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Implied MRO and Retrofit Opportunities 2020-21

Implied MRO and Retrofit Opportunities 2020-21

Naval services in Southeast Asia are increasingly faced with the challenge of reconciling increased operational requirements, with budgetary constraints. Among reasons why operational requirements have increased include more robust activities by claimant states in disputed maritime territories, keener competition for marine resources, and the increasing threat of maritime-borne terrorism activities.

To overcome these challenges, services in the region are increasingly partnering maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) companies to keep their equipment in service.

However, given the nuances in defence procurement regulations across the different jurisdictions of Southeast Asia, these MRO opportunities may, or may not be made public.

The purpose of this report is to highlight notable MRO and retrofitting programmes across naval services in Southeast Asia that are likely to emerge in the 2020-21 time period, but may have yet to appear in public tender documents.

The opportunities highlighted here are implied by virtue of outstanding requirements, comments made by senior leaders in the respective armed forces, and other information in the public domain.

Non-lethal Vessel Protection Systems

Non-lethal Vessel Protection Systems

As the number of potential conflict hotspots across the world increases, there is growing risk that similar tactics may be employed by militant groups that have demonstrated their competency in perpetrating attacks on the high seas, including the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the Philippines, and the Islamic State factions of Southeast Asia. Propaganda material uncovered from Islamic State fighters returning from the Middle East to countries like Indonesia and Southeast Asia also suggest that fighters may harbour intentions to carry out maritime-borne acts of terrorism in this part of the world.

Against the backdrop of these risks, this report highlights several notable vessel protection systems that are currently on the market, or are on the verge of being commercialised. These non-lethal systems may be useful not only in preventing attacks by maritime terrorists, but also crimes perpetrated by pirates, and petty thieves.

Market Report 2019-20 Notable Southeast Asian Defence Programmes

Market Report 2019-20 Notable Southeast Asian Defence Programmes

Amid mounting tensions, countries across Southeast Asia are continuing to bolster their coastal and maritime surveillance capabilities.

Several significant acquisitions programmes, such as those undertaken by Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, have moved ahead and received their funding requests. We summarise the major programmes in this short report.

Ahead of the 16th Maritime Security and Coastal Surveillance Asia 2019 summit happening in Singapore from 3-4 December, an event that is expected to see more than 15 flag officers and 250 attendees across 15 countries, this report will examine emerging coastal and maritime surveillance requirements for notable countries in the Southeast Asian region.

To discover more about the state of the coastal and maritime surveillance landscape and where we are headed next, download your exclusive copy today.

MARITIME ISR 2019 GLOBAL MARKET REPORT

MARITIME ISR 2019 GLOBAL MARKET REPORT

This report highlights active ongoing programmes and key requirements in the Maritime Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) space, as navies invest in solutions and adapt to the multi-domain intelligence approach and retain the information advantage against potential adversaries. It offers insights into the activity of the following nations:

  • Australia – acquisition and integration of the MQ-4C Triton RPA
  • Canada – contract with Maerospace for satellite automatic identification system data
  • France – multinational efforts to develop follow-on for maritime anti-submarine and ISR aircraft
  • Germany – acquisition of four MQ-4C TritonUAS for C4ISR and SAR roles
  • Malaysia – requirement for a MPA and UAV among others
  • Poland – procurement of three new MPA for 2023-2030
  • Romania’s possible acquisition of a new UAS for the maritime and riverine domain
  • Sweden‘s new SIGINT vessel for its Navy
  • United States’ acquisition of 10 P-8A Poseidon MPA to be deployed in the North Atlantic

Key benefits of downloading the report:

  • Know top acquisition priorities from these countries
  • Develop business strategies by meeting the right people from countries having active programmes and key requirements at Maritime ISR Global 
  • Gain insights into investment trends 

Top Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance market manufacturers are covered in this report through contracts they won and ongoing bids they are taking part in. The following companies are included:

  • Boeing
  • Maerospace
  • Northrop Grumman
  • UMS SKELDAR
  • Dornier
  • Leonardo
  • Airbus
  • Beechcraft
  • Lockheed Martin
  • ATR
  • Rheinland Air Service
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  • SAAB
  • Cessna

This report also offers insights into other countries from all around the globe such as: 

  • China
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malta
  • The Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • The Philippines
  • Republic of Seychelles
  • Senegal 
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay

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Maritime Security & Coastal Surveillance APAC 2018-19 Market Report

Maritime Security & Coastal Surveillance APAC 2018-19 Market Report

Read Defence IQ's latest market report provides an update on the acquisition programmes in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand influenced by strategic factors from the last 24 months.

Interoperability Challenges in Southeast Asia Review

Interoperability Challenges in Southeast Asia Review

The increasing occurrence of natural disasters and proliferation of common threats to the ASEAN region showcases the need for interoperability between armed forces in the ASEAN region, however it is yet to reach the same level as our peers in Europe. This brief examines programmes that Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have embarked on to reduce the chasms between armed forces in the region.

Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Key programmes & requirements 2017

Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Key programmes & requirements 2017

The maritime domain plays host to some of the greatest threats to international security. Operators of manned and unmanned airborne platforms designed to fulfill maritime tasks must meet the challenge of delivering accurate surveillance to support global security at sea, no matter the challenge at hand. This report explores the latest acquisitions, requirements and holdings of maritime patrol aircraft across international forces...

Rise of the White Hulls

Rise of the White Hulls

Procurement programmes for coast guard services have traditionally lagged behind those of their naval counterparts. However, recent years have seen the induction of increasingly larger coast guard vessels, with more lethal firepower, across Southeast Asia. Why are coast guard services in the region procuring platforms that are almost as capable as naval ships, and what are the opportunities available given current, and projected requirements? Download this report to find out more.