The Omani defense market will be driven by an arms race in the region with a focus to modernize its military by procuring advanced defense systems. In addition, the capital expenditure allocation is anticipated to average 35.7% of the total defense budget during 2016-2020 and defense equipment procurements are expected to be in the areas of multi-role aircraft, missile defense systems, armored vehicles, and military rotorcraft.

Key Findings

  • During 2011-2015, Omani defense expenditure registered a growth rate of 23.19%, increasing from US$4.3 billion in 2011 to US$9.9 billion in 2015
  • Military expenditure is anticipated to register a CAGR of 2.85% during 2016-2020, to value US$11.5 billion in 2020
  • Dominance of the UK and the US as defense suppliers and lack of skilled laborers possess challenges for the Omani defense market
  • Demand for equipment is mainly expected to revolve around multi-role aircraft, missile defense systems, armored vehicles, and military rotorcraftduring 2016-2020

Strategic Defence Intelligence’sreport - Future of the Omani Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020 offers detailed analysis of the industry with market size forecasts from 2016-2020. This report will also analyze factors that influence demand in the industry, key market trends, and challenges faced by industry participants.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

  • Defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the defense industry during 2016-2020, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators. It also provides a snapshot of the country’s expenditure and modernization patterns
  • Budget allocation and key challenges: insights into procurement schedules formulated within the country and a breakdown of the defense budget with respect to the army, navy, and air force. It also details the key challenges faced by defense market participants within the country
  • Porter’s Five Force analysis of the defense industry: analysis of the market characteristics by determining the bargaining power of suppliers, buyers, threat of substitution, intensity of rivalry, and barriers to entry
  • Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years
  • Market opportunities: details of the top five defense investment opportunities from 2015 to 2025
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights:including an overview of key players, together with insights such as key alliances, strategic initiatives, and a brief financial analysis

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