German Tornado fleet grounded due to ‘too much bio-diesel’ in fuel

According to local media, the fuel used by the German Tornado fleet appears to have been mixed with 'too much bio-diesel'.

German Air Force ‘In dire straits’ says Chief of Staff

Germany’s air force is in dire straits and funds are urgently needed to modernise its weaponry and systems, the air force chief of staff said according to local reports.

Can the German Navy Be Saved?

In a country where good news stories about the military are few and far between, recent years had been kind to the German Navy. 

Turkish newspaper claims country could conquer Germany and France in days

Newspaper Yeni Söz, a government mouthpiece, carried the incredibly odd claim that Turkey could conquer France and Germany within days.

Germany pitching for UN Security Council seat, despite almost inoperable armed forces

Germany is pitching for a seat at the UN Security Council, the UN’s most powerful arm in charge of the authorisation of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states.

Airbus and Dassault Aviation join forces on European Future Combat Air System

Airbus and Dassault Aviation have decided to join forces for the development and production of Europe’s Future Combat Air System (FCAS), which is slated to complement and eventually replace current generation of Eurofighter and Rafale fighter aircraft between 2035 and 2040.

German military short on tanks and combat aircraft for NATO Mission

The German military is under-equipped to take on its upcoming role as leader of NATO's Russian-aimed Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, a leaked document shows.

Greece now ahead of UK in defence spending as share of GDP

Estonia and the United Kingdom both spend 2.13% of their GDP on defence.

After the UK leaves the EU, ’80 percent of NATO spending will come from...

Since 2014, defence spending on the continent and in Canada has increased. In 2014, only three allies met the 2 percent of gross domestic product on defence guideline.

Royal Navy Merlin helicopters begin massive submarine hunt

Merlin helicopters from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose will spend the next week searching for submarines in NATO's largest Mediterranean Anti-Submarine Exercise, Dynamic Manta 2018.

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