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Terma and the Danish defence industry have key skills that will continue to support the strengthening of Denmark`s defence. One of the main components of the agreement is that the army must form a brigade of about 4,000 men. You can see below the important changes that the agreement must make to the military. Statement on the new Danish defence agreement 2018-2023. The agreement adopted in January of this year raises spending from 1.17% of GDP in 2017 to 1.3% by 2023, again on the same scale as in 2013. Although Danish leaders argued that obtaining 2% was „unrealistic“ and that Denmark`s defence structure could not absorb such an influx of financial resources, even if approved, Danish leaders estimated that it was a deliberate effort to reach 2%. „We welcome the outcome of the political negotiations for the Danish defence sector and the support given to the agreement through the political parties in the Danish parliament. This agreement brings Denmark closer to achieving NATO`s defence investment and spending objectives. The new defence agreement will strengthen the Danish armed forces.

The HKKF (Union of Enlisted Privates and Corporals in the Danish Army) is particularly pleased with the need for vocational training in the agreement. The low level of spending in previous five years` defence agreements limited Denmark`s ability to defend both its territories and contribute to NATO or UN operations. It has also prevented Denmark from significantly strengthening its capabilities and defence and security structures in the Arctic. The Danish Defence Agreement 2018-2023 (Danish: Forsvarsforlig 2018-2023) is the White Paper for the Danish army for the period 2018-2023. The agreement was signed on 28 January 2018 by the government and the Social Democrats Dansk Folkeparti and the Social Liberal Party. It replaced the 2013/17 defence agreement. [D] the frank reality is that in the U.S. Congress – and largely in the American political decision – there will be an appetite and patience to spend increasingly valuable resources for nations that do not seem willing to spend the necessary resources or make the necessary changes to be serious and competent partners in their own defense. This agreement set an increased budget for the development of Danish defence for the next six years.

This stable long-term agreement gives defence authorities and the private sector the opportunity to work constructively on the material requirements of modern defence with international reach. At Terma, we are ready to support Denmark in this development. A coalition of parties in the Danish Parliament has agreed to attach 1.5 billion kronor ($229.7 million) to the agreed defence budget for 2023, which would represent 1.5% of gross domestic PRODUCT for this year. The agreement was negotiated as part of the new defence agreement for 2018-2023. The historic agreement is a direct response to persistent criticism from opposition leaders that Denmark must cooperate more actively with NATO and its northern defence partners to provide a more credible deterrent to counter the threat of Russian aggression in the high regions of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Denmark will continue its path towards anti-missile ballistic defence, air defence in the naval zone and anti-submarine warfare. The Danish army is considerably strengthened, among other things, by air defence on the ground. In January 2018, Denmark adopted a new defence agreement for 2018-2023 – a multi-party strategy for the development of the Danish armed forces.