Editorial: on Russia's August curseOpinion
- Planes practised landing on highwayLocal News
- NATO Force Integration Unit gets own houseLocal NewsEstablished a year ago and thus far operating in a section of the Defence Forces headquarters, the 41-member NATO Force Integration Unit today receives a building of its own. As proven by the recent Trident Juncture 2016 exercises, Estonia is now in full readiness to receive NATO Response Force as urgency arises.
- Editorial: the importance of a clear messageOpinion
- Experts say lion's share of NATO leak is hot airLocal News
- Editorial: the outcome of Russia's crazy gameOpinionReferring to US deputy defence secretary Robert Work, The Wall Street Journal wrote on April 29th that in response to Russian aggressiveness NATO would boost its presence in Baltics and Poland by four battalions i.e. a contingent of 4,000 men. This still is too little when compared to Russian western military district of up to 350,000 men or the close to 100,000 of troops who have in recent years participated in exercises on Russia's western edge. Much more important, however, is the message therewith sent to Kremlin.
- NATO advised to boost presence on Baltic Sea Study alerts Warsaw summit on potential «local conflict»Estonian newsThe Defence Committee of the Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) commissioned ICDS to conduct a study on the strategic balance in the Baltic Sea region with aim to contribute, in the run up to the Warsaw Summit, to the discussion on the optimum Alliance military posture in the region. Underneath find its assumptions, findings and recommendations.
- Estonian foreign intelligence: Russia to increase military power in Baltic directionLocal News
- Estonia eyes engagement against ISISLocal News
- Estonian DefMin wants to expand central training ground, build a new oneLocal News
- Estonia, US to kick off biggest ever air force exerciseLocal NewsA nearly month-long joint air force exercise of Estonia and the United States will start in the airspace of Estonia next week, which will see ground targets at the Estonian defense forces' central training ground destroyed from the air using live ammunition for he first time in the history of Estonia since the country regained its independence.