Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: DEA

  • Libya banned Frontex flights: Planes ignore instructions, drones follow them

    Libya banned Frontex flights: Planes ignore instructions, drones follow them

    In addition to Sea-Watch, Frontex was also banned from flying in the central Mediterranean by Libyan authorities. Experts consider these to be illegal. Frontex and Airbus assign responsibility to each other. For ten months last year, an aircraft belonging to…

  • Frontex pays another €84 million for aerial surveillance

    Frontex pays another €84 million for aerial surveillance

    The border agency spends one-sixth of its budget on flights at the EU’s external borders. With the service, the Frontex director makes himself independent of the governments of the member states. A contract for helicopter operations does not materialise for…