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Jurgo Preden and Andri Rebane. Photo: Liis Reiman
23.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Nokia’s 5G standalone Network to enhance Estonian Cyber Range capability

As part of the Estonian Ministry of Defence initiated cyber defence project Estonian company Thinnect OÜ has selected Nokia Digital Automation Cloud 5G standalone solution to enhance Estonian Cyber Range capability on threats related to emerging technologies. Andri Rebane, Director of Cyber Policy...
Estonian and German defence industry companies are developing world-class technologies
20.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Laanet: Estonian and German defence industry companies are developing world-class technologies

During his two-day visit to Germany, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet visited local defence industry companies Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), and met with Jean Delbecq, Airbus VP Europe. ‘Estonian defence industry companies currently find themselves in a rapid phase of development...
Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet met with German Minister of Defence Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Photo: Bundeswehr/Sebastian Wilke
20.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

New milestones for defence-related cooperation between Germany and Estonia

Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet is on a two-day working visit to Germany, where he met with German Minister of Defence Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, with whom good bilateral relations were confirmed and it was found that Estonia and Germany share similar views on defence and security policy....
Estonia joined the NATO Multinational Ammunition Warehousing Initiative.
16.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Estonia joined the NATO Multinational Ammunition Warehousing Initiative

Estonia and seven other NATO Member Countries have signed the Multinational Ammunition Warehousing Initiative. “The Allies found an opportunity to share ammunition storage in order to better protect each other and work together on operations. It is an important step for Estonia because it supports...
Young women are invited to work shadow conscripts
14.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Young women are invited to work shadow conscripts

Registration began today for work shadowing days set to take place in various military units in August and September, where girls aged 15–25 can take on the role of conscript for a day. The aim of work shadowing is to introduce young women to training and living conditions in the military and...
Yesterday, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet, who is in Paris, met with his colleagues from countries participating in the activities of Task Force Takuba, as part of Operation Barkhane, in Mali.
14.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence Laanet: Estonia ready to continue military missions in the Sahel

Minister of Defence: Estonia ready to continue military missions in the Sahel Yesterday, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet, who is in Paris, met with his colleagues from countries participating in the activities of Task Force Takuba, as part of Operation Barkhane, in Mali. The future of the fight...
Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm and NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană
08.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence: NATO is once again working on its core mission

Kusti Salm, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, met with NATO Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Geoană, in Brussels, to discuss the Alliance’s next steps in strengthening NATO’s deterrence and defence posture. “Last month’s NATO summit confirmed the Alliance’s strong transatlantic unity...
Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet signing the Policy Direction. Photo: Ministry of Defence of Finland
01.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

Laanet: Joint Expeditionary Force enhances protection of the Baltic Sea region

Yesterday and today, the Defence Ministers of the countries participating in the Joint Expeditionary Force met in Helsinki to discuss the impact of Russia’s aggressive behaviour on the security of the Baltic Sea and the High North regions, and how to further strengthen our defence activities...
The projects of Estonian defence industry companies received EUR 6 million from Europe
01.07.2021|Ministry of Defence

The projects of Estonian defence industry companies received EUR 6 million from Europe

Seven projects involving the participation of Estonian defence industry companies received EUR 6 million from the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) to develop new technological solutions. The Estonian state is providing almost EUR 500,000 in financing for the projects....
Ministry of Defence supports forward-looking defence industry projects with EUR 500,000
30.06.2021|Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence supports forward-looking defence industry projects with EUR 500,000

This year, the Ministry of Defence is supporting six innovative Estonian Defence Industry development projects in the defence industry development project competition. The supported projects deal with artificial intelligence and machine learning, the development and repelling of various unmanned...

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