News2021-09-27T14:39:38+00:00

The European Union procures Modern Air Surveillance System for the Armed Forces of Moldova

The European Union procures Modern Air Surveillance System for the Armed Forces of Moldova Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI), as implementing actor under the European Peace Facility (EPF), has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of Moldova and the Czech defence company ERA for the procurement of a passive radar system. This will significantly improve Moldova's air defence and air surveillance capabilities. The radar system is being procured for Moldova in the framework of an aid package [...]

Estonian Defence Forces to Receive New Modern Night Vision Devices

Estonian Defence Forces to Receive New Modern Night Vision Devices Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) has delivered the first batch of modern night vision devices to the Estonian Defence Forces, significantly enhancing their capability to operate in the dark. "Considering our enemy is known to significantly outnumber us, we must seek our advantage in other areas, such as superior training, higher situational awareness, and, of course, a technological edge," stated Lieutenant Colonel Riho Juurik, Head of the Logistics Department at [...]

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence’s new facility unveiled in Tallinn

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence's new facility unveiled in Tallinn Friday, March 15th, marks the inauguration of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence's new building in Tallinn. This establishment is set to offer state-of-the-art facilities for the daily endeavours of cyber experts from NATO and like-minded non-NATO nations.  “The fact that the NATO CCDCOE is the only centre of excellence that includes all NATO member states, as well as partners from around the world, clearly demonstrates [...]

Estonia Signs Defence Procurement Cooperation Agreement with Spain

Estonia Signs Defence Procurement Cooperation Agreement with Spain The Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) and the Director General of Armaments and Material (DiGAM) of Spain signed an agreement in Tallinn to strengthen bilateral cooperation in defence and security. "The Spanish defence industry is a significant player in European defence, and for us, it is one of the largest supply partners together with the USA, Germany, and France," said ECDI's Director-General, Magnus-Valdemar Saar. Last year, a large quantity of anti-tank [...]

Blue Spear Anti-Ship Missile System significantly improves Estonia’s defence capability

The shipment of the Blue Spear 5G SSM anti-ship missile system at the outset of this year represents a quantum leap in Estonia's maritime warfare capabilities. This high-tech missile system is part of Estonia’s comprehensive coastal defence complex solution and covers almost the entire Baltic Sea with its firing range. The Blue Spear 5G SSM, the Estonian Defence Forces' latest addition, is a cutting-edge missile system engineered for optimal performance under all combat conditions. It boasts day-and-night, all-weather capability, with [...]

Estonia Leads a Smart Ship Development Project Uniting European Defence Industry

Estonia Leads a Smart Ship Development Project Uniting European Defence Industry Over the next four years, the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) and Baltic WorkBoats will lead a pan-European defence cooperation project, resulting in the development of a prototype semi-autonomous modular vessel for European navies. This initiative, EUROGUARD (European Goal-based Multi-mission Autonomous Naval Reference Platform Development), is one of the largest transnational development and innovation projects funded by the European Defence Fund. The project, costing 95 million euros, will [...]

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