The Future of the US Defence Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2021, published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, provides readers with detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defence industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news.

Key Findings

  • Over the historic period, the US defence expenditure registered a growth rate of -2.63%,decreasing from US$646billion in 2012 to US$580 billion in 2016
  • The US military expenditure, valued at US$580billion in 2016, is expected to increase to US$599 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 0.71% over the forecast period
  • The US military expenditure will be driven by the efforts to retain its military supremacy and initiatives to replace the aged and worn-out weapons that have been used in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars
  • The Defence Ministry is expected to procure, Networking, IT Software, Hardware, Multi-Role Aircraft MRO and Transport Aircraft MRO

This report offers detailed analysis of the US defence industry with market size forecasts covering the next five years. This report will also analyze factors that influence demand for the industry, key market trends, and challenges faced by industry participants. In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

  • The US defence industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the US defence industry during 2017-2021, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. 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 defence budget with respect to the army, navy, and air force. It also details the key challenges faced by defence market participants within the country
  • Porter’s Five Force analysis of the US defence industry: analysis of the market characteristics by determining the bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of 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 defence investment opportunities over the next10 years
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the US defence industry. It provides an overview of key players, together with insights such as key alliances, strategic initiatives, and a brief financial analysis

Reasons To Buy

  • This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the US defence industry market trends for the coming five years
  • The market opportunity section will inform the user about the various military requirements that are expected to generate revenues during the forecast period. The description includes technical specifications, recent orders, and the expected investment pattern by the country during the forecast period
  • Detailed profiles of the top domestic and foreign defence manufacturers with information about their products, alliances, recent contract wins, and financial analysis wherever available. This will provide the user with a total competitive landscape of the sector
  • A deep qualitative analysis of the US defence industry covering sections including demand drivers, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Key Trends and Growth Stimulators, and latest industry contracts