Post Tagged with: "European defence"
Based on an analysis of the European land defence industry, the European Defence Agency has identified distinct areas for prioritised common actions on European demonstrator programmes, on key enabling technologies and technologies of dual nature as well as on further activities to support and strengthen the land related European Defence Technological and Industrial Base (EDTIB). [...]
Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA), today highlighted the need for urgent action on European cooperation in the area of future air systems (FAS) during a conference at ILA Berlin. The Agency is already supporting a wide range of projects in the air domain fostering cooperation among Member States. However, new [...]
The global economic crisis forced austerity measures in many countries all around the world, directly impacting defence budgets. For the last few years, Europe has witnessed significant defence spending reductions, mainly among EU-15 nations, imposing early retirement of many military platforms to reduce fleet sizes for a tidier budget. Countries such as the UK, Germany [...]
The European Defence Agency, or EDA, has contracted with Rheinmetall and its partners in Germany and France to create a demonstrator system for protecting military assets and installations in a multinational context. Standing for “Future Interoperability of Camp Protection Systems”, the Franco-German FICAPS project seeks to develop methods and means to harmonize semi-static and mobile [...]
NEWTOWN, Conn: Beset by the twin encumbrances of the global financial crisis and ensuing recession, the European military market experienced a 5 percent reduction in combined defense spending during the past year. Due to the negative economic climate, European nations witnessed revenue declines that left them with budgetary imbalances exceeding the 3 percent-of-GDP deficit threshold [...]