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Strategic Defence Intelligence

Data for the Global Defence Industry

John Carpenter House,
John Carpenter Street,
United Kingdom

John Carpenter House,
John Carpenter Street,
United Kingdom


Strategic Defence Intelligence is a subscription only platform which gives you open access to the most in-depth source of project, company, market and deal information for the global defence industry.

As a Strategic Defence Intelligence subscriber you will have instant access to otherwise hard to obtain data which will revolutionise the way you research and enable you to rapidly understand your competitors and customers, develop new market entry strategies and easily track the latest market trends.

Strategic Defence Intelligence’s unique monitoring platform enables integration of proprietary content with relevant global news and blog sources in a highly structured manner, giving a comprehensive and easily-searchable picture of all events and activity across the global defence industry. The site features: daily updated analysis, comment and news; company and customer monitoring; defence spending, tenders and contracts; product and technology intelligence; and fully customisable workflow tools. The site also houses our research and analysis database giving you access to industry and competitor reports to inform you business and market planning.

The Strategic Defence Intelligence platform offers a one-stop source for tracking global defence industry activity and benefits from a range of sources:

  • 500,000 articles scanned daily
  • 2,300 defence companies tracked daily
  • 100s of premium industry and company reports
  • Exclusive editorial insight and opinion added daily
  • In-house research and analysis team
  • All content indexed and tagged by region, company, product category and business issue for meaningful tracking

Competitor tracking

Track the successes and failures of your competitors, get real intelligence and the complete picture of how your competitors are performing. Strategic Defence Intelligence will help you cut through the “noise” and pinpoint the exact information that you are interested in enabling you to clearly analyse its impact on you.

  • Download detailed company SWOT profiles
  • Create custom watchlists to monitor those companies important to you
  • Generate instant personalised reports on the companies, geographical regions and categories relevant to you

Customer tracking

With the tools in Strategic Defence Intelligence you’ll always be able to stay one step ahead by keeping a close eye on your customers needs.

  • Improve your client relationships by responding to positive news in real-time
  • Indentify prospective clients and grow business
  • Predict your prospects and clients future needs
  • Develop new products in response to client needs

Generate leads and identify business investment opportunities

  • Plan your next move with the latest information on tenders available
  • Track early stage projects from announced to RFP
  • Secure funding with details of private equity investment
  • Grow your business by pinpointing potential M&A opportunities

Track trends in market and product development from across the globe

With Strategic Defence Intelligence you have instant access to research on essential and unique market intelligence allowing you a real time understanding and interpretation of the latest and emerging trends from around the world.

  • Improve your product positioning by ensuring your product stays relevant to your customer’s needs
  • Be fully appraised of your market situation and be able to make faster and more effective strategic decisions
  • Build a complete picture of the market with tailored information and remain one-step-ahead of the competition

The Singapore Country Report

This report offers insights into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to gain a market share in the Singaporean defence industry.

The Global Military Avionics Market 2018-2028

This white paper outlines aspects of the global military and avionics market such as market dynamics, segment and regional analysis, and trend analysis of key defence markets.

Future of the Japanese Defence Industry

This report offers insights into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to gain a market share in the Japanese defence industry.

Global Military Satellite Market 2015–2025

It is expected that the global military satellite market will increase from US$5.7 billion in 2015 to US$9.7 billion in 2025, with cumulative spending of US$94.3 billion.

The Global Counter IED Market 2012–2022

The Global Counter IED Market 2012–2022 report from Strategic Defence Intelligence offers detailed analysis of the global Counter IED market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector.

Global Military Aviation MRO Market 2012 – 2022

The ‘Global Military Aviation MRO Market 2012 – 2022’ report from Strategic Defence Intelligence offers detailed analysis of the global military aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market over the next ten years, providing market size forecasts.

Annual Deal Report – Defence

The 'Annual Deal Report'- Defence' provides a detailed understanding and review of M&A activity, capital raising, and partnering deals and agreements entered into by companies in the defence industry in 2011.

The Global Military Aircraft Market

This report offers detailed analysis of the global military aircraft market over the next ten years, providing market size forecasts.

