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The UAE Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2025

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The UAE Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2025
Published: February 18, 2020 Content info: 152 Pages
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The UAE Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2025, published by GlobalData, provides readers with detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies and key news.

This report offers detailed analysis of the the UAE defense industry with market size forecasts covering the next five years. This report will also analyze factors that influence demand for the industry, key market trends, and challenges faced by industry participants.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following -

  • The the UAE defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the the UAE defense industry during 2021-2025, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. It also provides a snapshot of the country's expenditure and modernization patterns.
  • Budget allocation and key challenges: insights into procurement schedules formulated within the country and a breakdown of the defense budget with respect to capital expenditure and revenue expenditure. It also details the key challenges faced by defense market participants within the country.
  • Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country's imports and exports over the last five years.
  • Market opportunities:list of the top ten defense investment opportunities over the next 5 years.
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the the UAE defense industry.

Scope

  • The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven states that has grown to emerge as one of the Middle East's most important economic centres. The country is located on the South East end of the Arabian Peninsula in the Persian Gulf and is blessed with vast oil and gas reserves.
  • Between 2016 and 2020, the UAE's annual defense expenditure stood at an average of US$26.6 billion per year and this is expected to increase to an average of US$37.8 billion over the forecast period. The country is expected to invest US$70 billion cumulatively in capital expenditure over the forecast period.
  • The protection of vital infrastructure, the country's territorial dispute with Iran, and ongoing domestic defense industry building initiatives are expected to drive the country's future defense spending.

Reasons to buy

  • This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the the UAE defense industry market trends for the coming five years.
  • The market opportunity section will inform the user about the various military requirements that are expected to generate revenues during the forecast period. The description includes technical specifications, recent orders, and the expected investment pattern by the country during the forecast period.
  • Detailed profiles of the top domestic and foreign defense manufacturers with information about their products, alliances, recent contract wins, and financial analysis wherever available. This will provide the user with a total competitive landscape of the sector.
  • A deep qualitative analysis of the the UAE defense industry covering sections including demand drivers, key trends and latest industry contracts.
Table of Contents
Product Code: GDDF0621MR

Table of Contents

  • LIST OF FIGURES
  • LIST OF TABLES

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities

  • 3.1. Current Market Scenario
    • 3.1.1. Primary Threat Perception
    • 3.1.2. Military Doctrine and Strategy
    • 3.1.3. Procurement Programs
    • 3.1.4. Geopolitical, Social and Economic Scenario
    • 3.1.5. Political and Strategic Alliances
  • 3.2. Defense Market Size Historical and Forecast
    • 3.2.1. UAE defense budget to record a CAGR of 8.36% over the forecast period
    • 3.2.2. Military modernization initiatives, territorial dispute with Iran, and peacekeeping missions to drive defense expenditure
    • 3.2.3. The defense budget as a percentage of GDP is expected to decrease over the forecast period
  • 3.3. Analysis of Defense Budget Allocation
    • 3.3.1. Procurement of advanced equipment to drive capital expenditure allocation over the forecast period
    • 3.3.2. Capital expenditure is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.38% over the forecast period
    • 3.3.3. Key Trends in UAE Defense Market
    • 3.3.4. Per capita defense expenditure expected to increase over the forecast period
  • 3.4. Homeland Security Market Size and Forecast
    • 3.4.1. The UAE's homeland security budget is expected to increase at a CAGR of 2.09% over the forecast period
    • 3.4.2. Investment in the protection of infrastructure and cyber security are expected to drive the UAE homeland security market
  • 3.5. Benchmarking with Key Global Markets
    • 3.5.1. The UAE's defense budget is expected to register rapid growth over 2021-2025
    • 3.5.2. The UAE's defense expenditure is relatively small when compared to the leading defense spenders
    • 3.5.3. The UAE spent over 7.2% of its GDP on defense in 2020
  • 3.6. Market Opportunities: Key Trends and Drivers
    • 3.6.1. Top Defense Sectors by Value (US$ Million) - Projections over 2020-2025
    • 3.6.2. Critical Infrastructure Protection - Physical Security
    • 3.6.3. Land based C4ISR
    • 3.6.4. Military Infrastructure and Logistics - Infrastructure Construction

