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16.01.2007|Ministry of Defence

NATO signs BOA with Estonian enterprise

Today, the first Basic Order Agreement between NATO and an Estonian enterprise was signed at NATO HQ.The agreement was signed between Viking Security, an Estonian public limited company, and NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A), which specialises in electronics and R...
16.01.2007|Ministry of Defence

No alternative to efficient EU-NATO co-operation

The Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, attended an official meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Brussels today. The topics of discussion included the development of Europe’s military capabilities, operations, and civil-military co-operation.In his speech in which he spoke exclusively about...
16.01.2007|Ministry of Defence

Defence Minister to attend official meeting of EU Defence Ministers

Later today, the Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, will travel to Brussels to attend an official meeting of EU Defence Ministers on Monday.The topics of discussion will include the development of Europe’s military capabilities, operations, and civil-military co-operation.The Finnish Defence...
16.01.2007|Ministry of Defence

Nordic-Baltic Defence Ministers discussed co-operation options

The Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, took part in the meeting of Nordic-Baltic Defence Ministers in Oslo today, where the main topics of discussion included Nordic-Baltic defence-related co-operation, the NATO Riga summit, and the EU Nordic Battle GroupThe Defence Minister gave an overview of the...
16.01.2007|Ministry of Defence

Defence Minister to attend Nordic-Baltic meeting in Oslo

The Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, will travel to Oslo tomorrow to participate in the meeting of Nordic-Baltic Defence Ministers, where he will join his counterparts from Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, and Norway. Iceland will be represeThe main topics of the meeting will include...
16.01.2007|Ministry of Defence

Senior Courses in National Defence begin tomorrow at Roosta

Tomorrow, XV Senior Courses in National Defence will begin at Roosta, Western Estonia. The Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, will be present to give the opening remarks to the course participants.Estonia’s security environment and threats will be the main topic of the first day, including...
06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

BALTDEFCOL Joint Command and General Staff Course students visit Tallinn

Today, high-ranking officers and national officials from 15 countries will visit Tallinn within the framework of the BALTDEFCOL Joint Command and General Staff Course (JCGSC) study trip to Estonia.The JCGSC students will visit Parliament, the Occupation Museum, and the General Staff of the Estonian...
06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

Defence Minister concludes visit to US

The Estonian Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, concluded his visit to the US today. The Defence Minister met with his US counterpart, Secretary of Defense, Mr. Donald Rumsfeld, the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Mr. The main topics of discussion at the...
06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

Estonian Defence Minister met with US counterpart

Today, the Estonian Defence Minister, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, met with his US counterpart, Mr. Donald Rumsfeld, in the Pentagon to discuss important strategic matters between the two countries as well as preparations for the upcoming NATO summit in Riga. A guardSpeaking after the meeting, Mr. Ligi said...
06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

MOD unveiled EDF remuneration reform

The main aims of the remuneration reform of the Estonian Defence Forces announced by the Ministry of Defence last week are to introduce both a structured and definite remuneration system in the EDF, whilst also substantially increasing its members’ salariThe Defence Minister, Mr. Ligi, confirmed...

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