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In the European Union decided to create a "club owners drone"

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In the European Union decided to create a "club owners drone"
Seven countries of the European Union have agreed to cooperate in the development and creation of unmanned aerial vehicles in order to compete with the United States and Israel in this rapidly developing market.


At a meeting of EU defense ministers in Brussels, which took place on Tuesday, the participants approved the concept of creating a "European generation" of drones for the next 10 years, reports RT.

Germany, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain declared their desire to enter the “club of owners of UAVs”.

“If Europe plans to maintain its strategic defense capability and independence in the future, EU countries should join forces in developing a promising aviation technology, ”said French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, adding that a special expert commission has already been created to develop a future project.

According to the newspaper, currently in service with several EU countries are Israeli and American drones. In June, representatives of three leading European aircraft manufacturing companies (EADS, Dassault Aviation and Finmeccanica) also agreed to work together to create promising UAVs with increased flight duration.

"We have big gaps in the possibilities for using drones, and we intend to fill them," said German Defense Minister Thomas de Maizire, adding that Germany will cooperate with France and jointly develop a new generation of unmanned aerial vehicles, reports Press TV.
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  1. SmacXnumx
    SmacXnumx 21 November 2013 11: 26
    +1
    Unmanned NATO organize?
    1. AVV
      AVV 21 November 2013 14: 21
      0
      Yes, the Germans only showed their drone, which almost collided with the plane, and then removed it from production, and now they are renewing it again, only with the French ??? Why shy away ???
  2. Nogicune
    Nogicune 21 November 2013 11: 28
    0
    Model Circle repeat
  3. major071
    major071 21 November 2013 11: 36
    +5
    Europe does not want to depend on the United States and Israel in this area. And then the United States is promoting its not-so-good drones for rabid grandmothers, but you do not want to buy them, there is no alternative. stop
  4. ParapaPanda
    ParapaPanda 21 November 2013 16: 45
    0
    Let our enemies quarrel and share the market, let. We are better.
  5. Bradley
    Bradley 21 November 2013 17: 56
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    Everyone will definitely not be able to compete with Israel, and even more so with the United States in terms of UAVs. They’ll just spend the money, but there won’t be any sense.
  6. APASUS
    APASUS 21 November 2013 21: 25
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    Germany, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain announced their desire to enter the “drone owners club”

    As it is not entirely clear.
    Where are the three most powerful European armies infringed on their desire to join the "drone owners club" ???
    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania should be the first! .......... or the big brother did not give permission?