Reportlinker Adds Global Aerospace and Defence Industry Industry

Mar 21, 2011, 12:54 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Aerospace and Defence Industry Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Aerospace and Defense Industry in US$ Million by the following major industrial sectors - Aircraft Products & Services (Airframe, Aircraft Engine, Aircraft Components, Commercial Avionics, Military Avionics, In-flight Entertainment, & MRO), Missiles (Air-to-Air, Air-to-Surface, Air Defense, Surface-to-Surface, Antiship, Antitank, Bombs (Guided), Intelligent Munitions, & Others), Modeling, Simulation and Training (CBT & E-Learning, Military Training & Simulation, Commercial & Military Visual Simulation, & Commercial & Military Flight Simulation), C4ISR & Related (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Electronic Warfare, Mine Countermeasures, Naval Radar and Sonar, Chemical & Biological Agent Detectors, Infrared Imaging Systems and Components, Military Ground Communications, Land-Based Surveillance Radar, & Others), Space Equipment (Launch Vehicles, Communications Satellites, & Earth Observation Satellites), and GPS (Geotechnologies) (Commercial Satellite Imaging, Commercial Aerial Imaging, GIS Software, Commercial SAR Data, and Commercial SAR Software). Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. The report profiles 455 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Arianespace SA, ATR, B/E Aerospace, Inc., BAE Systems Plc, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Bombardier, Inc. CFM International Inc., DAHER-SOCATA, European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS), Airbus S.A.S, Eurocopter Group, Embraer -Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A, Finmeccanica S.p.A., AgustaWestland S.p.A, GE Aviation, Goodrich Corporation, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, Honeywell International, Inc., Ilyushin Aviation Complex JSC, IRKUT Corporation, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Kaman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Company, Rolls-Royce Plc, RUAG Aerospace, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Snecma SA, Thales Group, The Boeing Company, and Turbomeca. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Industrial Sectors 3

Definitions 5

Aircraft Products & Services 5

Airframe 5

Aircraft Engine 5

Aircraft Components 5

Commercial Avionics 5

Military Avionics 5

In-flight Entertainment 5

MRO 5

Missiles 6

Air-to-Air Missile 6

Air-to-Surface Missile 6

Air Defense Missile 6

Surface-to-Surface 6

Antiship 6

Antitank 6

Bombs (Guided) 6

Intelligent Munitions 6

Others 6

Modeling, Simulation and Training 6

CBT & E-Learning 6

Military Training & Simulation 7

Commercial & Military Visual Simulation 7

Commercial & Military Flight Simulation 7

C4ISR & Related 7

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 7

Electronic Warfare 7

Mine Countermeasures 7

Naval Radar and Sonar 7

Chemical & Biological Agent Detectors 7

Infrared Imaging Systems and Components 8

Military Ground Communications 8

Land-Based Surveillance Radar 8

Others 8

Space Equipment 8

Launch Vehicles 8

Communications Satellites 8

Earth Observation Satellites 8

GPS (Geotechnologies) 8

Commercial Satellite Imaging 8

Commercial Aerial Imaging 9

GIS Software 9

Commercial SAR Data 9

Commercial SAR Software 9

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW & OUTLOOK 10

Industry Structure & Overview 10

Global Aerospace & Defense Industry Structure 10

Current Market Scenario 12

Impact of Recession: A Review 12

Commercial Aerospace Crumbles Under the Pressure 12

World Passenger Capacity Falls by 2% But Optimism Prevails

Over Recovery 13

Players in the Business Jet Market Find Opportunities in

Difficult Times 13

World Military Spending Flies in the Face of Recession 14

Table 1: Global Military Expenditure (2009): Top 15 Military

Spenders in the Year 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 15

Table 2: Global Military Expenditure (2008): Percentage

Share of Spending Against GDP by Leading Spenders (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 16

Synergistic Alliances Key to Survival in Current Economic

Climate 16

Decline in Flying Hours Weaken Demand for MRO 16

Commercial Flight Simulation Succumbs, While Military Flight

Simulation Displays Resilience 17

Shortage of Aviation Pilots to Drive Demand for Flight

Modeling, Simulation & Training, Post Recession 18

Backlog Orders Save Bigwig Players from the Recession 19

Year 2010 Witnesses Recession Aftershocks, But Outlook for

2011 Remains Encouraging 19

Emerging Nations Will Lead Recovery 20

3. NOTEWORTHY MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES 22

Market Snapshots 22

Commercial Aerospace 22

Freighter 22

Defense 23

Recession Fuels Consolidation Activity 23

Competition in Large Civil Aircraft Market 23

Table 3: World Aircraft Production (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Production (OEM) Volume by Leading Manufacturers

