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Defense Spending in Western Europe

Introduction

Defense Spending in Western Europe industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Western Europe defense spending market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

  • Defense spending covers capital items, military personnel, government defense agencies, and related expenditure on defense and peacekeeping. The defense market is segmented to include expenditure on: personnel; equipment; infrastructure; and other expenditure (which represents all other spending). Volume is measured as the active serving personnel in the national army, air force, navy (including marines and coast guard) and other elements of the service, such as Joint Staff. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2013 annual average exchange rates.
  • The Western European defense spending market had total budget allocation of $278.5bn in 2013, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.4% between 2009 and 2013.
  • Personnel numbers declined with a CARC of -1.4% between 2009 and 2013, to reach a total of 2.2 million personnel in 2013.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 1.6% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $301.0bn by the end of 2018.
Features

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Leading company profiles reveal details of key defense spending market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Western Europe defense spending market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Western Europe economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the Western Europe defense spending market by value in 2013?

What will be the size of the Western Europe defense spending market in 2018?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Western Europe defense spending market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Market volume
Market volume forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market volume
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Market volume forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.])
BAE Systems plc
Finmeccanica SpA
Thales SA
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research
Appendix
About MarketLine
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Western Europe defense spending market value: $ billion, 2009–13
Table 1: Western Europe defense spending market volume: thousand personnel, 2009–13
Table 1: Western Europe defense spending market category segmentation: $ billion, 2013
Table 1: Western Europe defense spending market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2013
Table 1: Western Europe defense spending market value forecast: $ billion, 2013–18
Table 1: Western Europe defense spending market volume forecast: thousand personnel, 2013–18
Table 1: The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.]): key facts
Table 1: The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.]): key financials ($)
Table 1: The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.]): key financials (€)
Table 1: The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.]): key financial ratios
Table 1: BAE Systems plc: key facts
Table 1: BAE Systems plc: key financials ($)
Table 1: BAE Systems plc: key financials (£)
Table 1: BAE Systems plc: key financial ratios
Table 1: Finmeccanica SpA: key facts
Table 1: Finmeccanica SpA: key financials ($)
Table 1: Finmeccanica SpA: key financials (€)
Table 1: Finmeccanica SpA: key financial ratios
Table 1: Thales SA: key facts
Table 1: Thales SA: key financials ($)
Table 1: Thales SA: key financials (€)
Table 1: Thales SA: key financial ratios
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Western Europe defense spending market value: $ billion, 2009–13
Figure 1: Western Europe defense spending market volume: thousand personnel, 2009–13
Figure 1: Western Europe defense spending market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2013
Figure 1: Western Europe defense spending market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2013
Figure 1: Western Europe defense spending market value forecast: $ billion, 2013–18
Figure 1: Western Europe defense spending market volume forecast: thousand personnel, 2013–18
Figure 1: Forces driving competition in the defense spending market in Western Europe, 2013
Figure 1: Drivers of buyer power in the defense spending market in Western Europe, 2013
Figure 1: Drivers of supplier power in the defense spending market in Western Europe, 2013
Figure 1: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the defense spending market in Western Europe, 2013
Figure 1: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the defense spending market in Western Europe, 2013
Figure 1: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the defense spending market in Western Europe, 2013
Figure 1: The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.]): revenues & profitability
Figure 1: The Airbus Group NV (previously known as European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company [EADS N.V.]): assets & liabilities
Figure 1: BAE Systems plc: revenues & profitability
Figure 1: BAE Systems plc: assets & liabilities
Figure 1: Finmeccanica SpA: revenues & profitability
Figure 1: Finmeccanica SpA: assets & liabilities
Figure 1: Thales SA: revenues & profitability
Figure 1: Thales SA: assets & liabilities

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