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NATO chief calls for anti-missile system for Europe

NATO chief calls for anti-missile system for Europe

Brussels: Linking up anti-missile systems to protect NATO’s European nations would cost under 200 million euros (250 million dollars) over 10 years, the alliance’s secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Wednesday. “We have a sufficient intelligence to know that […]


European UAS Conference

European UAS Conference

The European Defence Agency (EDA) and the European Commission (EC) organize a first high-level European Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) on 1 July 2010 in Brussels. The conference marks a cornerstone in the efforts undertaken by the European Defence […]


Finmeccanica, EADS in Joint Bid for Europe Jet Pilot Training

Finmeccanica, EADS in Joint Bid for Europe Jet Pilot Training

On 15 March 2010, Alenia Aermacchi (AAEM), a Finmeccanica company, and EADS Defence and Security (DS) submitted a joint response to the Request For Information (RFI) issued by the European Defence Agency (EDA) on 15 July 2009 about the Advanced […]


Army’s newest helicopter now flying in Europe

Army’s newest helicopter now flying in Europe

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany: The 21st Theater Sustainment Command paved the way for another first when it facilitated the acquisition and receipt of five UH-72A Lakota helicopters – the Army’s newest aircraft. The cutting-edge helicopters received at Ramstein Air Base, April 13, […]


Why Aircraft Are Unable to Fly In Ash Clouds?

Why Aircraft Are Unable to Fly In Ash Clouds?

Air traffic in Sweden and Europe is currently paralyzed due to a volcanic eruption in Iceland. How could a local event in the furthest reaches of Northern Europe paralyze an entire continent? The reason is that the ash that fills […]


European Tactical Communication Market Remains Buoyant

European Tactical Communication Market Remains Buoyant

LONDON: Despite the economic downturn, the European tactical communications market will remain stable and is poised to earn [annual] revenues of $1.58 billion by 2018. The regional defence communication market will grow steadily because many European Ministries of Defence (MODs), […]


NATO commander backs cooperation with Russia on missile defense

NATO commander backs cooperation with Russia on missile defense

Washington: The new U.S. adoptive approach for European missile defense includes the possibility of using a Russian radar system as part of an integrated system, NATO’s top military officer has said. Adm. James G. Stavridis, NATO’s supreme allied commander for […]


EU Warns Against Protectionism In Air Force Contract

EU Warns Against Protectionism In Air Force Contract

The EU has warned against US protectionism, after European aerospace giant EADS said it was dropping out of a multi-billion dollar contract bid process. American rival Boeing is now the only bidder. The EU has warned Washington of negative consequences […]


US Air Forces in Europe Leader Discusses Future Challenges

US Air Forces in Europe Leader Discusses Future Challenges

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany: The U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander recognized the contributions of 86th Airlift Wing Airmen to the U.S. military, as well as to all of Europe during his visit here March 2. Though a frequent customer […]


 
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