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 24

Other Market Share Findings 24

Table 4: Global Military Aircraft Engine Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 24

Table 5: Global Military Aircraft Market (2007): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 25

Table 6: World Military Helicopter Market Share (2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Company (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 25

Table 7: Global Business Jets Market (2007): Percentage

Breakdown of Unit Deliveries by Key Manufacturers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 26

Table 8: World Civil Helicopter Market Share (2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Company (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 26

Table 9: Leading Players in the Global Fighter Jets Market

(2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Aircraft for

Lockheed Martin, Eurofighter, Chengdu Aircraft, Boeing,

Sukhoi and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 26

Fuel Costs Will Continue to Remain a Key Issue, Post Recession 26

Aircraft Operators Look for Alternative Fuels 27

Raw Material Inventory Piles Up As Aircraft Production Declines 27

Table 10: Global Demand for Aerospace Raw Material (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Buy Weight by Metal Type

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 28

Table 11: Global Demand for Aerospace Raw Material (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Buy Weight by End-Use Segment

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 28

Single-Aisles to Account for Majority of Future Deliveries 28

Table 12: Global Aviation Market (2007): Number of Passenger

Aircraft in Service by Type for Single-Aisle, Regional Jets,

Twin-Aisle and 747 & Larger (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 29

Developing Markets to Drive Demand for MRO 29

Satellite Services to Expand in Business Jet and Commercial

Aircraft Markets 29

Market for Copters to Remain Robust 30

Outsourcing - Emerging Growth Driver 30

US-EU Open Skies Agreement - Towards an Unfettered Aviation

Industry 30

US Enjoys Undisputed Dominance in World UAV Market 31

Market for Air-to-Air Missiles to Expand 31

Efficient Military Simulation Displays to Extend Great Advantage 32

Joint Military Exercises Propel Simulation and Training Markets 32

Environmental Concerns: Top Priority 32

Initiatives by Airlines to Counter Global Warming 33

Quantitative Analysis of New Aircraft Deliveries Worldwide 33

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

New Aircrafts by Geographic Region - North America, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and African

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual New Aircraft

Deliveries in Units for the Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 34

Table 14: World Historic Review for New Aircrafts by

Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific,

Latin America, Middle East, and African Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual New Aircraft Deliveries

in Units for the Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 35

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for New Aircrafts by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Deliveries

for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America,

Middle East, and African Markets for the Years 2005, 2010,

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 36

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

New Aircrafts by Product Group/ Segment - Passenger

Aircraft and Cargo Aircraft Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual New Aircraft Deliveries in Units for the Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 37

Table 17: World Historic Review for New Aircrafts by

Product Group/Segment - Passenger Aircraft and Cargo

Aircraft Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual New

Aircraft Deliveries in Units for the Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 37

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for New Aircraft by

Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit

Deliveries for Passenger Aircraft and Cargo Aircraft

Markets for the Years 2005, 2010, and 2015 38

Other Key Statistical Findings: 38

Table 19: Global Military Aircraft Market (2007): Percentage

Share Breakdown by Product Type (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 38

Table 20: World Air Cargo Traffic Growth For The Years 2008

through 2025 39

Table 21: World Air Transport Fleet (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 39

Table 22: World Air Transport MRO Market (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues by Segment (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 39

Table 23: Worldwide Active Military Aircraft Fleet (2007):

Percentage Breakdown by Mission Type for Rotary

Wing-Transport/Utility, Fighter/Attack, Trainer/Light

Attack, Transport-Lt/Med, Rotary Wing-Attack, GA/Utility,

Special Mission and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 40

Table 24: Worldwide Active Military Aircraft Fleet (2007):

Percentage Breakdown by Region for North America, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America and Africa

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 40

Table 25: Leading Defense Contractors in the Global Missiles

Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, General

Dynamics, Motorola, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 40

4. GLOBAL AVIATION INDUSTRY - A PERSPECTIVE 41

09/11 incidents in Retrospect 41

Economic Development Influences Aviation Demand 42

Developing Economies Hold the Key to Future Aviation Market

Growth 42

Urbanization Fuels Aviation Sector Growth 43

Price - The Key Factor Influencing Air Travel Demand 43

Table 26: Global Aviation Market (2007): Percentage

Breakdown of Airline Traffic for Global Network, Major

Network, Small Network, LCC, Charter and Regional &

Affiliates (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 43

Burgeoning Demand for Air Travel 43

Table 27: Global Air Traffic: Percentage Share Breakdown of

RPKs (Revenue Passenger Kilometres) for the years 2010 &

2030 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 44

Liberalization Wave Promises New Horizons for Air Travel Growth 45

Rising Air Travel Demand Creating New International Routes 45

Factors Influencing Civil Aerospace Industry 46

Table 28: Global Aviation Market (2007-2017): Fleet Size by

Segment 46

Table 29: Global Aviation Market (2007): Fleet Size by

Region for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East,

Latin America, and Africa (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 47

