About CSG holding

CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG in short) is a holding building upon Czechoslovak industrial tradition which is being supported and further developed by activities of traditional Czech and Slovak companies in fields of both military and civilian industrial production. Its portfolio includes production and sales of military and special vehicles, all-terrain cargo trucks, weapons and weapon systems, ammunition, engineering products for automobile, railway and aerospace industries or transport and logistical services. The Group emphasises top-class quality of its products and services as well as export activities. The Group’s products can be encountered across all continents and the number of its customers keeps growing. The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP’s companies have been employing close to 8 000 people and generated revenue of 25 billion CZK.

Czech part:

EXCALIBUR ARMY - development, overhauls and modernizations of military hardware, e.g. BMP, T-72, DANA self-propelled howitzer, rocket launchers, combat engineering vehicles and others; key production facility of the company is a former military maintenance plant in Sternberk, Czech Republic, acquired by EXCALIBUR ARMY in 2013, which is being further developed ever since; in 2015, the company secured a strategic partnership contract with General Dynamics which enabled EXCALIBUR ARMY to offer, sell and deliver PANDUR II 8x8 CZ vehicles at different markets

TATRA DEFENCE VEHICLE - specialized in production, overhauls and modernizations of mostly armoured and special vehicles for domestic as well as foreign customers, e.g. PANDUR II 8x8 vehicles, tanks, Land Rover vehicles and other

DAKO-CZis the leading manufacturer of pneumatic, electromechanical and hydraulic brake systems for rolling stock with a tradition dating back more than 200 year. The firm, which has a planned annual turnover of around 40 million euro, 70 % of which is made up of contracts abroad, is based in Třemošnice in eastern Bohemia. Its majority shareholder is the CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP. Its other shareholder is Tatravagónka a.s. Poprad, the biggest manufacturer of freight wagons and bogies in Europe. DAKO-CZ supplies brake systems and components for freight and passenger vehicles, suburban units, locomotives, metro cars and trams. Rolling stock with DAKO brakes can be seen not only in Europe, but also in China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Algeria, where the company collaborates with global rolling stock manufacturers and rail transport operators. The company has its own development, a modern testing laboratory and a design and construction centre


KARBOX - production of integrated containers, container facilities and box bodies for utility and cargo vehicles, e.g. complete field hospital delivery to NATO NSPA

EXCALIBUR INTERNATIONAL - trade with both military and civilian vehicles and aircraft, as well as with special material including complex logistical processes; deliveries of residential, medical and other specialized containers; tactical training of military and law enforcement special units

Slovak part:


MSM Martin - production, maintenance and repairs of military hardware, weapons, ammunition; development and production of radionavigational systems; successor to the tradition of former military maintenance plants in Banska Bystrica, Novaky and Trencin

ZVS – production of small, medium and large caliber ammunitions as well as personal weapons; engineering plant with production for both military and civilian industry, established in 1937

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