By Matthew Beres, Forecast International.
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This episode features Dan Darling, European Military Markets analyst, and Matthew Beres, Airborne Retrofit and Modernization analyst, as they continue to discuss the European Defense Environment, with an emphasis on an EU army.
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0:30 – How do differing Western and E
astern European priorities effect their ability to work together to meet their respective threats?
02:35 – Do Western nations have the capability or political willpower to assist Eastern nations upon further Russian aggression?
04:25 – Is there any progress towards an EU army?
06:40 – Brexit effect on EU army formation.
07:10 – Role of EU army.
08:45 – EU battlegroups.
11:05 – Economic and strategic justif
ication of EU army.
13:20 – Russian asymmetrical strategy in Eastern Europe.
15:55 – Inter-EU partnerships in relation to perceived Russian threat.
The Forecast International International Military Markets series examines the military capabilities, equipment requirements, and force structures inventories of 140 countries, with corresponding coverage of the political and economic trends shaping the defense market outlook for individual countries and regions.