Research > Security and defence + Italy's foreign policy, Military budget + European defence + Military missions + NATO + Public opinion + Italy's military policy + Transatlantic relations

  • EU-US Security Strategies

    In this project, lasting 14 months, IAI acts as project leader. The study intends to provide a comparative analysis of the EU-US relationship with regard, in particular, to the definition of the...
    Start/End: 2010
  • Putting the EUGS into action: developing EU/EDA added value in support of security and defence

    The project “Putting the EUGS into action: developing EU/EDA added value in support of security and defence”, coordinated by IAI, sought to concretize the EUGS provisions of direct relevance to EDA...
    Start/End: 2016
  • Academic conferences in cooperation with NATO Allied Command Transformation and Bologna University

    This series of international academic conferences - sponsored by NATO's Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and organized by IAI, in partnership with Bologna University - does contribute to a...
    Start/End: 2011
  • Turkey and European Security

    This study was carried out in 2005-2006 in collaboration with the Tesev Foundation (Turkish Economic ans Social Studies Foundation) of Istanbul. It focuses on the political and military implications...
    Start/End: 2005
  • ICPA (ISR Capability Package Assessment study)

    Through the definition and analysis of specific operational scenarios derived from Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions, the project aims at identifying and assess current gaps in...
    Start/End: 2011
  • Key Trends Affecting the European Defence Technological Industrial Base

    This project aimed to provide fresh analysis on the state of the EDTIB and its possible evolution in light of recent regional and global developments. The research provided a comprehensive...
    Start/End: 2017
  • Defence Matters 2016

    The project aims at stimulating the Italian public debate over defence issues, in particular on the role of NATO in the current international context and Italy’s defence policy. Based on the...
    Start/End: 2016
  • Defence Matters 2015

    The project aims to stimulate the national public debate on a double focus: the Nato role in the current security environment, and the implication of the Italian White Book on International Security...
    Start/End: 2015
  • Defence and Security Matters 2017

    The project “Defence and Security Matters 2017: Italy”, funded by the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, contributes to the effort to communicate and discuss NATO purpose and role, particularly in...
    Start/End: 2017
  • Il ruolo dell'elicottero nel nuovo scenario militare: le prospettive italiane

    This research project started with an examination of recent military experiences and the strategic debate and moved toward consideration of the effective potentials of the helicopter in the new...
    Start/End: 1999
  • Framework contract for Permanent Monitoring and Analysis of military capabilities and defence sector trends

    This four-year project coordinated by IAI, provided a constant monitoring of military capabilities of EU Member States and other associated countries, through the creation and management of a...
    Start/End: 2015
  • Partnership with NATO Defense College

    Since 2011, IAI and NATO Defense College (NDC) collaborate on several initiatives aiming at stimulating debates on themes concerning Euro-Atlantic security, the role of the Alliance and its relations...
    Start/End: 2011
  • Defence Matters 2013

    The research project aims to analyze the Italian debate on military issues, in particular with respect to defence spending and Italian participation in mission abroad. Besides working on primary and...
    Start/End: 2013
  • International Relations Observatory

    This a joint project conducted by IAI and three other research centres in cooperation with Italy's Parliament. The objective is to provide members of parliaments, in particular the delegations to the...
    Start/End: 2008
  • MEDI (Mapping of the European Defence Industry)

    IAI role in MEDI was to support JRC (Joint Research Center) and the EU Commission's DG Market and Enterprise in gathering data and analyses related to defence industry and budgets in Italy, within a...
    Start/End: 2006
  • Il sistema del supporto logistico delle Forze Armate. Problemi e prospettive

    The study examined the requirements pressing for a modern national logistics support system and the problems linked to implementing and managing it, in light of the international experience which...
    Start/End: 2000
  • Defence Matters 2014

    The project intended to enlarge and enhance the Italian public debate on defence issues, by focusing on the relation between national interests and the Atlantic Alliance. Based on the conclusions...
    Start/End: 2014
  • EUROCON - Study on State Control of Strategic Defence Assets

    The research analyses the EU member states’ regimes for the control of the defence strategic assets. It is widely based on interviews to the responsible of the implementation of these regimes....
    Start/End: 2009
  • Landscaping - Identifying the mismatch between requirements and planned capabilities: Air Operations

    The project is aimed to analyze future gaps between European Armed Forces’ air capabilities and the requirements derived from plausible scenarios of Air Power’s use. Trends influencing next future...
    Start/End: 2012
  • Italy and the anti-ballistic missile defence programs

    The project analyzed the strategic, political, economic, technological and industrial implications of Italy's participation in the anti-ballistic missile defence programs proposed by the US and NATO...
    Start/End: 2008