Defense spending in Latin America is being driven by the fight against illegal traffickers and transnational organized criminal groups. The fight against these groups has overwhelmed local and national police in the region, forcing militaries to respond to the threat. At the same time,
Latin American governments must balance security needs against inconsistent economic growth. That has kept defense budgets stable over the past few years.
This service provides a country-by-country examination of the region's military capabilities, equipment requirements, and inventories. The individual country reports are structured to condense a vast range of information into concise segments. Governmental and political structures,
political and economic trends, national and defense budgets, force structures, military planning requirements, recent and future procurements, the security environment, threat assessments, and military postures – all are detailed in this volume.
An annual subscription features coverage of 20 countries, plus a Market Segment Analysis that presents a broad overview of the region's 10-year military market. Completing the service are two appendices providing complementary data, and an Excel spreadsheet identifying
Weapon Systems by Country, Region and Category.
For ease of use, each country report in International Military Markets - Latin America & Caribbean is broken into three sections, as follows:
Our new, streamlined Data reports on individual countries make it easy to quickly find the intelligence you need. A graphic presentation of the country's competitive strengths and weaknesses is coupled with charts and graphs on the military market that condense complex data into
visually appealing graphics. Recent and projected defense spending info, a breakout of security assistance funding, recent sales activity, and complementary details on the national budget – all are plotted for quick identification of future opportunities.
The Market Overview reports review each country's military programs – from aircraft to warships – and provide details on plans for future procurement.
The Force Structures reports provide a detailed listing of all military hardware in the nation's inventory, including aircraft, missiles, UAVs, military vehicles, warships, and more.