The implementation of PILUM, an electromagnetic railgun project for artillery applications which can reach standoff distances up to 200 km, was officially launched on 23 April 2021.
Tag Archives : European Defence Agency
08 Feb 2021
OCEAN2020 is so far the largest project financed by the PADR which is managed by EDA on behalf of the European Commission...
04 Jan 2021
EDA’s Steering Board recently approved the launch of a specific EDA ad hoc project which will contribute to the implementation of a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) project aimed at developing a European Patrol Corvette.
03 Dec 2020
EDA’s longstanding Maritime Surveillance (MARSUR) project entered a new phase on 19 November 2020...
EDA selects the ‘PILUM’ consortium, a disruptive-technology research project for innovative EM railgun
11 Jun 2020
Following calls for proposals launched by the European Defence Agency (EDA) in 2019, the consortium “PILUM” (Projectiles for Increased Long-range effects Using Electro-Magnetic railgun) has been selected to lead a research project on the electromagnetic railgun.
07 May 2020
The European Defense Agency (EDA) and the French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL) have just launched a research study on electromagnetic railguns in which 5 European countries are taking part. The study has been dubbed 'PILUM'.
22 Nov 2019
The OCEAN2020 project, managed by a 42 partner consortium from 15 EU countries, has successfully launched its first sea demonstration in the Gulf of Taranto, Italy on November 21.
18 Nov 2019
The European Defense Agency (EDA) recently awarded one of two industry teams a service contract for the provision of a study on the use of directed energy weapons on board naval ships against unmanned vehicles.
13 Nov 2019
The European Council launched 13 new collaborative projects under the Permanent Structured Cooperation on Defence and Security (PESCO) scheme on November 12 2019. Two of these new projects focus on the maritime domain: A European Patrol Corvette (EPC) and a Maritime Unmanned Anti-Submarine System (MUSAS). There is now a total of 6 PESCO projects in the naval defense field.
01 Oct 2019
The European Defence Agency (EDA) Steering Board has just approved the launch of a 4-year CAT B project aimed at developing a swarm of biomimetic underwater vehicles for underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (SABUVIS II), the EDA announced on September 27.