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News - European Defence Fund

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Corvettes

    European Patrol Corvette (EPC) (France)

    Programme Background The European Patrol Corvette (EPC) is one of the new PESCO (Permanent Structured Cooperation on Defence and Security) projects. PESCO was established by ...

  • Corvettes

    European Patrol Corvette (EPC) (Spain)

    Programme Background The European Patrol Corvette (EPC) is one of the new PESCO (Permanent Structured Cooperation on Defence and Security) projects. PESCO was established by ...

  • Corvettes

    European Patrol Corvette (EPC) (Italy)

    Programme Background Requirements The 2021-2023 Documento Programmatico Pluriennale (DPP) - a multi-year defence planning document from the Italian MoD - includes a plan to acquire eight "Patrol Ships", ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Stryker (North Macedonia)

    Programme Background In its Long-Term Defence Capabilities Development Plan (LTDCDP) published in 2019, the North Macedonian MoD outlined plans to acquire Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs) ...

  • Corvettes

    Future Corvette (Greece)

    Programme Background Greece is looking a procuring a new class of frigates to replace part of the ageing Elli-class frigates. As the country is set ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4, Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles

    Surplus M1117 Guardian ASV (Greece)

    Programme Background The Greek Army operates a large, yet elderly fleet of armoured vehicles. As a result, it is seeking to acquire surplus vehicles from ...

  • OPVs

    Polish Coast Guard OPVs

    Programme BackgroundThe Polish Coast Guard are acquiring a new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) intended for the control of external borders of the European Union. The vessels ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4

    JLTV Montenegro

    In 2017 the Montenegro Ministry of Defence announced it would allocate EUR110 million over five years to fund new military procurement. These included EUR71 million ...

  • Tanks

    Type-10 tank

    Due to Japan's decision to reorient its defence planning towards countering a hostile invasion of its southern island territories, the JGSDF has opted to reduce ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Type 16 Manoeuvre Combat Vehicle

    Following the delivery of the first Type 16 MCV prototype to the JGSDF in 2013, funding for the first 36 Type 16 MCVs was released ...

  • Transport

    C-130 Replacement- Chile

    One potential answer was the KC-390, for which it signed a letter of intent for six, but which now appears not to be on the ...

  • OPVs

    OPV P71

    Programme Background Malta is to receive an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) called P71 to complement the P61 OPV. Plans were first announced for a new OPV ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - small

    Orbiter 3 (Croatia)

    Programme Background The Croatian government launched a competitive tender for the procurement of a short-range UAV in October 2017. Although the tender was opened on ...

  • Tanks

    T-72M4CZ MBT Replacement

    Programme BackgroundIn order to meet its NATO obligations to field a modern mechanised brigade by 2026, the Czech Army is seeking new tracked IFVs and ...

  • Transport/tanker aircraft

    A330 MRTT (NATO)

    Following operations in Libya and extensive analyses by the European Defence Agency (EDA), it was agreed at the NATO Summit in 2012 that the EDA ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Military - UUVs

    Gavia Defence

    The Gavia Defence AUV can be used for MCM, port security, search and salvage, ASW training, rapid environmental assessment and hydrographic survey. 

  • Major networking projects

    Missile Defence

    In 2010, NATO rolled out an initial capability to protect alliance forces against missile threats and is now examining options for protecting territory and populations. ...

  • Land: air defence simulators

    Rapier Air Defence PTT

    In service with the British Army, the Rapier Air Defence Field Standard A and B part task trainer (PTT) gives students target alerting, identification, tracking ...

  • Land: coastal surveillance radars

    905A Coast Defence Radar

    The 905A Coast Defence Radar is a mobile 1D phased-array system used for panoramic monitoring of the coastline, low-altitude target detection and tracking and fire ...

  • Major networking projects

    Defence Architecture Framework

    BAE Systems is developing a broad base of systems architecture expertise to execute network-centric warfare projects on behalf of the Australian Defence Force. This is ...

  • Major networking projects

    Air and Missile Defence

    NATO Air and Missile Defence comprises all measures aimed at monitoring and reacting to potential air threats in NATO airspace, as well as countering hostile ...

  • Major networking projects

    Ballistic Missile Defence

    In early 2010, NATO acquired the first phase of an initial theatre ballistic missile defence capability to protect alliance forces. 

  • Sea: sonar systems

    Krait Defence System

    Krait Defence System is a flexible, scalable and modular anti-submarine warfare solution by the British SEA. It includes a family of products from stand-alone KraitArray ...

  • Defence and Emergency Training Courses

    Streit Group's Defence and Emergency Training Courses are designed to enhance the skill sets of Military units and Special Forces, as well as police, private ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Australian Defence Force MRH90 Training

    As prime contractor for the ADF's MRH90 training programme, CAE has provided two MRH90 full-flight mission simulators (FFMS), training facilities and engineering and support services. ...

  • Air: fixed-wing flight simulators

    Australian Defence Force King Air 350 Training

    CAE is under contract with the ADF to provide Beechcraft King Air 350 training. Under the contractor-owned, contractor-operated programme, CAE will provide simulator services through ...

  • Land: air defence simulators

    Live Training System for Air Defence

    Elbit Systems' Live Training System for Air Defence is integrated on various short- and medium-range air defence systems. The Live Training System provides networked and ...

  • Self-propelled guns

    AAGW 30 mm Air Defence Gun

    The 30mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Wheeled (AAGW) Vehicle System is a Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) system developed by Hanwha Defense, South Korea. Powered by a ...

  • Military UAS - rotary-wing, Military UAS - tactical

    Skeldar V-200

    UMS Aero Group AG and Saab formed a joint venture company called UMS SKELDAR to produce the Skeldar V-200 UAV.  The Skeldar V-200 is a flexible and highly ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - tactical


    The LOTUS, Low Observable Tactical Unnamed System, is a tactical UAV especially designed for border patrol ISR operations.  The development of the project is funded by ...