There’s probably no industry in the world that hasn’t been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The defence industry has undergone some changes, though not as negative as other industries have. In any case, it will take some time for it to get back to the pre-pandemic level.. The industry is expected to begin recovering in 2021 but there are a lot of barriers on its way to restoration. If the defence of Europe is to remain sound, both Europeans and their North American allies must squarely and honestly face the twin threat of hostile geopolitics and disruptive technologies, and they must do so together and with shared purpose. To throw light on such an issue, Poorva Mogale, a 1st year student of the Symbiosis School of Media and Communication has written an article on the same, and discussed the future of the defence industry in Europe.