nato

  1. Ethan

    Baltic states push US on Patriot missile defense deployment

    HELSINKI — The NATO-aligned Baltic states are to pursue greater collaboration on the joint purchase of offensive weapons systems. Baltic governments, motivated by unease over a more unpredictable Kremlin, also want the U.S. to house the Patriot air-and-missile defense system in the region to...
  2. Ethan

    Love Him or Hate Him, Trump Is Right When It Comes to NATO Spending

    Trump on NATO, what a tangled web he wove. During his campaign he questioned the alliance's relevancy, then said it needed to be revamped to fight terrorism, and all while slamming NATO member countries for not paying "their fair share." These statements rocked the alliance—one that is more...
  3. Ethan

    British defense review may come sooner as Brexit talks unfold

    LONDON — Britain could bring forward its next strategic defense and security review by as much as two years to reflect the likely impact of the Brexit negotiations, according to a top think tank here. By late 2018, the implications of the upcoming negotiations with the European Union over...
  4. Ethan

    Northern composure

    Living with Russia on their nation's eastern border has meant the Finnish Defence Forces are more adjusted than most other militaries in the region in how to adopt an appropriate posture, Peter Felstead reports As Europe's NATO nations have been forced to adjust their defence posture in...
  5. Ethan

    Brexit could impact future European fighter development, Airbus warns

    he United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union could have a major impact on Europe's plans to design, develop, and manufacture the next generation of combat aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space (DS) chief executive Dirk Hoke has warned. Speaking to Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper on 31...
  6. Ethan

    Britain, France tap MBDA for study toward future cruise, anti-ship missiles

    PARIS – Britain and France signed an agreement to launch a €100 million ($108 million), three-year study by European missile maker MBDA for a future cruise missile and anti-ship weapon, the British defense ministry said March 28. That defense agreement with Paris was announced just ahead of...
  7. Ethan

    MBDA readies Enforcer for moving target, air-burst trials

    First shoulder-launched firings of a qualified Enforcer system are scheduled for 2018 An optional anti-armour warhead is under consideration MBDA Deutschland is preparing for a series of moving target and air-burst engagement trials with its KFK (Kleinflugkörper - small missile) Enforcer...
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