Global Fighter Programmes and Requirements report 2019-20

Global Fighter Programmes and Requirements report 2019-20

Ahead of this year’s International Fighter Conference, Defence IQ compiled a comprehensive report highlighting key requirements and ongoing programmes in the Fighter aircraft space, as Air Forces invest in solutions and adapt to the multi-domain operational environment and retain air dominance against potential adversaries. It offers insights into the activity of nations that will be present at the International Fighter conference, such as:

  • Argentina - purchase of 12 next-generation Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II aircraft from the US
  • Belgium – acquisition of Lockheed Martin F-35A to replace its F-16s. 34 F-35A Block 4 
  • France – development of the Future Combat Air System with Germany and Spain
  • Italy – achievement of F-35A IOC
  • Malaysia – requirement for a Light Combat Aircraft
  • Philippines – Flight Plan 2028 and the requirement for a multi-role combat aircraft over the next five years
  • Poland – replacement of MiG-29 and Sukhoi Su-22 fleets
  • Spain – replacement of its 20 oldest F/A-18s
  • Thailand – upgrade of its F-5ST Super Tigers
  • United Kingdom – the Tempest programme to replace its Typhoon by 2035
  • United States – US$ 915 million request to modernise its F-22

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Key benefits of downloading the report:

  • Know top acquisition priorities from countries that will be present at International Fighter 
  • Develop business strategies by meeting the right people from countries having active programmes and key requirements at International Fighter 
  • Gain insights into investment trends from your peers


Top Fighter aircraft market manufacturers are covered in this report through contracts they won and ongoing bids they are taking part in. The following companies are included:

  • Beechcraft
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Eurofighter
  • Boeing 
  • Dassault Aviation 
  • Saab
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
  • General Dynamics
  • United Aircraft Corporation
  • Sukhoi
  • Korea Aerospace Industries
  • Alsalam Aerospace Industries
  • Mikoyan
  • Hongdu Aviation Industry Group
  • Thai Aviation Industries
  • Elbit Systems

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

  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Slovak Republic
  • South Korea
  • Sudan
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • UAE

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