The “Zeitenwende” (New Era) in German Defense Policy: Taking Stock a Year Later
“We’re entering a new era. And that means the world is no longer the same as it was before,” Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in his official government statement on February 27, 2022. But what has really happened since then? What was the significance of this policy change for the German defense industry? And what still needs to be done? Dr. Stefan Stenzel, managing director of VINCORION, takes stock after a year has passed.
Zeitenwende – status quo
Zeitenwende – and now what?