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Spain Defence and Security Report Q2 2011

  • ID: 1750961
  • April 2011
  • Region: Spain
  • 109 Pages
  • Business Monitor International

Spain 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 Spain's defence and security industry.

The tough reforms pushed through by Prime Minister Zapatero over the course of 2010 may well have saved Spain the same humiliation witnessed in other peripheral European countries, namely Greece and Ireland. However, these have placed great stress on the nation’s finances, and as has become the norm throughout the rest of Europe, this has led to a sharp curtailing of military spending. This has caused further accusations from both NATO and the US that European nations are not pulling their weight in the trans-Atlantic alliance, with nations failing to spend the mandated 2% of GDP on defence. Spain has been seen as a particular culprit of this, with around a 9% reduction in the budget of the MoD over the course of 2010 and 1.2% of GDP spent on defence.

However, this process may actually leave both the expeditionary capacity and defence industries of Europe, and so Spain, in a stronger position. READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Spain Security SWOT
Spain Defence Industry SWOT
Spain Political SWOT
Spain Economic SWOT
Spain Business Environment SWOT

Global Political Outlook
The United States
Japan And The Koreas
Egypt, Saudi Arabia And Pakistan
Wild Card In Global Politics

Europe Security Overview
The Strategic Outlook For The 2010s

Security Risk Analysis
BMI’s Security Ratings
Table: Europe Security Risk Ratings
Table: Europe State Terrorism Vulnerability To Terrorism Index
Spain’s Security Risk Ratings
City Terrorism Rating
Table: BMI’s Western Europe City Terrorism Index

Political Overview
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook

Domestic Security Overview
Domestic Terrorism
Table: Background Brief – ETA
Timeline: Internal Threats
International Terrorism
Latest Developments
Timeline: External Threats

Armed Forces And Government Spending
Armed Forces
Defence Posture
Defence Reform
International Deployments
Table: Spain’s Foreign Deployments
Coordination And Joint Operations
Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Market Structure
Arms Trade Overview
Timeline: Defence And Procurement

Industry Forecast Scenario
Armed Forces
Table: Spain’s Armed Forces, 2000-2008 (‘000 personnel, unless otherwise stated)
Table: Manpower Available For Military Services, 2008-2015 (aged 16-49, unless otherwise stated)
Government Expenditure On Defence Industry
Table: Government Defence Expenditure, 2008-2015
Table: Expenditure Scenario – Changing % Of GDP, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Defence Trade
Table: Defence Exports, 2008-2015 (US$mn) )
Table: Defence Imports, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Table: Defence Trade Balance, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Macroeconomic Forecast
Table: Spain – Economic Activity, 2008-2015

Company profiles
General Dynamics Santa Bárbara Sistemas
Navantia (formerly known as Izar)

Country Snapshot: Spain Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2001-2006
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Manufacturing Wages, 2000-2012

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

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- General Dynamics Santa Bárbara Sistemas
- Indra
- Navantia (formerly known as Izar)

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