New Minister of Defence: Klaudia Tanner >>> Eurofighter offset deal volume exceeded by EUR 1bn >>> National security preview 2020 published >>> Cyber attack on Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2020 is set to become an interesting year in Austrian defence. In 2019, austerity has again begun to bite and a new coalition government between Conservatives and Greens is due to be sworn in on January 7. We take a look at their agenda and added our comments.
Klaudia Tanner, 49, has been named as the incoming Minister for Defence, to be sworn in on Jan 7, 2020. Mrs Tanner has no prior experience in defence policy, but is reported to have already been shortlisted for the ministerial post in 2017.
2019: A recapView Post
Saab 105 fleet grounded >>> Positive trend in public opinion on the Bundesheer, conscription >>> Eurofighter – whistleblower alleges bribe taking during procurement >>> Dogs killing handler: Kennel not defective
Two Weeks in Austrian Defence | Nov 19View Post
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MoD report on mid-term vision and requirements published >>> Public reactions to the report