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Document 32021D2008

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/2008 of 16 November 2021 amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO

ST/11440/2021/INIT

OJ L 407, 17.11.2021, p. 37–44 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2021/2008/oj

17.11.2021   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 407/37


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2021/2008

of 16 November 2021

amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, in particular Article 46(6) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2315 of 11 December 2017 establishing permanent structured cooperation (PESCO) and determining the list of participating Member States (1),

Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 11 December 2017, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2017/2315.

(2)

Article 4(2), point (e) of Decision (CFSP) 2017/2315 provides that the Council is to establish the list of projects to be developed under PESCO, reflecting both support for capability development and the provision of substantial support within means and capabilities to common security and defence policy (CSDP) operations and missions.

(3)

On 6 March 2018, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 (2) establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO.

(4)

On 6 March 2018, the Council also adopted a Recommendation concerning a roadmap for the implementation of PESCO (3) (‘the Recommendation’).

(5)

Paragraph 9 of the Recommendation specified that the Council should update the list of PESCO projects by November 2018 to include the next set of projects, in accordance with the procedure set out in Article 5 of Decision (CFSP) 2017/2315, which provides in particular that the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (‘the High Representative’) may make a recommendation concerning the identification and evaluation of PESCO projects, on the basis of assessments provided by the PESCO secretariat, for the Council to take a decision, following military advice by the Military Committee of the European Union (EUMC).

(6)

On 25 June 2018, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2018/909 (4) establishing a common set of governance rules for PESCO projects.

(7)

On 19 November 2018, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2018/1797 (5) amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340.

(8)

On 14 May 2019, the Council adopted a Recommendation assessing the progress made by the participating Member States to fulfil commitments undertaken in the framework of PESCO (6).

(9)

On 12 November 2019, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2019/1909 (7) amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340.

(10)

On 20 November 2020, the Council adopted Conclusions on the PESCO Strategic Review 2020.

(11)

On 20 November 2020, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2020/1746 (8) amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340.

(12)

On 29 September 2021, the High Representative made a recommendation to the Council concerning the identification and evaluation of project proposals in the PESCO framework.

(13)

On 19 October 2021, the Political and Security Committee agreed on the recommendations contained in the EUMC military advice on the High Representative’s recommendation concerning the identification and evaluation of project proposals in the PESCO framework.

(14)

The Council should therefore amend and update Decision (CFSP) 2018/340,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 is amended as follows:

(1)

in Article 1, the following projects are added to the list:

‘48.

Main Battle Tank Simulation and Testing Centre (MBT-SIMTEC);

49.

EU Military Partnership (EU MilPart);

50.

Essential Elements of European Escort (4E);

51.

Medium-sized Semi-Autonomous Surface Vehicle (M-SASV);

52.

Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo (SATOC);

53.

Next Generation Small RPAS (NGSR);

54.

Rotorcraft Docking Station for Drones;

55.

Small Scalable Weapons (SSW);

56.

Air Power;

57.

Future Medium-sized Tactical Cargo (FMTC);

58.

Cyber Ranges Federations (CRF);

59.

Automated Modelling, Identification and Damage Assessment of Urban Terrain (AMIDA-UT);

60.

Common Hub for Governmental Imagery (CoHGI);

61.

Defence of Space Assets (DoSA).’;

(2)

in Annex I, the entries set out in Annex I to this Decision are added;

(3)

Annex II is replaced by the text appearing in Annex II to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 16 November 2021.

For the Council

The President

J. BORRELL FONTELLES


(1)  OJ L 331, 14.12.2017, p. 57.

(2)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 of 6 March 2018 establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO (OJ L 65, 8.3.2018, p. 24).

(3)  Council Recommendation of 6 March 2018 concerning a roadmap for the implementation of PESCO (OJ C 88, 8.3.2018, p. 1).

(4)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/909 of 25 June 2018 establishing a common set of governance rules for PESCO projects (OJ L 161, 26.6.2018, p. 37).

