Security Architectures in the EU

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  • Greece: EU Commission upgrades border surveillance – and criticises it at the same time

    Greece: EU Commission upgrades border surveillance – and criticises it at the same time

    The Greek border police are using a sound cannon and drones on a new border fence, and the EU Commission expresses its “concern” about this. However, it is itself funding several similar research projects, including a semi-autonomous drone with stealth…

  • Unmanned surveillance for Fortress Europe

    Unmanned surveillance for Fortress Europe

    The agencies EMSA and Frontex have spent more than €300 million on drone services since 2016. The Mediterranean in particular is becoming a testing track for further projects. According to the study “Eurodrones Inc.” presented by Ben Hayes, Chris Jones…

  • North and Baltic Sea: German authority orders EU drone surveillance

    North and Baltic Sea: German authority orders EU drone surveillance

    In several projects, the German Federal Police is testing drones in maritime environments. So far, the unmanned aircrafts have to fly in restricted areas, but soon they could be integrated into civil airspace. The Ministry of Transportation, which responsible for…