South Africa Defence and Security Report Q1 2011

  • ID: 1494908
  • December 2011
  • Region: Africa, South Africa
  • 80 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The South Africa Defence and Security Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, defence and security associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on South Africa's defence and security industry.

Support for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma is waning amid an increase in political pressure. Given Zuma's relative inaction on pressing issues, we believe that he may be forced to step down from the leadership of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and by extension, the presidency, in 2012. The economic recovery is proving fragile and protracted, with a number of recent data releases suggesting that growth will be subdued for some time to come. In October 2010, both Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and central bank Governor Gill Marcus highlighted the fragile nature of the recovery, as well as the pain exporters are experiencing due to the strong rand, and related loss of trade competitiveness. Amid concomitant high unemployment, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has continued to lobby for a change to South Africa's relatively liberal and market-friendly READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
- South Africa Security SWOT
- South Africa Defence Industry SWOT
- South Africa Political SWOT
- South Africa Economic SWOT
- South Africa Business Environment SWOT

Global Defence Overview
- Global Hotspots
- Latin America: More Of The Same
- Western Europe
- Central Europe
- South Eastern Europe
- Russia And The Former Soviet Union
- Middle East: Mostly The Same Old Challenges
- Sub-Saharan Africa: Definitive Elections Pending
- Asia: Accommodating A More Powerful China
- Wild Cards

Security Risk Analysis
- BMI’s Security Ratings
- Table: Middle East And Africa Defence And Security Ratings
- Table: Middle East And North Africa State Vulnerability To Terrorism Index
- South Africa – Security Ratings
- City Terrorism Rating
- Table: BMI’s Africa City Terrorism Index

Political Overview
- Long-Term Political Outlook

Security Overview
- Internal Security Situation
- Table: Insurgent Groups In South Africa
- Latest Developments
- External Security Situation

Armed Forces And Government Spending
- Armed Forces
- Table: Regional Armed Forces, 2010 (including conscripted)
- New Role For The SANDF
- Acquisitions
- ‘Army Vision 2020’
- International Deployments
- Table: South African Foreign Deployments
- Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Market Overview
- Arms Trade Overview
- Industry Trends And Developments
- Procurement Trends And Developments
- Air Force
- Navy
- Army
- Latest Developments

Industry Forecast Scenario
- Defence Outlook
- Table: South Africa’s Armed Forces 2000 - 2008 (‘000 personnel)
- Table: South Africa’s Government Defence Expenditure, 2008 - 2015
- Macroeconomic Outlook
- Table: South Africa - Economic Activity

Company Profiles
- Aerosud
- BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa
- Denel
- Grintek Defence & Technologies
- Reutech
- Thales South Africa (Pty) Ltd

- How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
- Defence Industry
- City Terrorism Rating
- Table: Methodology
- Sources

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