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Successful First Flight of Airbus Helicopters' EC645 T2

Donauwörth – Airbus Helicopters’ newest lightweight military multi-role helicopter, the EC645 T2 (LUH SOF), has successfully completed its first flight. In the presence of representatives of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr), which has ordered the first of this new helicopter type, the EC645 T2 demonstrated its capacities at the company’s Donauwörth location in Bavaria. 389 more words

Military Aviation

Krieg in Afghanistan (Neue WeltTrends-Broschüre zu Afghanistan)

Gekürzte Fassung der Pressemitteilung des Verlages mit Ergänzungen zur Mandatsdiskussion 2015 in Bundesregierung und Bundestag.

Krieg in Afghanistan – Bilanz und Ausblick

Herausgeber: Hubert Thielicke… 960 more words


Reihe Kabul-Reportagen (Aus fremden Federn)

Um meine kurze Reihe von Kabul-Reportagen aus den letzten 13 Jahren zu ergänzen, hier Links zu einigen Artikeln, die nicht aus meiner Feder stammen. Dafür sein – mit einer Ausnahme – alle Fotos von mir, entstanden zwischen 2004 und 2011: 1,550 more words


So many faces ......

I was asked if I could do a couple of group shots for a military course in Minden.  Following a fantastic demonstration involving 23 Amphibious Engineer Troop and the Bundeswehr Amphibious Pioneer Battalion the military went about getting their backdrop of vehicles ready.  103 more words

British Army

External audit grounds military expansion plans

Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen may have to put her plans to expand the mandate of her ministry on hold after an external audit she commissioned shows that the German military isn’t prepared to handle more tasks. 341 more words


Nya problem för Bundeswehr

Man har upptäckt hål i bakkroppen på Eurofighters som kan leda till skador och försvagningar, ”borrhålen” beror på tillverkningsfel och finns på Eurofighters från flera länder. 351 more words


The Germans Are Coming!

Just not right now.

Germany wants to strengthen its role in international affairs. But recent reports suggest the country’s weapons systems are in such disrepair that Berlin actually has very little to offer its partners. 7 more words