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Data Stories: Supplier or Buyer Beware? Lessons Learned from Collaborative European Defense Programs

By Jessica DiPaolo, Senior Market Analyst European defense collaborations have been on the rise since 2013, with countries looking to international partners to help develop joint capabilities and solidify alliances. These defense collaborations can vary in terms of scope and the number of partners involved. While earlier defense collaborations involved multiple countries, more recent efforts have …

Data Stories: Taking Stock: Central and Eastern European Defense Spending and Current Inventories

By Allison Gibbs, Analysis Manager Since Russia’s invasion of Eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia has continued its aggressive posturing in the region. In response, countries across Europe have reassessed their defense spending and begun to prioritize military modernization programs (NATO Defense Spending). Especially in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)[1], countries are …

Data Stories: NATO Defense Spending

By Aaron Lin, Senior Market Analyst US President Donald Trump’s recent statements about NATO’s defense spending re-ignited debate over how much money NATO member states should be spending on defense. While having a member state spend 2% of their GDP on defense has been the stated goal since 2010, Trump went further last week by saying …

Data Stories: Spotlight Shifts to IFVs (Part 2)

By Ben Goodlad, Analysis Manager Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armoured Personnel Carrier and Infantry Fighting Vehicle inventories for 24 countries in Europe. To read Part 1 of this Data Story …

Data Stories: European Wheeled APCs on the Rise (Part 1)

By Ben Goodlad, Analysis Manager Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armoured Personnel Carrier and Infantry Fighting Vehicle inventories for 24 countries in Europe. Europe’s armoured vehicle inventories are undergoing a significant change …

Data Stories: India’s Defense Market Becomes More Competitive as New Delhi Promotes Local Firms

By Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst India’s defense market—the fifth-largest in the world at over $53 billion—is also one of the most competitive. Local firms currently account for one-third of Indian defense procurement. Supported by the government’s “Make in India” initiative, the indigenous share of defense investment is set to grow over the next five …

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