The Rapid Response Team and Mutual Assistance Project, under the EU Permanent Structured Cooperation
Concept (PESCO), is mentioned an excellent example of improving the EU resilience and capability to fight against hybrid threats.
The development project for Unmanned Ground Systems is one of the PESCO (EU Permanent Structured Cooperation
) initiatives confirmed by EU ministers of defense in 2018.
The European Defence Fund and the Permanent Structured Cooperation
project--known as EDF and PESCO, respectively--aim to boost Europe's indigenous military capabilities.
The European Union's Permanent Structured Cooperation
initiative restricts US companies from participating in the program, even if they have European-based subsidiaries, said Ellen Lord, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment.
If the EU does not amend the proposed rules of the European Defense Fund (EDF) and Permanent Structured Cooperation
(PESCO) -- an initiative to create a future EU military -- Brussels may have to make do without US weapons or NATO aid, a senior State Department official said in a meeting last month, according to the Spanish daily El Pais.
Meanwhile, in a separate meeting EU Defence ministers discussed the Permanent Structured Cooperation
(PESCO) after its first full year of implementation.
This is the objective of MBDA, as well as the objective of our domestic nations; now shared by Europe through its policy of Permanent Structured Cooperation
Slovakia supports Permanent Structured Cooperation
in Security and Defence, while ensuring complementarity between the EU and NATO, the prime minister added.
In this respect, we stepped up the development of joint military capabilities through our 'Permanent Structured Cooperation
' (PESCO), we will increase joint investments through the European Defence Fund, we are streamlining military command structures (MPCC), and we agreed a Compact to strengthen our civilian crisis management.
Cyprus and Germany agreed on Tuesday to intensify their cooperation in the framework of the EU's Permanent Structured Cooperation
(PESCO) on defence and security.
Citing its sources, the paper said these plans should be seen in the context of the EU's Permanent Structured Cooperation
We will seek ways for non-EU countries to participate in defense projects launched under the Permanent Structured Cooperation