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United States of America (USA) Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026

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  • 138 Pages
  • January 2022
  • Region: United States
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5550157
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United States of America (USA) Defense Market - Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026 report provides 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.

The US’s defense expenditure recorded a CAGR of 3.8% during 2017-21 and stood at $703.7 billion in 2021. Over 2022-26, it is forecast to register a CAGR of 2.0% to value $773.3 billion in 2026. Several factors have enabled the growth of military expenditure during the past five years, including the willingness of the current administration to boost the production of military equipment to secure the position of the US in the international order. The military-industrial complex, therefore, had an ally in the White House from a budget perspective, and the Biden administration will likely keep pushing for more defense spending, despite the economic slowdown generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This report offers detailed analysis of The US 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.

Drivers of Defense expenditure include China's robust advancement and modernization, Persistent threats by Russia, North Korea, Iran, and violent extremist organizations and Pacific Deterrence Initiative. Major ongoing procurement programs include procurement of Virginia-class, Columbia-class, F-35A.

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:

  • The US defense budget: detailed analysis of The US 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 The US military doctrine and strategy to provide a comprehensive overview of The US military regulation.
  • Security Environment: political alliances and perceived security threats to The US 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 The US defense industry.

Reasons to Buy

  • Determine prospective investment areas based on a detailed trend analysis of the The US 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 The US 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 The US defense market providing a clear picture about future opportunities that can be tapped, resulting in revenue expansion
  • Channel resources by focusing on the ongoing programs that are being undertaken by the The US 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 includes information about the key products, alliances, recent contract awarded, and financial analysis, wherever available


  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
Executive Summary
  • Defense Budget Assessment
  • Budgeting Process
  • Defense Market Size Historical and Forecast
  • Drivers Of Defense Expenditure
  • Analysis Of Defense Budget Allocation
  • Key Market Trends and Insights
  • 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, 2021-26
  • Top Defense Segments By Value
  • Import And Export Market Dynamics
  • Import Market Dynamics
  • Export Market Dynamics
  • Defense Platform Acquisitions
  • Defense Platform Acquisitions By Value
  • Virginia-class
  • Columbia-class
  • F-35A
  • Long-Range Strike-Bomber
  • F-35C
  • F-35B
  • Arleigh Burke-class
  • CH-53 King Stallion
  • KC-46
  • Constellation-class
  • F/A-XX - Next Generation Air Dominance
  • Eagle II
  • Fleet Size
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Defense Companies Operating In the US
  • Main Defense Companies

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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Boeing
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Lockheed Martin