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US DoD Training and Simulation Market

US DoD Training and Simulation Market

This Frost & Sullivan research service provides an in-depth analysis of the US DoD training and simulation market. It also examines the drivers and restraints and provides a competitive analysis of the market participants. The total DoD training and simulation budget is forecast to increase over the fiscal years defense plan (FYDP) to make up for training shortfalls in previous years. Significant reductions in live training spending will not occur for several years, as the optimal balance of mixed reality training will be continuously evaluated. The continuing trend toward live, virtual, and constructive (LVC), or mixed reality training, is the main driver for investment and innovation in the military training and simulation industry.

Surface combat training
Fixed wing training
Ground combat training
Rotary wing training
Miscellaneous training
Other training

Market Overview

Mixed Reality Training is Set to Dominate DoD Training and Simulation Market

The DoD training and simulation budget is projected to increase steadily, in accordance with the Fiscal Years Defense Plan (FYDP), to compensate for the training shortfalls in the previous years. In addition, the research development test and evaluation (RDT&E) funding for the advanced T-X trainer program in the Air Force is poised to increase, which will further enhance the training and simulation market.

There is a constant need for a large number of combat-ready troops and assets, due to the crises in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. This demand can be tapped by employing robust mixed reality exercises and portable equipment in training and simulation. Mixed reality training is poised to become a prominent trend in the military training and simulation market, driving investments and innovation. This will enhance the opportunities for the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) device suppliers. VR systems, which currently dominate the training landscape, will soon extend its application scope into virtual environments. Meanwhile, innovations in AR technology will enhance its see-through capability to support features such as normal vestibular function and haptic feedback. Eventually, AR will outstrip VR and lead the training and simulation market.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • Market Engineering Measurements-Addressable Market
    • CEO's Perspective
    • Associated Multimedia
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total DoD Training and Simulation Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends-Total DoD Training and Simulation Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total DoD Training and Simulation Market: Market Engineering Measurements, US, 2015
    • Market Engineering Measurements-Addressable Market
      • Table Addressable DoD Training and Simulation Market: Market Engineering Measurements, US, 2015
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • DoD Budget Forecast-Program Funding
    • DoD Budget Forecast-Addressable Program Funding
    • DoD Budget Forecast-Program Funding Forecast
      • Table Total DoD Training and Simulation Market: Funding Forecast by Service, US, 2015-2020
      • Table Total DoD Training and Simulation Market: Procurement and RDT&E Funding Forecast by Segment, US, 2015-2020
      • Table Total DoD Training and Simulation Market: Procurement and RDT&E by Segment (with trend lines), US, 2014-2020
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total DoD Training and Simulation Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Evolution
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Market Revenue by Segment
    • Contracts
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • Air/Missile Defense Training Segment Breakdown
    • Air/Missile Defense Training
    • Air/Missile Defense Training Contracts
  • Combat Vehicle Training Segment Breakdown
    • Combat Vehicle Training
    • Combat Vehicle Training Contracts
  • Computer Training Segment Breakdown
    • Computer Training
    • Computer Training Contracts
  • Fixed Wing Training Segment Breakdown
    • Fixed Wing Training
    • Fixed Wing Training Contracts
  • General Flight Training Segment Breakdown
    • General Flight Training
    • General Flight Training Contracts
  • Ground Combat Training Segment Breakdown
    • Ground Combat Training
    • Ground Combat Training Contracts
  • Ground Vehicle Training Segment Breakdown
    • Ground Vehicle Training
    • Ground Vehicle Training Contracts
  • Language Training Segment Breakdown
    • Language Training
    • Language Training Contracts
  • Maintenance Training Segment Breakdown
    • Maintenance Training
    • Maintenance Training Contracts
  • Medical Training Segment Breakdown
    • Medical Training
    • Medical Training Contracts
  • Miscellaneous Training Segment Breakdown
    • Miscellaneous Training
    • Miscellaneous Training Contracts
  • Parachute Training Segment Breakdown
    • Parachute Training
    • Parachute Training Contracts
  • Rotary Wing Training Segment Breakdown
    • Rotary Wing Training
    • Rotary Wing Training Contracts
  • Subsurface Combat Training Segment Breakdown
    • Subsurface Combat Training
    • Subsurface Combat Training Contracts
  • Surface Combat Training Segment Breakdown
    • Surface Combat Training
    • Surface Combat Training Contracts
  • Trainer Aircraft Maintenance Segment Breakdown
    • Trainer Aircraft Maintenance
    • Trainer Aircraft Maintenance Contracts
  • UAS Training Segment Breakdown
    • UAS Training
    • UAS Training Contracts
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • List of Other Training Segments and Values-Market Share Slides
    • List of Other Companies-Market Share Slides
    • List of Other Companies and Programs-Computer Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies and Programs/Platforms-Fixed Wing Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies and Programs-General Flight Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies and Programs-Ground Combat Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies and Programs-Ground Vehicle Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies-Language Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies-Maintenance Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies and Programs-Medical Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies-Miscellaneous Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies-Parachute Training Segment
    • List of Other Programs and Companies-Rotary Wing Training Segment
    • List of Other Companies and Programs-Surface Combat Training Segment
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed

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