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Global Defense Industry Updates: Counter-IED Market to Shrink to $3.6 billion by 2022, While Homeland Security Climbs to $281 billion

January 15th, 2013

Global Information (GII) presents highlights from new market research on the global defense industry from our premium research partner Strategic Defence Intelligence. These reports individually and collectively offer valuable insights on the direction of the military and defense industries. These reports provide both historic and forecast global industry values; and detailed analysis of the factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, leading companies in the industry, and key news.

The Global Counter IED Market 2012-2022

The global counter improvised explosive device (IED) market -- estimated at $6.4 billion in 2012 -- is expected to decrease to $3.6 billion by 2022, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -5.59% over the forecast period. The demand for counter IED equipment is anticipated to be driven by internal and external security threats, territorial disputes, modernization initiatives, technological innovations and a substantial demand for counter IED systems for coalition forces in Afghanistan. Cumulatively, the global market is expected to value US$46.7 billion during the forecast period. The market is expected to be dominated by North America, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Leading companies participating in the global counter IED market include: Lockheed Martin, Chemring Group, NIITEK, Iveco, Allen Vanguard, General Dynamics Land Systems, Navistar Defense, Force Protection, BAE Systems, L3 CyTerra, Northrop Grumman, iRobot Corporation, Thales, and Qinetiq.

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Global Defense Survey 2013 - Economic Outlook in BRIC

Key findings from this report include: in total, 55% of respondents from Asia-Pacific declare that they currently operate their business in India, while 47% from North America operate their business in Brazil; Respondents from medium and large companies indicate high growth in Brazil, while respondents from small-sized companies acknowledge India and China as the key growth markets for business expansion in 2013; Regardless of region, regulatory changes, unfavorable government policies, and poor infrastructure are the leading concerns for business growth in BRIC nations; Respondents from Europe and the Asia-Pacific region predict that a policy towards foreign investment and the physical infrastructure will improve in Brazil and Russia; Analysis reveals that 40% and 60% of respondents from the buyer segment expressed that they expect an improvement in the general state of the economy in Brazil and China in 2013 respectively.

This survey report provides executives with an extensive and authoritative analysis of the economic outlook in BRIC nations for 2013. This report identifies respondents current business scenarios with BRIC nations and demonstrates respondents intentions of changes in business dynamics during 2013. In addition, the global defense industry survey report provides a comprehensive account of the opinions conveyed by executives to help the reader to judge which of the BRIC nations could really be the drivers of the global economy in 2013.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

The Global Homeland Security Market 2012-2022 - Market Size and Drivers: Market Profile

The global homeland security market was estimated to be worth $198 billion in 2012. The market will increase at a CAGR of 3.55% during the forecast period to reach its peak of $281 billion by 2022.

Highlights from this report include: current and forecast market values; key drivers and attractiveness parameters of the global Homeland Security market; and the various factors impacting the growth of the Homeland Security market.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

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