Schlagwort: Ministry of Defence
EU Commission continues to upgrade surveillance in Libya – and worries about its reputation
The EU is using development aid funds to finance a deployable radar system for the Libyan coast guard. The force, known for its brutality, wants to use it to detect refugees crossing to Europe. Then they will be intercepted by three new patrol boats. Since 2017, the European Union has been investing in increased surveillance […]
German Social Democratic Party approves EU war drone
From 2030, European air forces want to have a drone for surveillance, interception or attack. The weapon system could be exported worldwide. The German Bundestag has just given the go-ahead for the development and procurement of the Eurodrone. A so-called 25 million bill of the governing coalition of Christian and Social Democrats was voted on […]
Where have all the military drones gone?
The German Bundeswehr is one of the armies that flew unmanned systems for reconnaissance already in the 1960s. The first aircraft resembled a model aeroplane and came from the US Army, later they looked like a rocket. From the turn of the millennium, Airbus in particular benefited from the German drone programme. According to various […]