On Monday, 28 November 2011 Soldiers from the 42nd Mechanized Battalion part of the 4 Rapid Deployment Brigade started on a two-week training exercise at the Hradiště Doupov training area.
While in the first week devoted to training with the new assault rifle CZ 805 BREN, in the second week of exercise should demonstrate that they are well prepared for deployment in Afghanistan.
Taborsky battalion forms the core of 9th PRT units that will be deployed in February 2012 in Afghanistan, in the province of Logar. The Hradiste training area was for the purpose of exercise divided geographically according to the real situation, which the Czech troops are dealing with in Afghanistan.
The greatest emphasis was placed on the exercise of correct procedures for mounting and implementation of tactical patrols, responding to potential security threats and system planning and management. Practice has shown that the 9th Unit PRT Logar is well prepared for deployment in Afghanistan.