LONDON, January 13, 2012

'The Military Helicopter Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market Worth $3.98bn In 2012' Says Visiongain Report

Visiongain's analysis indicates that the military helicopter modernisation [ ] , upgrade & retrofit [ ] market will reach a value of $3.98bn in 2012, as the strains of recent operations combine with tighter budgets, and a need to maintain a qualitative advantage drive the upgrade and retrofit of existing helicopter platforms.

The Visiongain author of The Military Helicopter Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market [ ] 2012-2022 report comment that 'modernisation and upgrade of older helicopter platforms presents a favourable option to new buys for many nations within the current economic climate of pressurised defence budgets, while retrofit will also be used in tandem to a policy of new-buys by emerging militaries around the world'.

The report contains 111 tables, charts and figures that quantify and forecast the military helicopter modernisation, upgrade &retrofit market. Visiongain provides forecasts for the period 2012-2022 in terms of value (US$) for the military helicopter modernisation, upgrade & retrofit market as well as for 7 helicopter type submarkets that together form the overall market figure. In addition, the report quantifies, analyses and forecasts 10 leading national military helicopter modernisation, upgrade & retrofit markets from 2012-2022. The report provides profiles of 15 leading companies operating within the market, and includes an exclusive interview with RUAG, a leading Swiss aerospace company, offering modernisation, upgrade and retrofit of military helicopters, providing expert insight alongside Visiongain analysis.

The Military Helicopter Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022 report will be of value to current and future potential investors into the military helicopter modernisation, upgrade & retrofit industry, as well as companies and research centres who wish to broaden their knowledge of the market.

Companies Listed in the report

Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies Company AgustaWestland Airod AMMROC ARINC Engineering Services Aselsan Bell Helicopters Boeing Company Boeing Defence Space & Security (BDS) Boeing Defense Space & Security (BDS) Military Aircraft Chelton Denel (Pty) Limited Denel Aviation EADS EADS Eurocopter EADS Eurocopter UK Elbit Electro Optics Elbit Systems Finmeccanica Spa General Electric Helicopteros S.A. (Helibras) Honeywell Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) Israeli Aerospace Industries Elta Division Israeli Aerospace Industries Lahav Division Israeli Aerospace Industries Taman Division Kamov Lockheed Martin Corporation Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (M&FC) Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors MBDA Missile Systems Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant NATO Helicopter Industries (NHI) Northrop Grumman Corporation Northrop Grumman Land and Self Protection Systems PZL Swidnik QinetiQ Rafael Raytheon Company Raytheon Network Centric Systems Rockwell Collins Rolls-Royce RUAG RUAG Aviation Russian Helicopters Sabreliner Corp Safran Group Sagem Selex Galileo Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Smiths Taneja Aerospace and Aviation (TAAL) Terma Textron Inc Thales Group Thales Land and Joint Systems Division Thales UK Turbomeca Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) United Technologies Vector Aerospace

Government Agencies and Other Organisations Mentioned in This Report 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Airborne (SOAR(A)) Brazilian Army Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) European Union (EU) French Air Force French Army French Army Light Aviation Division (ALAT) French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) French Navy German Army German Federal Ministry of Defence German Federal Office for Military Technology and Procurement (BWB) Indian Air Force (IAF) Indian Ministry of Defence Indian Navy (IN) INS Jalashwa International Civil Aviation Organizaiton (ICAO) International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Iraqi Air Force Israeli Air Force (IAF) Italian Army Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Nigerian Air Force North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Polish Land Forces Royal Jordanian Air Force Royal Saudi Land Forces Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC) Sao Paulo District Military Police South African Air Force (SAAF) Spanish Navy Swiss Air Force Swiss Department of Defence UK Army UK Army Air Corps UK Joint Helicopter Command UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) UK Royal Air Force (RAF) UK Royal Navy US Air Force (USAF) US Army US Coast Guard US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) US Department of Defense (DoD) US Marine Corps (USMC) US National Guard US Navy US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) USS Makin Island

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