Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Drones

  • German federal state to train hundreds of police drone pilots

    German federal state to train hundreds of police drone pilots

    North Rhine-Westphalia is a nationwide pioneer in aerial surveillance The police in North Rhine-Westphalia want to qualify hundreds more officers as drone pilots. In January, the State Office for Training, Further Education and Personnel Affairs is advertising two more positions for full-time trainers for this purpose. Currently, there are about 200 police „remote pilots“ for […]

  • 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 […]

  • EU aerial surveillance for Libya makes Tripoli coastguard doing the „dirty work“

    EU aerial surveillance for Libya makes Tripoli coastguard doing the „dirty work“

    The European border agency observes boats with refugees from the air and lets them be brought back to North Africa. A new report by human rights organisations criticises this as „Airborne Complicity“. The European Union has withdrawn ships from the central Mediterranean and is investing in aerial surveillance instead. Refugees who find themselves in distress […]

  • Missiles on Rojava again with technology from Germany

    Missiles on Rojava again with technology from Germany

    Supplies of components were intended for ambulances, company says For weeks, the Turkish military has been constantly bombing the Autonomous Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria in Rojava. Many of these attacks on towns and villages are carried out with „Bayraktar TB2“ combat drones. Once again, it has been proven that technology from Germany is […]