Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Bundeswehr

  • German Armed Forces expand presence in Niger

    German Armed Forces expand presence in Niger

    After failure of EU missions in Mali, troops move to its neighbouring country The Bundeswehr will soon be sending more military to Niger. At least a double-digit number of soldiers will participate in the upcoming EU mission EUMPM Niger, the German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht (Social Democratic Party) announced last week on the occasion of […]

  • Allegedly hardly any „Reichsbürger“ among German security authorities

    Allegedly hardly any „Reichsbürger“ among German security authorities

    Unlike right-wing extremism in general, the number of known cases of „Citizens of the Reich“ among police and military is conspicuously low „The accused are united by a deep rejection of state institutions and the free democratic basic order of the Federal Republic of Germany,“ writes the Federal Prosecutor General at the Federal Supreme Court […]

  • Jammers: Even more drone defence for Ukraine

    Jammers: Even more drone defence for Ukraine

    Russia and Ukraine are now fighting a drone war. The US, Germany and now NATO are supplying technology against it. The Ukraine war has long since become a drone war. In no other military conflict have so many unmanned aerial vehicles of various sizes and capabilities been deployed. Commercial quadrocopters fly as well as small […]

  • Loitering munition: Rheinmetall sells first kamikaze drones to NATO state

    Loitering munition: Rheinmetall sells first kamikaze drones to NATO state

    In the present wars, the military is increasingly using remote-controlled warheads. The German defence ministry calls such weapons „worrying“. But after similar plans a decade ago, the Bundeswehr is again considering to procure them. For the first time, the arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has won an order for its loitering munition. According to a press release […]