Value to society
How the industries represented by ASD contribute to society
Aerospace, defence, and security together form an industrial ecosystem that connects and protects. They connect us, spanning across the globe, facilitating trade, and ensuring our safety in air travel.
In times of crisis, these industries stand as our protectors. They supply the necessary equipment to safeguard our lives, deliver vital medical aid, provide disaster relief, and defend our critical infrastructure. They are our first line of defence, always ready to protect us.
In the vast expanse of space, these industries continue to connect and protect us. Groundbreaking technologies offer us navigation and communication, and the insights we rely on for scientific exploration and monitoring our planet. They are our eyes in the sky, keeping us informed and safe.
Together, these industries form an ecosystem to connect us, protect us, and propel us forward.
- Connecting peopleFlying has become an essential part of our globalised and interlinked world, connecting people more safely and sustainably than ever before
- Global trade by airAviation has revolutionised the speed and efficiency with which goods and services move around the world.
- Aviation safetyWith Europe being a hub for global travel, aviation safety ensures that millions travel securely each day.
- Providing vital medical aidEurope's commitment to health is evident in its quick mobilization of medical aid, whether it's sending doctors to areas in crisis or distributing vaccines.
- Protecting freedomDemocracy is at the heart of European values. By safeguarding its institutions and promoting democracy, Europe ensures that the voices of its citizens are heard and that their rights are protected.
- Disaster relief & rescue missionsIn the face of natural calamities or human-made disasters, Europe's rapid response saves countless lives. Europe also takes a leading role in reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts.
- Protecting critical infrastructureEurope's emphasis on safeguarding its utilities, transportation networks, and digital systems ensures that its citizens enjoy uninterrupted services, boosting economic resilience and quality of life.
- Space observationFrom studying distant galaxies to monitoring the Earth's climate, Europe's ventures into space yield invaluable data, advancing our knowledge and yielding new insights.
- Future-facing careersEurope is nurturing the next generation of professionals equipped to tackle future challenges. From AI specialists to renewable energy experts, these careers ensure Europe's competitive edge.