The government has unveiled plans for a new defence policy initiative expected to be presented in full next week, in which Russia appears to be a major factor in determining future defence strategy.
The defence minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, wants to install missile systems on Danish warships to protect Danish airspace against hostile aircraft, reports DR Nyheder.
Additionally, equipment should be installed to detect and prevent attacks from submarines.
The government also intends to establish a brigade of 4,000 soldiers that can be deployed and assist other NATO countries in the event of attack.
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Source: The Copenhagen Post