Science and Technology

ICDS Research Fellow Joins Ares – Armament Industry European Research Group

ICDS Research Fellow and Head of Studies, Tomas Jermalavičius, has become a member of Ares (Armament Industry European Research) group – a new cross-border think-tank launched in early 2016 with the aim of encouraging fresh strategic thinking, developing innovative policy proposals and conducting studies for public and private stakeholders in the European defence industry and technology community.

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ICDS Participates in US-Led Missile Defence Wargame

On 1-5 February, Lockheed Martin’s Center for Innovation in Suffolk (Virginia, USA) hosted the wargame event of the missile defence experimentation campaign “Nimble Titan 2016”, which brought together policymakers and military practitioners from 22 nations to explore various aspects of employing global and regional integrated air and missile defence capabilities.

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NATO Special Operations Forces (SOF) Symposium 2015

On 9 September, ICDS Research Fellow Tomas Jermalavičius addressed, as a panelist, participants of NATO SOF Symposium 2015, hosted by NATO SOF Headquarters in Mons, Belgium. He spoke in the session dedicated to exploring challenges to NATO on its Eastern Flank, which was moderated by David Hobbs, Secretary General of NATO Parliamentary Assembly.

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Nimble Titan 2016 Planning Phase Event

On 31 August – 4 September, ICDS Research Fellow Tomas Jermalavičius participated, as part of the Estonian team, in the planning phase event of the US-led missile defence experiment Nimble Titan 2016, which was hosted by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence and Dutch Applied Research Organisation (TNO) in Soesterberg, Netherlands.

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