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10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 68 The Estonian Minister of Defence to Participate in the Informal

Today the Minister of Defence Jaak Joerüü lwill fly to Berlin in order to particiapate in the informal meeting of NATO Defense Ministers starting on Tuesday. The two-day meeting will focus on on NATO military transformation, peace operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kosovo, and the fight against...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 67 Estonia and Armenia to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Today, on September 9 the Estonian Minister of Defence Jaak Jõerüüt met his Armenian counterpart Serge Sargsyan in order to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries and to discuss further bilateral military cooperation. The sides aIn the framework of IPAP Armenia is planning...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release no 66 The first Armenian Minister of Defence visits Estonia

On Wednesday, 7th of September, Estonia welcomes the Armenian Minister of Defence, Mr Serzh Sargsyan, who pays a three-day official visit to Estonia accompanied by his delegation from the Armenian Ministry of Defence. The Armenian Minister of Defence willThe topics discussed at the meeting of the...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 60 Estonian Minister of Defence to Participate in Nordic and Baltic Countries Defence Ministries Meeting

On Thursday, August 25 the Minister of Defense Jaak Joerüüt will fly to Oslo in order to participate in the Nordic and Baltic countries Defence Ministers meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to exchange information, to reaffirm good-neighbourly relations and to plan further cooperation.The...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 54 The Ministry of Defence Considering Legal Action against City of Tallinn

The Estonian Ministry of Defense is considering taking legal action against the City of Tallinn to protect its legal interests. The Ministry of Defense has ordered an expert opinion survey from engineer Vello Otsmaa and the company TIP Ekspertiis and Ehitus OÜ. The survey  points out  that the...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 62 Austrian defence Minister to visit Estonia

The Federal Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Austria Günther Platter will arrive tomorrow for a two-day visit in Estonia. The Estonian Minister of Defence Jaak Jõerüüt will welcome the Austrian delegation at the airport together with honourFor Austria, the country to hold presidency...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 57 Estonia will procure a short range air defence system

The Government of Estonia decided on its today's session to start a procurement for air defence system and invite two world-recognised companies, MDBA Systems and Raytheon Company, to participate in tender.The goal for this procurement is to equip Estonia with modern and flexibleair defence system...
31.08.2005|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 36 Estonia Signed Memorandum of Understanding on EU Battle Group

On Monday, 23 May, a Memorandum of Understanding between Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Norway concerning the forming of a EU battle group has been signed in the Council of the European Union in Brussels. The Defence Ministers of Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Norway signed the Memorandum. Sweden will...
31.08.2005|Ministry of Defence

Press Release no 53 Minister of Defence Margus Hanson to visit Swedish Colleague

Estonian Defence Minister Margus Hanson is in Sweden for a two-day official visit Monday and Tuesday, in the course of which he will meet his Swedish counterpart Leni Bjorklund. Estonian Defence Minister Margus Hanson is in Sweden for a two-day official visit Monday and Tuesday, in the course of...
31.08.2005|Ministry of Defence

Press Release no 66 Estonian Minister of Defence to send condolonces to the Latvian Minister of Defence Atis Slakteris

The Estonian Minister of Defence Margus Hanson sent his condolences to the Latvian Minister of Defence Atis Slakteris in connection with the loss of a Latvian soldier in Iraq. The Estonian Minister of Defence Margus Hanson sent his condolences to the Latvian Minister of Defence Atis Slakteris in...

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