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11th EDA Helicopter Exercise “FIRE BLADE” ready for take-off in Hungary!
11th EDA Helicopter Exercise “FIRE BLADE” ready for take-off in Hungary! Papa Airbase, Hungary - 28 April, 2017
Exercise FIRE BLADE 2017 (FB17) will take place at Papa Airbase in Hungary from 1-12 May 2017 with around 500 personnel and 16 aircraft taking part from 5 Member States. This is the 11th Helicopter exercise to be conducted under the umbrella of EDA’s Helicopter Exercise ...
Jorge Domecq extended as European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive
Jorge Domecq extended as European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief E... Brussels - 27 April, 2017
Following a proposal by Federica Mogherini, the EU High Representat...
Defence Energy Managers' Course Holds First Session
Defence Energy Managers' Course Holds First Session Brussels - 24 April, 2017
On 24 April, EDA welcomed 20 students from nine Member States to th...
Chief Executive Domecq visits Estonia for Defence talks ahead of Estonian EU Presidency
Chief Executive Domecq visits Estonia for Defence talks ahead ... Tallinn - 21 April, 2017
EDA Chief Executive Jorge Domecq held talks today (21 April) in Tal...
EDA Personnel Recovery course hosted by Swedish Armed Forces
EDA Personnel Recovery course hosted by Swedish Armed Forces Brussels - 20 April, 2017
The 10th edition of the Joint Personnel Recovery staff Course (JPRS...
PA on Defence Research: Commission adopts financial decision with project details
PA on Defence Research: Commission adopts financial decision w... Brussels - 19 April, 2017
On 11 April, the European Commission adopted the ‘Decision on...
IED detection: three new EDA projects launched
IED detection: three new EDA projects launched Vienna - 19 April, 2017
Around 40 government representatives as well as military, industria...
JDEAL training in Spain before final delivery of 2nd deployable laboratory in May
JDEAL training in Spain before final delivery of 2nd deployabl... Madrid - 18 April, 2017
As part of its Joint Deployable Exploitation and Analysis Laborator...
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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Participating Member States

  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech
  • Germany
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Cyprus
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Hungary
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • UK