TechPatria SONAC ACS – The sound of minesweeping
It only takes a few seconds. The smart mine detects that instant, seemingly imperceptible, shift in magnetic, acoustic, seismic and pressure signature, and chaos ensues. It does not have to cause significant damage to create disruption; in fact, it does not have to create damage at all.
Determined efforts must be made to enhance European defence cooperation and capabilities
European security policy changed on 24 February 2022 when Russia launched a full-scale invasion of the sovereign country of Ukraine – this prompted European decision-makers to look at the security situation from a shared point of view. The situation also changed from the perspective of the defence equipment industry.
The defence industry is an important element of security of supply
To ensure effective defence, Western countries require a defence industry large enough to support their armed forces with materiel deliveries and maintenance. It is an important element of security of supply, says Timo Kivinen, Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces.