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Kaljulaid on Victory Day: Broader approach to security needed

-1 hour ago

Take a look around this square. What you see is a sense of security — members of our Estonian Defence League, who are standing here in their free time, side by side with our allies. Estonia's security is guaranteed and today this guarantee is more ...

The Estonian Defence League starts to test domestic-built UGVs

-1 week ago

The Estonian Defence League is to start rigorous tests of the unmanned ground vehicle, THeMIS, during live military exercises; the vehicle was developed by the Estonian defence solutions provider, Milrem. Milrem and the Defence League already performed ...

Milrem and Estonian Defence League to begin testing on THeMIS UGV

-1 week ago

Army Technology News, views and contacts from the global Army industry Estonian defence equipment firm Milrem has signed a cooperation agreement with the Estonian Defence League to begin testing the former’s unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) THeMIS.

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

TALLINN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. Feedback from the ...

Milrem Signs Cooperation Agreement to Start Rigorous Tests of Unmanned Ground Vehicle

-1 week ago

Feedback from the tests will be used for further development of the UGV and its tactical advancements. Milrem and the Defence League already performed live tests during the biggest Estonian annual military exercise Kevadtorm (Spring Storm) in May. During ...

Estonia mobilises guerrilla army of men, women and children fearing Russian invasion

-6 months ago

The Estonian Defence League (EDL) is carrying out war games alongside the country's conventional armed forces as tensions escalate. More than 15,000 Estonians have so far signed up in the wake of Russia's aggressive foreign policy actions in Ukraine ...

Kaupo Kikkas: No Tears Project – Members of The Estonian Defence League

-2 years ago

Renowned Estonian photographer, Kaupo Kikkas, has released a series of portraits of members of Estonia’s Defence League. Kikkas’s series follows a series that was recently published online by Lithuanian photographer Neringa Rekasiute which portrays men ...

The British Army Website

-9 months ago

The multi-lateral training, led by the Estonian Defence League and including US and Lithuanian troops, has tested the Reserve Battalion tactically in a challenging environment. Commanding Officer 3 PWRR, Lieutenant Colonel Andy Betts said: “Estonia is ...

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

BUSINESS WIRE: Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

June 12, 2017 11:00 UTC - Tallinn--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military ...

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

TALLINN--(Business Wire)--The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News ...

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

(ME NewsWire)-- The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. Feedback from the tests will ...

BUSINESS WIRE: Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

BUSINESS WIRE: Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-1 week ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Milrem : Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development

-10 years ago

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem’s unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

British troops exercise with Estonian Army

-9 months ago

Exercise Baltic Star will provide the opportunity for a Reserve Battalion to achieve training through a multi lateral training event, led by the Estonian Defence League, including the US and Lithuanians. The exercise will test tactically the Reserves in ...

Paramilitary volunteer groups surge in popularity in Eastern Europe

-2 years ago

It is a similar story in Estonia. According to Silva Kiili, a research fellow at Tallinn's International Centre for Defence and Security, the size of the Estonian Defence League has doubled in comparison to pre-Ukraine crisis levels. In 2014 alone ...

Baltic Defense: Estonia's Volunteer Army, B-Roll

-1 year ago

(01:53) VARIOUS SHOTS – A TEAM OF ESTONIAN DEFENCE LEAGUE VOLUNTEERS LAY SIEGE TO A BUILDING BEING PROTECTED BY A RIVAL TEAM IN THE PARNU MUNICIPALITY DURING EXERCISE HURRICANE 4. (02:32) VARIOUS HELMET CAM SHOTS – ESTONIAN SOLDIERS PREPARING ...

How a cyber attack transformed Estonia

-1 month ago

That's why Estonia's government has now set up a voluntary Cyber Defence Unit. Since Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, the Estonian Defence League has been much reported on by the international press: at weekends 25,000 volunteers don fatigues and head ...

Estonia recruits hundreds for its Defence League Cyber Unit

-2 years ago

As part of Estonia's reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, the recruits for this Cyber Unit include teachers, lawyers and economists. With constantly evolving cyber-attacks becoming more frequent and complex, lack of expertise and manpower can be a ...