Strategic Defence Intelligence releases first yearbook

Strategic Defence Intelligence has released its first Yearbook. In this new venture for SDI, we take a look back at the world events and technological breakthroughs that shaped the year and investigate how the defence industry is responding to the challenge of the global economic downturn.

Special Forces Recruitment Takes Impact of Back-to-Back Fighting

Strategic Defence Intelligence explores why, despite avoiding the funding cuts that have affected the rest of the UK military, the Special Air Service (SAS) is experiencing a drop in recruit numbers. The SAS, a Special Forces regiment of the British Army, is facing a staffing crisis th

Strategic Defence Intelligence Reports on Timing of UK Defence Cuts

Recent unrest in the Middle East has prompted suggestions that the UK is carrying out its planned defence cuts at the worst possible time, reports Strategic Defence Intelligence. Over recent months, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has started implementing the cuts outlined in the Strat

Strategic Defence Intelligence Investigates the Shape of Future Robots

Since science fiction first came up with the concept of robots, it has been assumed that, at some point in the future, human troops will be joined on the front line by anthropomorphic, or humanoid, robots. Strategic Defence Intelligence investigates a new programme that explores this theme furthe

Strategic Defence Intelligence Investigates Outcomes of Political Unrest

The mass protests in the Middle East and North Africa have succeeded in overthrowing the leadership of oppressive regimes in Tunisia and Egypt, with potentially more to follow. Observers have likened the apparent domino effect to the fall of communism in Eastern bloc European countries, which beg

Strategic Defence Intelligence Investigates ‘Invisibility’ Technology

Barely a week goes by without researchers announcing a new 'invisibility cloak' or 'cloaking device' (depending on whether they read Harry Potter or watch Star Trek) that could potentially revolutionise the future of warfare. Strategic Defence Intelligence investigates some of the technology and

BAE Systems’ Helmet Mounted Symbology System (HMSS)

BAE Systems is rolling out its helmet mounted symbology system (HMSS) to pilots of the Eurofighter Typhoon. It displays critical information in front of the pilot's eyes, enabling them to 'see through' the body of the aircraft and designate targets just by looking at them, even behind or beneath

Export Deals Are Vital Factor for Defence Industry Survival

2011 is set to be a difficult year for the defence industry. Companies will have to step up competitiveness and look to overseas markets to remain profitable. Once, the defence industry was dominated by a few leading and former nationalised companies that could be guaranteed a place on

South Korea Looks to Benefit from Israel’s Border Protection Expertise

South Korea is looking to increase its spending on defence contracts with Israel, according to reports in Israeli newspaper Haaretz. South Korea seeks to benefit from Israel's extensive border surveillance and defence experience, while Israel can learn from South Korea's unique position.

Hype Surrounding Cyberwarfare May Be Excessive but the Risk is Real

A recent study carried out by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), about the potential effects of attacks on computer systems, suggests the risk of a true 'cyberwar' is minimal. However, governments and infrastructure suppliers must still ensure that adequate security

WikiLeaks Reveals Factors Influencing Military Contracts

WikiLeaks has disclosed that diplomats sometimes use a smear campaign to lessen the chances of other countries winning defence contracts. However, there is also an increasing trend for companies to use a variety of positive promotion techniques to secure bids. Some of the diplomatic cab

WikiLeaks Exposes Data Danger

The publication of US diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks demonstrates that the weakness in any system is the personnel with access to sensitive data. Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has published more than 250,000 cables, many of which are classified as 'secret', sent by US embassies aroun

Time for Unmanned Surface Vehicles to Rule the Waves

In recent years, robotic systems have been used increasingly by the military. While they have proven their worth in the air, on the ground and underwater, unmanned surface vessels (USVs) have been the overlooked system. Now is the time for them to gain the credit they deserve. The succe

Russia Bucks Defence Spending Trend with Increased Outlay and Exports

Russia is the eighth largest defence spender globally and is forecast to spend $387.7bn during 2010 - 2015, finds Strategic Defence Intelligence. New research* from the defence business intelligence platform has revealed that during 2010 – 2015 Russia's overall defence expenditure i

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