Key Figures

  • The sector has an annual turnover (2014) of approximately 5.1 billion euros, of which 2.1 billion euros are made in the export sector (i.e. more than 40%);
  • The land defense sector represents more than 20,000 direct and as many indirect jobs;
  • 60% of GICAT members work in both sectors (defense and security);
  • The security industry represents a turnover (France and export) of almost 21 billion euros (“physical” products, “electronics and systems”, cybersecurity products and services), the industrial part (excluding installation and distribution) accounting for 16.5 billion euros. Furthermore, the growth rate of the cybersecurity sector is 10.5%, for an overall growth rate of 6%;
  • Among more than 200 subscribers, GICAT counts more than 10% large corporations, almost 20% mid-market companies, 70% SMEs, 1% research institutes and 2% groups/associations/clusters.