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Defense Research Unit (LRD)

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Les chars, un héritage intempestif ?

Antoine d'EVRY

Focus stratégique, no. 53, September 2014

Regarded as a revolutionary weapon at the beginning of the 20th century, the tank is now suffering from a lack of legitimacy: in the last 20 years, most European states have drastically reduced their tank fleets, sometimes even entirely removing...

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Les chausse-trapes de la remontée en puissance. Défis et écueils du redressement militaire

Guillaume GARNIER

Focus stratégique, no. 52, May 2014

A process of military resurgence shows a government’s will to strengthen its defense apparatus, either to face new strategic challenges or, more frequently, to reverse decline of its capabilities. The ongoing budgetary crisis, which keeps...

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Our books

La guerre des hélicoptères. L'avenir de l'aéromobilité et de l'aérocombat

Etienne DE DURAND, Benoît MICHEL, Elie TENENBAUM

Focus stratégique n° 32, juin 2011

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Quel format d'armée pour la France ?

Etienne de DURAND

Politique étrangère, 4/07, Ifri, Paris, 2007

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One of the most significant results of the geostrategic changes that have occurred in recent years is the escalation of military interventions around the world. However, despite the intimate linkages between the strategic, political and operational levels within these new types of military interventions, there is a profound lack of debate in France about these important issues.

This is the reason why the Defense Research Unit (LRD in French) was created, to nurture debate about these issues and to bring together civil and military experts into a permanent research unit. LRD is supported financially by IFRI, the French Army and defense industries, it initiates and organises its own research program, the results of which are disseminated widely amongst the defence and security communities.

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