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.

National expectations regarding the European Defence Fund: The Spanish Perspective
By Félix Arteaga, Senior Analyst, The Elcano Royal Institute (Real Instituto Elcano – Spain)
Moving PeSCo forward: what are the next steps?
PeSCo: The Swedish Perspective
by Anke Schmidt-Felzmann, Researcher at the Research Centre of The General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania
PeSCo: The French Perspective
PeSCo: The German Perspective
by Claudia Major, Senior Associate, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), and Christian Mölling, Research Director, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
PeSCo: The Cyprus Perspective
By Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou, Research Analyst, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
PeSCo: The Greek Perspective
By Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou, Research Analyst, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
PeSCo: The Belgian Perspective
by Federico Santopinto / Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security (GRIP)
PeSCo: The Polish Perspective
by Marcin Terlikowski, Head, International Security Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
Defence Industrial Policy in Serbia: Drivers and Influence
By Katarina Djokic, Researcher in Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
PeSCo: The Italian Perspective
by Alessandro Marrone, Head of Defence Programme, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
PeSCo: The Lithuanian Perspective
by Margarita Šešelgytė, Studies Director, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
PeSCo: The Dutch Perspective
by Dick Zandee, Head of the Security Unit, Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute
PeSCo: The Spanish Perspective
By Felix Arteaga, Senior Analyt, Real Instituto Elcano (RIE)
Boosting Defence Cooperation in Europe: An Analysis of Key Military Capabilities
Senior Research Fellow at IRIS, Head of the Defense and Security Programme
Gaspard Schnitzler

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Gaspard Schnitzler
Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Defence and Security Industry Programme
Jean-Pierre Maulny
Deputy Director
Federico Santopinto
Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Europe, Strategy and Security Programme
Olivier de France
Senior Research Fellow
Louise Souverbie
Research Fellow
Patrick Charaix
Associate Research Fellow
Fabrice Debbasch
Associate Research Fellow
Philippe Steininger
Associate Research Fellow
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  • French Ministry of Defence
  • European Defence Agency
  • European Commission
  • Airbus Group
  • MBDA
  • Naval Group
  • Dassault Aviation
  • Nexter