The BMO Defence & Security Service

Our BMO Defence & Security Service is a powerful online data and intelligence tool built intuitively to support your demanding business needs and to help drive your global growth strategy within the defence & security sector.


The service combines all of our expert defence & security analysis in one place, giving you:

  • The very latest industry news and developments across the international defence and security industry and the armed forces
  • In-depth analysis by country, region or global market
  • 5-year forecasts covering growth and investment across nearly 60 defence & security markets
  • Critical assessment of the operating environment via country-by-country security ratings
  • Competitive landscape analysis including key company profiles
  • A wealth of regularly updated defence & security reports

Key Benefits of the BMO Defence & Security Service

  • Identifies global investment and growth opportunities for your business
  • Supports the generation and review of your business strategy
  • Assess regional and country security environments
  • Monitors the activities and market position of your competitors, clients and suppliers
  • Evaluates operational, market and country-specific risks to your operations

What do you get from our BMO service?

Customisable Email Alerts

  • Expert intelligence and views on global defence & security markets
  • Latest industry trends and macroeconomic developments to help you identify global commercial growth opportunities for your business

Security Ratings

  • Country-comparative assessment of the security risks across three key areas: interstate conflict, terrorism and physical safety for expatriate workers facing each country, so you can evaluate risks to your current and future operations

Comprehensive Market Assessments and 5-year Forecasts

  • Quarterly assessments and forecasts at country level covering the international defence industry production, sale and international trade of armaments and weapons for medium- and long-term investment and strategic decisions

Defence & Security Compare and Export Database

  • Historic data and proprietary forecasts for more than 85 industry indicators so you can pull the data you need to review, and rely on it being completely independent

Indicators include:

  • Expenditure
  • Personnel
  • Exports
  • Imports
  • Trade Balance

Competitive Intelligence and Company SWOT Analysis

  • Visual snapshots of the competitive landscape, market by market, giving you a thorough view of the competitive landscape you’re operating in and allowing you to benchmark your own activities against your competitors

SWOT Analysis for key companies, such as:

  • Aerospace Industries Organisation (AIO)
  • Aerostar
  • Arkema
  • Austal
  • BAE Systems
  • Bharat Electronics Ltd
  • Boeing
  • China Great Wall Industries Corporation
  • EADS
  • Elbit Systems
  • Fuji Heavy Industries
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries
  • L-3 Communications
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Raytheon
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Thales
  • Thales Australia

Quarterly Country Reports

  • Key stress-tested 5-year industry forecasts, growth assumptions and competitive analysis for each country, available to download as PDFs

Full Benefits:

  • Built around you - Our BMO service is a bespoke, tailored package, allowing you to access the specific geographical and sector coverage you need so you can get straight to the analysis that matters to you
  • Comprehensive - The service includes all content - from daily news and weekly views, to data, ratings and in-depth analysis, proprietary 5-year forecasts and risk-ratings
  • Analyst interaction - Our expert analysts are keen to help you fully understand the analysis and put it to work to support your operations
  • Timely alerts - "My BMO" function lets you set up specific email alerts, so you are notified of the latest news and views as soon as they are posted online, even when you're away from your desk
  • Analysis made easy - With the interactive data tool you can select and download any combination of country-specific industry and macro-economic variables from a series of over 14,000 indicators
  • Cost-efficient - If you're looking for a high level of coverage, our bespoke BMO service is often better value than subscriptions to individual reports