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Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing in the US

The Space Vehicle and Missile Manufacturing industry has been volatile in recent years. Industry players develop and manufacture missiles, rockets, spacecraft and related equipment and components. Since the US government, particularly the Department of Defense (DoD), accounts for the majority of spending on missile and space products and programs, industry performance is highly correlated with government spending levels. Consequently, when Congress attempted to rein in spending via methods such as sequestration and reduced DoD spending, funding for industry products dropped. However, an elevated level of missile exports compared with performance during the previous five-year period helped industry players offset weaker demand at home, resulting in overall growth in industry revenue over the five years to 2018. Over the five years to 2023, industry revenue is forecast to increase, as the overall defense budget is expected to rise, with funding for certain industry products likely to climb.

The Space Vehicle and Missile Manufacturing industry consists of businesses involved in the manufacture of guided missiles and space vehicles, including the development of prototypes and the manufacture and development of parts, propulsion units and support equipment used in guided missiles and space vehicles. This industry does not produce satellites.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Federal funding for defense
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players (Market share)
    • Table Raytheon Company (industry-specific) - financial performance*
    • Table Lockheed Martin Corporation (industry-specific) - financial performance*
    • Table The Boeing Company (industry-specific) - financial performance*
    • Table Aerojet Rocketdyne (industry-specific) financial performance
    • Table Orbital ATK (industry-specific) financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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