Access to strategic information

Access to strategic information

In a hyper-connected world, in which all kinds of unfiltered information travels across borders, it is essential that companies have access to relevant strategic information, particularly on an international level.

GICAT therefore proposes a number of services to its members to anticipate their needs and access new markets, while protecting their expertise.

Technology watch at exhibitions

GICAT/COGES conducts a technology watch at the main land and air-land defense and security exhibitions (AUSA, DSEI, Eurosatory, IDEF, IDEX, Indodéfense, MSPO, etc.) on behalf of its members, gathering information on the equipment presented and announcing the release of innovations via summary documents.


Monitoring of invitations to tender

GICAT provides its members with a joint commercial monitoring service in the following sectors: military land vehicles, air-land (drones, helicopters, missiles), C4ISR-Optronics, logistics support and homeland security (crowd management, site protection, emergency situations). A monitoring service is operated for invitations to tender.


Patent monitoring

Patents are a source of technical information enabling the identification of innovative companies, industrial partners and the detection of technological trends in certain markets, providing additional inspiration to companies and insight into the technological capabilities of the competition…


Sectoral studies

Each year, GICAT conducts 4 sectoral studies on the land and air-land defense and/or security markets. These studies enable GICAT members to anticipate the major equipment trends and the potential opportunities offered by these markets.


Work and discussion groups

Via its commissions, GICAT proposes presentations by external speakers (army, DGA, home ministry, private operators, export consultants, etc.) to supplement the efforts of its work groups. Industrial contact for operational forces…


Seminars / study days

GICAT organizes regular seminars and information days with French institutions specialized in defense and security (which could also be part of the organization of BtoG and BtoB meetings) for its members: seminars / information days on various themes.