Digitalisation of defence in NATO and the EU

Think tank: IISS

Author(s): Simona R. Soare

August 10, 2023

This report from UK think tank IISS looks at making European defence fit for the digital age.

NATO and the EU have embarked on a process of digital transformation of defence. This research paper outlines the principal tenets of related initiatives, provides a brief overview of the level of digitalisation of defence in selected European countries, and analyses the key challenges of the digital transformation of defence capabilities in Europe.