Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Defence & Security News

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

Poland seeks penalty from Leonardo over M-346 trainers

Poland seeks penalty from Leonardo over M-346 trainers

Poland’s Ministry of National Defence is seeking a financial penalty from Leonardo over delayed deliveries of the M-346 Master jet trainers ordered for the...
Nexter tests weaponry on armoured vehicle

Nexter tests weaponry on armoured vehicle

Nexter has completed an evaluation of mobility and the firing of a 40mm CTA International gun on its VBCI armoured vehicle in Qatar. The...
May to announce new defence treaty on Poland visit

May to announce new defence treaty on Poland visit

UK PM Theresa May is to insist Brexit will strengthen the UK’s ties with Poland during a visit to Warsaw, where she will announce...
UK takes delivery of final F-35 this year

UK takes delivery of final F-35 this year

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, US, last week, set to operate from...
Thales agrees €4.8bn Gemalto takeover

Thales agrees €4.8bn Gemalto takeover

Aerospace and defence group Thales has agreed to buy digital security company Gemalto, exceeding a bid by fellow French firm Atos. Thales’ all-cash bid has...
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...

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