Czech Armed Forces Doctrine – New Facets of Operational Art


The article deals with some aspects of military art in connection with the forthcoming Doctrine of the Army of the Czech Republic. Its aim is to contribute to discussion on the issue of operational art and highlight the major benefits in military terminology. The author describes some specific doctrinal terms and briefly suggests their possible application during the planning and conduct of military operations.

Jan Spisak, PhD. (Col ret.), born in 1958. He graduated from the Land Forces Military College in Vyškov (1983), Brigade Command Course (2001) and General Staff Course in Brno (2007). Between 2007-2016 he worked in command, staff and teaching positions at the Land forces up to division, Directorate of Training and Doctrine and the University of Defense in Brno. Currently he works as a head of Department of Military Strategic Studies. He deals with the issues of military art, scenarios of the use of forces and development of military concepts. He is the author and co-author of 5 monographs and a number of professional articles in domestic and foreign magazines.

Country: Czech Republic


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