The BDSV represents the interests of the German Security and Defence Industry nationally and internationally. Additionally, it aims at increasing the visibility of Germany’s highly competitive Security and Defence Industry.
The BDSV has established itself as the point of contact for questions regarding the defence industry, industrial cooperation and information on security and defence matters. The responsibilities of the BDSV are divided into, first, “Advocacy and Lobbying”, second, “Press and Communications”, and third, “International Cooperation”.
The BDSV is the point of contact for policy-makers, government departments and foreign governments. It fosters the information flow of national and European decision makers on industrial policy, R&D as well as other relevant issues.
The BDSV also fosters cooperation with foreign security and defence industries.
The member companies of the BDSV are highly qualified suppliers and partners of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) and of the ministries entrusted with responsibilities regarding national security. Our industry is an indispensable part of German security interests and contributes to the protection and security of Germany’s citizens.