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We represents and supports more than 1100 businesses operating in the defense, security,
aerospace, and space sectors.

Our membership ranges from major multinational businesses with substantial Europe presences, to hundreds of small and medium sized companies in every part of the countries.

Companies in our sectors employ more then 374,000 people in Europe and generate exports worth £46 billion a year.

Whether representing industry, connecting our members with business opportunities or driving forward innovation and growth, ADS GROUP is at the forefront of an array of activities, events and programmes that benefit our members.


ADS supports the defense & security sector’s contribution to the EU’s economic health by shaping the market, generating business development and providing networking opportunities in support of our EU member companies.

Our members are at the centre of our organisation and all our work. Membership extends to all individuals employed within your business, which means every employee can access relevant information and make use of our services.

Joining ADS offers access to business development support, a programme of in-person and digital events, and expertise in specialist areas such as supply chain excellence, public procurement, and research funding.

ADS members benefit from informed advice information and resources, including through our dedicated COVID-19, Brexit and Sustainability hubs.


Through our ongoing work to promote the Industrial Strategy, ADS supports and works with the EU MOD, the Home Office, the FCO, DIT DSO and the Security Services, helping Member companies to grow and export.

The defense team also provide a number of specialist services such as advice on export licensing, commercial issues, offsets, international trafficking in arms regulations and the EU Defense & Security Directive.