Future of the South African Defense Industry – Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2021


This report offers detailed analysis of the South African 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 South African defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the South African defense industry during 2017-2021, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. It also provides a snapshot of the countrys 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

Porters Five Force analysis of the South African 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 countrys imports and exports over the last five years

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

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


The South African defense budget values US$4.1 billion in 2016, dropping from US$4.6 billion in 2012, and registered a CAGR of -2.56% during 2012-2016. Even though the actual budget increased in local currency, it showed a downward trend in terms of dollar value owing to variations in the exchange rate. However, modest growth in defense expenditure is expected during the forecast period at a CAGR of 1.83%, to reach a value US$4.6 billion in 2021. The countrys defense budget is mainly driven by factors such as modernization initiatives, participation in peacekeeping missions, and border security challenges.

Key Findings

During 2012-2016, South African defense expenditure registered a growth rate of 2.56%,decreasing from US$4.6billion in 2012 to US$4.1 billion in 2016

South African military expenditure, valued at US$4.1billion in 2016, is expected to increase to US$4.6 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 1.83% over the forecast period

South African military expenditure will be driven by the countrys participation in peacekeeping programs, border security challenges, and a focus on the modernization of its armed forces

The Defense Ministry is expected to procure Naval Vessels, Transport Aircraft, and MIL-IT Software and Hardware.

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Reasons To Buy

This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the South African 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 South African defense industry covering sections including demand drivers, Porters Five Forces Analysis, Key Trends and Growth Stimulators, and latest industry contracts
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