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What the Commission is doing

The Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS) is in charge of the competitiveness and innovation of the European Defence industry by ensuring the evolution of a strong technological and industrial base. 


  • Implementation and oversight of the European Defence Fund
  • Encouraging collaborative projects focusing on building an open and competitive European defence equipment market
  • Enforcing EU procurement rules on defence
  • Implementing Action Plan on Military Mobility