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
On 13 October, US President Donald Trump announced that he will decertify the Iran nuclear deal and unveiled his future plans on the issue. Rather than urging the Congress to immediately re-impose nuclear-related sanctions on the country, he called for a new legislation that could
Arms contracts are like icebergs: it is less what is visible on the surface that is interesting than what lies beneath, quite invisible but much bigger. The naval contract signed between Qatar and Italy in June 2016 and in force since the 2nd of August
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.