idD Portugal Defence was received by the Head of the Armed Forces General Staff, in a work and greeting session.

During the meeting, idD Portugal Defence and Admiral Silva Ribeiro exchanged imprints on how the defence economy and the Armed Forces can cooperate, especially in areas related to innovation, research and development projects, the main ongoing and planned investment programmes, as well as export opportunities in the naval, aeronautics, communications and cyber sectors.

The response to COVID-19 was considered to be very positive both in the Defence industries and in the Armed Forces.

Both parts manifested will to cooperate in a close way in the implementation of an integrated and articulated policy for research, development, response to the needs of the Armed Forces, operational support and export of goods, equipment and services produced by the Defence economy

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