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Global Military Ammunition Report 2022: Western Countries Were Not Prepared to Tackle a Contingency Like the Russo-Ukraine War - Market and Technology Forecast to 2031 -

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The report provides a detailed analysis of the Military Ammunition market up to 2031 in terms of calibre sizes, end-users and regions. The report also provides key technological developments and maps the ammunition production infrastructure in major countries all over the world.

The defence domain most often focuses on platforms and advanced technologies, leaving ammunition to less popular positions despite them being they key ingredient of combat operations. Without ammunition even the most technologically advanced platform is of no use.

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan showed the improvements that would be required in the field of light weapons ammunition, to improve ground troops' capability of engaging the enemy at longer distances and bearing greater impact force on the targets, while relieving them from the weight of carrying them.

Moreover, the war in Ukraine has shown that near-peer conflicts are back after almost two decades of counter-insurgency operations. The lessons learned have led to several changes in the weapons and ammunition landscape. However, the most important issue was the stark realization that western countries were not prepared to tackle such a contingency. Their preparation for a high-intensity conflict was limited, while the defence industrial complex had limited its capacity despite having grown in the last decade.

With ammunition being consumed at extremely high rates during high-intensity wars, stocks were quickly depleted, while the defence industry did not have the necessary production capacity to cover the demand. On top of the war in Ukraine defence officials are faced with multiple challenges, namely the high inflation rates which end up reducing defence budgets in real terms, the disruption or difficulties in the supply chains and the energy crisis which further exacerbates the financial constraints.

Covered in this report

  • Global market share assessments for all calibres to 2031.
  • Market share assessments per segments and regions up to 2031.
  • Snapshot on global security issues, defence budgets, spending patterns and how these affect the procurement of military ammunition.
  • Focus on US, European, Asian-Pacific and Middle Eastern markets.
  • Market dynamics and key players in the ammunition production and supply chain around the world.
  • Decisions on ammunition production in key markets.
  • An insight on the latest technological developments in the military ammunition.
  • Market Trends: Drivers, Trends, Opportunities and Risks for the stakeholders that want to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Profiles for the leading companies.

Reasons to buy

  • Determine prospective procurement areas based on a procurement plan analysis of the Military Ammunition market over the next nine years.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the underlying factors driving demand for Military Ammunition in the leading countries and other potential markets across the world and identify the opportunities offered by each of them.
  • Strengthen your understanding of the market with regards to demand drivers, industry trends, potential risks and technological developments.
  • Understand the geography of ammunition production around the world and how key markets are responding to the requirements of the high-intensity war in Ukraine.

Leading Companies

  • BAE Systems
  • General Dynamics
  • Nammo Group (Nordic Ammunition Company)
  • Nexter (KNDS Group)
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Rheinmetall Group (Rheinmetall AG)
  • Thales
  • Leonardo
  • EDGE Group
  • Yugoimport
  • Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

2.1 Trends and Insights

2.2 Main Findings

2.3 Key Conclusions

2.4 Important Tables and Figures

3 Technologies and Developments

3.1 Technology overview

3.2 Ramjet and other long-range artillery shells

3.3 Modular artillery ammunition

3.4 Polymer ammunition

3.5 Anti-armour projectiles (155mm)

3.6 Case telescoped ammunition (CTA 40mm)

3.7 Electromagnetic railgun and Hypervelocity Projectiles

3.8 Wave-penetrating ammunition (30mm)

3.9 Raw materials

3.10 Additive manufacturing of energetic material

3.11 Green technology ammunition

4 Market Overview

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Impact of the war in Ukraine

4.3 The ammunition defence industries in key geographic areas

4.3.1 USA

4.3.2 Canada

4.3.3 EU

4.3.4 Russia

4.3.5 China and India

4.3.6 Australia

4.3.7 France

5 Market Analysis and Forecast Factors

5.1 Market Segmentation

5.2 Drivers

5.2.1 Near-peer conflicts

5.2.2 Asymmetric or highly kinetic threats

5.2.3 Defence budgets

5.2.4 Russian invasion of Ukraine

5.2.5 National security and ammunition industry

5.2.6 New technologies in ammunition production

5.3 Trends

5.3.1 Larger calibre size in land and naval platforms

5.3.2 The 57mm naval gun in service

5.3.3 Increase in firepower

5.3.4 Programmable ammunition

5.3.5 Ramjet in artillery shells

5.3.6 Reducing collateral damage

5.4 Opportunities

5.4.1 The war in Ukraine

5.4.2 Common procurement and financial mechanisms

5.4.3 Framework contracts

5.5 Challenges

5.5.1 Certification of ammunition

5.5.2 Export control regulations

5.5.3 Inflation

5.5.4 Energy cost

6 Country Analysis

6.1 USA

6.2 Germany

6.3 Netherlands

6.4 Poland

6.5 Japan

6.6 Italy

6.7 France

12 Results and Conclusions

Companies Mentioned

  • American Ordnance - Day&Zimmermann
  • Arcus
  • Arsenal JSCo
  • BAE Systems - BAE Systems Ordnance Systems
  • Belma S.A.
  • CBC Global Ammunition
  • Chemring
  • Colt Canada
  • Czechoslovak Group
  • Demil Tech
  • Denel PMP
  • DEZAMET Metal Works SA
  • Diehl
  • Dunarit Corp.
  • DynCorp International LLC
  • EDGE Group - Lahab Defence Systems
  • Elbit Systems
  • Eurenco
  • Fabrica de Municiones de Granada
  • General Atomics Europe
  • General Dynamics - GD Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Canada
  • Hellenic Defence Systems
  • HFI Pyrotechnics
  • IMT Defence
  • L3Harris
  • Leonardo
  • Maxam - EXPAL
  • Mesko S.A.
  • MKE Group
  • Nammo
  • Nexter
  • Nof Corporation
  • Oxo Network Corporation
  • PGZ Group
  • Prva Iskra Nameska A.D.
  • Rheinmetall Defence
  • Roketsan
  • Rostec
  • RUAG
  • Sami
  • Solix Group
  • STV Group
  • Thales Australia Ltd - Australian Munitions
  • Transmobile
  • Trayal
  • Unis Group
  • US Army Joint Munitions Command
  • Winchester Ammunition
  • ZPS Gamrat Sp. z.o.o.

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