Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: EMSA

  • After EU recommendation: Frontex drone allowed to fly in civilian airspace in Greece

    After EU recommendation: Frontex drone allowed to fly in civilian airspace in Greece

    Two Israeli arms companies are offering their long-range drones in Europe for border surveillance. In addition to the military in Switzerland, the Greek coast guard is also carrying out corresponding missions. For more than a year, the EU border agency Frontex has stationed a large drone at Valletta Airport in Malta to monitor the central […]

  • Vertical take-off: German military buys modernised reconnaissance drones

    Vertical take-off: German military buys modernised reconnaissance drones

    After more than a decade, the Bundeswehr is replacing its 145 quadrocopters with a revised model. It comes from the same company, is foldable and can mark targets. The overall system in the backpack weighs 15 kilograms. The Armed Forces‘ branches can look forward to145 new quadrocopters for „imaging reconnaissance.“ The order was placed via […]

  • Maritime surveillance: Spy satellites in Frontex operation

    Maritime surveillance: Spy satellites in Frontex operation

    Electronic intelligence from space has long been the business of intelligence agencies and the military. Miniaturized technology and Musk’s SpaceX company are now making this interesting for border agencies. Even radars from ships are to be scanned unnoticed by satellites. To locate and track vessels, Frontex uses Automatic Identification System (AIS) data, which requires every […]

  • German Bundeswehr: Heavy drone first time flies in regular air traffic

    German Bundeswehr: Heavy drone first time flies in regular air traffic

    A new EU certificate allows drones over 25 kilograms to fly beyond visual range in civil and military airspace. But there have been crashes. The German Armed Forces Procurement Office tested a drone for the first time in military airspace beyond visual range, while regular air traffic was also taking place there. Flown was the […]