4. Defense Procurement Market Dynamics

  • 4.1. Import Market Dynamics
    • 4.1.1. The domestic defense industry is gradually growing
    • 4.1.2. The UAE was the world's fourth-largest arms importer over the historical period
    • 4.1.3. The US continues to be the major arms supplier to the UAE
    • 4.1.4. Missiles and ships dominate UAE defense imports
  • 4.2. Export Market Dynamics
    • 4.2.1. The UAE has a gradually developing domestic defense export industry
    • 4.2.2. Egypt held the largest share of UAE defense exports
    • 4.2.3. Armored vehicles accounted for the majority of country's defense exports

5. Industry Dynamics

  • 5.1. Five Forces Analysis
    • 5.1.1. Bargaining Power of Supplier: Low to Medium
    • 5.1.2. Bargaining Power of Buyer: Medium to High
    • 5.1.3. Barrier to Entry: Medium to High
    • 5.1.4. Intensity of Rivalry: High
    • 5.1.5. Threat of Substitution: Low to Medium

6. Market Entry Strategy

  • 6.1. Market Regulation
    • 6.1.1. Offset policy aids development of domestic defense industry
    • 6.1.2. Defense deals are settled through direct negotiation or competitive bidding
    • 6.1.3. Foreign OEMs prefer indirect offsets to meet the obligations associated with defense deals
    • 6.1.4. UAE updates its offset policy
    • 6.1.5. Defense excluded from FDI in defense
  • 6.2. Market Entry Route
    • 6.2.1. Budgeting Process
    • 6.2.2. Procurement Policy and Process
    • 6.2.3. New laws in place for OEMs to enter the local defense market
    • 6.2.4. Defense exhibitions hosted by the UAE serve as an entry route for foreign OEMs
    • 6.2.5. Joint ventures and collaborations offer alternative means of entering the market
  • 6.3. Key Challenges
    • 6.3.1. Complying with the UAE's stringent offset requirements a concern for OEMs
    • 6.3.2. The UAE demands technology transfers in its defense deals

7. Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

  • 7.1. Competitive Landscape Overview
    • 7.1.1. UAE Market Share Analysis, 2020
  • 7.2. Key Domestic Public Sector Companies
    • 7.2.1. Abu Dhabi Ship Building: Overview
    • 7.2.2. Abu Dhabi Ship Building: Products and Services
    • 7.2.3. Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB): Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.2.4. Abu Dhabi Ship Building: Alliances
    • 7.2.5. Abu Dhabi Ship Building: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.2.6. Abu Dhabi Ship Building: Financial Analysis
    • 7.2.7. Gulf Logistics and Naval Support: Overview
    • 7.2.8. Gulf Logistics and Naval Support: Services
    • 7.2.9. Abu Dhabi Systems Integration: Overview
    • 7.2.10. Abu Dhabi Systems Integration: Products and Services
    • 7.2.11. Abu Dhabi Systems Integration: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.2.12. Abu Dhabi Systems Integration: Alliances
  • 7.3. Key Foreign Companies
    • 7.3.1. Lockheed Martin: Overview
    • 7.3.2. Lockheed Martin: Products
    • 7.3.3. Lockheed Martin: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.3.4. Lockheed Martin: Alliances
    • 7.3.5. Lockheed Martin: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.6. Lockheed Martin: Financial Analysis
    • 7.3.7. BAE Systems Plc.: Overview
    • 7.3.8. BAE Systems Plc.: Products
    • 7.3.9. BAE Systems Plc.: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.3.10. BAE Systems Plc.: Alliances
    • 7.3.11. BAE Systems Plc. - Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.12. BAE Systems: Financial Analysis
    • 7.3.13. Raytheon: Overview
    • 7.3.14. Raytheon: Products
    • 7.3.15. Raytheon: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.3.16. Raytheon: Alliances
    • 7.3.17. Raytheon: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.18. Raytheon: Financial Analysis
    • 7.3.19. Rolls-Royce Plc.: Overview
    • 7.3.20. Rolls-Royce Plc.: Products
    • 7.3.21. Rolls-Royce Plc.: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.3.22. Rolls-Royce Plc.: Alliances
    • 7.3.23. Rolls-Royce Plc.: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.24. Rolls-Royce Plc.: Financial Analysis
    • 7.3.25. Northrop Grumman Corporation: Overview
    • 7.3.26. Northrop Grumman Corporation: Products
    • 7.3.27. Northrop Grumman Corporation: Recent Announcements and Strategic initiatives
    • 7.3.28. Northrop Grumman Corporation: Alliances
    • 7.3.29. Northrop Grumman Corp.: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.30. Northrop Grumman: Financial Analysis
    • 7.3.31. Thales: Overview
    • 7.3.32. Thales: Products
    • 7.3.33. Thales: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.3.34. Thales: Alliances
    • 7.3.35. Thales: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.36. Thales: Financial Analysis
    • 7.3.37. The Boeing Company: Overview
    • 7.3.38. The Boeing Company: Products
    • 7.3.39. The Boeing Company: Recent Announcements and Strategic Initiatives
    • 7.3.40. The Boeing Company: Alliances
    • 7.3.41. The Boeing Company: Recent Contract Wins
    • 7.3.42. The Boeing Company: Financial Analysis

