Security Architectures in the EU

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  • Italy and Frontex now monitor the Mediterranean Sea with large drones

    Italy and Frontex now monitor the Mediterranean Sea with large drones

    Last week, the EU Border Agency decided on the multi-year deployment of large drones in the Mediterranean, now Italy is following suit. The contractors have already carried out tests for Frontex over the past two years. The Italian Ministry of…

  • 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…

  • EU pays for surveillance in Gulf of Tunis

    EU pays for surveillance in Gulf of Tunis

    A new monitoring system for Tunisian coasts should counter irregular migration across the Mediterranean. The German Ministry of the Interior is also active in the country. A similar project in Libya has now been completed. Human rights organisations see it…

  • Eurodrone delayed by two years

    Eurodrone delayed by two years

    The envisaged date for series production of a European long-range drone is not tenable. The German Ministry of Defence is to be responsible for the delay of at least two years. In the meantime, the project has been transferred to…

  • Frontex monitors sea border with unmanned airship

    Frontex monitors sea border with unmanned airship

    In the new Frontex budget, more than two billion euros have been reserved for the procurement of the company’s own ships, aircraft and automobiles. After drones, the EU Commission is now testing other technologies for aerial border surveillance The Greek…

  • German Bundeswehr to get 21 “Eurodrones”

    German Bundeswehr to get 21 “Eurodrones”

    Preparations for a European armed drone are entering the final round, and its development is set to begin in a year’s time. Four years later, a first model could be launched for test flights. The German Ministry of Defense wants…