ASD At a Glance

Discover how over 4,000 companies contribute €250 billion to GDP in Europe, support over 3 million jobs, and invest in R&D.

This document provides an overview of ASD, the European Aerospace, Security, and Defence Industries association. Representing over 4,000 companies across Europe, ASD plays a crucial role in advocating common positions, providing technical expertise, and supporting the competitive development of the aerospace and defence sectors. The association's members contribute significantly to the European economy, with a total GDP impact of €250 billion+, supporting over 3.5 million jobs and investing €23 billion+ in research and development. ASD's activities include building transnational consensus, advocating industry interests, providing technical expertise to European institutions, producing economic data, enhancing global regulation, developing standards, and supporting business ethics.