8. Business Environment and Country Risk

  • 8.1. Economic Performance
    • 8.1.1. GDP per Capita
    • 8.1.2. Gross Domestic Product
    • 8.1.3. Exports of Goods and Services (LCU Billion)
    • 8.1.4. Imports of Goods and Services (LCU Billion)
    • 8.1.5. LCU per US$ (Period Average)
    • 8.1.6. Market Capitalization of Listed Companies
    • 8.1.7. Market Capitalization of Listed Companies as a Percentage GDP
    • 8.1.8. Foreign Direct Investment, Net (BoP, Current US$ Billion)
    • 8.1.9. Net Foreign Direct Investment as a Percentage of GDP
    • 8.1.10. Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities Output (LCU Billion)

9. Appendix

  • 9.1. About GlobalData
  • 9.2. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: UAE - Ongoing Development and Procurement Programs
  • Table 2: UAE - Future Procurement Programs
  • Table 3: The UAE Top Defense Procurement Programs by Value (US$ Million), 2020-2024
  • Table 4: UAE Defense Cooperation
  • Table 5: UAE Military Training Exercises
  • Table 6: UAE Defense Expenditure (AED Billion and US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Table 7: UAE GDP Growth and Defense Expenditure as a Percentage of GDP Growth (%), 2016-2025
  • Table 8: UAE Defense Budget Split Between Capital and Revenue Expenditure (%), 2016-2025
  • Table 9: UAE Defense Capital Expenditure (AED Billion and US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Table 10: UAE Per Capita Expenditure (US$), 2016-2025
  • Table 11: UAE Defense Expenditure for Homeland Security (AED Billion and US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Table 12: Benchmarking with Key Markets, 2016-2020 vs 2021-2025
  • Table 13: Top UAE Defense Sectors by Value (US$ Million), 2020-2025
  • Table 14: Offset Regulations in UAE
  • Table 15: UAE - Offset Guidelines and Agreements
  • Table 16: Competitive Landscape of the UAE Defense Industry
  • Table 17: Top Defense Suppliers in the UAE Defense Industry By Value (US$ Million) 2020-2025
  • Table 18: Abu Dhabi Ship Building - Products and Services
  • Table 19: Abu Dhabi Ship Building - Alliances
  • Table 20: Abu Dhabi Ship Building - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 21: Gulf Logistics and Naval Support - Services
  • Table 22: Abu Dhabi Systems Integration - Products and Services
  • Table 23: Abu Dhabi Systems Integration - Alliances
  • Table 24: Lockheed Martin - Products
  • Table 25: Lockheed Martin - Alliances
  • Table 26: Lockheed Martin - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 27: BAE Systems Plc. - Major Products
  • Table 28: BAE Systems Plc. - Alliances
  • Table 29: BAE Systems Plc. - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 30: Raytheon - Products
  • Table 31: Raytheon - Alliances
  • Table 32: Raytheon Company - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 33: Rolls-Royce Plc. - Products
  • Table 34: Rolls-Royce Plc. - Alliances
  • Table 35: Rolls-Royce Plc. - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 36: Northrop Grumman - Products
  • Table 37: Northrop Grumman Corporation - Alliances
  • Table 38: Northrop Grumman Corp. - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 39: Thales - Products
  • Table 40: Thales - Alliances
  • Table 41: Thales - Recent Contract Wins
  • Table 42: The Boeing Company - Products
  • Table 43: The Boeing Company - Alliances
  • Table 44: The Boeing Company - Recent Contract Wins

