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European defence industry companies have attempted to promote their interests through both formal and informal channels.
Keynote speech by President von der Leyen at the EDA Annual Conference 2023: Powering up European Defence
Keynote speech by President von der Leyen at the EDA Annual Conference 2023: Powering up European Defence.
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen made a call for Europe to assume what she called “strategic responsibility” in defence matters.
Jean-Marc Nasr, Head of Space Systems at Airbus, said: “After the successful design phase we are now kicking off production in earnest of the state-of-the-art Galileo G2 satellites. Our teams in Friedrichshafen are working with engineers across Europe to meet the challenging schedule and finalise these sophisticated satellites which will further improve the global…
EU states decided to provide Ukraine with the shells until March 2024 to support the country in its defence against Russia, but only about 300,000 shells have been delivered so far. Fulfilling the pledge was a “challenge,” Michel said. “We are working to get 1 million rounds of artillery ammunition to Ukraine,” he said.…
The EU should strive towards a fully-fledged ‘European Defence Union’, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen told the European Defence Agency’s annual conference.
The report – based upon analysis provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence – demonstrates that the European aerospace and defence industry in 2022 sustained its post-pandemic economic resurgence. Both the civil and defence sectors experienced robust growth, witnessing substantial increases in turnover and employment, surpassing pre-pandemic levels. https://asd-europe.org/sites/default/files/2023-11/asd-facts-figures-2023.mp4 The growth in the…