The Commission grants €205 million through the European Defense Fund to 19 projects

June 16, 2020

Hat: The Commission grants €205 million through the European Defense Fund to 19 projects

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The 16 pan-European defence industrial projects and the three disruptive technology projects funded will boost the EU’s strategic autonomy and industrial competitiveness.

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The €205 million were granted through the two precursor programmes of a fully-fledged European Defence Fund: the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) and the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP).

The projects announced today will support the development of European defence capabilities such as drones and related technologies, space technologies, unmanned ground vehicles, high precision missile systems, future naval platforms, airborne electronic attack capability, tactical and highly secured networks, cyber situational awareness platforms, or next generation of active stealth technologies.

Url description: European Commission - Press corner

Url: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1053