How a cyber attack transformed Estonia

-1 month ago

That's why Estonia's government has now set up a voluntary Cyber Defence Unit. Since Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, the Estonian Defence League has been much reported on by the international press: at weekends 25,000 volunteers don fatigues and head ...

Estonia's civilian militia bulks up in face of Russian aggression

-3 months ago

TALLINN, Estonia --They may look like soldiers, but they’re actually ordinary men and women with day jobs who volunteer in the Estonian Defence League, a kind of citizen’s militia. There are more than 13,000 of them, a civilian resistance force ready ...

Estonia Expands Its Territorial Defence Capabilities. Additional Funds Are Required.

-1 year ago

However, it may turn out that additional funds may be required to continue operations carried out by the Estonian Defence League, also within the scope of acquiring the military equipment and armament. Considering the above, it would be desirable to ...

The Cyber Defence Unit of the Estonian Defence League: Legal, Policy and Organisational Analysis

-1 week ago

The Cyber Defence Unit of the Estonian Defence League, or the ‘Estonian Cyber Defence League’ as it is widely referred to, is an innovative model for the involvement of volunteers in national cyber defence. It focuses on strengthening the ...

Estonian Defence League

-5 years ago

The Estonian Defence League (Estonian language: Kaitseliit) is the name of the unified paramilitary armed forces of the Republic of Estonia. The Defence League is a paramilitary defence organization whose aim is to guarantee the preservation of the ...

Estonian Defence League

-1 year ago

The Estonian Defence League (Estonian: Eesti Kaitseliit) is the name of the unified paramilitary armed forces of the Republic of Estonia. The Defence League is a paramilitary defence organization whose aim is to guarantee the preservation of the ...

Reservists and the National Guard Offer Untapped Resources for Cybersecurity

-2 months ago

In the wake of cyber attacks against its public and private Internet infrastructure in 2007, Estonia announced plans to develop the Estonian Defence League, a collection of volunteers — now numbering in the hundreds — who are prepared to help the ...

Estonian Defence League

-1 year ago

The Estonian Defence League (Estonian: Eesti Kaitseliit) is the name of the unified paramilitary armed forces of the Republic of Estonia. The Defence League is a paramilitary defence organization whose aim is to guarantee the preservation of the ...

Russian led “Slavic Brotherhood” forces open up new front againt NATO in heart of EU by deploying invasion troops and special forces to Serbia

-7 months ago

The Estonian Defence League so far has 25,400 volunteers from all walks of life who are ready to defend their homelands should they become occupied. On Saturday it emerged the Lithuanian government were issuing booklets warning of a Russian invasion and ...

Paramilitary Groups Surge in Popularity in Eastern Europe

-2 years ago

According to Silva Kiili, a research fellow at Tallinn's International Centre for Defence and Security, the size of the Estonian Defence League has doubled in comparison to pre-Ukraine crisis levels.

Estonia recruits volunteer army of 'cyber warriors'

-2 years ago

The country's reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, has a Cyber Unit consisting of hundreds of civilian volunteers, including teachers, lawyers and economists. The Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is one of the most technologically advanced in the ...

Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII

-6 months ago

“Of course we think about it,” said Peterkop, a volunteer in the Estonian Defence League, the country’s equivalent of Britain’s Territorial Army, a crucial element of this tiny country’s deterrent. “But we don’t worry about it, because we ...

Estonia recruits volunteer army of ‘cyber warriors’

-2 years ago

The country’s reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, has a Cyber Unit consisting of hundreds of civilian volunteers, including teachers, lawyers and economists. The Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is one of the most technologically advanced in ...

Cybersecurity Is Childsplay

-1 year ago

The school is working with its partners from the University of Tartu and voluntary national organization, the Estonian Defence League, in developing the next courses, which cover the basics of Internet security, digital security, cryptography, and an ...

Department of Defense and Estonia Ministry of Defense Sign Memorandum of Understanding

-2 years ago

The Department of Defense signed a memorandum of agreement today with ... This MOU opens the way to closer cooperation between the Estonian Defence League and U.S. Reserve Component force that should improve the interoperability and capabilities of the ...

