A year after the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union, the consequences of Brexit for European defence have yet to take shape. A group of experts from France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom - including Bastian Giegerich, IISS Director of Defence and Military Analysis - have mapped what Brexit might mean for the European armament industry.
Their report covers issues such as British access to EU funds, the impact of Brexit on European institutions and bilateral and multilateral European defence programmes, and negotiations on UK-EU defence company agreements. It analyses how these issues might develop in a range of possible future scenarios.
Read this new report from the Armament Industry European Research Group.