Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Mediterranean

  • Sea-Watch flies again: Flight bans by Libya contrary to international law

    Sea-Watch flies again: Flight bans by Libya contrary to international law

    After a ten-month break, the „Seabird 2“ is back over the central Mediterranean. With this aircraft, the pilots detect sea emergencies and notify nearby ships for rescue. The sea rescue organisation Sea-Watch has resumed its aerial reconnaissance over the central Mediterranean. „Our crew left early in the morning for a flight that hadn’t happened like […]

  • EU agency awaits requests for new maritime rescue drone

    EU agency awaits requests for new maritime rescue drone

    The Maritime Safety Agency EMSA has signed a four-year contract for new drone flights. But operational locations are still unclear because required flight permits and approvals are causing problems. The European Union’s seas are increasingly becoming testing tracks for drone surveillance. The border agency Frontex has been monitoring the Libyan sea rescue zone for a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Turkey prepares for world’s first aircraft carrier with drones

    Turkey prepares for world’s first aircraft carrier with drones

    The government in Ankara wants to become the fourth naval power in the Mediterranean, and after being kicked out of the „F35“ programme, the navy is turning to drones. Russia, however, could attack key production facilities. The Turkish defence company Baykar Makina has begun manufacturing the first prototype of an unmanned combat aircraft, which is […]