Ministry of National Defence

DefMin Fifor evokes in Brussels need for strategic approach of forward presence on Eastern Flank

Minister Mihai Fifor evoked, on the first day of the NATO Defense Ministers' meeting in Brussels, the importance of fully implementing the decisions made within the alliance, referring in particular to the need for a coherent approach , at strategic level, of the forward presence on the entire eastern flank, including in the Black Sea region, from the perspective of planning, training,

DefMin Fifor welcomes award of contract to start production of first Patriot fire unit for Romania

Romania's Defence Minister Mihai Fifor has welcomed the announcement by the US Department of Defense on Thursday, of the award of a contract for production of Romania's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.

DefMin Fifor, Supreme Allied Commander Europe Scaparrotti discuss NATO agenda topics

National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor on Wednesday had a meeting with Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) of NATO Allied Command Operations, General Curtis Scaparrotti, to discuss topical matters on the NATO agenda, reads a National Defence Ministry (MApN) release.

DefMin Fifor:14 years after accession, Romanians benefit from strongest security, stability guarantees

14 years after Romania's accession to the North Atlantic Alliance, Romanians benefit from the strongest security and stability guarantees of our entire national history, National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor stated on Sunday, on the occasion of the NATO Day in Romania.

DefMin Fifor pays visit to NATO HUMINT Centre of Excellence in Oradea

National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor paid a visit to the NATO HUMINT Centre of Excellence in Oradea, aimed at documenting the facilities of the centre. The main topic of discussions with representatives of the institution focused on the current and future challenges regarding the military information, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) mentioned.

Romania, first in NATO in terms of equipment expenditure as percentage of defence expenditure

Romania is ranked first in NATO in terms of equipment expenditure as a share of defence expenditure, according to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's 2017 annual report, according to country's Ministry of Defence (MApN).

DefMin Fifor: Grecia, Romania's important ally; new cooperation agreement between defence ministries

Greece is an important ally of Romania in the region, Romanian National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Friday, in a joint press statement with Hellenic Republic Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos.

The two officials had talks at the National Defence Ministry (MApN) on Friday, followed by the signing of an agreement between the Defence ministries of Romania and Greece.