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: UAE's Defense Budget: 2021 and 2025
  • Figure 2: UAE's Defense Imports/Exports: 2014 and 2018
  • Figure 3: UAE's Top Three Prospective Procurements/Developments
  • Figure 4: UAE's National Security Threats
  • Figure 5: UAE's Partnering Countries for Defense Cooperation and Military Training
  • Figure 6: UAE Defense Expenditure (in AED Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 7: UAE Defense Expenditure (US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 8: UAE GDP Growth vs Defense Expenditure Growth and Defense Expenditure as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2016-2025
  • Figure 9: UAE Defense Expenditure Split Between Capital and Revenue Expenditure (%), 2016-2025
  • Figure 10: UAE Defense Capital Expenditure (AED Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 11: UAE Defense Capital Expenditure (US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 12: UAE Per Capita Expenditure (US$), 2016-2025
  • Figure 13: UAE Homeland Security Expenditure (AED Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 14: UAE Homeland Security Expenditure (US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 15: Benchmarking with Key Markets, 2016-2020 vs 2021-2025
  • Figure 16: Defense Expenditure of the World's Largest Military Spenders (US$ Billion), 2020 and 2025
  • Figure 17: Defense Expenditure as a Percentage of GDP of Largest Military Spenders (%), 2020
  • Figure 18: Physical Security Market Size (US$ Million), 2020-2025
  • Figure 19: Land Based C4ISR Market Size (US$ Million), 2020-2025
  • Figure 20: Military Infrastructure and Logistics (US$ Million), 2020-2025
  • Figure 21: The UAE's Top Defense Procurements in Terms of Their Supplier Relationships, 2020
  • Figure 22: UAE Defense Imports (US$ million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 23: UAE Defense Imports by Country (%), 2014-2018
  • Figure 24: UAE Defense Imports by Category (%), 2014-2018
  • Figure 25: UAE Defense Exports (US$ million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 26: UAE Defense Exports by Country (%), 2014-2018
  • Figure 27: UAE Defense Exports by Category (%), 2014-2018
  • Figure 28: Industry Dynamics Porter's Five Forces Analysis
  • Figure 29: UAE Budgeting Process
  • Figure 30: Key Challenges in UAE's Defense Market
  • Figure 31: UAE Market Share Analysis, 2020
  • Figure 32: Abu Dhabi Ship Building - Revenue Trend Analysis (AED Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 33: Abu Dhabi Ship Building - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (AED Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 34: Abu Dhabi Ship Building - Net Profit Trend Analysis (AED Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 35: Lockheed Martin - Revenue Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 36: Lockheed Martin - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 37: Lockheed Martin - Net Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 38: BAE Systems - Revenue Trend Analysis (GBP Million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 39: BAE Systems - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (GBP Million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 40: BAE Systems - Net Profit Trend Analysis (GBP Million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 41: Raytheon - Revenue Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 42: Raytheon - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 43: Raytheon - Net Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 44: Rolls-Royce Plc. - Revenue Trend Analysis (GBP Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 45: Rolls-Royce Plc. - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (GBP Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 46: Rolls-Royce Plc. - Net Profit Trend Analysis (GBP Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 47: Northrop Grumman - Revenue Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 48: Northrop Grumman - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 49: Northrop Grumman - Net Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 50: Thales - Revenue Trend Analysis (EUR Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 51: Thales - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (EUR Million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 52: Thales - Net Profit Trend Analysis (EUR Million), 2014-2018
  • Figure 53: Boeing - Revenue Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 54: Boeing - Operating Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
  • Figure 55: Boeing - Net Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Billion), 2014-2018
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