Call For The Establishment Of A Volunteer 'Australian Cyber Corps' To Defend 'Cyber Space'

-10 months ago

A "cyber reserve force", similar to the Cyber Defence Unit of the Estonian Defence League, would essentially be a "neighbourhood watch" for "cyber space" set up under the Minister for Communications consisting of a Director General and 100 volunteers.

'The Russians are coming': Baltic nations prepare for war

-3 months ago

The 13,000-strong Estonian Defence League composed of men and women holds regular training and was raised to complement the nation's armed forces. Its members learn basic weapons training, first aid and survival training. In case of Russian invasion ...

Latvian national guards to drill for urban warfare in Estonia

-1 year ago

From December 4 to December 6 the National Guard will participate in the international exercise Orkaan 10, organized by the Estonian Defence League (Kaitseliit), BNS reported Friday. A total of 178 Latvian National Guard will take part in the exercise.

US intelligence to set up cyber-focused office in Estonia

-6 years ago

It also created a volunteer unit of cyber-experts late last year within the Estonian Defence League, a part-time force equivalent to the National Guard in the United States.

Estonia recruits volunteer army of ‘cyber warriors’

-2 years ago

The country’s reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, has a Cyber Unit consisting of hundreds of civilian volunteers, including teachers, lawyers and economists. The Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is one of the most technologically advanced in ...

Hacking the Presidential Election: The Dimensions of Russian Interference

-7 months ago

Patrik completed mandatory military service in the Estonian Defence Forces as a sergeant and squad leader, and continues to serve on a voluntary basis in the Estonian Defence League. He holds a double-B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the ...

Independence regained: the tense days twenty five years ago

-10 months ago

Members of the Estonian Defence League – the unified paramilitary armed forces of Estonia – were ready to protect the strategically important buildings, such as the Toompea and the Estonian Public Broadcasting’s facilities. Luckily for Estonia ...

Estonia recruits volunteer army of cyber warriors

-2 years ago

The country’s reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, has a Cyber Unit consisting of hundreds of civilian volunteers, including teachers, lawyers and economists. The Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is one of the most technologically advanced in ...

Common and different features of Brass Band music of Finnish and Estonian Defence Leagues in 1925-1934.

-1 week ago

This study focuses on the similarities and differences between the Estonian Defence League and the Finnish Civil Guard brass bands during the period 1925-1934. By 1934 this paramilitary volunteer state defence organisation had reached stability in its ...

National Guard School to open in Georgia

-2 years ago

Georgia is planning to establish a National Guard School to prepare and train upcoming commanders and ... of the Home Guard of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Estonian Defence League. The Georgian side introduced the guests about the school’s training ...

Nervous in Narva: a town caught between East and West

-4 months ago

But on this cold winter morning it looks as if history is back. The Estonian Defence League has mounted a machine gun on the battlements of Hermann Castle, in a mirror image of events in the second World War, and is blasting off blanks towards Ivangorod ...

CyCon 2016 and NITEC2016: NATO's Cyber Defence Post-Warsaw

-1 year ago

Estonia, for example, established a Cyber Unit of the Estonian Defence League, a voluntary paramilitary organization that includes IT specialists, lawyers, economists and other professionals, six years ago. The unit is trained to enhance support ...

Kaitseliidu Muuseum (Estonian Defence League Museum) - Tallinn, Estonia - History Museums on Waymarking.com

-19 years ago

Quick Description: On display inside the Defence Headquarters building is the museum's operating history and defense collection. Current exhibitions are on the years 1925-40 Defense insignia, English Defence League and the War, located in Tallinn, Estonia.

Major General Neeme Väli

-5 years ago

working simultaneously as Acting Commander of the Estonian Defence League. In 1997 MG Väli was appointed as an adviser to the Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces. In 1998 heattended the Command and Staff College (Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr ...

Army Recognition World Defense & Security News

-1 week ago

The Estonian Defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises. Read more news: http://www.armyrecognition.com/ ...

L&T Technology Services Wins Smart City & Campus Project

-1 month ago

and the demonstrated long-term safety profile of the FT Milrem Starts Cooperation with the Estonian Defence League For UGV Development12.6.2017 14:00 The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation ...

