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Missile Shield Plans Cause Rift Between US, Europe and Russia

Missile Shield Plans Cause Rift Between US, Europe and Russia

The leaders of the United States and Poland have met in Washington in a bid to disperse the new clouds which have settled over relations between those nations involved in planning a protective missile shield in Europe. Poland’s President Bronislaw […]


European Defence Seeking Savings Through Pooling and Sharing

European Defence Seeking Savings Through Pooling and Sharing

BRUSSELS: European Defence Ministers have agreed that the Agency’s activities on Pooling and Sharing of national military capabilities should be enhanced. In addition to successful existing projects – such as improving helicopters availability, air transport, third party logistics support and […]


European Defense Ministers Discuss Military Effectiveness, Spending Cuts

European Defense Ministers Discuss Military Effectiveness, Spending Cuts

European defense ministers are meeting in Brussels to examine how to remain militarily effective, including sharing resources, at a time of fiscal austerity. Less than a month ago, U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders agreed to revamp the NATO […]


European Unmanned Maritime Systems Launched

European Unmanned Maritime Systems Launched

The “European Unmanned Maritime Systems for Mine-Counter-Measures and other naval applications (UMS)” is the third EDA Category A programme. It represents the first major and concrete success of an ambitious technology programme directly connected to Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM), […]


German Defense Minister Seeks More European Military Cooperation

German Defense Minister Seeks More European Military Cooperation

Ahead of a defense ministers’ meeting in Brussels, the German defense minister says he supports more European military cooperation. In a time of austerity, resources should be shared, said Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg. German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg said he […]


Russia to increase missiles unless shield agreed: Putin

Russia to increase missiles unless shield agreed: Putin

Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Moscow will build up its “striking forces” including nuclear weapons to ensure security if a joint decision on missile defence fails. Putin’s remarks came shortly after President Dmitry Medvedev warned in his annual […]


Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Washington: Russia moved tactical nuclear warheads to within miles of its borders with NATO countries as recently as late spring, complicating US ties with Moscow, a report said Tuesday, as Congress mulled a new arms control treaty. The Wall Street […]


Impact of Defense Cuts on Europe’s Big Four

Impact of Defense Cuts on Europe’s Big Four

BRUSSELS: EDA hosted today the public presentation of the Report “Restructuring Europe’s Armed Forces in Times of Austerity: A Dialog on Challenges and Opportunities for Government and Industry”, the result of a project developed by the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik […]


Russia Proposes Divided Anti-Missile Defense System

Russia Proposes Divided Anti-Missile Defense System

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed to NATO leaders a joint missile defense system that divides military protection of Europe between the former Cold War rivals. Russian newspapers quote officials as saying the plan entails equally dividing anti-missile defense responsibilities […]


 
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