Cover story

Rising To a New Dimension: Defence embraces Space

The European Commission’s new ‘Space Strategy for Europe’ is designed to further strengthen the EU’s space industry and to allow the Union to fully seize the benefits of this strategic asset which is key in supporting Europe's autonomy of action, including on defence.

INDUSTRY TALK

Interview: Frank Haun (KMW/KNDS)

In an exclusive interview with European Defence Matters, Frank Haun, the President & CEO of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Co-CEO of KMW+Nexter Defense Systems (KNDS), makes a strong case for a further consolidation of the European defence sector.


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focus

Interview with McKinsey on the benefits of European defence cooperation

Wolff van Sintern, who leads McKinsey’s activities in the defence sector in EMEA, speaks to European Defence Matters about the enormous potential of deeper cooperation and the challenges and the opportunities the European defence industry is facing.





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IN THE FIELD

Fuelling European Tanker Capability

A report about the 4th European Air-to-Air Refuelling Training (EART 2017) exercise at Eindhoven Airbase (The Netherlands)

Joint training exercise enhances effectiveness and interoperability of European forces as Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport Fleet (MMF) takes shape.




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opinion

opinion

Daniel Fiott Security and Defence Editor at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

European defence, 60 years after the Treaty of Rome

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Multinational Simulation - How the MALE RPAS ISR Training programme is shaping the future of training

The European Air Group (EAG) and European Defence Agency (EDA) are collaborating to introduce a multinational, networked synthetic training system that will promote interoperability in the use of Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Air Systems (MALE RPAS).


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