The Estonian Defence League: A Cornerstone of the Estonian Contemporary Culture and Politics

-4 months ago

Throughout history, Estonia has been recognised as a peaceful nation, with no colonial aspirations. Yet, it has been under various foreign occupations. Estonia has been invaded by so many world colonial powers; the Russians, the Germans, the Swedes, and ...

Admiral Pitka reconnaissance contest tests military of seven states

-6 days ago

The third international Admiral Pitka Recon Challenge, organised by the Estonian Defence League and considered to be one of the world's most difficult military contests, tests the skills and knowledge of military of seven states this year, LETA/Public ...

Hierarchies in Networks: Emerging Hybrids of Networks and Hierarchies for Producing Internet Security

-3 years ago

Retrieved April 20, 2009, from http:// cadmus. iue. it/ dspace/ handle/ 1814/ 7503. Estonian Defence League. (2010, December 20). Estonian defence league. Retrieved December 21, 2010, from http:// en. wikipedia. org/ wiki/ Estonian ...

The GovLab SCAN – Issue 73

-2 years ago

The Telegraph. April 26, 2015. In Estonia, a volunteer group of computer experts called the Estonian Defence League (also referred to as the “ponytail army”) “stand ready to defend the nation against cyber attack.” Estonia is one of the most ...

REYNAUD RESIGNS, PETAIN IS NOW PREMIER; GERMAN TROOPS GAINING ON ALL FRONTS (6/17/40)

-7 years ago

In Estonia, the government surrenders and agrees to Soviet occupation. Most of the Estonian army and the volunteer militia Estonian Defence League lay down their arms. The Single Signal Battalion will hold out in Tallinn until June 21. Determined to ...

From IT specialist to guerilla fighter: Estonia's citizen army gears up to deter Vladimir Putin's war machine

-6 months ago

Equipped with a "survival box" containing gadgets to catch fish, birds and animals rather than canned tuna and a Snickers bar, members of a voluntary military organisation — the Estonian Defence League (EDL) — are practising yet another war scenario.

Annexation of the Baltic States

-1 week ago

The annexation of ... with the Army and the Estonian Defence League militia organization, surrendered to Soviet occupation. NKO Commissar Semyon Timoshenko ordered the disbanding of the military organizations of the Baltic States, leaving the task of ...

Russian aggression is ‘a threat to Western civilisation’, top Estonian commander claims – as Brit troops prepare to defend his country

-4 months ago

RUSSIAN aggression is a “threat to Western civilisation” and can only be deterred by ... its commander warns As commander of the Estonian Defence League he oversees 25,000 “highly motivated” volunteers determined to keep the country free from ...

Young Eagles (Estonian youth organisation) explained

-3 weeks ago

Although sponsored by the Estonian Defence League and having many members wearing military camouflage uniforms, the Young Eagles is not a defence organisation (or a part of the Estonian military). However many of the organization's adult leaders have a ...

Tallinn's secret history of espionage

-1 week ago

Like thousands of other ordinary Tallinn residents desperate to protect their country from Soviet attempts to retake control, Aadu Jögiaas volunteered for the newly formed Estonian Defence League. His radio experience saw him appointed head of national ...

Estonia's civilian militia bulks up in face of Russian aggression

-3 months ago

They may look like soldiers, but they’re actually ordinary men and women with day jobs who volunteer in the Estonian Defence League, a kind of citizen’s militia. There are more than 13,000 of them, a civilian resistance force ready to rise up if ...

Estonia: Information on the Estonian League of Defence

-25 years ago

A broadcast by Tass on 11 September 1990 indicated that the Estonian Defence League (Kaitseliit) was attempting to recruit volunteers to defend Kuwait against Iraq (BBC Summary 21 Sept. 1990). The report also stated that Kalle Eller was the head of ...

Estonia recruits volunteer army of 'cyber warriors'

-2 years ago

The country's reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, has a Cyber Unit consisting of hundreds of civilian volunteers, including teachers, lawyers and economists. The Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is one of the most technologically advanced in the ...

Socially engineered commoners as cyber warriors - Estonian future or present?

-5 years ago

We have conducted a study involving schoolchildren and ICT students, as well as members of the Estonian Defence League Cyber Defence Unit (EDLCDU). The findings suggest a way to carry out related training programmes or campaigns. The recommendations are ...

