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  • Leereintrag
  • Bundeswehr Corvette Braunschweig on UNIFIL mission

    It's an exciting day for the crew of the corvette Braunschweig during the UNIFIL mission off the Lebanese coast: It is the first time that the Lebanese armed forces have transported a boarding team to the German ship by helicopter.

  • Soldaten mit Fernglässer auf der Brücke

    Security operation in the Mediterranean

    Armed German troops are to be involved in the NATO-led maritime security operation Sea Guardian in future, the Cabinet has decided. In the Mediterranean, ships and aircraft are to work together to produce a detailed picture of the situation and to monitor the maritime area.

  • Heron in a hall

    Silent aerial reconnaissance for the Bundeswehr: training with the Heron 1

    Using the Heron 1 for reconnaissance and surveillance from the air is important for Bundeswehr soldiers in the field. Pilots and operators of these reconnaissance tools are trained in Israel.

  • Video: The 2016 White Paper explained

    The White Paper is also a contribution by the German Government to the security policy debate in our country. Its purpose is to intensify and enrich this debate. In addition, it shows our international partners and allies how Germany sees its future role in the world in terms of security policy.

  • General Breuer spricht bei Diskussionsrunde – Link zur Seite mit Video

    Dicussion: White Paper on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr

    The German Defense Ministry Director of the Project Group White Paper on Security Policy presents the findings and discuss the process which resulted in the recently released 2016 White Paper.



Current as of 9/14/16