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

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The Austrian Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2025
Published: January 1, 2020 Content info:

The Future of the Austrian Defense Industry - 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 Austria 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 Austria defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the Austria 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 Austria defense industry.


  • The defense expenditure of Austria is primarily driven by disaster relief operations and peacekeeping missions along with the modernization of its armed forces through acquisition of advanced defense equipment.In 2020, the Austrian defense budget values US$3.5 billion and registered a CAGR of 8.17% during the historic period.
  • The defense budget of Austria is anticipated to register a CAGR of 5.74% during the forecast period to reach US$4.76 billion by 2025.

Reasons to buy

  • This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the Austrian 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
  • Profiles of the top domestic and foreign defense manufacturers . This will provide the user with a total competitive landscape of the sector
  • A deep qualitative analysis of the Austrian defense industry covering sections including demand drivers, Key Trends , and latest industry contracts
Table of Contents
Product Code: GDDF0615MR

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

  • 1.1. What is this Report About?
  • 1.2. Definitions
  • 1.3. Summary Methodology
  • 1.4. About GlobalData

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities

  • 3.1. Current Market Scenario
    • 3.1.1. Procurement Programs
    • 3.1.2. Key Drivers and Challenges
  • 3.2. Defense Market Size Historical and Forecast
    • 3.2.1. Austrian defense budget to record a CAGR of 5.74% over the forecast period
    • 3.2.2. Defense expenditure of the country expected to be driven by modernization efforts of armed forces coupled with active participation in peacekeeping missions
    • 3.2.3. The defense budget as a percentage of GDP is expected to increase during the forecast period
  • 3.3. Analysis of Defense Budget Allocation
    • 3.3.1. Procurement of advanced equipment to drive capital expenditure allocation during the forecast period
    • 3.3.2. Capital expenditure is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.18% over the forecast period
    • 3.3.3. Per capita defense expenditure expected to increase during the forecast period
  • 3.4. Homeland Security Market Size and Forecast
    • 3.4.1. Austria homeland security is expected to increase at a CAGR of 0.36% over the forecast period
    • 3.4.2. Protection of energy infrastructure and combating drug trafficking will be the key factors driving homeland security
  • 3.5. Benchmarking with Key Global Markets
    • 3.5.1. Austrian defense expenditure is expected to remain modest during the forecast period
    • 3.5.2. Austrian defense expenditure is relatively small when compared to the leading defense spenders
    • 3.5.3. Austria spent over 0.7% 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

4. Defense Procurement Market Dynamics

  • 4.1. Import Market Dynamics
    • 4.1.1. Defense imports expected to increase rapidly during the forecast period
    • 4.1.2. Austria imports the majority of its arms from Italy
    • 4.1.3. Armored vehicles dominate Austrian defense imports
  • 4.2. Export Market Dynamics
    • 4.2.1. Austrian defense exports highest in 2017
    • 4.2.2. Austria supplies defense equipment to a diverse consumer base
    • 4.2.3. Armored vehicles accounted for the majority of the country's defense exports during 2014-2018

5. Industry Dynamics

  • 5.1. Market Regulation
    • 5.1.1. Offset policy requires suppliers to invest 100% of the contract value into the Austrian economy
    • 5.1.2. Austrian defense industry open to foreign direct investment
  • 5.2. Market Entry Route
    • 5.2.1. Budgeting Process
    • 5.2.2. Foreign defense OEMs enter the market through acquisitions or alliances
    • 5.2.3. Europe Defense Agency (EDA) promotes defense procurements within EU
    • 5.2.4. Single distributor system advisable in Austria
    • 5.2.5. Joint projects and sharing of technology

6. Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

  • 6.1. Competitive Landscape Overview
    • 6.1.1. The majority of modern defense equipment in Austria is supplied by foreign manufacturers

7. Business Environment and Country Risk

  • 7.1. Economic Performance
    • 7.1.1. GDP per Capita
    • 7.1.2. Gross Domestic Product
    • 7.1.3. Exports of Goods and Services (LCU Billion)
    • 7.1.4. Imports of Goods and Services (LCU Billion)
    • 7.1.5. Gross National Disposable Income
    • 7.1.6. LCU per USD (period average)
    • 7.1.7. Market Capitalization of Listed Companies
    • 7.1.8. Market Capitalization of Listed Companies (% of GDP)
    • 7.1.9. Goods Exports as a % of GDP
    • 7.1.10. Government Cash Surplus/Deficit as % of GDP
    • 7.1.11. Goods Imports as a % of GDP
    • 7.1.12. Services Imports as a % of GDP
    • 7.1.13. Services Exports as a % of GDP
    • 7.1.14. Foreign Direct Investment, Net (BoP, Current US$ Billion)
    • 7.1.15. Net Foreign Direct Investment as % of GDP
    • 7.1.16. Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities Output (LCU Billion)

8. Appendix

  • 8.1. About GlobalData
  • 8.2. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Austria - Ongoing Procurement Programs
  • Table 2: Austria - Future Procurement Programs
  • Table 3: Austria - Ongoing Peacekeeping Missions
  • Table 4: Austrian Defense Expenditure (EUR Billion & US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Table 5: Austrian GDP Growth and Defense Expenditure as Percentage of GDP Growth, 2016-2025
  • Table 6: Austrian Defense Budget Split Between Capital and Revenue Expenditure (%), 2016-2025
  • Table 7: Austria - Expected Upcoming Investments
  • Table 8: Austrian Defense Capital Expenditure (EUR Million & US$ Million), 2016-2025
  • Table 9: Austrian Per Capita Expenditure (US$), 2016-2025
  • Table 10: Austria Defense Expenditure for Homeland Security (EUR Billion & US$ Billion), 2016-2025
  • Table 11: Benchmarking with Key Markets, 2016-2020 vs. 2021-2025
  • Table 12: Top Austrian Defense Sectors by Value (US$ Million), 2020-2025
  • Table 13: Offset Regulations in Austria
  • Table 14: Austria - Budget Formation Timetable
  • Table 15: Competitive Landscape of the Austrian Defense Industry
  • Table 16: Top Defense Suppliers in Austria's Defense Industry - By Value (US$ Million) 2020-2025

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Austria Defense Budget, 2021 and 2025
  • Figure 2: Austria Defense Imports, 2014 and 2018
  • Figure 3: Austria's Top Prospective Procurements/Developments
  • Figure 4: Austrian Defense Expenditure (in EUR Billion), 2016-2025
  • Figure 5: Aus
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