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.

The EU Parliament & Us

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. 

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10 May 2016
Global Sustainable Aviation Forum 2016
Montréal, Canada

24-26 May 2016
Geneva, Switzerland

13-17 June 2016
Eurosatory 2016
Paris, France

1-4 June 2016
ILA 2016 Berlin Airshow
Schönefeld, Germany

10-12 June 2016
EASA FAA International Aviation Safety Conference
Washington D.C., USA

14-16 June 2016
SESAR Showcase
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11-17 July 2016
Farnborough International Airshow 
Farnborough, UK

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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.