Table 30: Global Aviation Market (2007): Fleet Size by Type

for Single-Aisle, Twin-Aisle, Regional Jets and 747 & Larger

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 47

Regional Jets 47

Regional Jet Fleet (30-60 Seat Category) 48

Regional Jet Fleet (61-120 Seat Category) 48

Global Freighter Aircraft Market 48

Hi-Tech Exports Fuel Global Air Freight Growth 49

Dedicated Freighters to Gain More Market Appeal 49

Number of Freighter Aircraft to Grow Two Times 49

Table 31: Global Air Cargo Traffic (2000, 2005, 2010 &

2015): Percentage Breakdown of RTKs (Revenue Ton

Kilometers) by Segment - Freight and Mail (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 50

Table 32: Global Air Cargo Traffic (2007): Percentage

Breakdown of FTKs (Freight Ton Kilometers) by Airline

Domicile - Non-US Scheduled, US Scheduled, Non-US Charter,

US Charter, US Mail and Non-US Mail (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 50

Table 33: World Airlines Market by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan),

Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed by Freight Traffic for the Years

2008, 2010 & 2015 in FTKs (Freight Ton Kilometers) Billion

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 51

5. INDUSTRY TRENDS AND ISSUES 52

Introduction 52

Globalization Drives Defense Related Sectors 52

Spike in Military Expenditure Worldwide 53

Low Cost Carriers Increase Penetration 53

Need for Cost Efficiencies Push Airlines into Fleet Modernization 53

Replacing Old with New: Gaining Momentum 53

Average Age of General Aviation Fleet in the United States (

2008) by Aircraft & Engine Type 54

Increasing Conversion of Passenger Aircraft into Freighter Planes 55

Boeing's Partners in Physical Conversion of Aged Passenger

Aircraft 55

Joint Design Manufacturing Gaining Ground 55

Network Development - A Key Part of Airlines Long Term Growth

Strategies 56

Doing Business the Internet Way 56

Airline Carriers Embrace Business Model Convergence Strategies 56

"Availability Contracting" Commanding Increased Preference 56

OEMs Refocus on Core Competencies to Stay Afloat in the Market 57

Growing International Mobility Boosts Demand for New Aircraft 57

Market Invasion by New Players in Latin America and Asia 57

Non-Stop Services Growing in Demand 58

Lessors Business on Boom 58

Table 34: Top 10 Aircraft Leasing Firms Worldwide (2008):

Breakdown by Fleet Value In US$ Billion (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 58

In-Flight Entertainment: Market Poised for a Giant Leap 58

A Glimpse of Current/Emerging IFE Services 59

Promising Outlook for Flight/Visual Simulation Sectors 59

Silence: The Buzz Word 59

American and European R&D Funding in the Commercial Aircraft

Industry 60

Europe 60

The United States 61

Surge in Demand for Avionics Systems 61

Avionics Market Spurred by New Air Space Corridors 62

Military Avionics - Glorious Days Yet to be 62

Military Avionics Market Buoyed by Increasing Air Force

Utilization 62

Commercial-off-the-Shelf Components in Military Aircraft 62

Insecurity Breeds Demand for Effective Detectors 63

Cost Factor Hampers Market for Chemical & Biological Agent

Detectors 63

New Avenues for GIS and Satellite Imaging 63

Global MRO Sector - A Review 64

Growing Sophistication of Aircraft Systems Augurs Well for

MRO Market Growth 64

Outsourcing Perks Up Independent MRO Segment 64

Long-Term Outlook for MRO Market Encouraging 64

Retention of Skillful Workforce - A Major Concern for MRO

Industry 65

Supply Chain Management - A Key Tool 65

Changing Trends Down the Supply Chain 65

Lean Enterprise System - Becoming Key Part of Aerospace

Supply Chain 66

Emerging Trends in Training and Simulation Systems 66

Security Concerns Bolster Market for Electronic Warfare Systems 67

Global Missiles Market to Grow Steadily 67

Air-to-Air Missile Sector: Striking it Rich 67

Space Industry to Witness Growth 67

Reusable Launch Vehicles Demand Goes Sky High 68

A Glimpse of RLV Programs in the US 68

Commercialization of High-Resolution Imagery: Still in its

Infancy 69

Discovery of New Application Areas Bolster Communications

Satellite Market 69

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle - A High Potential Segment 69

