Air Power in Eastern Europe: Regional Programmes and Requirements map

Air Power in Eastern Europe: Regional Programmes and Requirements map

Eastern European countries are looking to revamp their air capabilities in light of the changing security context and the re-emergence of near-peer adversaries in the region. Ahead of this edition of the Air Power Eastern Europe conference, officially supported by the Austrian Air Force, Defence IQ compiled a map outlining ongoing programmes and key requirements from countries in the region.

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Key benefits of downloading the map:

  • Know top acquisition and upgrade priorities from countries that will be present at Air Power Eastern Europe
  • Develop business strategies by meeting the right people from countries having active programmes and key requirements at Air Power Eastern Europe
  • Gain insights into investment trends from your peers

Download the map to learn more about the following programmes from countries that will be present at this year’s Air Power Eastern Europe, such as:

  • Czech Republic – acquisition of tactical combat drones to undergo ISR and close air support missions, procurement of two transport aircraft and the upgrade of the Air Force’s JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft
  • Bulgaria – acquisition of 16 F-16 Block II combat aircraft from the US
  • Latvia – plans to procure a medium-range GBADS to enhance its existing air defence capabilities
  • Poland – start of the US$48.9 billion Technical Modernisation Plan that will feature the following acquisition programmes: HARPIA, NAREW, CYBER.MIL, WISŁA, GRYF, WAŻKA and FLAME
  • Sweden – sustainment of six fighter squadrons that operate the Gripen C/D fleet through 2025, the replacement of the JAS 39C Gripen towards the end of the 2030s, the acquisition of new ground- and air-based sensors after 2025 and the replacement of the C-130Hs towards the end of the 2020s

Air Power Eastern Europe will gather the region’s military leaders and industry leading companies to discuss the adequate preparation of current and future air assets to defend against the threat context of potential hybrid warfare and peer-engagement across a multi-domain environment. To view the full agenda of the conference, please click here


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