Report & Analysis

Defence Cuts Open new Opportunities for Industry Support

Frost & Sullivan Report

Date: Issue 35 - September 2012

Total support in service outsource spend will grow significantly in Europe from almost $14bn in 2011 to $22bn in 2020

Many European countries have implemented significant cuts to defence spending to contain budget deficits. Measures applied through retiring platforms, cancelling procurement and reducing military personnel are having a significant effect on the support in service of equipment. Outsourcing support to industry will help improve efficiency and create long term savings, allowing the armed forces to focus on combat related activities.