Military Cooperation: A Double-Edged Sword 69

6. TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS & ISSUES 71

Nanotechnology Promises New Horizons for the Aerospace Industry 71

High-Speed Data Link Communications Systems to Spell Doom for

Radars 71

LiDAR Technology Gaining Wide Acceptance Globally 71

7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 73

Aircraft Products & Services 73

Airframe 73

Aircraft Engine 73

Aircraft Components 73

Commercial Avionics 73

Military Avionics 73

In-flight Entertainment 73

MRO 73

Missiles 74

Air-to-Air Missile 74

Air-to-Surface Missile 74

Air Defense Missile 74

Surface-to-Surface 74

Antiship 74

Antitank 74

Bombs (Guided) 74

Intelligent Munitions 74

Others 74

Specific Missiles 74

Air-Launched Surface-attack Guided Missile (AGM) 74

AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) 75

Airborne Tactical and Defense Missiles 75

Air-Launched Intercept-Aerial Guided Missile (AIM) 75

Cluster Bomb Unit (CBU) 75

Enhanced Guided Bomb Unit (EGBU) 76

Guided Bomb Units (GBU) 76

Mark (General Purpose Bomb) 76

LGM - Silo-Launched Surface Attack Guided Missile 77

Air-to-Air Booster Cylinder 77

Tube Launched, Optically Tracked, and Wire Guided (TOW)

Missile System 77

JDAM 77

Major Technologies in Air-To-Air Missiles Segment 78

Advanced Propulsion Technology 78

Ramjet 78

Solid-Fuel Ramjet 78

Integral Rocket Ramjet 78

Ducted Rocket Ramjet 79

Advanced Guidance/Seeker Technology 79

Active Radar 79

Imaging Infrared Focal Plane Array 79

Command-Inertial Guidance 79

Dual-Mode Seekers 80

Other Missile Technologies 80

Modeling, Simulation and Training 80

CBT & e-Learning 80

Military Training & Simulation 80

Commercial & Military Visual Simulation 80

Commercial & Military Flight Simulation 81

Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence,

Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) & Related Systems 81

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 81

UAV Tier Classification 81

Video Information Capability Enhancement System (VICE) 81

Electronic Warfare 82

Mine Countermeasures 82

Naval Radar and Sonar 82

Chemical & Biological Agent Detectors 82

An Overview of Select Biological Agents 82

Sensitivity and Selectivity - Key for Agent Detection 83

Major Biological and Chemical Detectors 83

Infrared Imaging Systems and Components 84

Military Ground Communications 84

Land-Based Surveillance Radar 84

Others 84

Space Equipment 84

Launch Vehicles 84

Communications Satellites 84

Earth Observation Satellites 84

A-to-Z of Satellite 84

Satellite 85

Orbit 85

Low Earth Orbit (LEO) 85

Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) 85

Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) 85

Satellite's Footprint 85

Burn 85

The Interior of a Satellite 85

The Propulsion Subsystem 86

The Power Subsystem 86

The Communications Subsystem 86

The Structures Subsystem 86

The Thermal Control Subsystem 86

The Attitude Control Subsystem 86

The Telemetry and Command Subsystem 86

Satellite Sector: An Overview of Applications/Services 86

The Launch of a Satellite 87

GPS (Geotechnologies) 88

Commercial Satellite Imaging 88

Commercial Aerial Imaging 88

GIS Software 88

Commercial SAR Data 88

Commercial SAR Software 88

Overview of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) 88

Application Areas 89

Space-Based Earth Observation Systems 89

Major Remote Sensing Instruments and Satellites 90

Satellite Navigation System 91

The Galileo System 91

EGNOS - The Precursor for Galileo 91

Focus on Select Aircraft Types 92

Commercial Jets 92

Business Jets 92

Helicopters 92

Regional Jets 92

Aircraft - A Sneak Preview 93

Commercial/Military Aircraft Models 94

Aircraft Categories 96

Military Aircraft 97

Table 35: Global Military Aircraft Market (2004-2006):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by End-Use Application -

Fighter Attack, Special Mission, Strategic Airlift,

Mobility, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 99

Israeli Air Force Unveils New Unmanned Aircraft 99

MKU Introduces TERP-II Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 99

Broad Reach Engineering Unveils Fastest Radiation-Hardened

Microprocessor 99

Servizi Elicotteristici Italiani Unveils In-Flight

Entertainment Enhanced Lounge System 100

Panasonic to Supply In-Flight Entertainment Systems to Israir

Airlines 100

Akriz Plans Airbus and Boeing Based Aircraft Simulator 100

Row 44 Launches SkyTown Center 101

DTI and Thales to Introduce New Software Suite 101

Powerplant Selected for launch of C919 Aircraft 101

World's First Full-Scale Turbo-Prop Aircraft Engine Model

Developed 102

General Dynamics Unveils the First Prophet Enhanced Electronic

Warfare System 102

Rolls-Royce to Set-up New Aircraft Components Manufacturing

Facility 102

General Aviation Leaders Forge Partnership to Launch the G3-R9

Aircraft 103

SEA CORP Launches New UAV 103

Xilinx Unveils Virtex-5Q 103

BAE Systems Develops Project Artful 104

BAE Systems Unveils Q-HUD™ System 104

Rolls-Royce Launches RR500 Engine 104

Denel Builds Seeker 400 104

Arianespace Launches New Satellites into GTO 105

BAE Systems to Unveil New Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers 105

