Defense Reports: The Canadian Defense Industry 2011-2016


Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016

This 167 page report provides a top level overview of the Canadian defense industry, offering insights into market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs to gain a market share in the Canadian defense industry. 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 Canadian defense industry with current, historic and forecast market values.

The report predicts an increase in the forecast period (2011–2016), The reduced growth rate of the defense budget during the forecast period is due to budget cuts announced by the government to reduce its fiscal deficit. As a result, the defense budget is expected to decrease by 2016.  Canadian defense expenditure is mainly driven by the modernization of its armed forces outlined in the Canada First Defence Strategy (CFDS), the country’s participation in various peacekeeping missions around the world, and the need to ensure the sovereignty of the Arctic region, which has become vulnerable to foreign intrusions due to climate change and speculation surrounding oil reserves in the area.

Companies covered in this report: CAE, Pacific Safety Products Inc., AV Corp., Héroux-Devtek Inc., Magellan Aerospace Corporation, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd, Cascade Aerospace, General Dynamics Canada, General Dynamics Land Systems, Canada, L-3 MAS, Rheinmetall Canada Inc., Raytheon Canada Ltd.

Report publication date: October 7, 2011
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