An increase of 1,8 billion euros. The French National Assembly approved in first reading an increase of 1,8 billion euros in defence spending in 2018. Every year until 2022 the defence budget will increase of 1,7 billion euros in order to reach the 2% NATO
Is further integration of the European Defense market desirable or even possible? On 27 September, French President Emmanuel Macron outlined his vision for the future of the European Union in a speech at the Sorbonne University.
Unlike the best whiskies, submarines must not be served on the rocks!
By mid-october it was reported in Germany (Kieler Nachriten, or Businessinsider quoting the German MOD) that, following a maritime incident, none of the 6 German Navy submarines was in a state of “mission readiness”.
Macri's Presidency: From vicious to virtous circles
Following the Kirchner era, the new President Mauricio Macri came into office in December 2015. Very soon, Argentina made visible efforts to join the club of those virtuous nations applying the OECD recommendation of 2000 and getting rid of
The "deep waters" option. Basically different are the conditions traditionally met by the French or British submariners, attached to the deep blue waters of the Med or to the Atlantic and Norwegian areas.
June 26, 2017, the German MOD officially informed the relevant Parliament Committees about the agreements between the MODs of Germany and Norway for the common development and production program of the submarines class U 212 CD.
Four VICTORIA class conventional submarines and twelve HALIFAX class frigates make up the very core of the RCN. First are UK made, second very likely to be replaced by UK design Type 26. more than ever the two guardians of the North Atlantic seem to