AgustaWestland and Versace Introduce New Interiors for AW139

Helicopters 105

Alenia Aermacchi Introduces New M-346 Advanced Trainer Aircraft 105

Arianespace Launches Automated Transfer Vehicle to the

International Space Station 105

Al Yah Satellite Communications Selects Arianespace to Launch

Yahsat 1A Satellite 106

Arianespace to Launch BSAT-3b Satellite 106

Embraer Introduces New Embraer MLJ and MSJ Executive Jet Programs 106

Embraer Introduces Phenom 300 Jet 106

IAI Tamam Unveils New RNAV-IPON 107

Park Air Launches New DVOR 107

Sikorsky Launches S-434™ Commercial Helicopter 107

Star One Takes Control of C2 Satellite 107

Thales Delivers Turksat 3A for Launch 107

BAE to Develop Secure Mobile Communications Network 108

BAE Systems Develops Immune GPS Receivers 108

Bell Helicopter to Upgrade 407, 206L, and 412 EP Models 108

Jet Solutions and Bombardier Flexjet Introduce Challenger 300

and Learjet 40 Aircraft to the Flexjet 25 Fleet 108

Bombardier Flexjet Launches Challenger 605 Jets 109

Grob Aerospace to Develop All-Composite Structured Learjet 85

for Bombardier Aerospace 109

Cessna Aircraft Plans to Expand its Citation Business Jets Line 109

Dassault Falcon to Launch Falcon 900LX Business Jet 109

Israel Aerospace Industries Launches New Communication

Satellite, AMOS 3 110

Eurocopter Unveils New Helicopter, EC175 at Heli-Expo 2008 110

ELTA Unveils New PGSR 110

Raytheon Announces Capability Addition to SL-AMRAAM 111

Star One Launches Star One C1 111

BLS Launches COSMO-SkyMed Spacecraft 111

SES SIRIUS Launches SIRIUS 4 111

Bearing Point Unveils New MRO Workbench Solution 111

Goodrich Unveils New Generator Brush 112

Orbital Test Fires Minotaur II Rocket 112

IAI Unveils New Spy Drone 112

Bombardier Aerospace Launches Next Generation Line of its CRJ

Regional Aircraft 112

Bombardier Aerospace Introduces New Regional Jet, CRJ1000 112

Infoterra Launches TerraSAR-X Satellite 113

Bombardier Aerospace to Introduce Learjet NXT Aircraft 113

Dassault Announces the Introduction of the New Falcon 2000LX

Aircraft 113

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 114

Air Works India Engineering Acquires Majority Stake in Air Livery 114

Jazeera Airways Takes Over Sahaab Aircraft Leasing 114

Pinnacle Energy Acquires Harbin Aerospace Company 114

AerSale Purchases CFM56 Powered 44 Douglas DC8-71F/-73F Fleet 114

API Technologies Acquires Kuchera Group of Companies 114

Marshall Aerospace Acquires Slingsby Advanced Composites 115

ManTech International Acquires Sensor Technologies 115

Odyssey Investment Partners Acquires Wencor 115

GuestLogix Teams Up with TicketSwitch to Provide Onboard Services 115

Panasonic Avionics to Provide In-Flight Cellular Service to

Turkish Airlines 116

Quickstep and Nothrop Grumman Inks an Agreement 116

EADS to Partner with NTiC 116

AIT Set up AITS in Michigan 116

Spirit Aerosystems Collaborates with Boeing 117

Unison and Boeing Signs Data License Agreement 117

AI and GE Aviation Ink an Agreement 117

HAL Inks Contract with Boeing 117

BAE Systems and M&M Introduces Defense Land Systems India 117

Ministry of Defence in India to Purchase Trainer Aircrafts 118

Lakshmi Machine Works to Establish Advanced Technology Centre 118

Xi'an Aircraft Industry and Boeing Ink Tailfin Contract 118

Bet Shemesh Engines Inks Contract with Hamilton Sundstrand 118

Delta AirElite Takes Over Segrave Aviation 119

Air India to Spin Off MRO Engineering Operations 119

SpiceJet Enters Into Service Contract with MAS Aerospace

Engineering 119

Pratt & Whitney Divests Stake in Turbofan Engines to SIA

Engineering 119

Hong Kong Aviation Acquires Aviation Assets of Allco Finance

Group 120

Finmeccanica and EADS Ink Contract with Indonesian Passenger

Airline 120

Hindustan Aeronautics to Enter Into a Joint Venture with

Rolls-Royce Group 120

Aviall Services Enters Into Distribution Agreement with Piper

Aircraft 120

Collins Acquisition Purchases AR Group and Affiliated Companies 121

UAE Air Defense and Air Force Enter into Agreement with Boeing 121

Boeing Signs Agreement with TAAG and Kenya Airways 121

Quasar Aerospace Industries Acquires Corporate Air Repair 122

Panasonic Forms Alliance with Tracewell Systems 122

DART Helicopter Services and Integrated Flight Systems Ink

Distribution Agreement 122

AirAsia Forms Alliance with Jetstar 123

Aircastle Snaps Up Boeing 737-800 123

Royal Jordanian to Lease Seven Airbus Aircraft from Awas 123

Intelleflex and Omni-ID Enters into Partnership 123

ILFC Inks Agreement with Macquarie Aerospace 123

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Wins Contract to Operate

Dreamlifter Aircraft 124

IHI Partners with Boeing to Produce Aircraft Fuel Cells 124

ACAE to Establish R&D Centre 124

Lockheed Martin Partners with Additional Companies for

Sustainment Contract and GMD Development 124

Avmax International Aircraft Purchases Regional Jets of BAE

Systems 125

AMETEK Purchases Haydon Enterprises 125

Boeing Snaps Up Narus to offer Cyber Security Solutions 126

Boeing Takes Over Argon ST 126

BAE Systems to Close Armoured Vehicles Factory 126

BAE Systems to Purchase Atlantic Marine Holding 126

Triumph Group Takes Over Vought Aircraft Industries 127

BMO Financial Group Partners with United Technologies Corporation 127

Lockheed Martin Enters into Partnership with Alaska Aerospace 127

Spectrum Control Inks Agreement with Sage Laboratories 127

SKY Airlines Expands Number of Passenger Jets 128

Sikorsky Aircraft Signs Letter of Cooperation with RUAG 128

Skyguide Expands Upper Airspace Capacity to 20% 128

Mahindra Takes Over majority stake in Gippsland Aeronautics

and Aerostaff Australia 129

DRS Technologies Acquires Soneticom 129

BAE Systems Acquires Advanced Ceramics Research 129

EDAC Technologies Acquires Manufacturing Business Unit of MTU

Aero Engines 130

Heico Corp. Electronic Technologies Group Acquires VPT

Majority Stake 130

Acorn Growth Companies Acquires Integrated Composites 130

Cherokee Nation Industries Snaps Up Red Wing Products 131

Moog Snaps Up Fernau Avionics 131

JAL Group Voices Plans of Integrating Four Wholly Owned

Subsidiaries 131

Carlisle Companies Snaps Up Jerrick 131

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Merges with Digital Fusion 132

