Defense Reports: The French Defense Industry 2011-2016


Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016

This 194 page report provides a top level overview of the French defense industry, offering insights into market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs to gain a market share in the French defense market. In particular, it offers in-depth analysis of defense industry market size from 2005 through 2010 and forecasts till 2016 and provides an insight into the French defense market with current, historic and forecast market values.

Despite expected budget cuts during 2010–2013 to reduce the government’s fiscal deficit, over the next five years the French defense budget is expected to grow, with military modernization plans outlined in the French white paper on defense and national security, and perceived terrorist threats precieved as the drivers for such growth, along with France’s status as the United Nations Security Council’s second-largest contributor to UN peacekeeping missions. Such factors are expected to continue to fuel defense expenditure during the forecast period.

Companies covered in this report are: Dassault Aviation, Thales, Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN), EuroTorp, Cassidian, Safran Group, Snecma, Nexter Systems, MBDA, Eurocopter, DCNS, Renault Truck Defense.

Report publication date: October 7, 2011
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