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Nexter Group awarded 7 year contract for CAESAR self-propelled howitzers

France has awarded the Nexter Group a second in-service support (ISS) contract for the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers.

Airbus unveils hydrogen powered zero emission airplane

In a significant development, European plane maker Airbus has unveiled three visual concepts for “zero emission” airplanes...

Spanish Navy and tech giant Indra use cutting edge AI systems to improve maintenance of future offshore vessels

In a significant development the Spanish Navy along with Indra, a world leading technology and consulting company,...

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 successfully completes flight demonstrations for UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has completed a series of flight demonstrations for the...

Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems eyeing to bag Poland’s short-range Narew air defense tender

Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is aiming to win a deal to supply its SkyCeptor interceptors for...

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...

Asymmetric Conflicts

European commission

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....

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...

RESEARCH & DOCTRINE

The Marines want to get rid of their tanks. Here’s why.

A series of wargames conducted between 2018 and 2019 helped inform the Corps’ decision to divest of tanks and...

Not smart enough: The poverty of European military thinking on artificial intelligence

There is currently too little European thinking about what artificial intelligence means for the military. "Artificial intelligence" (AI) has...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

Bulgarian army modernization entering rough patch

The tender around the modernization of the Bulgarian army, in dire need of an upgrade, is entering the political phase… The unusual...

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How many bombers will it take to break Russian air defenses?

A dispute in absentia has military experts scrating their heads. Here is the scenario, will a couple...

A “Hamiltonian Moment” for European Defense?

The coronavirus presents an opportunity to strengthen Europe's capacity to defend itself, but only if deeper political...

The cost of Europe’s defense

For President Donald Trump it is very simple: Germany is not paying its defense bills; therefore the...

COMPANIES

Nexter Group awarded 7 year contract for CAESAR self-propelled howitzers

France has awarded the Nexter Group a second in-service support (ISS) contract for the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers.

Airbus unveils hydrogen powered zero emission airplane

In a significant development, European plane maker Airbus has unveiled three visual concepts for “zero emission” airplanes...

Spanish Navy and tech giant Indra use cutting edge AI systems to improve maintenance of future offshore vessels

In a significant development the Spanish Navy along with Indra, a world leading technology and consulting company,...

Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems eyeing to bag Poland’s short-range Narew air defense tender

Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is aiming to win a deal to supply its SkyCeptor interceptors for...

Market

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...

Intel: Greece seeks French military aircraft as Turkey renews gas exploration in eastern Mediterranean Read

Greece’s government is discussing plans to buy new military aircraft from France amid Turkey’s moves to explore...

Pakistan Military is running profit enterprises, says report in Indian defence industry platform

An online platform of Indian defence industry has highlighted how the Pakistani Army, away from the primary...

Back hard-hit businesses? Experts press EU to instead boost defense spending

Defense experts are concerned that Europe’s newfound commitment to joint defense spending may be cast aside as...

Tech

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 successfully completes flight demonstrations for UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has completed a series of flight demonstrations for the...

Russia’s Next-Generation Kurganets-25 Fighting Vehicle “Indefinitely Delayed”

On Tuesday, Viktor Murakhovsky, the influential editor of Russian defense publication Arsenal of the Fatherland, wrote a brief post on...

The French Army has received its first three mini-drone reconnaissance systems

Expected for 2019, the delivery of the first Mini-Drone Reconnaissance Systems to the French Army was...

French Army wants to place robots “at the heart of the squad”

Although French Army has used robots for a long time now, such as the Minirogen and the...