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Number of NATO allies spending 2% of GDP on defence to jump this year
The number of NATO allies spending at least 2% of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on military spending is expected to jump this year, according to the alliance.
EU agrees 'historic' €500 million deal to boost ammunition production
European Union negotiators reached a deal in the early hours of Friday to accelerate the production of munition and missiles in Europe to urgently deliver Ukraine.
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France and Germany are leading two different approaches to defending Europe's skies from Russian missiles with both livelihoods and lives at stake.
Can the Irish Defence Forces end their culture of sexual abuse?
Two decades after horrific testimony exposed a culture of sexual harassment and abuse in the Irish military, the problem is back in the spotlight. But for campaigners and survivors, the task of getting the government and the military to tackle the issue head-on is anything but simple.
Denmark to spend billions on defence modernisation over next 10 years
The Danish armed forces have been allowed to atrophy based on misguided political decisions, says acting defence minister
France's 'war economy' feels distant for French manufacturers
Though Macron called for a shift to a “war economy” following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, some manufacturers say that wish is yet to be fulfilled.
NATO: Why is spending 2% of GDP on defence so controversial?
Only seven of NATO's 30 allied countries met the military spending target of 2% of GDP set by the North Atlantic Alliance in 2022.
EU greenlights €2 billion ammunition deal for Ukraine
Ukraine roughly needs 1 million ammunition rounds, primarily the 155 mm kind, over the next year.
EU plans naval exercises to protect critical maritime infrastructure
"Our seas are of strategic importance," Commissioner Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius said.
'Reflexes die hard’ as women underrepresented in diplomacy: ambassador
France's ambassador to NATO told Euronews that the higher the level of defence and security meetings, the fewer women are present, something she says should change.
Is Ukraine tricking Russia with inflatable decoy tanks and weapons?
The inflatable arsenal created by this Czech tech company can act as a decoy on the battlefield, tricking the enemy into wasting valuable resources.
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NATO defence minister have been meeting this week in Brussels.
Canada and France pledge tanks supplies for Ukraine
The announcement comes one day after the United States and Germany both announced they are sending battle tanks to Ukraine, the first stage of a coordinated effort by the West to provide dozens of the heavy weapons to help Kyiv as Russia's invasion enters its 12th month.
Ukraine demands western tanks to fight off Russian aggression
As Russia’s war in Ukraine rages on, the focus is increasingly on the need to provide Kyiv with Western tanks. While thousands of the armoured vehicles have been destroyed on both sides, Ukraine overwhelmingly uses older Soviet-era tanks, and is gradually running out.
Germany still undecided on sending tanks to Ukraine
At a press conference, the NATO chief said he was confident that a decision would be made soon on whether Germany will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
Elysee Treaty 60th anniversary: France and Germany divided over Europe
The Elysee Treaty championed reconciliation and cooperation between Berlin and Paris after decades of conflict. However, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has put pressure on the two countries relationship
Boris Pistorius becomes Germany's new defence minister
In a changing of the guard at Germany's defence ministry Boris Pistorius has taken over the minister's job from Christine Lambrecht. It comes at a time of change in the German armed forces and with the country under pressure to send battle tanks to Ukraine.
Christine Lambrecht quits her role as Germany's defence minister
Christine Lambrecht has resigned as Germany's defence minister following a series of blunders. The 57-year-old was slammed for her perceived lack of military experience and for her 'tone-deaf' New Year’s Eve social media message on Russia's war in Ukraine.
US received 510 reports of unidentified objects last year
Last year the US Defence Department opened its All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office to analyse all reports of unidentified objects.
Poland signs deal with France to receive two observation satellites
Poland will get two reconnaissance satellites and a receiving station from France in 2027 but will have access to satellite imagery straight away.