Germany Defence and Security Report Q4 2011

  • ID: 1937990
  • October 2011
  • Region: Germany
  • 97 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The eurozone debt crisis has continued to roll on, posing a major challenge for the German government. While domestically any move to provide a decisive but enormously expensive bailout package would prove highly controversial, the failure to resolve the issue is beginning to impact not only Greece, Ireland and other troubled countries but the global economy as a whole. German growth forecasts are being revised down to reflect the economic troubles as exports to other European state are taking a battering. This is not, however, having a noticeable effect on German defence spending or policy. The long-planned drawdown in German force levels is continuing with the end of conscription whilst plans to increase the ability to deploy overseas are also progressing.

The country’s defence industry is in a period of change, however, as the German government is understood to be preparing to purchase a 7.5% stake in the European defence conglomerate EADS.

Private company Daimler is trying to sell a third of its 22.5% stake but has been unable to find a German buyer for the stake, withthe attempted sale to a private firm has been described as ‘hopeless’ by a senior READ MORE >

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Executive Summary
SWOT Analysis
Germany Security SWOT
Germany Defence SWOT
Political SWOT Analysis
Economic SWOT Analysis
Business Environment SWOT Analysis
Global Political Outlook
Global Hotspots: Libya, Iran, Afghanistan, Korea, Greece
Table: Election Timetable
United States
Latin America
Western Europe
Russia And The Former Soviet Union
Middle East And North Africa
Wild Cards To Watch
Europe Security Overview
The Strategic Outlook For The 2010s
Europe’s Key Security Issues Over Coming Decade
NATO Relevancy Questioned, But Viable Alternatives Lacking
Security Risk Ratings
Table: Europe Security Risk Ratings
Table: Europe State Terrorism Vulnerability To Terrorism Index
City Terrorism Rating
Table: BMI’s Western Europe City Terrorism Index
Political Outlook
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook
Germany Security Overview
Domestic Terrorism
Latest Developments
Timeline: Internal Threats
International Terrorism
Latest Developments
Timeline: External Threats
Armed Forces And Government Spending
Defence Posture
Defence Reform
International Deployments
Table: Germany International Deployments
Coordination And Joint Operations
Weapons Of Mass Destruction
Market Overview
Arms Trade Overview
Industry Trends And Developments
Procurement Background
Table: Key Players In Germany’s Defence Industry
Latest Developments
Timeline: Defence And Procurement
Industry Forecast Scenario
Armed Forces
Table: Armed Forces, 2000-2008 (‘000 personnel, unless otherwise stated)
Manpower Available For Military Service, 2008-2015 (aged 16-49, unless otherwise stated)
Defence Expenditure
Defence Expenditure, 2008-2015
Table: Defence Expenditure Scenario – Changing % Of GDP, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Defence Trade
Table: Germany’s Defence Exports, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Table: Germany’s Defence Imports, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Table: Germany’s Defence Trade Balance, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: Germany – Economic Activity, 2008-2015
Company Profiles
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
Rheinmetall Group
Country Snapshot: Germany 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: Average Annual Manufacturing Wages, 2000-2012
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Defence Industry
City Terrorism Rating
Table: Methodology

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