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The rise in global demand for offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) can be partly attributed to increased maritime activity, such as illegal offshore fishing and asset protection, while the market has also being bolstered by recent events, including the disappearance of flig...
Latin American countries are expected to continue individual drives to modernise their armed forces over the coming years, with the air force, navy, and other electronic and cyber warfare capabilities prioritised. The demand for armoured vehicles in the region will wi...
The Latin American market for offshore patrol vessels will be potentially very lucrative over the coming years, but what are the challenges in penetrating this market and exploiting the opportunities available in the region? Dave McMillan, President at STX Canada Ma...
Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 27 countries are known to have a total of 148 OPVs on order and 31 countries have plans for up to another 275 at a total value of over $60 Billion. The total number of O...
This year's OPVs and Surface Combatants Latin America 2015 event will explore partnership and business opportunities for global industry in the region. In particular, we shall examine topics intrinsic to the OPV and combat ship market such as shipbuilding capacity, sy...
This report offers an indicative examination of the OPV and surface combatant market in Latin America over the next ten years. The report is based on a survey of senior executives and professionals. Topics examined include; which capabilities the military will prior...
With the controversial public announcement that former Mexican Presidents Ernesto Zedillo and Vicente Fox both support the legalisation of drugs in order to end Mexico’s protracted drug wars, it is prudent to assess the Mexican War on Drugs, as well as the strategies...
Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 22 countries are known to have a total of 120 OPVs on order and 28 countries plan for another 265 at a total value of over $57 billion. The total number of OPVs on ord...
With Latin America currently proving itself to be one of the key global growth regions for military investment, it is worth considering exactly what the continent offers in regards to air defence systems. Looking at just the current major players, this infographic off...
In the face of budget limitations, there are two major challenges facing the Spanish Navy in the area of offshore patrol; namely, the improvement of the Recognised Maritime Picture and the early detection of illicit activity, both of which need to be achieved at minim...
The Latin American proportion of the world OPV fleet has grown from 12% -14% over the last year and the number on order from 13-16%. In addition, up to 50 more OPVs are planned for procurement in this region.
This interactive map reveals the latest known OPV and warship requirements for the Latin America region and details all current holdings. Click on the image below to view in Google Maps.
The Latin American defence market remains largely active thanks to continued modernisation requirements and the economic dependence on both local industry and internal security. However, potential for market growth, particularly when it concerns armoured vehicles, is di...
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