Defense Reports: The Swedish Defense Industry 2011-2016

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Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016

This 156 page report provides a top level overview of the Swedish defense industry, offering insights into market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs to gain a market share in the Swedish 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 Swedish defense industry with current, historic and forecast market values.

The report predicts an increase in the forecast period (2011–2016), to be largely influenced by the country’s strained relationship with Russia, the acquisition of new defense systems and the country’s participation in international peacekeeping missions. In terms of military expenditure as a percentage of GDP the report expect a slight decrease during the forecast period, as the country’s annual GDP growth rate is larger than the predicted growth rate of the Swedish defense budget.

The part of Swedish defense budget allocated for capital expenditure, was decreased in 2010, due to a reduction in the acquisition of defense equipment. Sweden plans to reduce the number of military personnel and troops over the forecast period which will in turn reduce the country’s revenue expenditure and, as a result; however, capital expenditure is expected to increase in the forecast period.

Due to its strained external relationship with Russia, internal security threats and the deployment of troops in overseas peacekeeping missions, Sweden is expected to focus on the procurement of land defense systems, advanced defense communication systems and sophisticated air defense systems. Moreover, the country’s homeland security expenditure is expected to increase during the forecast period, primarily due to a rise in organized crime and the threat from global terrorist organizations such as al-Qaeda.

Companies covered in this report: SAAB, BAE Systems AB, Kockums AB, Nammo AS, CybAero, Dynasafe AB, Patria Helicopter AB, Volvo Aero, Scanjack AB, Åkers Krutbruk Protection AB, Logica, Niscayah.

Report publication date: October 7, 2011
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