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 2015 over 3000 aeronautics, space and defence companies in these countries employed more than 847,700 people and generated a turnover of €222 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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22-24 May 2017
Geneva, Switzerland

31 May 2017
Workshop on Cybersecurity in Aviation
Brussels, Belgium

14-16 June 2017 
EASA-FAA International Safety Conference
Brussels, Belgium

19-25 June 2017
International Paris Air Show Le Bourget
Le Bourget, Seine-Saint-Denis, France

3-4 October 2017 
Global sustainable aviation summit
Geneva, Switzerland 

16-18 October 2017 
Aviation: the Journey to Achieving Effective Safety Management 
Tallinn, Estonia 


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.