JAAN PRIISALU, ESTONIAN INFORMATION SYSTEM’S AUTHORITY

-2 weeks ago

He is the co-founder and Head of Tallinn's Department of the Estonian Defence League’s Cyber Unit - an organisation that defends the Estonian cyber space and unites voluntary IT-specialists - and member of the Estonian Information Systems Audit ...

Baltic states urge NATO to bolster cyber-defence

-6 years ago

It also created a volunteer unit of cyber-experts last year within the Estonian Defence League, a part-time force equivalent to the National Guard in the United States. Estonia joined NATO and the European Union in 2004, along with fellow ex-Soviet ...

People named Raul at General-dynamics

-1 month ago

Past Cyber Security Advisor to the Commander at Estonian Defence League, Head of E-Governance and Cyber Security Department at Trustcorp,... Education Tallinn University, Tallinn University, United States Army Command and General Staff College, National ...

The Paramilitary Phenomenon in Central and Eastern Europe

-2 years ago

In Estonia, the Kaitseliit (EDL, Estonian Defence League) has seen its ranks swell by roughly 10%, to 15,577 members, dwarfing the Estonian military which numbers 6,000 personnel in peacetime.5 Unsurprisingly the recurrent, yet unofficial, theme in the war ...

Villages in Jrva County

-1 year ago

Since September 2012, the Kaitseliit Survival Instruction Group of the Estonian Defence League has been inviting me to come to Estland each year to share my ... Carmen Kass Hot Pics in HD -- Must See Free Download Carmen Kass Hot Wallpapers and Pics in HD ...

AusCERT 2013: International cyberwar response more complex than geopolitical treaties: NATO CCD COE analyst

-4 years ago

In 2011, the Estonian Defence League’s Cyber Unit (EDL CU) was formally established. Quite differently than the model used in many parts of the world, EDL CU is involved in enhancing public-private partnerships by maintaining a volunteer structural unit ...

How quickly could Russia invade Estonia?

-1 year ago

Occupy? Not that easy, not that easy at all. You see, we have this thing called the Estonian Defence League. It's members(and their families-friends[which covers pretty much the whole population]) are dotted all over the country and they are armed ...

President Kaljulaid to reservists: our deterrence capability is real, not illusive

-13 years ago

President Kersti Kaljulaid today visited the training ... which is formed by the Võru District of the Estonian Defence League and the 10th Headquarters Support and Signal Battalion that was assigned to the reserves after the Kevadtorm (Spring Storm ...

Cyber Intelligence Analysis and Russian Election Hacking

-5 months ago

Patrik completed mandatory military service in the Estonian Defence Forces as a sergeant and squad leader, and continues to serve on a voluntary basis in the Estonian Defence League. He holds a double-B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the ...

Enn Tarto

-8 months ago

Enn Tarto has been awarded numerous medals by the institutions of the Republic of Estonia, including Order of the National Coat of Arms (2nd class) and the highest award by the Estonian Defence League (Eesti Kaitseliit), White Cross medal (1st rate).

FPI Future Leaders Program Class of 2015-2016

-1 month ago

The purpose of the Future Leaders Program is to cultivate the next generation of ... volunteered in an artillery platoon of the Estonian Defence League, and is currently serving as Liaison Officer to the United States for the Estonian Reserve Officers ...

Freedom on the Net 2013

-8 years ago

The Parliament of Estonia, April 4, 2011, http://www.riigikogu.ee/index.php?id=42701&parent_id=34615. [31] Targalt internetis [awareness portal], accessed June 12, 2013, http://www.targaltinternetis.ee. [34] “Estonian Defence League’s Cyber Unit ...

Milrem and Leica Geosystems Announce Pegasus:Multiscope: A New Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Surveying, Security, and Monitoring A

-1 year ago

ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Milrem and Leica Geosystems today announced Pegasus:Multiscope, the first unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) for off-road use, opening new applications in surveying, security, and monitoring. Combining Milrem’s Multiscope UGV ...

Argentina’s Men’s and Women’s Teams Confirmed for ‘Game-changing’ 2019 Hockey Pro League

-1 week ago

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed that Argentina’s men’s and women’s national hockey teams (FIH Hero World Ranking: 1 & 3) will both participate in the Hockey Pro League, a unique global international team-sport league ...

