Set to be worth $249.3 billion between 2018 and 2027, the global fighter aircraft market is expanding and will account for the production of 3,243 aircraft during that time frame. In the current contested, information-centric and multi-domain operating environment, the focus for fighters is on information, which in no small part will determine the outcome of the future fight.
Ahead of International Fighter 2018, this global report of ongoing programmes and future requirements includes countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Bangladesh and Malaysia, all of which will be present at the event this year along with many more.
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Our exclusive future requirements report provides a surface-level overview of current global fighter aircraft activity and highlights key programmes either predicted or in development.
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An estimated 4,000 fighters, valued at $260 billion are forecast to be procured over the next 15 years. Despite the rapid increase in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) numbers worldwide and future plans for Uninhabited Combat Air Vehicles (UCAVs), the fighter market is still buoyant. Fighter programmes are planned to continue well into the 2020s in the US, Russia, China, India and Sweden, while Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and Turkey have plans to enter the fighter market with their own indigenous designs. The largest fighter programme is the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, over 3,000 of which are currently planned for 12 countries.
Fighter requirements have been identified in 27 countries, while active fighter procurement programmes are also under way in 35 countries.
This report is intended to provide a surface-level overview of current global fighter aircraft inventories and to highlight key active programmes either rumoured or in development...