Defence & Security

Whether you’re a defence manufacturer or distributor, working in government or an embassy, we show you how and where business risks are most concentrated and highlight investment opportunities waiting to be taken in global Defence & Security markets.

The Service


We monitor 60 global markets, keeping you up-to-date with key developments including market opportunities afforded by mergers and acquisitions, government programmes and incentives, new project developments, demand trends, country susceptibility to organised crime, terrorism, domestic unrest and political upheavals.

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Daily Views

Actionable analysis across 60 global markets. Keep up-to-date with emerging trends, risks and opportunities affecting your organisation. From defence expenditure to armed force size, defence trade to imports and exports of weapons and ammunition, all analysis is available via the platform or as customisable daily email alerts.

Reports & Strategic Content

In-depth reports on 60 global markets. We combine macroeconomic forecasts with industry specific analysis to produce quarterly reports covering economic and political outlooks, 5 and 10-year industry forecasts, regulatory regimes, competitive landscapes and industry trends. Global company strategy reports cover major defence and security firms including Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Lockheed Martin and Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries.

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Data & Forecasting

Compare and export data for 60 global markets. You can quickly and easily access 1.24m+ lines of data, with 5 or 10-year forecasts across developed, emerging and frontier markets.

Analyst Access

Direct access to our Defence & Security analysts. Discuss key views and forecasts with the experts behind the analysis and gain insight on the key issues affecting your organisation.

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Unique Benefits


Connected coverage

Integration with our Country Risk research team means you benefit from cross-vertical views and analysis on key issues impacting the Defence & Security industry.

Track record

The Defence and Security team has a proven track record in monitoring industry developments and evolving business strategies, highlighting the most pertinent risks and opportunities in your chosen markets.

We cover 195 global markets, specialising in frontier and emerging markets

Who buys and why?


Decision makers from utilities companies, multinational corporations, banks, pension funds and insurance companies use our Defence & Security analysis to inform their strategic, investment or operational decisions.

Consultancies and sector specialists leverage our independence and expertise to further their views and advise clients and partners in the most informed way.

Government departments use our analysis to help shape policy and guide fully rounded decision making within a multi-sector and macro-strategy environment.

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