||Commission started to develop a specific defence policy.
Public consultation (Green paper COM(2004)608).
Proposal for a new procurement Directive specifically adapted to defence.
- unrestricted use of negotiated procedure with publication
- special provisions for sector-specific issues like security of supply and security of information
- Directive to apply not only to defence procurement, but also to sensitive purchases in the non-military security area.
- Impact assessment:
- Executive summary
- Full text
||Directive (2009/81/E) published in the Official Journal. Deadline for transposition into national law: 21 August 2011.
High Level Conference on Defence and Security Industries and Markets