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Towards a European Defence Equipment Market

01 July 2005
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Communication, directive or code? The Commission's Green Paper on Defence Procurement has opened a new debate on how to reach the aim of an EDEM.
In September 2004, the European Commission (EC) issued a Green Paper on Defence Procurement, proposing various options to improve transparency and openness of defence markets between EU member states. It is part of a global Commission initiative on the creation of a European Defence Equipment Market (EDEM). <br /><br />