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Future Of The Japanese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape And Forecasts To 2018

3.4. Benchmarking with Key Global Markets

3.4.1. Japan is the fifth–largest defense spender globally

3.4.2. Japan has the fifth–largest defense budget in 2012

3.4.3. Japanese defense budget as a percentage of GDP is expected to remain stable at 1% over the forecast period

3.4.4. Terrorist activities are minimal in Japan

3.4.5. Japan ranked 46th among top defense exporting countries during 2006–2011

3.4.6. Japan ranked 20th among top defense importing countries during 2006–2011

3.5. Market Opportunities: Key Trends and Growth Stimulators

3.5.1. Fighters & Multi-Role Aircrafts

3.5.2. Air Reconnaissance

3.5.3. IT Services-Hardware

3.5.4. Space Warfare systems

3.5.5. SSK-Diesel Electric- Submarines

3.5.6. Destroyers- Naval Surface Combatants

3.5.7. Air Defense Missile Systems

4 Defense Procurement Market Dynamics

4.1. Import Market Dynamics

4.1.1. Japan to enter in new defense import programs with foreign countries

4.1.2. Defense imports expected to increase marginally over the forecast period as a result of F-35 procurement

4.1.3. US remains the key arms supplier for Japan

4.1.4. Aircraft to remain the key imports for Japanese MOD during the forecast period

4.2. Export Market Dynamics

4.2.1. Relaxation in export policies to boost the Japanese exports

5 Industry Dynamics

5.1. Five Forces Analysis

5.1.1. Bargaining power of supplier: low

5.1.2. Bargaining power of buyer: high

5.1.3. Barrier to entry: high

5.1.4. Intensity of rivalry: high

5.1.5. Threat of substitution: medium

6 Market Entry Strategy

6.1. Market Regulation

6.1.1. No offset policy in Japan

6.1.2. Restrictive defense policies to prevent increase in foreign investment

6.2. Market Entry Route

6.2.1. Affiliation with Japanese defense companies can be used as an entry strategy

6.2.2. Foreign military sales to Japan

6.2.3. Entry through technology transfer program

6.3. Key Challenges

6.3.1. Domestic companies fail to achieve economies of scale

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