German Defence News
After the industrialists involved in the SCAF program have finally agreed on sharing tasks and industrial property issues, it is now up to the States concerned, namely France, Germany and Spain to validate the technical and financial proposals submitted to them, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing opex360.
The German Ministry of Defense had planned to modernize the eight Deutsche Marine's P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft to maintain them in service until 2030.
In the event of a military conflict between NATO and Russia, the chances of Germany not supporting NATO are very high, says German publicist Wolfgang Munchau.
Will the same scenario play out for the Main Ground Combat System , the battle tank project of the future, led by Germany, in cooperation with France?
Rheinmetall and Northrop Grumman have agreed on cooperation in the development of precision artillery ammunition with extended range, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Germany is at risk and security problems after it became clear that at least 100 civilian vessels, including two submarines of the Navy, are equipped with Russian hardware. The German edition Bild announced the news, and Deutsche Welle made a detailed analysis of the events.
The German government has expressed a desire to purchase new patrol planes and reconnaissance equipment for them, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned. The US State Department has accepted the application and approved the sale.
Germany's decision may constitute a fundamental challenge to the current line of Chinese policy, which was based on the effective behind-the-scenes discouragement of European countries' authorities from showing political and military activity, for example, in the context of disputes in the South China Sea.
During a drill over the Nordhorn ridge in Lower Saxony, a Luftwaffe Tornado fighter lost two training bombs. The Bundeswehr has assembled the bombshells, the investigation continues. This case was not the first one of its kind in Nordhorn.
Rheinmetall has announced that it has received a contract from an undisclosed NATO member state to supply modern 155mm artillery ammunition with increased range, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
The three strongest European countries - Britain, France, and Germany - are beginning to produce a new European tank of the next generation. The source of information is the Russian edition of Popular Mechanics.
With a total of 53 copies ordered, Germany's armed forces are the largest users of the turboprop transporter. Airbus sees itself on course - and still has big plans for the A400M.
The reason is the embargo announced by the federal government on the sale of drones to Saudi Arabia, which was one of its clients, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
The French procurement authority Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), has ordered the first series of the MK82-EP, which intends for the Mirage 2000 and Rafale fighter jets
Germany will increase its defense budget by around 3 percent next year. However, Berlin continues to spend on military purchases well below the 2% NATO requirement.
That was an "attack with a flamethrower on the French doctrine," said the renowned French journalist Renaud Girard a week later in the Figaro. France has always preached European strategic autonomy.
MEPs from the German social democratic party, SPD, proposed the creation of a European military unit, subordinate to the EU institutions - the Commission and the European Parliament, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Egypt will pay approximately 130m euros for nine patrol boats that were built for Saudi Arabia by German shipyard Lursen, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing the website boerse.de, which announced the news earlier this month.
The budget committee of the German parliament has agreed to spend up to 5.5 billion euros to acquire a party of 38 new Eurofighter Typhoon fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Against the background of military conflicts in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, quiet political-military diplomacy is being conducted on the European continent at the request of Greece, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.