The Walloon sector dedicated to Defence and Security is a historical sector stemming from the metallurgical and mechanical skills acquired in the 20th century which is still a growing sector in Wallonia.  It brings together several large companies (Belgian and International) as well as a dynamic network of SMEs that are constantly developing new skills.

Main areas of activity :

  • Structures (metal and composite, armour) for military aviation and ground armour,
  • Military aircraft engines (production and MRO),
  • Maintenance for military aviation (airplanes and helicopters),
  • Light and heavy armament,
  • Air carrier (POD) or ground (turret) weapon boarding system,
  • Secure communication system for mission aircraft (Awacs, maritime patrol, ...),
  • Electronic embedded system following military qualification,
  • Military drone system (sensors, secured operating system, remote control, ...).