Following the 2016 Warsaw summit, the next NATO Summit will be held on 11 and 12 July 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. It will focus in particular on reinforcing the alliance’s military presence in Eastern Europe as part of its deterrence mission.
In a technical note from the UK government on UK participation in Galileo, Britain is making unrestricted access to the EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system a condition for future defence and security collaboration with the bloc.
Future UK participation in Galileo should be agreed as part
On May 16, the Foreign Affairs committee approved a resolution on cyber defence by 45 votes to 8, with 8 abstentions. This report might well become a cornerstone in the global policy debate on cybersecurity.
In an interview published by De Telegraaf, on the 4th of May, the Chief of the Royal Dutch Navy, Admiral Kramer, had made several comments on issues directly linked to the MKS 180 competition in Germany, and to Damen's future role.
The Commission proposed this week its budget for the 2021-2027 period, which is supposed to align the Union's budget to the political priorities. The Commission proposes a long-term budget of €1.135 billion in commitments over the period from 2021 to 2027, equivalent to 1.11%
World military expenditure reached $1.739 trillion in 2017 according to the SIPRI military expenditure database. This study shows that despite soaring tensions between Moscow and the West, Russia’s military spending last year came in at $66.3 billion, 20 % lower than in 2016.