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Nato’s First Alliance Ground Surveillance Aircraft Unveiled

Nato’s First Alliance Ground Surveillance Aircraft Unveiled

Expanding NATO’s joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability, Northrop Grumman Corporation and its industry partners together with NATO leaders unveiled the first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft to an audience of customers, distinguished guests, employees and community leaders. […]


Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Defence ministers for the three Baltic states said Thursday they are mulling a joint air defence system in response to security concerns over Russia’s activity in the region.


Eurofighter Typhoon – Now An Even Stronger Force Multiplier

Eurofighter Typhoon – Now An Even Stronger Force Multiplier

Germany: Active on Baltic Patrols in support of NATO, and fresh from Exercise Red Flag in Nevada, the Eurofighter Typhoon Team have confirmed that a new suite of capabilities is delivering ‘spectacular results’ in 2015 as the 431 aircraft delivered […]


Russia and West hold war games over Arctic

Russia and West hold war games over Arctic

Russia was conducting huge and unexpected war games on Tuesday, coinciding with a NATO drill in the Arctic at a time of heightened tensions in the region. The snap check launched on the orders of President Vladimir Putin involved up […]


NATO to Deploy Drones Over Baltic

NATO to Deploy Drones Over Baltic

NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system drones will be used in the Baltic airspace from 2017. Estonia is also one of the financial contributors to the program. NATO will use drones for reconnaissance and collection of information about the enemy […]


NATO, Allies Launch Arctic Aerial Drills

NATO, Allies Launch Arctic Aerial Drills

NATO members and partners have begun large-scale aerial drills in northern Europe. The exercises take place against the backdrop of terse language between the western allliance and Russia over Ukraine’s conflict. Several NATO members and their allies are taking part […]


Europe’s Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives

Europe’s Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives

When one looks at the present state of the CSDP, one cannot help but look on with disenchantment at the energy that appears to have abandoned both institutions and Member States. Commentators increasingly take for granted that nothing much should […]


NATO Focuses on Combating Hybrid Warfare

NATO foreign ministers have agreed on steps to combat hybrid warfare –- the type Russia has used against Ukraine — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters today in Antalya, Turkey. Speaking at a news conference at the end of […]


NATO, Afghanistan agree on future military-civilian mission

NATO, Afghanistan agree on future military-civilian mission

NATO and Afghan leaders on Wednesday agreed on a framework for a future joint military-civilian presence in Afghanistan when the alliance’s current mission ends, NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. While the new mission would have a military component it […]


Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of troops

Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of troops

The Baltic states will formally ask NATO to deploy several thousand troops as a deterrent to Russia, Lithuania said Thursday, but the alliance gave no assurance that the request would be accepted. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at meeting […]


 
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