The Global Military Aviation MRO Market 2015-2025:Market drivers, trends, developments and challenges

The global military aviation MRO market is expected to increase at a CAGR of 3.41% over the forecast period. The Multi-role aircraft MRO segment will see the highest spending. Global military aviation MRO providers to venture into joint research and development programs. Defense budget cuts and the global economic crisis are not expected to significantly affect the growth of the global market.


Find out at what rate the market is forecast to grow through to 2025

Understand the factors driving growth in this market

Assess the challenges facing players in the global military aviation MRO market

Learn about the impact defense budgets have on military aviation spending

Understand which segments of the market are the fastest growing

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How is the global military aviation MRO market performing?

What drives this market's performance?

What challenges face players in this market?

How does market performance differ from region to region and why?

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Global military aviation MRO market to show positive growth during the forecast period

North America dominates the global military aviation MRO market

Multi-Role Aircraft MRO to drive the North American Military Aviation MRO spending

Aviation MRO market in Asia-Pacific to witness robust growth over the forecast period

European military aviation MRO market expected to increase despite defense budget cuts

Markets in the Middle East to record robust spending on military aviation MRO

Military Aviation MRO sector poised to register strong growth in the Latin American region

Military aviation market in Africa expected to register moderate growth over the forecast period

Military Aviation MRO SubSector Market Size Composition

Multi-role Aircraft MRO market will remain the largest but will lose its share over the forecast period

Transport and Other Aircraft MRO to account for the second largest segment in this sector

Market for Multi-mission Helicopter MRO to account for the third largest segment in this sector

Market for Transport Helicopter MRO to account for the third largest segment in this sector

Market for UAV MRO to register a CAGR of

7.47% during the forecast period


Aging military aircraft fleets act as catalyst for the aviation MRO market

Technological innovations driving the military MRO market

Consistent increase in the global military aircraft fleet

North American defense expenditure is projected to increase marginally during the forecast period

European capital expenditure expected to increase during the forecast period

Asian defense budgets expected to increase at a robust pace

Modernization programs likely to drive defense expenditure in South American countries

Military budgets of African countries expected to increase during the forecast period

Defense budgets of Middle Eastern countries likely to increase during the forecast period


Financial constraints causing delays in European defense modernization programs

Defense budgets of Asian countries are likely to be driven by competitive arms acquisitions

Global economic slowdown leading to defense budget cuts in the North American region

Need to replace aging equipment driving South American defense expenditure

Security threats are increasing the defense budgets of African countries

Demand for aviation MRO services is likely to increase in the Middle East


Technological Developments

3D printing used to manufacture attack aircraft parts

DSTO has developed the C-130J aircraft propeller balancing software

South Korea introduces radar absorbing paint for military aircraft

Snubber technology to result in cost savings in engine repairs

An acoustic system developed to monitor the structural integrity in military aircraft

Market Trends

Performance based logistics (PBL) contracts to increase

Outsourcing of MRO activities to achieve cost benefits

Entry of civil MRO providers into the military domain intensifies competition

Industry Consolidation

Partnership programs are expected to increase over the forecast period

Consolidation of businesses in the face of global defense budget cuts will become more active

Private equity interest growing in the aviation MRO sector

Key Challenges

Taxation hurdles hamper indigenous growth in some countries

Lack of skilled personnel


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