The AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (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. ASD's membership is composed of major European aerospace and defence companies and national associations. In 2014 over 3000 aeronautics, space and defence companies in these countries employed more than 795,000 people and generated a turnover of €199.4 billion.
With their highly skilled and dynamic workforce, comprehensive research and development programmes, and strong emphasis on innovative technology, the Aerospace and Defence industries play a pivotal role in the EU economy.
The Intergroup serves as a forum where expertise can be shared and legislative work can be advanced on specific topics.
The Sky and Space Intergroup is... Read more
“Defence matters” – this bold statement opened the December 2013 Conclusions of the European Council, which launched numerous initiatives to strengthen the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). At the end of this month, Heads of State and Government will review progress on these initiatives...
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10-11 February 2016
Danish Defence & Aerospace Conference (DDAC 2016)
8-10 March 2015
World ATM Congress 2016
29 February - 3 March 2016
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
5-7 April 2016
Dallas, Texas, USA
24-26 May 2016
1-4 June 2016
ILA 2016 Berlin Airshow
13-17 June 2016
11-17 July 2016
Farnborough International Airshow
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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.