Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Defence & Security News

Government Europa brings you the latest EU Defence & Security News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Safety in security

Safety in security

Simon Towers, chairman of the PSSA, discusses the evolution of the security industry in light of a changing terror threat. The global threat of terrorism...
Russia could cut off internet to NATO countries

Russia could cut off internet to NATO countries

Chair of the NATO military committee Air Chief Marshall Sir Stuart Peach says Russian ships have been spotted close to Atlantic cables that carry...
Sweden to re-establish military unit on Gotland

Sweden to re-establish military unit on Gotland

Sweden says it is re-establishing the nation’s first new military regiment since World War II, a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based...

Stoltenberg gains two more years as NATO head

Jens Stoltenberg will renew his role as NATO Secretary General for another two-years. The announcement made by NATO means the former Prime Minister of Norway...
Croatia’s evaluates multi-role combat aircraft

Croatia evaluates multi-role combat aircraft

Croatia’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has evaluated proposals received for the country’s multi-role aircraft procurement programme. A study was also conducted to help make...
Hungarian military to purchase transport aircraft

Hungarian military to purchase transport aircraft

Lt. Gen. Tibor Benkő, the chief of Hungary’s General Staff of the Armed Forces, has unveiled plans to acquire three transport aircraft and a...
Breaking: ‘Explosion’ at Manhattan bus terminal

‘Explosion’ at Manhattan bus terminal

New York City Police say a man is being held after an explosion at a bus station in Manhattan. The incident reportedly happened on Monday...
Putin orders start of withdrawal from Syria

Putin orders start of withdrawal from Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, during a visit there on Monday (11 December). Putin had...
Qatar buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoons

Qatar buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoons

A £6bn (~€6.8bn) deal to sell Eurofighter Typhoons to Qatar will help safeguard thousands of UK jobs. BAE Systems employs about 5,000 people in the...
Landmark agreement deepens Nordic collaboration

Landmark agreement deepens Nordic collaboration

In a landmark defence collaboration, four Nordic states have launched a joint $500m (~€425m) procurement programme to acquire a common Nordic combat uniform (NCU)...

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