 assault rifles.

The rifles are the first of 2,600 ordered in May for CZK417 million (USD16.6 million). The first batch was delivered in early November, will the entire order due to be delivered by the end of the month.

Included in the order are 1,900 rifles with 14-in barrel and 700 with an 11-in barrel. Also included are day/night optical sights provided by Meopta, tactical knives, transport packaging, tool kits, and spare parts. Included in the contract, CZ is also supplying 800 40mm CZ 805 G1 under-barrel grenade launchers.

Source: for the first time published on the IHS Jane's 360 web page

Date: 22nd November 2016