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US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO meet

US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey look set to loom large as NATO...

US Army’s new electronic warfare capabilities hit the ground in Europe

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and 2nd Armored Brigade, 1st Infantry Division are the first to receive new...

France hikes defence spending to hit NATO target

France on Wednesday announced plans to boost defence spending by more than 40 percent, bringing it into line with NATO targets after complaints from...

Europe claims 100 million users for Galileo satnav system

The Galileo satellite navigation system, Europe's rival to the United States' GPS, has nearly 100 million users after its first year of operation, the...

Britain No Match for Russia’s Military, U.K. Army Chief Says

Britain would struggle to match Russia’s military capabilities on the battlefield, the head of the U.K. army will say in a speech on January...

Qatar Signs £6Bn Eurofighter Contract

A multi-billion pound contract to supply Qatar with 24 Typhoon aircraft has been signed today, supporting thousands of British manufacturing jobs. The Defence Secretary...

PESCO: EU Paves Way to Defense Union

The majority of EU nations have committed to a joint defense cooperation, focusing on military operations and investments. Europe is looking to cement unity,...

EU takes step towards closer defence cooperation

The EU will move towards closer defence ties Monday with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after...
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Sweden picks US Patriot missile system over European rival

Sweden announced Tuesday it has chosen the US Patriot missile defence system over that of a Franco-Italian rival, in an estimated one billion-euro deal. The...

NATO to revamp command structure to counter Russia threat

NATO is set to create two new command centers including one protecting Atlantic shipping lanes, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, as it revamps...