Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: FCAS

  • Armed drone power Airbus

    Armed drone power Airbus

    The German armed forces want to arm their drones. Germany, France, Italy and Spain are also to decide on combat drone swarms. With the “Eurodrone”, Germany wants to join with France, Italy and Spain in the circle of drone powers…

  • 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…

  • Future Combat Air System: Industry squabbles over largest European defence project

    Future Combat Air System: Industry squabbles over largest European defence project

    The governments of France, Germany and Spain want to develop an AI-based air defence network by 2040. It consists of a new generation of fighter jets accompanied by swarms of drones. A “Combat Cloud” will then ensure networking with other…

  • Big business with throw-away military drones

    Big business with throw-away military drones

    The defence company Airbus is expected to have produced 2,000 target drones soon, at a unit price in the six-digit range. The Bundeswehr uses them for air defence training. Further missions are testing swarms of drones. To train air defence…

  • Airbus working on deadly swarm of drones

    Airbus working on deadly swarm of drones

    The next generation German combat aircraft should fly in swarms with drones. The capability is currently being tested at the Baltic Sea. The European armaments company Airbus has begun flight tests on a military training area of the German Armed…