Is it time for the European arms industry to consolidate?

An Airbus A400M Atlas transport aircraft. A multi-national collaboration, development delays and cost over-runs at one point left the programme facing cancellation. Along with the NH90 multi-role helicopter, it has been described as an object lesson in how not to do European co-operation. Photo: courtesy of USAF/Public domain.



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