Direction de la défense - News Follow the last information Direction de la défense Direction de la défense http://defense.gouvernement.lu/en/actualites.html Direction de la défense - News http://defense.gouvernement.lu/en/actualites.html Follow the last information Direction de la défense 413 80 1440 20 21 22 23 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Saturday Sunday Fri, 20 Jan 2023 07:21:39 +0100 Fri, 20 Jan 2023 07:21:39 +0100 François Bausch on a working visit to Cabo Verde On 18 and 19 January 2023, the Minister of Defence, François Bausch, made a working visit to Cabo Verde. Fri, 20 Jan 2023 07:21:39 +0100 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2023/01-janvier/20-bausch-cabo-verde.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2023/01-janvier/20-bausch-cabo-verde.html Luxembourg and the United States establish a new era of Space cooperation within NATO Luxembourg and the United States have established a Global Commercially Contracted Satellite Communications Support Partnership (GCC SATCOM SP), opening a new era of Space cooperation within NATO. Mon, 31 Oct 2022 09:56:12 +0100 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/31-gcc-satcom-sp-nato.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/31-gcc-satcom-sp-nato.html François Bausch and Virgin Orbit sign agreement to advance Allied responsive space capabilities across Europe On 17 October 2022, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, François Bausch and Virgin Orbit signed a Letter of Intent that will begin the process towards developing responsive space capabilities inclusive of mobile launch infrastructure that would be based in Luxembourg, but available for NATO partners, and other Allies across the European continent. Mon, 17 Oct 2022 18:18:28 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/17-bausch-virgin-orbit.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/17-bausch-virgin-orbit.html Signing of the Declaration of Intent concerning the location of the Belgian-Luxembourg reconnaissance battalion On Thursday 13 October, Ludivine Dedonder, Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Belgium, and François Bausch, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, signed a Declaration of Intent concerning the location of the bi-national reconnaissance battalion. Thu, 13 Oct 2022 14:57:11 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/13-bausch-declaration-belgo-luxembourgeoise.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/13-bausch-declaration-belgo-luxembourgeoise.html François Bausch at the Berlin Climate and Security Conference On 11 October 2022, at the invitation of Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Annalena Baerbock, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, François Bausch, participated as a speaker in the Berlin Climate and Security Conference (BCSC). Tue, 11 Oct 2022 16:21:29 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/11-bausch-berlin.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/11-bausch-berlin.html François Bausch at the Warsaw Security Forum On 4 October 2022, Minister of Defence, François Bausch, participated in the ninth edition of the Warsaw Security Forum. François Bausch was invited as a speaker at two panel discussions and he had a bilateral meeting with Hanno Pevkur, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia. Tue, 04 Oct 2022 16:05:09 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/04-bausch-warsaw-security-forum.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/10-octobre/04-bausch-warsaw-security-forum.html Luxembourg Defence Open Air Days: The Luxembourg Defence invites to discover its aircraft fleet On the weekend of 1st and 2 October 2022, from 10am to 4pm, the Directorate of Defence invites anyone interested to discover Luxembourg's air component during the Luxembourg Defence Open Air Days at Luxembourg-Findel Airport. Tue, 13 Sep 2022 10:59:15 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/09-septembre/13-luxembourg-defence-open-air-days.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/09-septembre/13-luxembourg-defence-open-air-days.html Sustainable defence efforts at centre of first IF CEED Conference The circular economy is one of the building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe's agenda for sustainable growth. Tue, 06 Sep 2022 10:23:34 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/09-septembre/06-if-ceed-conference.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/09-septembre/06-if-ceed-conference.html François Bausch signs an administrative arrangement in support of the European Union Satellite Centre On 31 August 2022, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, François Bausch visited the European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen) in Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain, in order to take stock of SatCen's achievements, its cooperation with Luxembourg and sign an administrative arrangement to finance a part of SatCen's activities. Wed, 31 Aug 2022 15:48:27 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/08-aout/31-bausch-satcen.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/08-aout/31-bausch-satcen.html Luxembourg's Directorate of Defence, Skydweller Aero and Leonardo announce Collaboration Agreement to support flight test programme for ultra-persistent, solar-powered, unmanned aerial platform Today, Luxembourg's Minister of Defence (MoD) François Bausch signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Skydweller Aero and Leonardo to explore opportunities for future cooperation involving the Skydweller Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Tue, 14 Jun 2022 17:59:40 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/06-juin/14-bausch-uas.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/06-juin/14-bausch-uas.html François Bausch to speak at the virtual launch event of the 2022 World Climate and Security Report Series Today, 7 June 2022 at 17:00 CET, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, François Bausch, will participate as a speaker in the worldwide virtual launch of the 2022 World Climate and Security Report. Tue, 07 Jun 2022 13:15:21 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/06-juin/07-bausch-world-climate-security-report.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/06-juin/07-bausch-world-climate-security-report.html François Bausch participated in the Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence François Bausch participated in the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in its defence configuration on 17 May 2022 in Brussels. Discussions focused on the EU's Strategic Compass, the security situation in Mali and Russian aggression against Ukraine. Tue, 17 May 2022 18:22:00 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/05-mai/17-conseil-defense.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/05-mai/17-conseil-defense.html Working visit of François Bausch to Lithuania After his visit to Latvia from 2 to 4 May, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence François Bausch went to Lithuania on 4 and 5 May 2022 for a working visit together with the Chief of Staff of the Army, General Steve Thull. Thu, 05 May 2022 13:17:27 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/05-mai/05-visite-bausch-lituanie.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/05-mai/05-visite-bausch-lituanie.html Working visit of François Bausch to Latvia Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence François Bausch paid a working visit to Latvia from 2 to 4 May 2022, together with the Chief of Staff of the Army, General Steve Thull. The programme included a visit to the main air force base and a work meeting at the Latvian Ministry of Defence. Wed, 04 May 2022 13:08:09 +0200 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/05-mai/04-bausch-lettonie.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/05-mai/04-bausch-lettonie.html Luxembourg's Defence supports a new initiative of Environmental Peacemaking in Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger border region On Tuesday 15th March 2022, the European Institute of Peace (EIP), TrustWorks Global and the Directorate of Defence of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg are launching an 18-month project to promote the inclusion of land and natural resource issues in conflict prevention and resolution in the border region (called Liptako Gourma) of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger in West Africa. Tue, 15 Mar 2022 13:13:07 +0100 http://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/03-mars/15-initiative-environmental-peacemaking.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2022/03-mars/15-initiative-environmental-peacemaking.html