Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: EUNAVFOR MED

  • Frontex Aerial Service: Reconnaissance for the so-called Libyan coast guard

    Frontex Aerial Service: Reconnaissance for the so-called Libyan coast guard

    The EU Border Agency charters private aircraft to monitor the EU’s external borders. First Italy and Croatia have ordered the flights, now Frontex also flies in the Aegean Sea, above the Black Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The service will soon be supplemented by large drones. Five years ago, Frontex installed a new service for […]

  • Drones for Frontex: Unmanned migration control at Europe’s borders

    Drones for Frontex: Unmanned migration control at Europe’s borders

    Instead of providing sea rescue capabilities in the Mediterranean, the EU is expanding air surveillance. Refugees are observed with drones developed for the military. In addition to numerous EU states, countries such as Libya could also use the information obtained. It is not easy to obtain majorities for legislation in the European Union in the […]

  • Shots fired at sea rescuers: EU supports competing militias in Libya

    Shots fired at sea rescuers: EU supports competing militias in Libya

    A German public prosecutor’s office is investigating the shooting of the ship „Alan Kurdi“. Its crew could be caught between the fronts of two coastguards equipped and trained by different EU missions. With the General Administration for Coastal Security (GACS) and the Libyan Coast Guard and Port Security (LCGPS), two authorities with overlapping functions exist […]

  • Germany’s rescue drone will not fly in the Mediterranean

    Germany’s rescue drone will not fly in the Mediterranean

    Unmanned systems could help to rescue shipwrecked boats in the Mediterranean. However, a new German sea rescue drone is only to be used in the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Under the name „LARUS“, the German Government develops drones for the rescue of ships in distress. The abbreviation of the drone stands for „Situation support […]