Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Military

  • Jammers: Even more drone defence for Ukraine

    Jammers: Even more drone defence for Ukraine

    Russia and Ukraine are now fighting a drone war. The US, Germany and now NATO are supplying technology against it. The Ukraine war has long since become a drone war. In no other military conflict have so many unmanned aerial vehicles of various sizes and capabilities been deployed. Commercial quadrocopters fly as well as small […]

  • Connecting Europol and Interpol: EU provides more surveillance in Libya

    Connecting Europol and Interpol: EU provides more surveillance in Libya

    The EU mission EUBAM, which was actually set up to support border management, is building up a counter-terrorism „analysis unit“. This includes equipping it with analytical software. The European Union wants to support the government in Libya in building up intelligence structures. A Libyan „National Counter-Terrorism Team“ (NCTT) is to set up an „analysis unit“ […]

  • German Air Force in Afghanistan and Mali: Drone operator talks on his severe trauma

    German Air Force in Afghanistan and Mali: Drone operator talks on his severe trauma

    For the first time, a German „Master of a Drone System“ reports heavy stress disorders and depression just from watching from the air. With the upcoming introduction of armed drones, the phenomenon is likely to get worse. After about a decade of „drone debate“, the German Bundestag decided in April to arm drones for the […]

  • US military test flight: Zephyr solar glider crashed

    US military test flight: Zephyr solar glider crashed

    Airbus‘ high-flying drone has crashed in the desert just hours before setting a record for the longest flight ever recorded by an aircraft. The Zephyr solar-powered drone has crashed over the Arizona desert after a long-distance flight of 64 days. On tracking websites, the glider’s route suddenly became invisible on Friday 19 August and did […]