Le GICAT partenaire de la Fabrique Défense

Promouvoir l’esprit de Défense auprès des jeunes, renforcer le lien Armées-Nation et faire émerger une culture stratégique européenne : c’est l’ambition de la première édition de La Fabrique Défense qui se tiendra les 17 et 18 janvier 2020, au Paris Event Center, Porte de la Villette. Le GICAT (Groupement des Industries Françaises de Défense et […]

White smoke for first-ever EU defence industry fund

The new European Defence Industrial Development Programme, with a €500 million budget for 2019-2020, was informally agreed by MEPs and Council on Tuesday night (22 to 23 May). The EDIDP is a key pillar of the European Defence Fund, announced by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his September 2016 State of the Union speech and launched in June […]


In an interview with the German economic weekly WirtschaftsWoche, Patrice Caine speaks about the challenges of increased European coordination in the defence sector, and the need to go beyond national interests alone. He takes the opportunity to recall what Thales is today: a global group deeply rooted in all the countries in which it is […]