The research line “Defence capabilities and technologies” addresses the capability developments and the technological innovation processes in the field of security and defence. Within this framework, the CSDS’ interests include the development of weapon systems, robotics, artificial intelligence, the military use of space technology, critical infrastructure protection as well as the questions related to industry and Defence market.

Researcher: Alain DE NEVE

Russia’s Space Strategy: From Dusk to Dawn?


Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS):
Operational, Ethical and Legal Perspectives

SpaceX and Disruptive Innovation:
The Emperor’s New Clothes?


Related publications:

Russia’s Space Strategy: From Dusk to Dawn?, Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 38, 29 March 2022

SpaceX and Disruptive Innovation: The Emperor’s New Clothes?, Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 36, 10 January 2022

Taking Stock of the Space Weaponisation Issue, Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 34, 1 December 2021

La lutte euro-atlantique contre la désinformation : état des lieux et défis à relever pour la BelgiqueEstelle HOORICKX, Security & Strategy 150, October 2021

Toward A Limitless World?Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 31, 22 April 2021

Les organisations de défense face aux défis de l’intelligence artificielle, Alain DE NEVE, Security & Strategy 146, March 2021

Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) : expression paradoxale de la technologisation, Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 30, 19 February 2021

New Space : conséquences politiques, industrielles et doctrinales de l’entrée des nouveaux acteurs du secteur spatial, Alain DE NEVE, Security & Strategy 138, February 2020

SCAF : un condensé des vicissitudes européennes?Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 27, 7 October 2019

L’OTAN et la supériorité technologique américaine : un risque pour la solidarité euro-atlantique ?Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 26, 18 March 2019

Le programme B-21 Raider : armement stratégique ou institutionnel ?Alain DE NEVE, Focus Paper 38, January 2019

The Age of Domes: How Global Changes Will Shape Borders and Surveillance TechnologiesAlain DE NEVE, Security & Strategy 132, January 2018

Defending Europe: Dual-Use Technologies and Drone Development in the European Union, Raluca CSERNATONI, Focus Paper 35, September 2016

Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). Quels atouts ? Quels enjeux ? Quelles incidences sur l’opérationnalité des armées ?, Alain DE NEVE, e-Note 16, 17 February 2015

Related events:

Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS): Operational, Ethical and Legal Perspectives, Colloquium, 23 & 24 March 2022

The Internet of Military Things (IoMT): Operational Opportunities and Security Challenges, Online evening conference, 23 September 2021

The NEW START Treaty and the Future of Security Regimes, Evening conference, 22 April 2021

Access to Space in the Era of New Space Entrepreneurship, Evening conference, 24 September 2020

Military Force Projection at Risk? The question of Anti-Access/Area Denial, Evening conference, 21 November 2019

Bots, Social Media and Political Propaganda, Evening conference, 26 March 2019