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#USEUCOM – US European Command begins Europe exercise series 

#USEUCOM – US European Command begins Europe exercise series 

| May 15, 2019

US European Command (USEUCOM) began its Europe exercise series on 10 May with the start of joint exercise Immediate Response in Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia. Immediate Response, a freedom of movement exercise, is the first of six, long-planned USEUCOM exercises scheduled to occur in Europe between May and September 2019.  USEUCOM’s exercise series brings together […]

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#EuropeanDefenceUnion – New guidance to help member states run joint defence procurements 

#EuropeanDefenceUnion – New guidance to help member states run joint defence procurements 

| May 13, 2019

The European Commission has published guidance on co-operative defence procurement to help member states apply the Defence Procurement Directive (Directive 2009/81/EC) consistently and make use of all the co-operation possibilities it offers. This will facilitate Member States’ participation in collaborative defence projects under the future European Defence Fund and its current precursor programmes. Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship […]

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#SEAD – Hitting where it hurts

#SEAD – Hitting where it hurts

| May 9, 2019

The Indian Air Force’s new NARGM anti-radiation missile promises a step change for the force’s SEAD doctrine.  Work on the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile (NGARM) commenced in 2012 with an initial budget of $62 million, writes Thomas Withington. Open sources state that the weapon has a range of between 54 […]

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#SAGE advice

#SAGE advice

| April 5, 2019

Leonardo’s SAGE ESM (pictured) could commence flight trials onboard General Atomics’ MQ-9B Sky Guardian UAV in 2020. This news follows reports in early February that Leonardo was examining the integration of this Electronic Support Measure (ESM) onboard the MQ-9B, writes Tom Withington. The MQ-9B is the airframe upon which the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Protector-RG1 […]

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#USEUCOM deploys Terminal High Altitude Area Defence #THAAD system to #Israel

#USEUCOM deploys Terminal High Altitude Area Defence #THAAD system to #Israel

| March 5, 2019

At the direction of the Secretary of Defence, US European Command deployed a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system to Israel in early March as a demonstration of the United States’ continued commitment to Israel’s regional security under the Department of Defence’s Dynamic Force Employment concept.   THAAD is the most advanced integrated air and […]

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#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

| February 8, 2019

Senior leaders from US European Command (EUCOM) and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) met this week at EUCOM Headquarters to discuss a variety of key issues of mutual interest as part of the ongoing commitment between the two staffs to enhance understanding and transparency.  Hosted by General Curtis Scaparrotti, commander, U.S. European Command and […]

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#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

| February 8, 2019

US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) are conducting the bilateral exercise Juniper Falcon 2019 from 7-14 February. The exercise is designed to enhance our interoperability between both nations’ militaries and ensure our men and women are ready and prepared for any contingency, particularly those of ballistic missile defense and crisis response. […]

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