GE Aviation Acquires Airfoil Technologies International,

Singapore 132

Aviation Industry Corporation of China Merges Subsidiaries 132

Herley Bags Contract to Manufacture IMA 133

Aircelle Collaborates with AFI KLM E&M 133

ITT to Partners with Jenkins and Avalon 133

The IMS Company Acquires Flight Deck Resources 134

SNC Partners Raytheon in Deal with US Air Force 134

ALT Software Deals with Fujitsu over Supply of OpenGL SC Products 135

ATSG to Launch MRO Venture 136

ITT Wins Aircraft Deal 136

Boeing Acquires Global Aeronautica from Alenia North America 136

Curtiss-Wright Purchases Skyquest Systems 137

Navy to Acquire Advanced Fighter Aircraft 137

Northrop Grumman Sells TASC to Investor Group 137

China Selects CFM International as Engine Provider for C919

Aircraft 138

OM Group to Acquire EaglePicher Technologies 138

CFM International Enters into Memorandum of Understanding with

ACAE 139

Goodrich to Purchase Atlantic Inertial Systems 139

Tronics Microsystems Enters into Agreement with Thales 139

Xian Aircraft Purchases Interest in FACC 140

Russian Helicopters Inks Agreement with UzRosAvia 140

Grob Aircraft Partners with BRS Aerospace 140

GE Aviation Takes Over Naverus 141

Elbit Systems Purchases BVR Systems 141

Pratt & Whitney Canada Inks Agreement with FAS 141

GE Collaborates with AVIC Signs Agreement 141

Sikorsky Signs Agreement with Tata Advanced Systems 142

Star Navigation Inks Agreement with Astrium 142

Perla Group Acquires DB Aerocopter 142

Airspace Infrastructure Inks Joint Venture with Airlogic 142

First Aviation Inks Agreement with Kelly Aerospace 142

First Aviation Inks Agreement with Limco-Piedmont 143

AeroMechanical and L-3 Communications Ink Agreement 143

HAL and Boeing Ink Deal 143

Eurocopter Canada and Canadian Helicopters Limited Ink Agreement 143

API and CAE Enter Into Supplier Agreement 143

Rolls-Royce Inks Sourcing Agreement with Allegheny Technologies 144

Bell Boeing Proposes V-22 for US Army Medical Evacuation Missions 144

Lockheed Martin Acquires Gyrocam Systems 144

AgustaWestland to Acquire Stake in PZL-widnik 145

Corona Warfare Centre Inks Agreement with Pacific Missile

Range Facility 145

US Navy Awards V-22 Osprey Contract to Bell-Boeing 145

Ranger International Services Group Acquires US Logistics 146

Kale Aero Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Pratt & Whitney 146

