Future of the US Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020


Naperville, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/24/2015 -- Reportstack, provider of premium market research reports announces the addition of Future of the US Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020 market report to its offering


The Future of the US Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020, published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, 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.

Key Findings

- Over the historic period, the US defense expenditure registered a growth rate of -4.98%, decreasing  from US$687 billion in 2011 to US$560 billion in 2015

- The US military expenditure, valued at US$560 billion in 2015, is expected to increase to US$597 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 0.51% 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 Defense Ministry is expected to procure C4ISR-Land Based, Networking, IT Software, C4ISR-Airborne, Cyber Security


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 2016-2020, 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 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 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 country's imports and exports over the last five years

- Market opportunities: details of the top five defense investment opportunities over the coming 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

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, Porter's Five Forces Analysis,  Key Trends and Growth Stimulators, and latest industry contracts"

Companies Mentioned

"Lockheed Martin Corp.


General Dynamics


L-3 Communications Corp.

Northrop Grumman Corp.

Science Application International Corp. (SAIC)

Honeywell International Inc.

Sikorsky Aircraft

General Electric Aviation

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Textron Marine and Land Systems"

Complete report is available

Roger Campbell
United States
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