Future of the US Defense Industry – Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecast Trends (2018-2022)

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Albany, US, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Network/ — The Future of the US Defense Industry – Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022, report added by Market Research HUB, provides readers with detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news.


This report offers detailed analysis of the US defense 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 defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the US defense industry during 2018-2022, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. It also provides a snapshot of the countrys 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 capital expenditure and revenue expenditure. It also details the key challenges faced by defense market participants within the country
– Porters Five Force analysis of the US defense 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 countrys imports and exports over the last five years
– Market opportunities: details of the top five defense investment opportunities over the next 10 years
– Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the US defense industry. It provides an overview of key players, together with insights such as key alliances, strategic initiatives, and a brief financial analysis


– Being the largest defense spender in the world, with a budget of US$586.7 billion in 2017, the US is expected to sustain its superiority over other nations in the coming years. During the historic period, the total defense budget, including funding for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), was relatively flat, registering a CAGR of 0.40% due to the sequestration measures imposed by the government.
– Between 2013 and 2017, the US allocated an average of 34.2% of its total defense budget to capital expenditure, primarily to fulfill the equipment needs of its overseas contingency during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. However, with the country expected to focus on the replacement of damaged and obsolete defense equipment rather than on war needs, the capital expenditure is estimated to average 36.3% over the forecast period. Consequently, the share of revenue expenditure is expected to average 63.7% during the forecast period as compared to 65.8% during 2013-2017.
– Oppurtunities are expected to emerge in Networking, Multi-role aircraft, IT-software, multirole aircraft MRO andf IT-Hardware.

Reasons to buy

– This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the US defense 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 defense 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 defense industry covering sections including demand drivers, Porters Five Forces Analysis, Key Trends and Growth Stimulators, and latest industry contracts

Table of Contents
1. Introduction 12
1.1. What is this Report bout? 12
1.2. Definitions 12
1.3. Summary Methodology 14
1.4. About Strategic Defence Intelligence 15
2. Executive Summary 16
3. Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities 18
3.1. Current Market Scenario 19
3.1.1. Primary Threat Perception 19
3.1.2. Military Doctrine & Strategy 21
3.1.3. Military Fleet Size 23
3.1.4. Procurement Programs 29
3.1.5. Social, Political and Economic Environment & Support for Defense Projects 32
3.1.6. Political and Strategic Alliances 33
3.2. Defense Market Size Historical and Forecast 34
3.2.1. US defense expenditure expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.72% over the forecast period 34
3.2.2. Initiatives to retain military superiority, equipment modernization program, turbulence in the Middle East, rising tension with China and Research and Development activities are expected to drive defense spending 36
3.2.3. Defense expenditure as a percentage of GDP estimated to decline over the forecast period 38
3.2.4. Per capita defense spending projected to decline over the forecast period 40
3.3. Analysis of Defense Budget Allocation 42
3.3.1. Total Department of Defense (DoD) budget forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.72% 42
3.3.2. Share of revenue expenditure expected to increase over the forecast period 44
3.3.3. US defense capital expenditure expected to increase at a CAGR of 8.53% over the forecast period 46
3.3.4. Navy to receive the major allocation of the defense budget over the forecast period 48
3.3.5. Allocation for defense expenditure on army expected to increase over the forecast period 50
3.4. Homeland Security Market Size and Forecast 52
3.4.1. The US homeland security expenditure to reach US$87.6 billion by 2022 52
3.4.2. Prevention of terrorism, securing and managing borders, safeguarding cyberspace and disaster management to drive homeland security expenditure over the forecast period 54
3.4.3. The nation is at highly affected category of terrorism 56
3.4.4. The US faces high level of threats from terrorist organizations 57
3.4.5. The US has a terrorism index score of 4.9 59
3.5. Benchmarking with Key Global Markets 60
3.5.1. The US will dominate global military spending over the forecast period 60
3.5.2. US defense budget is much higher than other leading spenders 62
3.5.3. US is one of the top defense spenders in terms of expenditure as a percentage of GDP 63
3.6. Market Opportunities: Key Trends and Growth Stimulators 64
3.6.1. Networking 64
3.6.2. Multi-role Aircraft 66
3.6.3. IT Software 67
3.6.4. Multi Role Aircraft MRO 69

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