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Franco-German-Spanish FCAS Project Running into Turbulence

In February this year, German, French, and Spanish officials reached an impasse in their negotiations on the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project. The three countries disagree over intellectual property rights and work shares, with the French company Dassault demanding 50% of the workload. Disagreements went so far as the consideration of build three demonstrators…
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Germany to Equip Leopard 2 MBT with Trophy APS

Germany has signed a contract to purchase the Israeli Trophy active protection system for its Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks. The installation and integration of the system into the tank are to be carried out by Kraus-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), the Leopard’s manufacturer.       Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   The Federal Office…
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Egypt 2nd on the list of of German Arms Exports

The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology has released the figures for arms exports of the Federal Government for 2020. After Hungary, Egypt landed in second place with EUR 763.7 million. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Egypt occupied the first rank among third countries (not EU or NATO or their equivalent). "Egypt has…
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Egypt Tops the List of German Weapons Exports

The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology has released the figures for arms exports of the Federal Government for the first 9 months of the year 2020. On the top of the list of recipients of German weapons was Egypt with an export volume of 585.9 million euros so far this year. Follow New Defence…
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German Arms Exports to Egypt, UAE, Turkey in Numbers

The German Ministry of Economy announced that the value of arms deals that Germany agreed to export to Egypt, Turkey and the UAE amounted to more than 330 million euros. According to DW Arabic, from January 20 to May 3, 2020, Germany approved arms shipments to Egypt alone for €308.2 million. The German government also…
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2% and Beyond: NATO Defence Spending will Grow

Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO stated that 2022 will be the eighth consecutive year of increased defence spending among the alliance members. Since 2014 member states of NATO have spent over $350 billion on military purposes. The spending is going to rise and probably even more intensively.  In accordance with the current agreements, NATO…
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Sanctions Challenges for the Pharmaceutical Industry

European pharmaceutical industry equipment manufacturers began to refuse to supply spare parts and components to Russia. This may lead to suspension of the release of new medicine and also makes Russia search for alternative suppliers.   Several representatives of the pharmaceutical industry told about the problem with supplies. Thus,  Vikram Punia, the president of "Pharmasynthesis",…
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East Reorientation is a Matter of Long Time

Russia will be able to increase gas supplies to Asian markets to a level close to last year's export volumes to the EU, no earlier than in 10 years. This forecast was given by analysts from the International Energy Agency (IEA). They also expect a decline in gas production in Russia in 2022-2025 by 480…
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New Page in the EU Defence Policy?

The expansion of autonomous European capacities in the field of defense and security has been discussed in the EU for several years. The topic became even more relevant after February 24. Experts of the Carnegie Europe analytical center tried to answer the question of how serious the EU's intentions are in the field of building…
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Siemens Leaves Russia

The German company Siemens has announced its decision to leave the Russian market due to the special military operation in Ukraine. Earlier, on March 2, the comapny announced the suspension of deliveries and work on new businesses in Russia, reducing its activities to servicing existing projects. In a statement published on May 12, the company…
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