Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Eurodrone

  • Germany’s long road to drone power

    Germany’s long road to drone power

    The German Bundeswehr has been flying reconnaissance drones for 60 years, and now they are to be armed. In a study, the author describes all German military drones and the role of the Airbus Group. According to the UN Special…

  • The armed “Eurodrone” is also to fly with wiretapping technology

    The armed “Eurodrone” is also to fly with wiretapping technology

    On its website, the German Ministry of Defence gives the impression that the mass production of an EU combat drone has already been decided. First, however, the Bundestag is to vote on it. The Social Democratic Party is thus faced…

  • Germany abandons plans for own NATO drones

    Germany abandons plans for own NATO drones

    In Sicily, NATO has stationed five and the US Air Force two high-flying GLOBAL HAWK. An additional “national provision” was to cost German taxpayers over half a billion euros The German government is refraining from plans to acquire its own…

  • German Social Democrats tip the scales against arming Heron TP drones – but now the „Eurodrones“ are coming

    German Social Democrats tip the scales against arming Heron TP drones – but now the „Eurodrones“ are coming

    The arming of Israeli drones has been stopped for now, but in coming months the Bundestag will vote on whether to approve purchase of 21 “Eurodrones”. Since 2010, the German Armed Forces have been flying unarmed drones of the type…

  • German Airbase in Jagel: Waiting for the drones

    German Airbase in Jagel: Waiting for the drones

    Only 23 years after a military drone airport in Jagel was decided, large drones could actually be stationed there. But the squadron is already analysing images and videos of drone missions in Mali. In this way, “terrorists” and “smugglers” are…

  • Ukraine and Serbia are new European drone powers

    Ukraine and Serbia are new European drone powers

    Four European states now have armed drones, two of which already use them to combat “terrorism”. Another four might consider to weaponize units which have already been ordered, including Germany. All leading manufacturers of unmanned weapons systems from the USA,…