Philippines acquires Israeli artillery systems

-1 week ago

The Philippines’ Department of National Defense (DND) has confirmed an order of towed howitzers from Israel. The contract further strengthens defence trade ties between the two countries. The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to ...

Russian Aggression and NATO Warplanes (Excerpt from 'The Russians Are Coming: Estonia's National Militia')

-1 year ago

In this excerpt from 'The Russians Are Coming: Estonia's National Militia,' VICE News talks to the head of the Estonian Air Force about NATO warplanes and the country's tense relationship with Russia. Watch "The Russians Are Coming: Georgia's Creeping ...

Reservists and the National Guard offer untapped resources for cybersecurity

-2 months ago

Isaac Porche is a senior engineer and program director of the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center at the Rand Corporation. Brian Wisniewski Contributor Brian Wisniewski is an Army Reservist, a manager of engineering security at Rockwell Autoation ...

How the United States Can Win the Cyberwar of the Future

-1 year ago

But the search for cyber-deterrence by overwhelming response is no partisan issue: Indeed, it may be one of the few bipartisan areas of foreign policy today. “We need to figure out when we’re going on an offensive,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.),

Personality tests would make the military more effective

-2 years ago

Researcher Dr Merle Parmak argues that military personality tests should be used to determine whether recruits are suitable for combat or better fitted to roles behind the lines ARMIES would be more efficient and effective if they used personality tests to ...

Yes, Russia is *still* ready for war – even nuclear war

-2 years ago

On March 1st of last year I wrote an article entitled “Obama just made things much, much worse in the Ukraine – now Russia is ready for war” in which I wrote the following: “I hope and pray that Obama, and his advisers, stop and think carefully ...

Estonian Updates

-1 year ago

This is a short follow-up to my last post, dealing with the current Estonian SNAPEX. In case you haven’t already read that one, I recommend doing so before continuing on with this one. The expansion of the armed forces include a number of systems I did ...

WN 39: The War Nerd Surveys The Baltic Armies

-6 years ago

Years ago I got an angry email from somebody claiming to be in one of the Baltic militaries. Whoever he was, he wrote in grammatically perfect English so he just had to be from Northern Europe. We can’t talk English so good as what them Germans and ...

As Putin Looms And Trump Withdraws, Estonia Is Training Civilians To Fight

-4 months ago

NARVA, Estonia ― On weekdays, Marju Prosin is a dental saleswoman. But this weekend, the 37-year-old left her two children at home, pulled on snow fatigues, grabbed a rifle and headed to the frozen forests of Estonia to train for a guerrilla war. She ...

Wary of Russia, Estonian Volunteers Rush to Join Militia

-1 year ago

PALA, Estonia–Members of Estonia’s part-time militia crouch in a sandy trench on a hilltop as machine gun fire echoes through rain washed forest. Russia may be some way off but it is wariness of a vast neighbour that is swelling the force’s ranks ...

Sisters Across the Gulf of Finland

-3 weeks ago

Synopsis: The historical-psychological documentary "Sisters Across the Gulf of Finland" tells the story of the cooperation and friendship between the members of the Estonian and Finnish voluntary auxiliary organizations for women (Naiskodukaitse and Lotta ...

The rise of paramilitary groups in Central and Eastern Europe

-1 year ago

One of the less publicised consequences of the geopolitical turmoil that has come to characterise 2015 has been the surge in popularity of paramilitary units across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This phenomenon is particularly observable in countries ...

Advice Local Introduces Advice Store Locator Page Technology That Boosts Local Visibility for Multi-Location Businesses with Single Snippet of Code

-1 month ago

Advice Local, an industry leader in local search technologies, today announced the launch of Advice Locator Pages, a local search solution that allows any business that needs to help customers find their nearest business location or product to easily ...

A Greek Order of the Phoenix; Grand Cross Set

-3 weeks ago

A Magnificent Collar of the Order of St. Andrew, Emanuel Pannasch, St. Petersburg, 1835, in gold and enamels; comprising 23 medallions joined by gold links, the medallions representing: crowned black Romanov eagles with applied gold St. George and Dragon ...

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