The essence of the Association is to provide a single platform for the development of joint positions for the industries it represent. Adept at spreading the word regarding new policies and possible legislative development, ASD raises awareness and promotes the values and positions of its members to all EU institutions.

Regarded as a committed partner to EU policy makers and in facilitating dialogue, ASD interacts daily with EU institutions, international organizations, a host of stakeholders and the international media.

Located in the heart of Brussels, ASD represents the aeronautics, space, defence and security industries in Europe in all matters of common interest with the objective of promoting and supporting the competitive development of the sector.


Both a window on the European Union as well as a source of information for the Industries it represents, ASD gathers all data and resources of interest for its overall community.