(5)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1797 of 19 November 2018 amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO (OJ L 294, 21.11.2018, p. 18).

(6)  Council Recommendation of 14 May 2019 assessing the progress made by the participating Member States to fulfil commitments undertaken in the framework of permanent structured cooperation (PESCO) (OJ C 166, 15.5.2019, p. 1).

(7)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1909 of 12 November 2019 amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO (OJ L 293, 14.11.2019, p. 113).

(8)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/1746 of 20 November 2020 amending and updating Decision (CFSP) 2018/340 establishing the list of projects to be developed under PESCO (OJ L 393, 23.11.2020, p. 12).


ANNEX I

Project

Project Members

48.

Main Battle Tank Simulation and Testing Centre (MBT-SIMTEC)

Greece, France, Cyprus

49.

EU Military Partnership (EU MilPart)

France, Estonia, Italy, Austria

50.

Essential Elements of European Escort (4E)

Spain, Italy, Portugal

51.

Medium-sized Semi-Autonomous Surface Vehicle (M-SASV)

Estonia, France, Latvia, Romania

52.

Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo (SATOC)

Germany, Czechia, France, Netherlands, Slovenia

53.

Next Generation Small RPAS (NGSR)

Spain, Germany, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia

54.

Rotorcraft Docking Station for Drones

Italy, France

55.

Small Scalable Weapons (SSW)

Italy, France

56.

Air Power

France, Greece, Croatia

57.

Future Medium-sized Tactical Cargo (FMTC)

France, Germany, Sweden

58.

Cyber Ranges Federations (CRF)

Estonia, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Finland,

59.

Automated Modelling, Identification and Damage Assessment of Urban Terrain (AMIDA-UT)

Portugal, Spain, France

60.

Common Hub for Governmental Imagery (CoHGI)

Germany, Spain, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Romania

61.

Defence of Space Assets (DoSA)

France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania


ANNEX II

CONSOLIDATED UPDATED LIST OF THE PROJECT MEMBERS OF EACH INDIVIDUAL PROJECT

Project

Project Members

1.

European Medical Command (EMC)

Germany, Belgium, Czechia, Estonia, Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden

2.

European Secure Software defined Radio (ESSOR)

France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Finland

3.

Network of Logistic Hubs in Europe and support to Operations

Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Lithuania, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia

4.

Military Mobility

Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden

5.

European Training Certification Centre for European Armies

Italy, Greece

6.

Energy Operational Function (EOF)

France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Slovenia

7.

Deployable Military Disaster Relief Capability Package (DM-DRCP)

Italy, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Austria

8.

Maritime (semi-) Autonomous Systems for Mine Countermeasures (MAS MCM)

Belgium, Greece, France, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania

9.

Harbour & Maritime Surveillance and Protection (HARMSPRO)

Italy, Greece, Poland, Portugal

10.

Upgrade of Maritime Surveillance (UMS)

Greece, Bulgaria, Ireland, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus

11.

Cyber Threats and Incident Response Information Sharing Platform (CTISP)

Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Hungary, Portugal

12.

Cyber Rapid Response Teams and Mutual Assistance in Cyber Security (CRRT)

Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania

13.

Strategic Command and Control (C2) System for CSDP Missions and Operations (EUMILCOM)

Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal

14.

Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle / Amphibious Assault Vehicle / Light Armoured Vehicle (AIFV/AAV/LAV)

Italy, Greece, Slovakia

15.

Indirect Fire Support (EuroArtillery)

Slovakia, Italy, Hungary

16.

EUFOR Crisis Response Operation Core (EUFOR CROC)

Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Austria

17.

Helicopter Hot and High Training (H3 Training)

Greece, Italy, Romania

18.

Joint EU Intelligence School (JEIS)

Greece, Cyprus

19.

EU Test and Evaluation Centres

France, Sweden, Slovakia

20.

