Defense Spending in the United States

Defense Spending in the United States

  • December 2017 •
  • 43 pages •
  • Report ID: 191799
Defense Spending in the United States

Defense Spending in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States defense spending market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights
Defense spending covers capital items, military personnel, government defense agencies, and related expenditure on defense and peacekeeping. The value of the market is taken to include both current and capital expenditure on the armed forces (including funding contributions to peacekeeping forces, such as the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces), defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects, paramilitary forces (when judged to be trained and equipped for military operations) and military space activities. Expenditure on personnel (including salaries and social services of both military and civil personnel, and retirement pensions of military personnel), procurement, research and development, infrastructure spending, military aid (taken as expenditure by the donor country) and general operations and maintenance are also included. Note that current expenditure on previous military activity such as veterans’ benefits, weapon destruction, demobilization, and defense conversion are all excluded, as is expenditure on civil defense.

The US defense spending market is forecast to generate total budget allocation of $613.7bn in 2017, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1% between 2013 and 2017.

Market volume is forecast to decline with a CARC of -2.9% between 2013 and 2017, to reach a total of 1.3 million armed forces personnel in 2017.

The US is the largest defense spender globally, accounting for 38.1% of value in 2017- larger than any other region.

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Reasons to buy
- What was the size of the United States defense spending market by value in 2017?
- What will be the size of the United States defense spending market in 2022?
- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States defense spending market?
- How has the market performed over the last five years?
- What are the main segments that make up the United States’s defense spending market?

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Country=UnitedStates Industry=AerospaceAndDefence ParentIndustry=HeavyIndustry Date=201712 Topic=MarketSize Publisher=MarketLine Price=1000