Veterans For Britain
Veterans for Britain was formed in March 2016 in order to put forward the compelling defence, security and sovereignty arguments for leaving the European Union, and to provide a voice for the UK’s military veterans and serving personnel.
The JHA entities include work done on Counter Terrorism. The most notable institutionally is Europol, whose remit has expanded rapidly.
JEIS is a training establishment for intelligence, set up as a PESCO programme. It is being set up by Greece, in Cyprus.
Galileo is a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) of 30 satellites, replicating American GPS and Russian GLONASS.
Since the Treaty of Rome, the treaties have included broad reference to an “ever closer union”.
Hybrid CoE is an international hub for practitioners and experts, assisting participating states and institutions in understanding and defending against hybrid threats.
Article 42.7 of the Lisbon Treaty commits member states to aid and assist others that are the victim of armed aggression on its territory.
TBBs are 139 (at the last count) areas identified for R&T collaboration at EDA level.
PADR are practical feasibility studies, intended to lead on to further development.
OSRA is the overarching process for harmonising SRAs
The PMG carries out staff work for the Political and Security Committee (PSC)
The PSC is the political steering group for the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
The EU Operations Centre (OP CEN) was an ad hoc EU HQ. This has been replaced by the standing MPCC.