View Post

Two Weeks in Austrian Defence | Jan 20

In Blog, English by Chiara Libiseller

Federal President and reserve associations bemoan unconstitutional state of the Bundesheer >>> Kunasek supports deeper EU cooperation in security and defence >>> Bundesheer to acquire 3 new Black Hawks until 2020 >>> Bundesheer supports civilian rescue services after heavy snowfalls  >>> Proposed changes to military law: wider access to telecom data

View Post

This summer in Austrian defence | TSIAD 2018

In Blog, English by Bernhard Völkl

New Chief of Defence appointed >>> Repeated Calls for an Increased Defence Budget >>> Kunasek suggests to extend the duration of conscription >>> Continuous decrease in the number of men fit for service >>> Austria and partner countries propose ‘Surveillance as a Service’ project to EU >>> Third parliamentary inquiry into Eurofighter deal >>> Future of air-traffic control to be determined >>> New helicopters to bolster an ailing fleet >>> Tank fleet overhaul needed >>> Boating accident