Is it time for the European arms industry to consolidate?

The European arms industry is beset by over capacity. Three competing fighter aircraft – the French Dassault Rafale (main image), the Eurofighter from Airbus (top left) and Sweden’s Saab Gripen (bottom right) – vie for the same market. Photo: public domain.



  • European defence industry
  • European defence industry
  • HMS Queen Elizabeth
  • Airbus aircraft