Thailand Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026

Thailand Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026


Thailand Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026 report provides the market size forecast and the projected growth rate for the next five years. The report covers industry analysis including the key market drivers, emerging technology trends, and major challenges faced by market participants. It also offers insights regarding key factors and government programs that are expected to influence the demand for military platforms over the forecast period.

This report offers detailed analysis of Thailand defense market 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 2021, the Thai government allocated $5.7 billion to its total defense budget, recording a CAGR of 1.3% during 2017-21. The country's defense budget is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% over the forecast period, to reach $7.6 billion in 2026. The acquisition budget for 2021 is $1 billion and expected to be $2.4 billion in 2026, growing at a CAGR 10.8% over the forecast period. During the historic period (2017-21), Thailand spent $28.4 billion, whereas over the forecast period (2022-26) it is expected to spend $34.6 billion. The acquisition budget is primarily expected to increase due to the procurement of aircraft, submarines and naval vessels. Moreover, the protection of vital infrastructure and securing maritime borders are expected to drive the country’s future defense expenditure.

Thailand’s government allocated $5.7 billion to its defense budget in 2021. During 2017-21, the country’s defense budget recorded a CAGR of 1.3%. Thailand’s defense budget is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% over the forecast period, registering a cumulative value of $40.3 billion. The increase in the budget is primarily expected to be driven by the need to upgrade the country’s existing equipment, and internal insurgencies and territorial disputes with neighboring countries. Military rotorcraft and military infrastructure and logistics are emerging opportunities in the Thai defense market.

Who Should Buy

  • Defence Startups, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Defence Planners, Aerospace and Defence Integrators, Venture Capital Firms, Government Agencies, Head of Marketing, Head of Sales, CEOs and Senior Executives.
  • The concerned stakeholders can utilize the report to identify high growth segments and customize their offerings to match the project requirements.
  • The Venture Capital Firms can utilize the project details, growth rate, and market size to identify and fund high potential startups.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following -
  • Thailand defense budget: detailed analysis of Thailand FY2021 defense budget broken down into market size and market share. This is coupled with an examination of key current and future acquisitions.
  • Regulation: the procurement policy and process is explained. This is coupled with an analysis of Thailand military doctrine and strategy to provide a comprehensive overview of Thailand military regulation.
  • Security Environment: political alliances and perceived security threats to Thailand are examined; there help to explain trends in spending and modernisation.
  • Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the Thailand defense industry.
Reasons to Buy
  • Determine prospective investment areas based on a detailed trend analysis of the Thailand defense market over the next five years
  • Gain in-depth understanding about the underlying factors driving demand for different defense and internal security segments in the Thailand market and identify the opportunities offered.
  • Strengthen your understanding of the market in terms of demand drivers, market trends, and the latest technological developments, among others
  • Identify the major threats that are driving the Thailand defense market providing a clear picture about future opportunities that can be tapped, resulting in revenue expansion
  • Channel resources by focusing on the ongoing programs that are being undertaken by the Thailand government
  • Make correct business decisions based on in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape consisting of detailed profiles of the top defense equipment providers in the country. The company profiles also includes information about the key products, alliances, recent contract awarded, and financial analysis, wherever available

Executive Summary
Defense Budget Assessment
Budgeting Process
Defense Market Size Historical And Forecast
Drivers Of Defense Expenditure
Analysis Of Defense Budget Allocation
Military Doctrine And Security Environment
Military Doctrine And Strategy
Primary Threat Perception
Political And Strategic Alliances
Geopolitical Social And Economic Scenario
Market Entry Strategy And Regulations
Procurement Policy And Process
Market Regulations
Market Entry Route
Key Challenges
Major M&A, Financing and Partnerships of Thailand Defense Market
Market Attractiveness And Emerging Opportunities
Market Attractiveness, 2020 2025
Top Defense Segments By Value
Import And Export Market Dynamics
Import Market Dynamics
Defense Platform Acquisitions
Defense Platform Acquisitions By Value
S26T Class (Yuan class)
T 6C Texan II
Type 071 Landing Platform Dock (LPD)
T 50 Trainer jets
Fleet Size
Competitive Landscape
Defense Companies Operating In Thailand
Main Defense Companies
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