With the admission of Finland and Sweden to NATO, the Baltic Sea is surrounded by allies. At the same time, however, Russian aggression gives the defence of the Baltic Sea a new, vital importance for Germany. Added to this is NATO’s New Force Model, which envisages regional responsibilities for certain areas.
All this requires a new orientation also of the German Navy, a topic that Behoerden Spiegel will discuss in an online event, taking place virtually on May 24, 2023. More information and registration can be found here: https://www.digitaler-staat.online/programm/#24052023defenceday
Dorothee Frank, Head of editorial team