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Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Forecast


Overview

This product provides comprehensive coverage of cargo conversions, re-engining programs, service-life extensions, fleet-wide electronics retrofits, digital cockpit upgrades, and the installation of in-flight entertainment systems. It offers a one-stop service for tracking the status of commercial and military R&M programs in progress worldwide, and pinpoints key developments in the aviation industry that will impact the market in the future.

The Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Forecast provides operators in the military and commercial aviation sectors with the information they need to maximize their current investments rather than expand their fleets, a trend that is opening up multiple opportunities for the expansion of retrofit and modernization programs. All major military and civil programs are reviewed, and variant-specific 10-year unit production forecasts are provided for airframe, propulsion, electronics, and armaments systems – as applicable. Military platforms covered range from the ground attack AH-64 Apache helicopter to the F-15 Eagle fighter. These aircraft are regularly being updated with more advanced weapons systems, or remanufactured to extend their service lives.

An annual subscription includes 59+ individual reports, and five Market Analyses covering the R&M markets for:

  • Light Aircraft Retrofit & Modernization
  • Engine Retrofit & Modernization, Overhaul & Maintenance
  • Fighter/Attack/Trainer Aircraft R&M
  • Commercial and Military Transport R&M
  • Military Rotorcraft Retrofit & Modernization
  • Also included are eight appendices, including a listing of modernization programs by platform and a table detailing planned U.S. military aircraft modification funding.

    Airborne Retrofit and Modernization Forecast Guides Your Decision-Making by Providing:
    • Ongoing, planned, and potential retrofit programs.
    • An inventory of potential candidates for the modification programs.
    • Charts detailing installation and modification activity over the 10-year forecast period.
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    • FI provides world-class quality results in the most cost-effective way, allowing you to focus strictly on the global market in terms of demand drivers, industry trends, and the latest technological developments.
    • We offer unmatched convenience. Our online individual reports, analyses, and appendices are provided in Microsoft® Word for fast downloading and printing. Our unit and value production forecasts are provided as Excel spreadsheets for easy data manipulation.
    • Forecast International stands alone in providing EMarket Alerts on breaking industry news and recent developments as a standard feature of all subscriptions. These Alerts are a popular companion to our market intelligence services.
    • Our online market intelligence products and services are available on demand, allowing global access 24/7 via an assigned user name and password.
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    • Business Development Directors
    • CEOs
    • Component Suppliers
    • Consulting Firms
    • Contractors (primary and subcontractors)
    • COOs
    • Engineers
    • Government Entities
    • Investment Firms
    • OEMs
    • Research and Development Firms
    • Sales & Marketing Directors
    • Vice Presidents
    About Forecast International:
    • Throughout our 45-year history, the keys to our success have been the ability to acquire highly relevant and current information from diverse sources around the world, and comprehensively process and intelligently interpret the data in order to perform critical, detailed qualitative and quantitative analyses.
    • Our proprietary databases, continuously updated, contain vast amounts of exclusive global market intelligence information, technical specifications, and market statistics.
    • Forecast International analysts, researchers and consultants bring an unparalleled depth of knowledge and perspective to their work. Our goal is to provide you with the marketing intelligence you need to make sound business decisions quickly and accurately, in the most cost-effective way.


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