Integrated Unmanned Ground System (iUGS)

Estonia, Belgium, Czechia, Germany, Spain, France, Latvia, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Finland

21.

EU Beyond Line Of Sight (BLOS) Land Battlefield Missile Systems

France, Belgium, Cyprus

22.

Deployable Modular Underwater Intervention Capability Package (DIVEPACK)

Bulgaria, Greece, France, Romania

23.

European Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems - MALE RPAS (Eurodrone)

Germany, Czechia, Spain, France, Italy

24.

European Attack Helicopters TIGER Mark III

France, Germany, Spain

25.

Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS)

Italy, Czechia

26.

European High Atmosphere Airship Platform (EHAAP) – Persistent Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Capability

Italy, France

27.

One Deployable Special Operations Forces (SOF) Tactical Command and Control (C2) Command Post (CP) for Small Joint Operations (SJO) – (SOCC) for SJO

Greece, Cyprus

28.

Electronic Warfare Capability and Interoperability Programme for Future Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR)

Czechia, Germany

29.

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Surveillance as a Service (CBRN SaaS)

Austria, France, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia

30.

Co-basing

France, Belgium, Czechia, Germany, Spain, Netherlands

31.

Geo-meteorological and Oceanographic (GeoMETOC) Support Coordination Element (GMSCE)

Germany, Belgium, Greece, France, Luxembourg, Austria, Portugal, Romania

32.

EU Radio Navigation Solution (EURAS)

France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland

33.

European Military Space Surveillance Awareness Network (EU-SSA-N)

Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands

34.

Integrated European Joint Training and Simulation Centre (EUROSIM)

Hungary, Germany, France, Poland, Slovenia

35.

EU Cyber Academia and Innovation Hub (EU CAIH)

Portugal, Spain

36.

Special Operations Forces Medical Training Centre (SMTC)

Poland, Hungary

37.

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defence Training Range (CBRNDTR)

Romania, France, Italy

38.

European Union Network of Diving Centres (EUNDC)

Romania, Bulgaria, France

39.

Maritime Unmanned Anti-Submarine System (MUSAS)

Portugal, Spain, France, Sweden

40.

European Patrol Corvette (EPC)

Italy, Greece, Spain, France

41.

Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA)

Spain, France, Sweden

42.

Cyber and Information Domain Coordination Centre (CIDCC)

Germany, France, Hungary, Netherlands

43.

Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance (TWISTER)

France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Finland

44.

Materials and components for technological EU competitiveness (MAC-EU)

France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Romania

45.

EU Collaborative Warfare Capabilities (ECoWAR)

France, Belgium, Spain, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Sweden

46.

European Global Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Insertion Architecture System (GLORIA)

Italy, France, Romania

47.

Main Battle Tank Simulation and Testing Center (MBT-SIMTEC)

Greece, France, Cyprus

48.

EU Military Partnership (EU MilPart)

France, Estonia, Italy, Austria

49.

Essential Elements of European Escort (4E)

Spain, Italy, Portugal

50.

Medium size Semi-Autonomous Surface Vehicle (M-SASV)

Estonia, France, Latvia, Romania

51.

Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo (SATOC)

Germany, Czechia, France, Netherlands, Slovenia

52.

Next Generation Small RPAS (NGSR)

Spain, Germany, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia

53.

Rotorcraft Docking Station for Drones

Italy, France

54.

Small Scalable Weapons (SSW)

Italy, France

55.

Air Power

France, Greece, Croatia

56.

Future Medium-size Tactical Cargo (FMTC)

France, Germany, Sweden

57.

Cyber Ranges Federations (CRF)

Estonia, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Finland,

58.

Automated Modelling, Identification and Damage Assessment of Urban Terrain (AMIDA-UT)

Portugal, Spain, France

59.

Common Hub for Governmental Imagery (CoHGI)

Germany, Spain, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Romania

60.

Defence of Space Assets (DoSA)

France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania


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