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GICAT is the French defence industry association.

The French land and airland defence and security industry association (GICAT) is a trade association created in 1978 and which today represents more than 400 members (large groups, medium-sized companies and small and medium-sized enterprises).GICAT represents the interests of the French land and airland defence and security industry around four objectives: 
- Organize dialogue between institutions and industrialists in the sector
- Offer services to its members to promote their development in France and abroad
- Create an environment favorable to exchanges between manufacturers
- Promote the know-how and image of the sector’s industry
Its international influence is based on the international trade shows EUROSATORY in France, Platinum Security Exhibition in Monaco, Expodefensa in Colombia and ShieldAfrica in Ivory Coast organized by its subsidiary COGES, as well as by federating the French Pavilions on a certain number of defence and/or security shows abroad.