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How collaborative defence programmes can improve EU armies’ readiness

17th December 2022 - 10:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


European countries intend to increase equipment interoperability. (Photo: Portuguese MoD)

Member states of the European Defence Agency plan to deepen collaboration across development and acquisition programmes in the short term.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the need to protect Eastern Europe's borders have been driving countries towards ways to improve their defence inventories. In this context, deepening collaboration to develop and procure systems and technologies is a crucial measure.

Member states of the European Defence Agency (EDA) disclosed plans to increase investment in joint efforts over the next few years during the EDA's annual conference, Investing in European Defence, on 8 December.

Josep Borrell Fontelles, head of the agency and High Representative and Vice President of the European Commission, noted that Europe must address the region’s short-term needs

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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