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EDA study confirms benefits of laser for detection & identification of underwater targets
EDA study confirms benefits of laser for detection & identification of underwater targets Brussels - 20 July, 2017
For underwater applications, laser based technologies offer a complementary solution to existing sensors (sonar) for the detection and identification of underwater targets, particularly in shallow waters or in complex marine terrain such as archipelagos with numerous small is...
EDA developed Human Resources management tool used in international personnel recovery course
EDA developed Human Resources management tool used in internat... Brussels - 18 July, 2017
The European Defence Agency (EDA) has developed a software tool to ...
Polish SME secures ESIF co-funding for R&T project relevant to military operations
Polish SME secures ESIF co-funding for R&T project relevant to... Brussels - 11 July, 2017
In line with defence R&T priorities identified within its CapTe...
The EDA Materials & Structures Week - Workshop on smart textiles in defence
The EDA Materials & Structures Week - Workshop on smart textil... Zaragoza - 06 July, 2017
EDA's CapTech Materials & Structures recently organised a works...
European Union Training Mission in Somalia tenders medical support services
European Union Training Mission in Somalia tenders medical sup... Brussels, Mogadishu - 29 June, 2017
The European Defence Agency (EDA) recently published a contract not...
Germany and Norway formally join Netherlands and Luxembourg to operate pooled fleet of NATO-owned Airbus A330 MRTT tankers
Germany and Norway formally join Netherlands and Luxembourg to... Brussels - 29 June, 2017
Order to be placed by NSPA through OCCAR under EDA initiative Ge...
EATT17 closes with advanced tactical airlift operations
EATT17 closes with advanced tactical airlift operations Beja - 29 June, 2017
For the last two weeks, Beja Airbase in Portugal has hosted the Eur...
Successful Infoday & Brokerage Event
Successful Infoday & Brokerage Event Brussels - 27 June, 2017
The European Commission (DG GROW) and the European Defence Agency (...
Jorge Domecq

Jorge Domecq

EDA Chief Executive

Jorge Domecq took office as European Defence Agency Chief Executive in February 2015. A senior Spanish diplomat, he previously held the position of Ambassador Permanent Representative of Spain to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) ...

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Frederica Mogherini

Federica Mogherini

Head of the Agency

Federica Mogherini is the Head of the European Defence Agency, in her role as High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission. Appointed in November 2014, she leads the ...

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