Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: IAI

  • 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 […]

  • Loitering munition: Rheinmetall sells first kamikaze drones to NATO state

    Loitering munition: Rheinmetall sells first kamikaze drones to NATO state

    In the present wars, the military is increasingly using remote-controlled warheads. The German defence ministry calls such weapons „worrying“. But after similar plans a decade ago, the Bundeswehr is again considering to procure them. For the first time, the arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has won an order for its loitering munition. According to a press release […]

  • Mediterranean Sea: Frontex claims to have detected 13,000 refugees with drones

    Mediterranean Sea: Frontex claims to have detected 13,000 refugees with drones

    After in Malta, the EU border agency is now stationing a long-range drone on Crete. There is contradictory information on the surveillance technology on board. According to its own figures, Frontex has detected at least 13,000 refugees in 300 cases with the help of long-range drones and reported them to the responsible coast guards. Since […]

  • Heron TP in Israel: Germany now arms its drones

    Heron TP in Israel: Germany now arms its drones

    With the decision to buy 140 missiles, the German „drone debate“ comes to an end after eight years. All details about the weapons are top secret. At the request of the government’s parliamentary groups, the Bundestag’s Budget and Defence Committees last week gave the green light to arm the Bundeswehr’s Heron TP drones. As an […]