European Defence Fund

Belgian Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) outcome and participation analysis

In preparation of the future European Defence Fund to be launched in 2021 for a period of 7 years, two test actions have been implemented as trial or preparation actions. The Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) is addressing the research window of the future defence fund, while the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) is devoted to the capability window with a focus on development and industrial aspects. This report presents an analysis of the outcome of the PADR and the Belgian participation.

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