United Kingdom Defence and Security Report Q2 2011

  • ID: 1750965
  • April 2011
  • Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • 130 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom's defence and security industry.

The UK defence industry is set for a difficult 2011, as the government's austerity programme begins to impact on existing and potential contracts. The UK government has already taken certain significant moves – such as grounding the Harrier, cancelling various naval projects and cutting the overall size of the army. It is likely that further moves will follow. Furthermore, the government has made reforming the procurement system at the Ministry of Defence a main priority. While this is likely to ensure better value for money for the government, it risks limiting the profits of firms and disincentivising research and development if costs have to be increasingly borne by the companies themselves. To overcome these domestic burdens, it is likely that UK defence firms will focus on exports in the coming years.

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
UK Political SWOT
UK Political SWOT

Europe Security Overview
The Strategic Outlook For The 2010s
Europe In A Global Context
Europe's Key Security Issues Over The Coming Decade

Western Intervention In Libya? Challenges Assessed
The West's Military Options

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

Political Overview

Domestic Security Overview
Internal Threats
Domestic Terrorism
Northern Ireland
Table: Proscribed Irish Groups
Table: United Kingdom Insurgent Groups
Latest Developments
Timeline: Internal Threats
External Threats
WMD Fears
Drug Trafficking
International Terrorism
Table: Proscribed International Groups
Latest Developments
External Security: Recent Developments

Armed Forces And Government Spending
Military Structure And Defence Industry
International Deployments
Table: Principal Deployments Of UK Armed Forces
Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Market Overview
Arms Trade Overview
Industry Trends And Developments
Table: Key Players In The UK’s Defence Sector
Timeline: UK Government Procurement

Industry Forecast Scenario
Armed Forces
Table: UK Armed Forces Personnel, 2000-2008 (‘000)
Table: Manpower Available For Military Services (aged 16-49, unless otherwise stated)
Government Defence Expenditure
Table: UK Government Defence Expenditure, 2008-2015
Table: UK Defence Expenditure Scenario – Changing % Of GDP, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Defence Trade
Table: UK Defence Exports, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Table: UK Defence Imports, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Table: Defence Trade Balance, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Key Risks To BMI’s Forecast Scenario
Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: United Kingdom - Economic Activity, 2007-2015

Company Profiles
BAE Systems

Country Snapshot: UK 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, 2000-2005
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2011 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Wages, 2000-2012

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

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- Rolls-Royce

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