Česká zbrojovka wins tender on bullet-proof vests, reports daily
The arms and military equipment manufacturer Česká zbrojovka has won a tender to provide the Czech Army with 2,300 bullet-proof vests, according to Czech daily Lidové noviny. After final testing is completed, the firm will deliver the items in two waves by November at the latest. The Defence Ministry will pay 68 million crowns for the equipment as opposed to an earlier projection of 171 million. In all, six firms took part in the tender: two were excluded and have filed complaints with the country’s anti-monopoly office.