Direction générale de l'armement (DGA)

The Direction générale de l’armement (DGA), is the French Government Defense procurement and technology agency responsible for the program management, development and purchase of weapon systems for the French military.

The DGA coordinates the armament programs with industry in France, within Europe, but also with customers for export. Together with the Europe of Defence organization, the DGA promotes the development of armament programmes in co-operation and contributes to the development of the European Defence Agency. Fifteen cooperative armament programmes are under way. The OCCAr (Joint Organisation of Co-operation as regards Armament) ensures the control of six programmes intended to equip the French force, inter allia: combat Tiger helicopter, ground-to-air missiles short Roland/Frole range, Cobra counter-battery radar, family of ground-to-air systems future (FSAF), A400M military transport aircraft, PAAMS anti-aircraft system.

Europe France Paris Île-de-France
Institution type
French Institutions Governments, ministries and governmental agencies