US to inject million into Estonian weaponryLocal News
- Russia refers to Zapad as just an anti-terrorist drillLocal News
- Man threatens conscripts with gun at Spring Storm, fires shot in airLocal News
- Palts defeats Russian army in CrimeaLocal News
- Engineers want to cook spy dronesLocal NewsA defense industry development grants competition awarded financial support from the taxpayer to the visions of four companies. The realization of these visions would result in a unique solution for blinding camera drones, voice guidance for a pocket tank, eavesdropping on enemy communications, and a super-economical battery.
- Center studying loyalty of young RussiansLocal NewsThe International Center for Defense and Security (ICDS) is conducting a survey to determine attitudes of young Russian-speaking people in Estonia towards national defense and security, as well as their loyalty to the state. Executive manager of the center Dmitri Teperik said that some politicians and public figures have speculated at length on young Russians and a potential security risk, whereas there is no reliable data on the subject.
- Some 400 conscripts to start military service this weekLocal News
- The state needs warships, helicopters and coastal radar networkLocal News
- Estonian defense forces to stage snap reserve exercise for 300Local NewsThe Estonian defense forces will stage an extraordinary reservist training event from Dec. 2-5 as part of which more than 300 members of the 433rd infantry company of the Voru district of the Kaitseliit volunteer corps and reservists of the headquarters company who finished their conscript service in 2014 will be called up.
- Retired U.S. general voices concern over Putin's moves in Baltic regionLocal News
- Almost 1200 young people, including 12 women start conscript service in EstoniaLocal News
- Government to boost security of hundreds of buildingsLocal NewsState agencies, the Estonian National Museum, certain bridges, server rooms, and backup generators of hospitals are just some of the things to be added to the government's new list of objects of national security relevance. The latter will have to take more stringent security measures against potential attacks.
- Estonia will not participate in bilateral defense-related talks with RussiaLocal News
- Estonian defense co Milrem to expand Tallinn workshopEconomy
- Independence regained: the tense days twenty five years agoEstonian news
- Eerik-Niiles Kross: Brexit significantly worsens security situationOpinion
- 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.
- Aegean Sea stirs storms between neighbouring Greece and TurkeyOpinion
- Estonian companies to gain fair access to US defense procurementsLocal News
- 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.
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- Merkel says Germany would agree to greater involvement in Baltic defenseEstonian news
- Reason behind Russian border provocations: something bad is comingEstonian news
- Russia should not be allowed to perceive it can act unchallengedEstonian news
- 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.
- Six allies to send company-sized units to Estonia's Spring Storm exerciseLocal News
- Estonia to buy mortar ammunition from Israeli companyLocal News