Tag: Defence

Slovenian committee rejects motion on activating troops along border with Croatia

ZAGREB, April 2 (Croatia Sun News) – The government-sponsored motion to give some of the police powers to army servicemen along the border with Croatia was turned down by the Slovenian parliament’s defence committee on Wednesday evening.

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Medical team flown from Zagreb to Lithuania to help Croat troops

ZAGREB, March 30 (Croatia Sun News) – A medical team was transported on Sunday morning on a government plane from Zagreb to Lithuania to help the Croatian contingent, deployed as a part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group, after four Croatian servicemen in that Baltic country tested positive for COVID-19.

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Defence ministry plan envisages purchase of combat aircraft, helicopters, fighting vehicles…

ZAGREB, Feb 7 (Croatia Sun News) – The Defence Ministry’s financial plan for 2020 envisages the purchase of multipurpose combat aircraft and Black Hawk helicopters, the construction of a coastal patrol vessel and the purchase of Bradley fighting vehicles.

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Defence minister attends Croatia-USA forum, says Croatia can be proud of its military industry

ZAGREB, Nov 14 (Croatia Sun News) – Croatia can be proud of its defence industry and the progress it has made, Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said at a Croatia-USA defence forum in Zagreb on Wednesday, according to a statement from the ministry.

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President’s Homeland Security Council adopts recommendations for defence industry development

ZAGREB, Nov 8 (Croatia Sun News) – The Croatian President’s Homeland Security Council on Thursday adopted recommendations for the future development of the national defence industry, which was the main topic discussed at the Council’s two previous meetings.

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