Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Sicily

  • Libya and Russia: NATO spy drones fly first missions

    Libya and Russia: NATO spy drones fly first missions

    Western military forces have stationed seven GLOBAL HAWK on Sicily. Unlike US Air Force drones, NATO switches off their transponders during missions A drone stationed in Sicily as part of NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) programme has completed its first missions. Flights were made towards Libya and Russia, reports ItalMilRadar. The internet portal evaluates the […]

  • Germany abandons plans for own NATO drones

    Germany abandons plans for own NATO drones

    In Sicily, NATO has stationed five and the US Air Force two high-flying GLOBAL HAWK. An additional „national provision“ was to cost German taxpayers over half a billion euros The German government is refraining from plans to acquire its own spy drones for NATO. This is what the Ministry of Defence writes in its answer […]

  • 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 the Interior is providing €7.2 million for the operation of drones in the central Mediterranean. […]

  • Frontex aircraft: Below the radar against international law

    Frontex aircraft: Below the radar against international law

    For three years, Frontex has been chartering small aircraft for the surveillance of the EU’s external borders. First Italy was thus supported, then Croatia followed. Frontex keeps the planes details secret, and the companies also switch off the transponders for position display during operations. The European Commission does not want to make public which private […]