Defence and Security industry

The Defence and Security Industry Programme seeks to provide information to policymakers, industry officials and the general public on defence and armament issues and security technology. The Programme studies the broad outlook and trends in this field. It draws notably on the Armament Industry European Research Group (ARES Group) network.

Critical technologies and industrial capabilities: National definition and policy implications. The French case
By Alice Pannier, Research Fellow, Head of Ifri’s Geopolitics of Technology Program
Critical technologies and industrial capabilities: National definition and policy implications. The Italian case
by Alessandro Marrone, Head of Defence Programme, Istituto Affari Internazionali
To face the Russian threat, Europeans need to spend together – not side by side
By Felix Arteaga / Senior Analyst, the Elcano Royal Institute / Renaud Bellais, University Grenoble-Alpes / Olivier de France, Senior Research Fellow, IRIS / Sylvie Matelly, Deputy Director, IRIS / Jean-Pierre Maulny, Deputy Director, IRIS /
Alessandro Marrone, Head of Defence Programme, IAI / Margarita Šešelgytė, Director, the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University / Edouard Simon, Senior Research Fellow, IRIS / Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, RUSI / Daniel Fiott and Dick Zandee, Members of the Scientific Committee of the ARES Group
EU Civil-Defence Synergies: Understanding the Challenges and Drivers of Change
by Daniel Fiott, Security and Defence Editor, EU Institute for Security Studies, and Michalis Ketselidis, Senior Expert, European Commission
Defence innovation: New models and procurement implications. The Polish Case
by Marcin Terlikowski, Head of the International Security Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
The 2022 Defence Package: A useful contribution to support the European Defence Fund?
Defence innovation: New models and procurement implications. The Estonian Case
By Tomas Jermalavicius, Head of studies at the International Center for Defence and Security (ICDS) and former Deputy Director of the Defence Policy and Planning Department of the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence, and Martin Hurt, Research fellow at ICDS, former Undersecretary for defence investments at the Estonian MoD.

What scope for EU-US Defence Industrial Cooperation in the 2020s?
The European Defence Fund and Space: Added Values and Priorities
by Paul Weissenberg, Former Deputy Director General at European Commission and Member of the Air and Space Academy, and Xavier Pasco, Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research (FRS)
Présence des « mafias » en France : état des lieux et perspectives
Par Gaëtan Gorce, chercheur associé à l'IRIS et co-directeur de l'ObsCI, et Michel Gandilhon, spécialiste des questions liées au trafics de drogues illicites, membre du Conseil d'orientation scientifique de l'ObsCI.
Defence Innovation: New Models and Procurement Implications. The British Case
par Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society, RUSI
Deputy Director of IRIS
Jean-Pierre Maulny

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Jean-Pierre Maulny
Deputy Director
Federico Santopinto
Senior Research Fellow
Gaspard Schnitzler
Research Fellow
Sylvie Matelly
Deputy Director
Olivier de France
Senior Research Fellow
Sophie Lefeez
Associate Research Fellow
Jean-Claude Allard
Associate Research Fellow
Patrick Charaix
Associate Research Fellow
Fabrice Debbasch
Associate Research Fellow
Philippe Steininger
Associate Research Fellow
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  • French Ministry od Defence
  • European Defence Agency
  • European Commission
  • Airbus Group
  • MBDA
  • DCNS
  • Dassault
  • Safran