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Milipol Paris

Milipol Paris

Paris, France
18 Nov 2025 - 21 Nov 2025
France is among the time-honoured and leading countries in the global defence industry. This is because the country features an extensive and high-value armament sector. It comprises 5,000 enterprises that represent the entire value chain. Such include manufacturers, suppliers, exporters, importers, et cetera. Such businesses vary from independent contractors to extensive, prominent companies. They employ 400,000 specialists, including 165,000 direct employments. It also results in high exportation rates and turnovers. Its 600 exporters, for example, account for a significant amount of its revenue. They contribute up to 27,000,000,000 EUR. This accounts for around 33% of the total turnover. It also places France as the third most extensive global defence ware exporter. Additionally, the sector is a leading innovation hub. This is because the French armament sector places considerable significance on innovations. For example, up to 220,000,000 EUR has been allocated to the Defence Innovation Fund. This is a programme intent on supporting start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises. In particular, it is intent on assisting with developing innovative defence technologies. Often, the sector displays its latest innovations during biannual trade expositions. Such events take place in cities such as Paris. They attract tens of thousands of attendees from various countries.