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
The European Defence Agency (EDA) has published three calls for proposals for the EU’s Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR). It includes 3 topics:
European high-performance, trustable (re)configurable system-on-a-chip or system-in-package components for defence applications;
European high power laser effector;
Strategic technology foresight, tackling the issue of the
During the press conference after the Foreign Affairs Council on defense issues, the High representative expressed her enthusiasm « it is a historic moment. The Ministers will take first formal decisions on the projects for Permanent Structured Cooperation ».
The European Defence Agency decided to launch a market survey to better understand the range of commercially available solutions which could fulfil possible future requirements for Remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) services in operations, as well as their potential associated risks or limitations. The objective
British Prime Minister Theresa May called for a new EU-U.K. security treaty that would allow London to continue participating in European Defense agency and the British defence industries to participate in the European Defense Fund. And what else ?
The Canadian Surface Combatant program is still in a dead end: four extensions and no complying proposal from BAES, Damen/Alion and Navantia. The costs have increased from $CA26.2Bn to the extravagant amount of $61.8Bn.