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
As Defencechronicles reported in its 21st March issue, in an unprecedented move, on mid-March, Hein van Ameijden, managing director of Damen Schelde and Dieter Dehlke, M.D of Blohm+Voss wrote a letter to the MPs of the German Parliament.
With political instability and populism rising across Europe, the formation of this new coalition government in Germany led to great hope and expectations, particularly on the defence and security matters.
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