New Copernicus Cooperation Arrangement between the Commission and Japan to boost exchange of Earth Observation data in areas of common interest
Today, Director-General Timo Pesonen has signed, on behalf of the European Commission, a Copernicus Cooperation Arrangement with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan. The Arrangement was signed in the margin of the EU-Japan Space Dialogue taking place in Brussels this week.
The integrated Modular Unmanned Ground System (iMUGS) project consortium showcased the usage of autonomous unmanned ground systems for various defence missions, including intelligence gathering, casualty evacuation and last mile re-supply at the project’s penultimate demonstration in France.
Today, the European Commission signed Contribution Agreements with the European Defence Agency (EDA) and the Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) to delegate the implementation, under indirect management, of four strategic defence projects under the European Defence Fund.