Last week, on a French radio station, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke about the need to create a "real European army" to handle the Russian threat and to emancipate Europe from its dependence on the US.
While addressing the European Parliament, gathered in plenary in Strasbourg on 17 April, French President Emmanuel Macron defended the French participation in a coalition missile strike on government forces in Syria, along with the UK and the US.
In 14th April, the United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles overnight in Syria, in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack in Douma a week ago, targeting three chemical weapons facilities, including a research and development center in Damascus’ Barzeh district and two
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.
On 25th January, the European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal for not applying – or doing so incorrectly – EU rules on public procurement in defence and security markets.