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  • INFOGRAPHIC: Boeing in Europe

     Infographic | Promoted content | Transport 07-12-2015

    Boeing’s history with Europe goes back to Wilhelm Böing, father of company founder Bill Boeing, who was born in Hohenlimburg, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1868. In 1916, Bill Boeing established a company that has become the world’s leading aviation and aerospace enterprise and a global industry icon.

  • Nordic nations agree on defence cooperation against Russia

    News | Global Europe 10-04-2015

    Calling Russia the biggest challenge to European security, Nordic nations agreed on closer defence ties and increased solidarity with the Baltic states yesterday (9 April), aiming to increase regional security through deterrence.

  • ASD Convention 2014

     Video | Promoted content | Aviation 07-07-2014

    The AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe held its flagship annual event in Prague, on the eve of the European elections. Together with high level representatives of EU institutions, Agencies and national governments we took stock of the achievements of the past legislature and reflected on ways to further improve cooperation in the next one, focusing on European industrial policies and the competitiveness of our sectors.

  • Obama arrives in Brussels for G7 meeting

     Video | Promoted content | Global Europe 04-06-2014

    US President Barack Obama arrived in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon for a meeting with the 7 world's leading industrialised nations. For the first time in 17 years, the G7 will meet without Russia, leaving President Vladimir Putin out of the talks in retaliation for his seizure of Crimea and Russia's role in destabilising eastern Ukraine.

  • Strengthening European Prosperity and Competitiveness

     Video | Promoted content | Transport 03-03-2014

    Today, more than one person in every thousand European citizens works in the European Aerospace and Defence Industries. But global competition is increasing and the question is; Will Europe be able to keep up the good performance also tomorrow?
    Now is the time for the European Aerospace and Defence community, I mean Industry AND policy makers, to engage in a constructive debate. A debate on common strategies… Strategies that can be converted into investments for the future… A future where prosperity and competitiveness still become reality.

  • Cameron waters down EU defence ambitions at summit

    News | Global Europe 20-12-2013

    For the first time in five years, EU leaders dedicated a European Council summit to defence policy, which had been kept under the rug during the economic crisis. The outcome was far less ambitious than some member states may have expected, and leaders said in their final conclusions that they would bring up the issue again in the coming year.

  • Leaders to back EU defence industry projects at summit

    News | Trade & Society 19-12-2013

    The idea of building a European drone is expected to make inroads at a two-day summit of EU heads of states and governments, which opens this evening (19 December).