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European multirole tanker transport fleet takes shape
European multirole tanker transport fleet takes shape Brussels - 19 December, 2014
The Netherlands, Poland and Norway have decided to prepare negotiations with Airbus Defence & Space for the acquisition of a fleet of A330 MRTT multirole transport and air-to-air refuelling aircraft. The participating nations would w...
Defence experts meet to discuss implications of Additive Manufacturing
Defence experts meet to discuss implications of Additiv... Brussels - 19 December, 2014
More than 50 experts from Ministries of Defence, industry and academia have m...
EDA marks 10th anniversary with special academic session
EDA marks 10th anniversary with special academic session Brussels - 18 December, 2014
Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency...
Inaugural Test and Evaluation conference delivers results
Inaugural Test and Evaluation conference delivers results Rome - 16 December, 2014
The inaugural European Test and Evaluation Community Days Conference took pla...
EDA holds first C-27J pooled maintenance and training meeting
EDA holds first C-27J pooled maintenance and training m... Brussels - 10 December, 2014
The European Defence Agency recently held a meeting with European C-27J Spart...
EDA signs Security Arrangement with OCCAR
EDA signs Security Arrangement with OCCAR Bonn - 09 December, 2014
European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Claude-France Arnould and Organ...
Fifth edition of the Helicopter Tactics Symposium held in Prague
Fifth edition of the Helicopter Tactics Symposium held ... Prague - 04 December, 2014
The latest edition of the Helicopter Tactics Symposium was hosted by the Czec...
EDA Chief Executive speaks at Berlin Security Conference
EDA Chief Executive speaks at Berlin Security Conference Berlin - 04 December, 2014
EDA Chief Executive Claude-France Arnould attended the Berlin Security Confer...

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Claude-France Arnould

Claude-France Arnould

EDA Chief Executive

Claude-France Arnould is the Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency, having assumed the role on 17 January 2011. In October 2013, Member States unanimously extended her mandate by an additional year until 15 January 2015 ...

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Frederica Mogherini

Federica Mogherini

Head of the Agency

Federica Mogherini is the Head of the European Defence Agency, in her role as High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission. Appointed in November 2014, she leads the ...

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