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US DoD Helicopter Market

US DoD Helicopter Market

The 2016 United States Department of Defense (DoD) budget request is $􂀀billion, including $􂀀 billion in base funds and $􂀀 billion in overseas contingency operations (OCO) funds. This represents an increase of $􂀀 billion over the 2015 request.

In 2016, helicopters should account for about 􂀀% of the base DoD budget. Procurement spending will decrease significantly over the forecast period while research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) spending will see a smaller decrease, by comparison.

Military helicopter funding through 2020 is forecasted to experience a negative 􂀀% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

The Navy is forecasted to spend $􂀀billion on military helicopters in 2016, slightly more than the $􂀀 billion the Army is expected to spend.

Assault/transport is the helicopter segment with the largest 2016 budget request at $􂀀 billion. Most of the total is attributed to the procurement of CV/MV-22 platforms.

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The 2016 United States Department of Defense (DoD) budget request is $􂀀billion, including $􂀀 billion in base funds and $􂀀 billion in overseas contingency operations (OCO) funds. This represents an increase of $􂀀 billion over the 2015 request.

In 2016, helicopters should account for about 􂀀% of the base DoD budget. Procurement spending will decrease significantly over the forecast period while research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) spending will see a smaller decrease, by comparison.

Military helicopter funding through 2020 is forecasted to experience a negative 􂀀% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

The Navy is forecasted to spend $􂀀billion on military helicopters in 2016, slightly more than the $􂀀 billion the Army is expected to spend.

Assault/transport is the helicopter segment with the largest 2016 budget request at $􂀀 billion. Most of the total is attributed to the procurement of CV/MV-22 platforms.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • Market Engineering Measurements—A Realistic View
    • Executive Summary—CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Overview—Definitions
    • Market Overview—Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints—Total DoD Helicopter Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends—Total DoD Helicopter Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Market Engineering Measurements from the 2016 PB, US, 2015
    • DoD Budget Forecast—Program Funding
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast–Procurement and RDT&E, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast by Category, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast by Department and Category, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast by Segment, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
    • DoD Budget Forecast—A Realistic View
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Realistic Funding Forecast, US, 2014–2020
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis—Total DoD Helicopter Market
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share by Prime Contactor
    • Market Share Evolution
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Absolute Market Share Trend, US, 2012 and 2014
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Percent Market Share Trend, US, 2012 and 2014
    • Prime Contractor Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Prime Contractor Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants, US, 2014
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share by Company
    • Company Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants, US, 2014
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment—FMS
    • Contracts
      • Table Total DoD Helicopter Market: Contract Spending by Month, US, 2014
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective on the DoD Helicopter Industry
    • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • Assault/Transport Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Assault/Transport Helicopters
    • Assault/Transport Helicopters Funding
      • Table Assault/Transport Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Assault/Transport Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Assault/Transport Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Assault/Transport Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Assault/Transport Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Prime Contractor/Company, US, 2014
  • Attack/Recon Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Attack/Recon Helicopters
    • Attack/Recon Helicopters Funding
      • Table Attack/Recon Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Attack/Recon Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Attack/Recon Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Attack/Recon Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Attack/Recon Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • Executive Transport Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Executive Transport Helicopters
    • Executive Transport Helicopters Funding
      • Table Executive Transport Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Executive Transport Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2012–2018
    • Executive Transport Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Executive Transport Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Executive Transport Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • Heavy Lift Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Heavy Lift Helicopters
    • Heavy Lift Helicopters Funding
      • Table Heavy Lift Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Heavy Lift Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Heavy Lift Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Heavy Lift Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Heavy Lift Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • Maritime Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Maritime Helicopters
    • Maritime Helicopters Funding
      • Table Maritime Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Maritime Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Maritime Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Maritime Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Maritime Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • Search and Rescue Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Search and Rescue Helicopters
    • Search and Rescue Helicopters Funding
      • Table Search and Rescue Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Search and Rescue Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Search and Rescue Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Search and Rescue Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Search and Rescue Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • Special Operations Helicopters Segment Breakdown
    • Special Operations Helicopters
    • Special Operations Helicopters Funding
      • Table Special Operations Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Platform, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Special Operations Helicopters Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Special Operations Helicopters Contracts
      • Table Special Operations Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Platform, US, 2014
      • Table Special Operations Helicopters Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • Miscellaneous Parts/Services Segment Breakdown
    • Miscellaneous Parts/Services
    • Miscellaneous Parts/Services Funding
      • Table Miscellaneous Parts/Services Segment: Funding Forecast by Program, US, 2014–2020
      • Table Miscellaneous Parts/Services Segment: Funding Forecast by Department, US, 2014–2020
    • Miscellaneous Parts/Services Contracts
      • Table Miscellaneous Parts/Services Segment: Contracts by Type, US, 2014
      • Table Miscellaneous Parts/Services Segment: Contracts by Company, US, 2014
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word—3 Big Predictions

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