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Netherlands to Pioneer International Military Partnerships

Netherlands to Pioneer International Military Partnerships

The Netherlands wants to play a pioneering role in arriving at more military partnership with European countries. There must be forms of military partnership with ships, vehicles or aircraft must be considered that were previously unthinkable, says Defence Minister Hans […]


European Space Agency Approves Upgraded Ariane 5ME Launcher

European Space Agency Approves Upgraded Ariane 5ME Launcher

Astrium, the European space industry leader, has received confirmation from the European Space Agency (ESA) following its Preliminary Design Review (PDR) that the Ariane 5 Midlife Evolution launcher project has been approved. More than 100 European specialists in different fields […]


Austerity endangers Europe’s military ambitions

Austerity endangers Europe’s military ambitions

Years of austerity are stifling Europe’s defence ambitions: anti-piracy warships are lacking off Somalia, riot police are stretched in Kosovo and not one EU military doctor can be found to go to Uganda. Drastic cuts in defence spending over the […]


Russia “Fires” A Shot At U.S. Theater Missile Defense Plan

Russia “Fires” A Shot At U.S. Theater Missile Defense Plan

In 2009 the Obama Administration cancelled the plan to deploy a version of the U.S. national missile defense system in Europe, the so-called Third Site. Instead, the White House proposed a tailored regional missile defense based on its Phased Adaptive […]


Airbus Military Opens Service Centre in Poland, Second in Europe

Airbus Military Opens Service Centre in Poland, Second in Europe

Warsaw-based EADS PZL Warszawa-Okęcie, now branded Airbus Military, has officially opened a new MRO Service Centre dedicated to the repair and servicing of Airbus Military C295 aircraft. This is Airbus Military’s second service centre in Europe, adding to the capabilities […]


Norway Joins the European Air Transport Fleet

Norway Joins the European Air Transport Fleet

Last week, Norway’s National Armaments Director, Mr. Morten Tiller, signed the European Air Transport Fleet Category A Programme Arrangement (PA) at EDA. At this occasion, Ms. Claude-France Arnould, EDA’s Chief Executive, said that this signature “not only reinforces the European […]


German Government Agrees to Board EADS

German Government Agrees to Board EADS

After failing to find a private investor, the German government has agreed to acquire Daimler’s shares in aerospace group EADS to maintain a Franco-German balance at Airbus’ parent company. Analysts applaud the move. Germany’s state-owned development bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau […]


B2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Mildenhall May 2000

B2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Mildenhall May 2000

B2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Mildenhall May 2000

The only appearance in Europe in 2000 of the B2 Stealth Bomber


Europe Vs France Contest Begins for World’s Biggest Combat Aircraft Deal

Europe Vs France Contest Begins for World’s Biggest Combat Aircraft Deal

India on Friday opened the financial bids of the two fighters left in the fray for the world’s biggest combat aircraft deal, but promptly declared it would take at least two-three weeks to declare the eventual winner since tons of […]


 
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