Operation Atalanta´s new mandate entered into force on 1st of January 2021. New tasks will reinforce the EU NAVFOR’s counter-piracy core responsibilities.
Tag Archives : European Union
10 Aug 2020
The European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, qualified the movements of the Turkish navy in the Eastern Mediterranean as "extremely worrying".
29 Jun 2020
Damen Shipyards Group, as coordinator of the SEA Defence (Survivability, Electrification, Automation, Detectability, Enabling Foresight of European Naval Capabilities in Extreme conditions) project, is proud to announce that the European Commission has selected this proposal within the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019).
18 Jun 2020
The European Commission unveiled this week a number of new European Defence Industrial Development Programmes (EDIDP), among which two new projects in the naval field: DECISMAR and SEA Defence.
12 May 2020
The European Union (EU)'s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) have launched three calls for projects in the field of protection against of Sub-Surface threats.
31 Mar 2020
The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya, thereby contributing to the peace process in the country, through the launch of a new CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policy) military operation in the Mediterranean.
17 Mar 2020
With Europe now at the epicenter of the Coronavirus crisis (according to the World Health Organization), here is an overview of the impact Covid19 has on the main naval shipbuilders of the "old continent".
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.