CZ – fast-growing Czech company
Throughout its history, Ceska zbrojovka a.s., Uhersky Brod (CZ), has ranked among the world’s major manufacturers of handguns. The company was founded in 1936 and initially focused on supplies for national and foreign armed forces. However, it has gradually extended its portfolio with a wide range of civilian hunting and sporting firearms. The company has achieved worldwide renown with its defensive, service and sports automatic pistols, led by the timeless CZ 75 series. Today, it offers a wide range of products.
In the last decade, CZ has undergone extensive modernization, including its production machinery and has launched a new generation of CZ firearms. The modernization has resulted in a significant increase of production volumes and revenue. It focuses strongly on export, suppling its products to a hundred countries around the world. The company has its own research, development and testing facilities, it is equipped with highly modern production equipment and certified according to the most demanding international standards.
CZ is a traditional supplier of equipment for the Czech armed and law enforcement forces. Its products are used by all law enforcement forces of the Czech Republic such as the army, the police, prison service, customs administration and other. It supplies its CZ BREN 2 assault rifles, CZ Scorpion submachine guns, CZ P-07/09 and CZ P-10 series service pistols to many law enforcement forces around the world.
Since 2018, CZ has been part of the Ceska zbrojovka Group SE (CZG) that gradually incorporates other companies with related production and development programmes. The CZG Group includes CZ Export, CZ-USA, Dan Wesson Firearms, Brno Rifles, 4M Systems amongst others.
The backbone of production is small arms which are, with their technical and design solutions, precisely targeted at a specific customer. Each weapon is developed in collaboration with top experts and professionals representing a specific group of users.
CZ offers CZ P-07 and CZ P-09 polymer hammer-fired service pistols and the latest series of polymer striker-fired pistols CZ P-10 with models of various sizes ranging from Micro to FullSize. Automatic weapons for the armed forces include CZ BREN 2 assault rifles, the CZ BREN 2 BR battle rifle and the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 A1 submachine gun. The CZ 805 G1 single-round grenade launcher, designed for destroying armoured targets and the CZ TSR sniper rifle optimised for high-precision long-range shooting complete the comprehensive range of military weapons.