Shopping Cart  |  Intelligence Center

Military Electronics
Power Systems

The Databases
The Most Experienced Analysts
The World Market Perspective


Unmanned Vehicles Forecast
 Airborne Systems

15-year global unit production (2016-2030) is estimated at 97,800 systems, valued at $97 billion.

Major Systems Covered: Global Hawk, Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, RQ-180 and others.

Learn More

Unmanned Vehicles Forecast
Land & Sea Systems

15-year global unit production (2016-2030)
is estimated at 68,100 systems, valued at $33.9 billion.

Major Systems Covered: Mk 39,
Mk 54, Yu-11, Packbot, Seafox
and others.

Learn More

Military Aircraft

Military Aircraft Forecast

15-year global unit production (2016-2030) is estimated at 7,827 aircraft, valued at $480 billion.

Major Programs Covered:
F-35, A400M, KC-46A, P-3A, C-130J, T-X and others.

Learn More

Civil Aircraft

Civil Aircraft Forecast

15-year global unit production (2016-2030)
is estimated at 70,000 aircraft, valued at $4.9 trillion.

Features coverage of A320neo, A350, 737 MAX, 777X, 787, CSeries and others.

Learn More

Rotorcraft Forecast Commercial and Military

Rotorcraft Forecast
Commercial & Military

15-year global unit production (2016-2030) is estimated at 27,370 aircraft, valued at $277 billion.

Military platforms include: Boeing CH-47F Chinook, NH Industries NH90, Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk and others.

Civil platforms include: Airbus Helicopters H160, Bell 525, Leonardo AW169 and others.

Learn More

Aviation Gas Turbines

Aviation Gas Turbine Forecast

Major Programs Covered: F-135, LEAP, Trent, PW1000, GEnx, CFM56 and others.

Learn More


Industrial & Marine Turbine Forecast

15-year global unit production (2016-2030) is estimated at 21,625 turbines, valued at $322 billion.

Coverage includes LM2500, Model 7000, M501J, MT30, SGT-8000H and others.

Learn More


Companies, Contractors,
Force Structures & Budgets

Provides coverage on every major defense & aerospace company worldwide, detailed contact information for international contractors, and 10-year forecasts for every line item in the U.S. Defense Budget.

Learn More

International Military Markets

Military Markets

Coverage of 140 countries in six regions, examining their military capabilities, equipment requirements, and force structure inventories. Corresponding coverage of the political and economic trends shaping the defense market outlook.

Asia, Australia, Pacific Rim
Latin America & Caribbean
Middle East & Africa
North America

Learn More


Aviation Week

Platinum Demo
Demo banner
The Platinum Forecast System is the premier aerospace, defense, power systems and electronics 15-year market forecasting tool.

New ULA Website Marks New Era in Launch Industry Transparency and Competition

Thursday, December 8, 2016

by Bill Ostrove, Space Systems Analyst, Forecast International. United Launch Alliance (ULA) has announced a new website that enables customers to shop for launch services and sets standard price transparency. It also provides insight into reliability, schedule assurance, and performance … Continue reading

Block Island Wind Farm May Mark a New Trend in Renewable Energy

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. Wind and farm, two innocuous words that, when put together, can evoke myriad reactions. From the supportive to the scornful, the views of the general population about wind farms and their future … Continue reading

E175-E2 Service Entry Postponed to 2021

Monday, December 5, 2016

By Ray Jaworowski, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. Embraer has postponed service entry of its new E175-E2 regional jet by approximately one year.  Originally targeted for 2020, the E175-E2 is now scheduled to enter service in 2021.  The company said … Continue reading

SAIC Looks to Renewed Growth

Thursday, December 1, 2016

by Richard Pettibone, Aerospace & Defense Companies Analyst, Forecast International. As a firm that derives almost all of its revenues from U.S. federal markets, Science Applications International Corporation has been acutely aware of the ongoing slowdown in spending. Partially in … Continue reading

For more articles, visit us at

Ukraine Testing Phantom UGV

Date: December 9, 2016

Click image for a larger picture

KYIV - The Ukrainian government has tested the Ukroboronprom Phantom unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). Trials of this multi-purpose UGV took place at a proving ground in Kyiv region. The Phantom UGV was unveiled in October. The combat vehicle can ... Read more

XEOS to Build Engine Service Center in Poland

Date: December 5, 2016

Click image for a larger picture

FRANKFURT - XEOS, a joint venture of GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik, plans to build an aircraft engine service center in the Legnica Special Economic Zone in Sroda Slaska, Poland. Valued at approximately EUR250 million, the investment is expected ... Read more

China Providing Additional Information on Wing Loong UAV

Date: December 7, 2016

Click image for a larger picture

BEIJING - China is working to expand its share of the unmanned air vehicle (UAV) market. Chengdu Aircraft Design & Research Institute (CADI), a subsidiary of the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), is offering the Wing Loong U ... Read more

Venezuelan Defense Spending Declines Due to Economic Problems

Date: December 8, 2016

Click image for a larger picture

NEWTOWN, Conn. - Venezuelan defense budgets in general have seen major increases in recent years, with an overall rise in nominal terms of 142 percent from 1999 to 2004. The increases have been particularly noteworthy since 2001. President Chávez e ... Read more

To receive Forecast International's FREE World Aerospace & Defense Intelligence Newsletter click here.

Galactic gold rush: the tech companies aiming to make space mining a reality

By: Dan Tynan
Date: 12/06/2016

Asteroids and the moon contain vast quantities of natural resources, including water, that could be worth billions and fuel a new phase of space exploration .... Read more

Airframers Pull Out All Stops in Fight for Air Force T-X Contract

By: Vivienne Machi
Date: 12/01/2016

The stakes are high for four major military jet manufacturers as the Air Force prepares to formally kick off the competition for its new jet fighter training system, analysts said. A final request for proposals is expected by the end of December for the T-X jet trainer program. Four teams - led by industry giants Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman - are vying for the $628 million contract, which will initially call for 350 aircraft, along with a number of ground training systems. .... Read more

Raytheon Launched Into Buy Range On Trump Win, Defense Stocks Rally

By: Gillian Rich
Date: 11/09/2016

Raytheon (RTN) shares soared into buy range Wednesday as defense contractors took flight on the wings of Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election but sales to foreign countries could take a hit. .... Read more

ANALYSIS: Bombardier's Chinese hopes rest on CSeries success

By: Mavis Toh
Date: 10/14/2016

Bombardier's China strategy has pushed the envelope, but has not seen a pay-off yet. The Canadian airframer has sold a number of CRJ regional jets in the country, but is still struggling to find a solid footing for its CSeries family. .... Read more


Back to Top