Future of the Saudi Arabian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2023

Published by SDI on 12th June 2018 | Ref: 971302 | This Report Is In Stock

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Future of the Saudi Arabian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2023


"Future of the Saudi Arabian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2023", published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, provides readers with detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news.

This report offers detailed analysis of the Saudi Arabian defense industry 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.

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

- The Saudi Arabian defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the Saudi Arabian defense industry during 2019–2023, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. It also provides a snapshot of the country’s expenditure and modernization patterns

- Budget allocation and key challenges: insights into procurement schedules formulated within the country and a breakdown of the defense budget with respect to the army, navy, and air force. It also details the key challenges faced by defense market participants within the country

- Porter’s Five Force analysis of the Saudi Arabian defense industry: analysis of the market characteristics by determining the bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of buyers, threat of substitution, intensity of rivalry, and barriers to entry

- Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years

- Market opportunities: details of the top five defense investment opportunities over the next 10 years

- Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the Saudi Arabian defense industry. It provides an overview of key players, together with insights such as key alliances, strategic initiatives, and a brief financial analysis


- Saudi Arabia is one of the largest defense spenders in the world, behind the US, China, and Russia, with a military budget valued at US billion in 2018. The country is the largest market in the Middle East due to its robust economic and financial position, backed by its oil exports. The rising tension with Iran, aggressive procurement strategies, and modernization programs, along with the need to strengthen its indigenous defense industry, are the main factors boosting the country’s military expenditure.

- On a cumulative basis, the country is expected to invest US6.5 billion for defense purposes, of which US6 billion is earmarked for capital expenditure to fund defense procurements. The government’s well-defined military modernization plans along with its efforts to supress Houthi insurgency in Yemen as well as its support for rebel factions within Syria, are expected to stimulate the expenditure over the next few years

- The MoD is expected to invest in physical security of vital assets, development of land based C4ISR cpaabilities and multi-role aircraft among others.

Reasons to buy

- This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the Saudi Arabian defense industry market trends for the coming five years

- The market opportunity section will inform the user about the various military requirements that are expected to generate revenues during the forecast period. The description includes technical specifications, recent orders, and the expected investment pattern by the country during the forecast period

- Detailed profiles of the top domestic and foreign defense manufacturers with information about their products, alliances, recent contract wins, and financial analysis wherever available. This will provide the user with a total competitive landscape of the sector

- A deep qualitative analysis of the Saudi Arabian defense industry covering sections including demand drivers, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Key Trends and Growth Stimulators, and latest industry contracts

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 9

1.1. What is this Report About? 9

1.2. Definitions 9

1.3. Summary Methodology 11

1.4. About Strategic Defence Intelligence 12

2. Executive Summary 13

3. Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities 16

3.1. Current Market Scenario 17

3.2. Defense Market Size Historical and Forecast 32

3.3. Analysis of Defense Budget Allocation 39

3.4. Homeland Security Market Size and Forecast 45

3.5. Benchmarking with Key Global Markets 53

3.6. Market Opportunities: Key Trends and Drivers 57

4. Defense Procurement Market Dynamics 62

4.1. Import Market Dynamics 63

4.2. Export Market Dynamics 68

5. Industry Dynamics 69

5.1. Five Forces Analysis 69

5.2. Bargaining power of supplier: Low to Medium 70

5.3. Bargaining power of buyer: Medium 70

5.4. Barrier to entry: Medium 70

5.5. Intensity of rivalry: Medium to High 70

5.6. Threat of substitution: High 71

6. Market Entry Strategy 72

6.1. Market Regulation 72

6.2. Defense industry remains closed to FDI 72

6.3. Offset Program to aid defense industry and economy 72

6.4. Market Entry Route 74

6.5. Key Challenges 78

7. Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights 79

7.1. Competitive Landscape Overview 79

7.2. Key Foreign Companies 82

7.3. Key Domestic Companies 124

8. Business Environment and Country Risk 128

8.1. Economic Performance 128

9. Appendix 142

9.1. About SDI 142

9.2. Disclaimer 142

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