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Germany Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026

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  • 88 Pages
  • June 2021
  • Region: Germany
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5354175
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This report presents the market size forecast and the projected growth rate for the next five years. The report covers industry analysis including the key market drivers, emerging technology trends, and major challenges faced by market participants. It also offers insights regarding key factors and government programs that are expected to influence the demand for military platforms over the forecast period.

Germany's defense budget for FY2021 is set at US$57.5 bn, registering a Y-o-Y growth rate from 2020 of 9.7%. Defense spending is expected to grow over the forecast period with the country's prioritization of defense expenditure, as the country recovers from the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. This overall upward trajectory will witness Germany's total defense budget grow slowly FY2026, rising to US$58.0 billion with a CAGR of 0.04% for the forecast period.

Over the forecast period, one of the main factors in particular driving defense spending is the need to modernise its standing fleet and increase its readiness levels. Further to this, international pressure from allies to increase defense spending will remain and thus Germany will be driven to continue to invest in defense in order to maintain key international alliances.

This report offers detailed analysis of Germany's defense market 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.

Germany will continue to invest in key defense programs despite the economic challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these procurement programs are driven by Germany's desire to participate in European defense integration: for example, the development of the Eurofighter Typhoon is led by the European consortium Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH.

Who Should Buy

  • Defence Startups, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Defence Planners, Aerospace and Defence Integrators, Venture Capital Firms, Government Agencies, Head of Marketing, Head of Sales, CEOs and Senior Executives.
  • The concerned stakeholders can utilize the report to identify high growth segments and customize their offerings to match the project requirements.
  • The Venture Capital Firms can utilize the project details, growth rate, and market size to identify and fund high potential startups.


In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

  • Germany's defense budget: detailed analysis of Germany's FY2021 defense budget broken down into market size and market share. This is coupled with an examination of key current and future acquisitions.
  • Regulation: the procurement policy and process is explained. This is coupled with an analysis of Germany's military doctrine and strategy to provide a comprehensive overview of Germany's military regulation.
  • Security Environment: political alliances and perceived security threats to Germany are examined; there help to explain trends in spending and modernisation.
  • Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the German defense industry.

Reasons to Buy

  • Determine prospective investment areas based on a detailed trend analysis of the German defense market over the next five years
  • Gain in-depth understanding about the underlying factors driving demand for different defense and internal security segments in the German market and identify the opportunities offered.
  • Strengthen your understanding of the market in terms of demand drivers, market trends, and the latest technological developments, among others
  • Identify the major threats that are driving the German defense market providing a clear picture about future opportunities that can be tapped, resulting in revenue expansion
  • Channelize resources by focusing on the ongoing programs that are being undertaken by the German government
  • Make correct business decisions based on in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape consisting of detailed profiles of the top defense equipment providers in the country. The company profiles also include information about the key products, alliances, recent contract awarded, and financial analysis, wherever available

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Defense Budget Assessment
  • Budgeting Process
  • Defense Market Size Historical And Forecast
  • Drivers Of Defense Expenditure
  • Analysis Of Defense Budget Allocation
  • Military Doctrine And Security Environment
  • Military Doctrine And Strategy
  • Primary Threat Perception
  • Political And Strategic Alliances
  • Geopolitical Social And Economic Scenario
  • Market Entry Strategy And Regulations
  • Procurement Policy And Process
  • Market Regulations and Market Entry Route
  • Key Challenges
  • Major M&A, Financing and Partnerships
  • Market Attractiveness And Emerging Opportunities
  • Market Attractiveness, 2020 2025
  • Top Defense Segments By Value
  • Import And Export Market Dynamics
  • Import Market Dynamics
  • Export Market Dynamics
  • Defense Platform Acquisitions
  • Defense Platform Acquisitions By Value
  • MKS 180
  • Eurofighter Typhoon
  • Puma
  • A400M Atlas
  • MAWS
  • FCAS
  • Maritime Patrol Aircraft
  • RMMV
  • Fleet Size
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Defense Companies Operating In Germany
  • Main Defense Companies
  • Appendix
  • About This Report
  • About Us
  • Contact Us

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Rheinmetall AG
  • Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug
  • Airbus SE
  • Damen Shipyards Group