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EDA Shows the Way for Future Land Systems

EDA Shows the Way for Future Land Systems

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 […]


European Defence Agency Calls for Concerted Action for Future Air Systems

European Defence Agency Calls for Concerted Action for Future Air Systems

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 […]


The Second-hand Defence Market: Growing Opportunity for the European Defence Sector

The Second-hand Defence Market: Growing Opportunity for the European Defence Sector

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 […]


Rheinmetall to Develop Base Defense Demonstrator

Rheinmetall to Develop Base Defense Demonstrator

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”, […]


European Defense Squeezed by Economic Difficulties, Indifference

European Defense Squeezed by Economic Difficulties, Indifference

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 […]


 
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