Gerard O'Dwyer

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:27
Inter-government plans to advance the cause for Nordic military-industrial collaboration are proving an influential force driving domestic and regional sector consolidation. This has resulted in a recent flurry of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity by leading industry players across the region.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:52
An unpredictable Kremlin, coupled with tensions linked to the ongoing strengthening of Russian forces in the Baltic Sea and High North regions, will continue to drive up military spending by most Nordic states over the next decade, an analysis of regional defense plans shows.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 06:34
Sweden formally extended its commitment to training Kurdish peshmerga forces in Iraq to fight the Islamic State until the end of 2016. Funding is in place to continue training programs for Kurdish troops in Iraq over the next 14 months.
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 06:34
Swedish and Brazilian government and industry officials will meet in November to discuss how a US $4.7 billion Gripen NG deal may create significant industrial investment opportunities.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 06:00
The Baltic states are discussing whether joint military procurement will produce gains in capability and cost savings.
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 07:24
The governments of the Nordic and Baltic states have approved a new plan to deepen both defense cooperation and readiness between the militaries of the seven NATO and non-aligned nations. The intensified collaboration is happening against the backdrop of escalating regional tensions over Russia’s aggressive military actions in Ukraine.