Indian Air Force to Acquire Air to Air Combat Missiles for

Jaguars 146

TransDigm Group Takes Over Dukes and Unit of GST Industries 147

Moog Acquires Flight Control Actuation Business of GE Aviation

Systems 147

Raytheon and Lockheed Martin Javelin Forms Joint Venture 147

CFM International Signs Aviation Deal with COMAC 147

Spirit AeroSystems, HAECO and TAECO establish Repair Station 147

Honeywell International Inks MOU with Aviation Industry Corp. 148

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office Bags Contract 148

GHIAL Forms Joint Venture with CFM International 148

LHTEC Inks Distribution Agreement with API 148

Akima Acquires Pegasus Aircraft Maintenance 149

Chandler/May Acquires Controlling Stake in AeroMech

Engineering Inc. 149

Boeing Signs Defense Contract with Indian Navy to supply P-81 149

TransDigm Group Purchases Stock of Acme Aerospace 150

Seambiotic USA Signs Agreement with NASA Glenn Research Center 150

All Nippon Airways to Spin off Helicopter Maintenance Division 150

Eurocopter Bags Contract to Supply Dauphin N3 Simulator to

Héli-Union 151

Saft to Supply Battery Systems to EADS and ACAC 151

Air Transport Group Holdings Snaps up Technical Aero Services 151

Rockwell Collins Acquires SEOS 152

Ducommun Incorporated Acquires DynaBil Industries, Inc 152

General Dynamics Acquires Jet Aviation 152

TransDigm Purchases Assets of Unison Industries 153

AVIC I Merges with AVIC II 153

Gate Gourmet Acquires Inflight Logistic Services 153

GE Aviation Purchases Assets of Walter Engines 153

BBA Aviation Acquires Assets of Hawker Beech 154

Wesco Aircraft Hardware Corp. Takes over Airtechnics, Inc. 154

Rocket Racing Composite Takes over Velocity Aircraft 154

DAHER Purchases Majority Interest in SOCATA 154

HAECO and TAECO Sign Agreement with GE 155

ST Aerospace Expands Singaporean MRO Facility 155

Thames Collaborates with Samtel to Sell Avionic Systems in India 156

IAI Inks MoU with Tata 156

Northrop Grumman Bags Contract from NAVSEA 156

IBS Group Acquires Specific Assets of VISaer 157

Delta and Northwest Airlines Merge 157

Satyam Computer Services Signs Agreement with Infospectrum 157

Aircell to Expand In-Flight Gogo Service 158

Petters Aviation Takes Over Southwest Aviation 158

WL Ross. Takes Over Minority Stake in SpiceJet Ltd. 158

Ross Aviation Purchases Laredo Aero Center 158

FirstFlight Acquires New World Jet 158

Excellency Investment Realty Trust Inks Letter of Intent with

Pace Airlines 158

Sentient Jet Holdings Takes Over Southwest Jet Aviation 159

Maguire Aviation Group Acquires Skytrails Aviation 159

DAE Expands Wide Body Aircraft Portfolio 159

Government of Italy to Acquire Stake in Finmeccanica 159

CFIUS Approves DRS Acquisition 159

ANA to Purchase New Regional Jets 160

Lockheed Martin to Acquire Eagle Group 160

Finmeccanica to Take Over DRS Technologies 160

Rolls-Royce Enters into JV Agreement with GKN Aerospace 160

Boeing Enters into Agreement with Tata Industries 160

Pratt & Whitney Signs Contract with Northrop Grumman 160

Canadian and Russian Companies Enter into Agreement 161

The Tata Group to Form Alliance with Embraer 161

Boeing Inks an Agreement with Alenia Aermacchi 161

Russia and Ukraine to Re-Start Production of Ruslan Aircraft 161

UGMK Acquires Majority Stake in Aircraft Industries 161

Halcyon Acquires Majority Stake in A-List Jets 161

Zodiac to Acquire Driessen Aerospace 162

TransDigm Acquires CEF Industries 162

Dynamatic Technologies to Acquire Aerospace Tools Manufacturer 162

Cavotec Acquires Dabico Group 162

Butler National Acquires JET Autopilot Product Range 162

Carlisle to Acquire Carlyle Incorporated 163

Park Aerospace Structures Acquires Nova Composites 163

Boeing to Acquire Global Aeronautica 163

Alcoa Acquires Van Petty and Republic Fastener 163

AAR Acquires Avborne 164

Goodrich to Take Over TEAC Aerospace Holdings 164

Arrow to Acquire ACI Electronics 164

Boeing to Take Over Insitu 164

Vector Aerospace International Takes Over DARA Rotary Wing 165

QinetiQ to Take Over AeroStructures' Engineering Business 165

IAHL to Take Over Thrush Aircraft 165

ATK to Acquire MDA Businesses 165

Sentient Takes Over The Air Group 166

BAE Systems Enters into Joint Venture with VT Group 166

