Defence policies

industry

Nexter presents fire support vehicle for Special Forces fitted with 20mm cannon

At SOFINS 2021, the French company Nexter Systems presents a solution of fire support vehicle for Special...

France awards Leclerc upgrade contract to Nexter

The Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), the French defence procurement agency, awarded Nexter the mid-life update (MLU)...

Germany expects ‘wave’ of new Eurotank partners after September conference

German defense officials expect to sign up new European partners for the Franco-German Main Ground Combat System...

Czechs unveils Titus 6×6 combat vehicle for their army

According to local media reports, the Tatra Defense Vehicle company presented a prototype of the commander-staff version...

Fincantieri collaborates with OCCAR to build Italian Navy Future type-212NFS submarines

In a statement, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding groups has signed a contract with Organisation Conjointe...

USAF admits F-35 failure, looks to boost F-16 numbers

In a development that essentially marks the USAF indirectly admitting that the fifth generation F-35 stealth fighter...

Operations

European commission

Estonia creating business allies in security, defense sector with Security Industry Cluster

In 2019, the Estonian Defense and Security Industry Cluster was re-launched in order to boost the cooperation...

Former M16 employee under investigation for passing secrets to Chinese intelligence

A former employee of British intelligence has strongly denied accusations of passing on state secrets to Chinese...

The European Union is running in circles in pursuit of “digital sovereignty”

The European Union is running in circles in pursuit of “digital sovereignty.” There are no bronze medals in the...

EU defence consolidation underway

The appointment of Sylvie Goulard, in November of 2019, is yet another token of seriousness from EC president Ursula von der Leyen,...

European Commission: toward a comprehensive EU Defense Industrial Policy?

​After decades of near absence, the EC is becoming increasingly involved in European defense matters, until now relegated to the Member States....

RESEARCH & DOCTRINE

Tomorrow’s defense: finding the right technology

For the better part of a century, the world's long tradition of contact war-waging has been in...

China-Russia threat to West: NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe

NATO’s top general has warned that China and Russia are forming a new axis of power.

European Investment Bank finances construction of 3 Hydrographic vessels for Italian Navy

In a statement the Italian Ministry of Defense said, the European Investment Bank (EIB) will help finance...

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A new role for joint civil-military interaction

Global crises, such as the spreading of the novel corona virus (COVID-19), hybrid threats and asymmetric warfare...

AK Alfa, redesigned AK 47 for Israeli special forces

First flight of the NH-90 - The NH-90 takes off on it's first flight Since long the Russian...

Bulgarian army facing tough choices while Defense Ministry muddies waters

Bulgaria is launching an impressive overhaul of its entire military forces, that much is clear. After decades of dwindling military potential, Sofia...

Europe needs to build military assertiveness, says European Commission President

EC President Von der Leyen has lighted the way forward, for Europe’s diplomatic and Security global stance, stating that Europe needed to...

Editor's choice

Is the Swiss Army the best in Europe?

Ranking military power is a tricky business, as it relies on numerous factors, and also because every...

Swiss army: let the Gripen lead the way for military acquisition strategy

Switzerland has an outstanding record of how to keep its borders safe. Clearly, geography plays its part,...

Tomorrow’s defense: finding the right technology

For the better part of a century, the world's long tradition of contact war-waging has been in...

COMPANIES

Nexter presents fire support vehicle for Special Forces fitted with 20mm cannon

At SOFINS 2021, the French company Nexter Systems presents a solution of fire support vehicle for Special...

Czechs unveils Titus 6×6 combat vehicle for their army

According to local media reports, the Tatra Defense Vehicle company presented a prototype of the commander-staff version...

Fincantieri collaborates with OCCAR to build Italian Navy Future type-212NFS submarines

In a statement, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding groups has signed a contract with Organisation Conjointe...

Franco-German Consolidation: Next Steps at KNDS

KNDS, a Franco-German joint venture in land weapons, seeks a more streamlined management with the appointment of...

Market

Germany expects ‘wave’ of new Eurotank partners after September conference

German defense officials expect to sign up new European partners for the Franco-German Main Ground Combat System...

New artillery fleet: lessons learned from the MIV and Boxer

The MoD took an immense risk when it decided to purchase the Boxer Infantry vehicle, throwing budgetary...

Estonia creating business allies in security, defense sector with Security Industry Cluster

In 2019, the Estonian Defense and Security Industry Cluster was re-launched in order to boost the cooperation...

French defence minister to attend Rafale induction ceremony in Ambala

French Defence Minister Florence Parly will visit India on September 10 to attend a ceremony to formally...

Tech

Nexter presents fire support vehicle for Special Forces fitted with 20mm cannon

At SOFINS 2021, the French company Nexter Systems presents a solution of fire support vehicle for Special...

France awards Leclerc upgrade contract to Nexter

The Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), the French defence procurement agency, awarded Nexter the mid-life update (MLU)...

USAF admits F-35 failure, looks to boost F-16 numbers

In a development that essentially marks the USAF indirectly admitting that the fifth generation F-35 stealth fighter...

France launches SNLE 3G program for third generation SSBNs

Earlier in February this year, France’s Defense Minister Florence Parly announced the launch of a full-scale development...