United Kingdom Defense Market - Analysis and Forecast to 2029

United Kingdom Defense Market - Analysis and Forecast to 2029

Political Landscape, Economic Future, Armed Forces ( Army, Navy, Air Force ) , Defense Spending Forecast, UK Defense Industry

The UK has entered the post-BREXIT unchartered territory. It must rely on its own means to navigate successfully through the many obstacles. Having exited the common market, it must quickly redefine its relations with the EU, the most important trade and political partner in its vicinity. At the same time, it will try to broaden its horizons, redefine its role in the world and shape its future by establishing renewed ties with international partners.

There are multiple challenges ahead, with the financial and political being the biggest ones as they can derail its prominence in global affairs. Relying exclusively on its capabilities, the country needs to use every element of power to succeed. The Integrated Review published this year is an effort to provide the principles with and the framework within which every public organization and agency must plot its course of action for the vision of Global Britain. It is an effort to promote jointness of all the parties involved to bring security, economic prosperity, social stability, technological prominence and cultural recognition.

The UK country report provides an insight into the current and future political and economic landscape with its risks and opportunities, a forecast on defense spending and, how this affects the force structure and major equipment programs. Finally, the report presents the country’s defense industrial establishment, its driving forces, the legal and organizational framework, the major players and the paths to entering this market.

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Reasons to buy

  • Understand the political landscape following the decision to exit the European Union, and the new dynamics being developed by the UK’s Pacific tilt, especially after the AUKUS agreement with Australian and the US.
  • Overview of the UK’s economy, the challenges and sources risks it faces after Brexit.
  • Gain an insight on how the Integrated Defence & Security Review impacts the UK’s political, economic, defense, technological and cultural decisions.
  • Analysis of the current and future main capabilities of each service of the Armed Forces, with lists of the current inventories.
  • An analysis and forecasting of the country’s defense budget, which affects the future capabilities of the Forces.
  • The dynamics shaping the UK defense industry, the areas-capabilities it will seek to develop in the future in order to stay ahead of the competition and tackle threats.
  • To understand the routes a prospective manufacturer or supplier can follow to enter the UK defense market, the legislative framework governing it and the ways to engage with the MOD or the UK defense industries.

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1    Introduction
1.1    Objective
1.2    Methodology
1.2.1    Defense budget methodology
1.3    Who will benefit from this report?
1.4    Language

2    Executive Summary

3    The Political Landscape
3.1    The Integrated Review
3.1.1    Goals and risks
3.1.2    The Indo-Pacific Tilt – AUKUS Partnership

4    The Economic Landscape
4.1    The Integrated Review and the Economy

5    British Armed Forces
5.1    British Army
5.1.1    Armored Vehicles
5.1.2    Artillery
5.1.3    Main Battle Tanks
5.1.4    Other platforms
5.1.5    British Army Platform Inventories
5.2    Royal Air Force
5.2.1    Fighter Aircraft
5.2.2    Transport and Other Aircraft
5.2.3    Royal Air Force Inventories
5.3    Royal Navy
5.3.1    Frigates
5.3.2    Mine Counter-Measures
5.3.3    Submarines
5.3.4    Royal Navy Inventories

6    Defense Budget
6.1    Overview
6.2    Spending by Service and Procurement Programs

7    UK Defense Industry
7.1    Defense and Security Industrial Strategy
7.2    Defense Technology Framework

8    Entering the UK Defense Market
8.1    Legislative framework
8.2    Finding MOD Contracts
8.3    Engaging with the MOD
8.3.1    Defence Suppliers Forum (DSF)
8.3.2    Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)
8.3.3    Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)
8.3.4    Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S)
8.3.5    Defence Infrastructure Organization
8.3.6    ADS Group Ltd
8.4    Engaging with the UK Defense Industry
8.4.1    Partnership Schemes

9    Major UK Defense Suppliers

10    Conclusions and recommendations

11    About Market Forecast
11.1    General
11.2    Contact us
11.3    Disclaimer
11.4    License information
11.4.1    1-User PDF License
11.4.2    5-User PDF License
11.4.3    Site PDF License
11.4.4    Enterprise PDF License

12    Appendices
12.1    Companies Mentioned
12.2    Official Publications – Strategy Documents
12.3    Abbreviations

List of tables

Table 1: British Army Armored Vehicles and Artillery Systems Inventory
Table 2: Royal Air Force Aerial Platforms’ Inventory
Table 3: Royal Navy Platform’s Inventories
Table 4: Major UK Defense Programs by Service
Table 5: Major UK Defense Suppliers
Table 6: Official Publications – Strategy Documents List

List of figures

Figure  1: The RBSL Boxer
Figure  2: The differences between Challenger 3 and Challenger 2
Figure  3: UK Space Command – Space Operations Center Uniform Patch
Figure  4: The FCAS/Tempest (artist’s impression)
Figure 5: UK Defense Budget and Spending by Function, 2020-2029
Figure 6: UK Defense Spending by Service, 2020-2029
  • Airbus
  • Babcock
  • BAE Sysetms
  • BMT Group
  • Boeing Co.
  • CACI
  • Curtis-Wright
  • GDLS
  • L3Harris
  • Leidos
  • Leonardo
  • Lincad
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MBDA
  • Meggitt
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Pearson Engineering
  • QinetiQ
  • Raytheon
  • RBSL
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Thales
  • WFEL

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Report Code: MF211552
Published: October 1, 2021
Pages: 67 (US Letter)
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