BAE Systems Acquires MTC 166

BAE to Acquire IST Dynamics 166

BAE Signs Cooperative Agreement with ESC 167

BAE Hägglunds Announces Plans to Restructure 167

BAE Agrees to Divest Flight Systems Business 167

BAE Announces Plans to Cease Pinzgauer-1 Production 167

BAE to Acquire Assets from Petards 168

Ball Aerospace Agrees to Divest Ball Solutions Group 168

Bell Helicopter Acquires AI's SkyBOOKS 168

Goodrich Acquires Skyline 168

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 169

Arianespace SA (France) 169

ATR (France) 169

B/E Aerospace, Inc. (USA) 169

BAE Systems Plc (United Kingdom) 169

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation (USA) 170

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc (USA) 170

Bombardier, Inc. (Canada) 171

Cessna Aircraft Company (USA) 171

CFM International Inc. (USA) 171

DAHER-SOCATA (France) 171

European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS) (France) 172

Airbus S.A.S (France) 172

Eurocopter Group (France) 173

Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. (Brazil) 173

Finmeccanica S.p.A. (Italy) 173

AgustaWestland S.p.A (Italy) 174

GE Aviation (USA) 174

Goodrich Corporation (USA) 175

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (USA) 175

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (USA) 175

Honeywell International, Inc. (USA) 176

Ilyushin Aviation Complex JSC (Russia) 176

IRKUT Corporation (Russia) 177

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd (Israel) 177

Kaman Corporation (USA) 177

Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA) 178

Northrop Grumman Corporation (USA) 178

Pratt & Whitney (USA) 179

Raytheon Company (USA) 179

Rolls-Royce Plc (United Kingdom) 180

RUAG AG (Switzerland) 180

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (USA) 181

Snecma SA (France) 181

Thales Group (France) 181

The Boeing Company (USA) 182

Turbomeca SA (France) 183

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 184

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Aerospace and Defense Industry by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 184

Table 37: World Historic Review for Aerospace and Defense

Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 185

Table 38: World 11-Year Perspective for Aerospace and Defense

Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 186

Aerospace and Defense Industry by Sector 187

Table 39: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Aircraft Products & Services by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 187

Table 40: World Historic Review for Aircraft Products &

Services by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 188

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Aircraft Products & Services by Product Segment - Airframe,

Aircraft Engines, Aircraft Components, Commercial Avionics,

Military Avionics, In-flight Entertainment, and MRO

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 189

Table 42: World Historic Review for Aircraft Products &

Services by Product Segment - Airframe, Aircraft Engines,

Aircraft Components, Commercial Avionics, Military Avionics,

In-flight Entertainment, and MRO Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 190

Table 43: World 11-Year Perspective for Aircraft Products &

Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 191

Table 44: World 11-Year Perspective for Aircraft Products &

Services by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Airframe, Aircraft Engines, Aircraft Components,

Commercial Avionics, Military Avionics, In-flight

Entertainment, and MRO for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 192

Table 45: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Missiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 193

Table 46: World Historic Review for Missiles by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 194

Table 47: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Missiles by Product Segment - Air-to Air, Air-to-Surface, Air

Defense, Surface-to-Surface, Antiship, Antitank, Bombs

(Guided), Intelligent Munitions, and Others Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

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