Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Evros

  • Frontex closes surveillance gaps in the air and in space

    Frontex closes surveillance gaps in the air and in space

    High-flying drones are to reconnoitre the EU’s external borders from the stratosphere, a static zeppelin is already observing close to the ground. With interception systems in space, the EU border agency wants to locate and possibly tap satellite telephones in…

  • Greece: EU Commission upgrades border surveillance – and criticises it at the same time

    Greece: EU Commission upgrades border surveillance – and criticises it at the same time

    The Greek border police are using a sound cannon and drones on a new border fence, and the EU Commission expresses its “concern” about this. However, it is itself funding several similar research projects, including a semi-autonomous drone with stealth…

  • Frontex launches new operations in Greece

    Frontex launches new operations in Greece

    In two RABIT missions, the EU Border Agency is sending 100 additional officials to the Greek-Turkish land and sea border. Frontex currently has around 600 operational forces stationed in Greece. Frontex has started two new missions in Greece. Following a…

  • Border with Turkey: EU Commission wants to track down refugees with “foliage detection”

    Border with Turkey: EU Commission wants to track down refugees with “foliage detection”

    A EU research project is testing the combination of different surveillance technologies on refugees. This involves telephone and motion detectors, cameras, radar systems, electromagnetic sensors as well as eavesdropping microphones. In addition to drones, “stratospheric platforms” will also be used.…