Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Ministry of Defence

  • Artificial intelligence for border surveillance: Greece tests autonomous drone swarms

    Artificial intelligence for border surveillance: Greece tests autonomous drone swarms

    Despite repeatedly documented human rights abuses, the EU is funding new technology to monitor its external border with Turkey. No European state is as suspected as Greece of violating human rights and international law in its control of the EU’s external borders. Greek border troops use force to drag refugees back into the strait with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Military reconnaissance: German drones in use in Ukraine

    Military reconnaissance: German drones in use in Ukraine

    The German Ministry of Defence is supplying a total of 43 unarmed aerial drones to its partner in Ukraine, as well as various technology to defend against such systems. In addition, there is talk of up to 20 naval drones. The Ministry of Defence of Ukraine has received a first delivery of reconnaissance drones from […]

  • Ukraine war: NATO spy drones work overtime

    Ukraine war: NATO spy drones work overtime

    The Western military alliance is stationing five Global Hawks in Sicily. Germany is the main contributor, provides a quarter of the personnel and opens a flight corridor. The drones were even seen in a triple mission with US Global Hawks. For three years, NATO has been stationing long-range Global Hawk drones at the Italian airbase […]