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Belgium’s Herstal Group signs signs strategic agreement with France’s Nexter to modernize Belgian Army’s ground mobility capability

The Belgian subsidiary of the Herstal Group, FN Herstal, has signed a strategic contract with France’s Nexter...

Beware of mission-accomplished syndrome: Germany and European defence

German army soldiers stand at attention for the Georgian natinal anthem during the closing ceremony for Noble Partner 18 at Vaziani...

Defending Europe: France Seeks ‘Properly Financed’ European Defence Fund

The newly-created European Defence Fund (EDF) needed sufficient funding to help boost Europe’s defence as well as...

US to pull nearly 12,000 troops out of Germany

The Trump administration is pulling nearly 12,000 troops out of Germany in a move set to add...

EU must prevent defence budget from being ‘infected’ by virus, officials warn

With the EU struggling to adjust to the current geopolitical reality and new EU defence initiatives under...

Belgian soldiers in the Baltic States

In early September 2014, NATO member states approved the Readiness Action Plan in response to Russia's position...

Baltic States expect more from NATO, to provide air defense in the Baltic region

Currently, and as part of the NATO-led Baltic Air Policing mission, Belgium, Denmark and the Czech Republic...

New European Defence Agency boss warns against ‘rash’ budget cuts by EU members

The new head of the European Defence Agency, Jiří Šedivý, has thrown down the gauntlet to European...

Coronavirus funding plan threatens EU defence ambitions

A multibillion-euro plan to boost the EU's defence sector is at risk due to the scale of...

Saving European Defense From the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic will harm European defense strategically, politically, and financially. To mitigate these consequences, Europeans must...

The European Union’s defense ambitions are still showing signs of life

A new budget proposal for the European Union shows that the bloc’s defense plans are back on...

European defence should not be the casualty of ‘the Great Lockdown’

Europe is currently facing an unprecedented sanitary crisis, which will have gigantic economic consequences and could turn...