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.

European Commission Communication on the Defence and Security Sector: towards a Definition of a Strategic EDTIB?
La communication de la commission européenne sur le secteur de la défense et de la sécurité : vers une définition d’une BITDE stratégique ?
Pooling of Defence Research and Development
How can the Different Initiatives in Terms of Pooling Capabilities be coordinated?
Weimar Defence Cooperation – Projects to Respond to the European Imperative
Deputy Director of IRIS
Jean-Pierre Maulny

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Jean-Pierre Maulny
Deputy Director
Sylvie Matelly
Deputy Director
Olivier de France
Senior Research Fellow
Pierre Colomina
Research Fellow
Fabien Carlet
Research Fellow
Sophie Lefeez
Associate Research Fellow
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ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
The aim of the Ares Group, a high-level network of security and defence specialists across Europe, is to provide a forum to the European armament community, bringing together top defence industrial policy specialists, to encourage fresh strategic thinking in the field, develop innovative policy proposals and conduct studies for public and private actors.
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  • French Ministry od Defence
  • European Defence Agency
  • European Commission
  • Airbus Group
  • MBDA
  • DCNS
  • Dassault
  • Safran