On September 13, in his State of the Union address, President Juncker gave an overview of what has been done and what will be done in defence and security, before laying out his own sixth scenario for the future of Europe.
On July 25, the French National Assembly defence committee auditioned Eric Trappier, President of the French Aerospace Industry Association (GIFAS) and CEO of Dassault Aviation, On July 25, the French National Assembly defence committee auditioned Eric Trappier, who underlined 3 reasons why the new drone
The SAAB’s Annual Submarine Seminar took place at the end of August. For Günnar Wieslander, CEO of SAAB Kockums, it was the occasion to present the A26 submarine program for the Swedish Navy and the associated export designs as well.
Unlike the previous naval deals between Germany and Israel, always shrouded with mystery, quickly concluded and silently executed, the purchase of three more ‘Dolphins’ submarines from Germany at a cost of €1.6Bn has become a major scandal that continues to send shock waves through Israel`s
On 26 July 2017, the French National Assembly defence committee auditioned Stéphane Meyer, President of the French Land Defence Manufacturers Association (GICAT). GICAT represents 225 members, among which two research institutes, defence giants such as Airbus, Thales, Safran, MBDA, Nexter, Renault Trucks Défense, etc. (8%),
Under the “lead-nation” rotation plan for the EU battlegroups, it will be Britain’s turn to provide the bulk of the troops from July 2019 – i.e. just a few months after it definitely leaves the bloc. While a defence cooperation agreement could be reached by
On 18 May, the Foreign Affairs Council gathered to assess the progress in strengthening defence and security and provide guidance for further work, taking into account the conclusions of the last meetings of the European Council and the Foreign Affairs Council.
On 3 May, the Security and Defence committee in the European Parliament discussed the ongoing review of the EU's Capability Development Plan. The discussion provided an opportunity for MEPs to evaluate the EU's capability priorities and requirements and the progress made since the last review
Following the UK notification of its intention to leave the European Union, the 27 remaining Member states held a special summit on 29 April to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations. The guidelines define the framework for negotiations with the UK and set out