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Increased European collaboration results in improved artillery capability



Increased European Collaboration Leads to Improved Artillery Capability | Shepherd








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Slovakia wants to improve its artillery systems through the EuroArtillery project (Photo – Slovakia MoD)

The European countries involved in the PESCO EuroArtillery project and the EDIDP FIRES and E-COLORSS efforts will strengthen their collaboration in 2022, aiming to improve their artillery capabilities.

The importance of improving artillery capabilities prompted European states to join forces. In 2022, countries involved in projects of the European Defense Industrial Development Program (EDIDP) and the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) of the European Defense Agency (EDA) will strengthen their collaboration in this field.

A spokesperson for the PESCO Indirect Fire Support project (EuroArtillery) explained to Shepherd that the activities of this effort will be coordinated with the EDIDP’s future European Indirect Fire Fighting Solution (FIRES) and the European Common Long-Range Indirect Fire Support System (E-COLORSS).

He explained that “due to the overlapping objectives” of these projects, the 4th meeting of EuroArtillery,

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