Science and Technology

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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Defence R&D: Lessons from NATO Allies

Defence research and development (R&D) is a field of strategic significance in developing modern defence organisations as well as the entire national security sector. In knowledge-based societies, pursuit of state-of-the-art military capabilities, organisational innovation in the armed forces, sensible long-term management of security threats and risks or deeper integration with allies go hand in hand with investments in scientific research and effective use of their results.

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