Military transport aircraft programs have been the logistical backbone of the armed forces globally since their appearance on the military radar in the interwar years of the 20th century as piston powered aircrafts till the World War II which gave way to the turboprops in the post war era & ultimately to the turbofan engines powered transport aircrafts in the jet age. Since then their position in the force structure of the armed forces globally has become indispensable and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. These versatile, mighty flying fortresses have been carrying out an array of strategically significant missions ranging from Strategic Airlift focused on Troops & Cargo Transportation to ISR & other Electronic Warfare Missions to Aerial Refueling and Humanitarian Aid & Relief Operations.
There have been a number of transport aircrafts developed, produced & fielded by nations globally over the past more than half a decade and some of them are still in service today with this distinction led by none other than the iconic C-130J Super Hercules which in its present avatar is still ruling the skies as the tactical airlifter of choice globally with the program having completed 50 years of its active military service with the Russian giant IL-76 following steadily in the leader’s footsteps, in terms of in-service period. This report provides a comprehensive Comparative SWOT framework Analysis on the World’s Top 5 in-service Military Transport Aircraft programs, ranging from the old master to the new kids on the block followed by an analysis of the program strategy focus across these aircraft programs.
The framework provides a comprehensive, comparative analysis of the Strengths & Weaknesses of these aircraft programs relative to each other while scanning out environmental opportunities & threats for these in a rapidly evolving post COVID-19 world scenario (which is likely to see pressures on defense spending across most parts of the world over near term) which further enhances the relevance & usefulness of this report.
The report is a niche, key and vital information resource on Military Transport Aircrafts with its unique disposition & focus. The report would be quintessential for those having strategic interest & stakes in the in the Global Military Transport Aircraft Market. The report will be extremely useful for Key Decision-Makers, Program Managers, Global Procurement Managers, Defense Contracting Executives & Departments, Top Management of Industry Players & Other Companies, Industry OEMs, Suppliers, Vendors, Associated Equipment Manufacturers and other Key Players in the Industry Value Chain. The report will also be useful for existing & potential Investors, Industry & Company Analysts, M&A Advisory Firms, Strategy & Management Consulting Firms, PE Firms, Venture Capitalists, Financing & Leasing Companies, Researchers and all those associated with the industry/sector.