Office of Defense Cooperation
The Office of Defense Cooperation is responsible to the U.S. Ambassador in the Czech Republic and to the U.S. European Command (HQ USEUCOM). Its mission is to promote security assistance, defense cooperation in armaments, and humanitarian assistance initiatives and programs.
In addition, it supports further expansion of economic and scientific cooperation through the pursuit of strategic partnerships, information and scientific exchanges.
The Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), headed by LTC Marek Stobbe, is located at the American Embassy in Prague. The United States Army has personnel assigned to the ODC.
The ODC represents the United States European Command (EUCOM), coordinates security assistance programs and defense cooperation activities with the Czech Armed Forces, supports humanitarian activities on behalf of the United States Government, and provides support on military matters to the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic.
The ODC assists the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic with bilateral programs to help modernize systems and improve interoperability with NATO.
The ODC also assists U.S. defense firms to establish cooperative activities with the Czech Armed Forces and Defense Industries, and provides guidance to Czech defense firms who wish to do business with the U.S. Department of Defense.
Fax: (+420-2) 5753-1175