Our latest defence report – Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market 2009-2019 – covers the exciting opportunities presented by one of the defence industry’s growing markets. Our market study examines leading users of military simulation and virtual training, and outlines the requirements driving global growth. We assess the commercial prospects for companies offering military simulation products and services. This analytical report defines the current state of the military simulation and virtual training market and discusses its potential for growth from 2009 onwards, with market forecasting at the global and national levels.

The author concluded that worldwide government spending on simulation and virtual training in 2008 totalled $7.9bn. There are already a host of commercial and customised simulation and training products in use for a widening range of applications. We analyse the combination of factors that are resulting in the increasing uptake of simulation by armed forces around the world. Military decision-makers are working out strategies for benefiting from the latest technological breakthroughs in this sector. We detail the capability gaps that armed forces will be seeking to fill by relying more and more on simulation for elements of their training programmes over our forecast period.

How much do individual countries plan to spend on military simulation and virtual training between 2009 and 2019? Where are the growth opportunities over the next decade? How are emerging technologies changing the face of military training around the world? These critical questions and many more can be answered by Visiongain’s in-depth research presented in this report.


A comprehensive analysis of the global military simulation and virtual training market:


Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market 2009-2019 examines the global market for defence-related simulation and virtual training from an impartial standpoint. We offer a review of contracting activity, and products and services, based on our analysis of information obtained from multiple sources. The report draws on official corporate and governmental announcements, media reports, policy documents, industry statements and expert opinion.

Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market 2009-2019 provides detailed sales forecasts for the global simulation market and leading national markets; a SWOT analysis; discussions of commercial and technological trends; and assessments of commercial drivers and restraints. This report also includes in-depth original interviews with leading industry experts. This package of analyses cannot be obtained anywhere else.


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- You will come to understand the current state of the military simulation and virtual training market and form a clear vision of how it is set to develop, based on market forecasts, from 2009 to 2019.
-You will be able to examine detailed global sales forecasts, as well as national sales forecasts for the 12 leading national markets.
- You will gain an insight into the market’s potential by examining the major commercial drivers and restraints.
- You will learn how armed forces around the world are deploying modelling and simulation technology to fill capability gaps.
- You will find out how the leading players in the military simulation and virtual training market are performing.
- You will acquire an awareness of how technological advances are shaping market prospects.
- You will appreciate the range of factors affecting market growth with our analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
- You will learn what leading experts think the future holds by reading four original interviews discussing topics such as: advances in constructive simulations; the prospects for commercial-off-the shelf products; the use of 3-D technology for maintenance training; and developments in combat medicine simulation techniques.

Adoption of military simulation and virtual training is expected to increase steadily over the next decade, despite general economic uncertainty and pressure on defence budgets. As long as new defence platforms are being acquired for the use of armed forces around the world, operators will require complementary training. Simulation is increasingly being seen as a highly attractive, cost-effective solution for multiple defence-related applications.

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Table Of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Executive Summary

2. Defining Military Simulation and Virtual Training
2.1 Branches of Simulation
2.1.1 Live Military Simulations
2.1.2 Virtual Military Simulations
2.1.3 Constructive Military Simulations
2.2 Moving Beyond Combat Simulation
2.2.1 Maintenance Procedures Training
2.2.2 Injury Treatment Simulation
2.3 Military Simulator Technology Trends
2.3.1 Deployable Simulation
2.3.2 Distributed and Combined Simulation
2.3.3 Embedded Simulation

3. Is Gaming Becoming the Fourth Branch of Military Simulation?
3.1 Game On: US Shows the Way Forward
3.2 Governments Examine Commercial Products
3.3 Serious Games as Recruiting Tools
3.4 Language Instruction and Cultural Awareness
3.5 Immersion in Virtual Reality
3.6 Military Gaming Solutions
3.6.1 DARWARS Ambush!
3.6.2 Game After Ambush
3.6.3 VBS2
3.6.4 VBS2 Lite
3.6.5 Joint Combat Operation Virtual Environment

4. The Global Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market 2009-2019
4.1 Global Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
4.2 Outlook for US Market Share

5. Leading National Military Simulation and Virtual Training Markets 2009-2019
5.1 US Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.1.1 PEO STRI Takes Charge of US Simulation Acquisitions
5.1.2 Procurement Gathers Pace
5.1.3 Taking Stock of Future Deals
5.1.4 Air Force Training Systems
5.1.5 Naval Contracting Activity
5.2 UK Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.2.1 Military Flying Training System
5.2.2 Deployable Tactical Engagement Simulation
5.2.3 BATUS Targets
5.2.4 Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training
5.2.5 Distributed Synthetic Air Land Training
5.3 Chinese Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.3.1 Peacekeeping Training Centre
5.3.2 Flight Simulator Unveiled
5.4 German Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.4.1 NH90 Helicopter Training
5.4.2 GÃœZ Combat Training Centre
5.4.3 CAE Provides Simulation Support
5.5 French Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.5.1 Mobile Forces of the Future
5.5.2 Tiger Helicopter Training Programme
5.5.3 Rafale Combat Simulation
5.5.4 Tank Crew Training
5.5.5 French Games
5.6 Australian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.6.1 Asia-Pacific Strategic Outlook
5.6.2 Acceptance of Gaming
5.6.3 Management and Support of Simulators
5.7 Canadian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.7.1 Hercules Aircrew Training
5.7.2 Directorate of Land Synthetic Environments
5.8 Italian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.8.1 Eurofighter Typhoon
5.8.2 AW101 Simulator
5.8.3 C-130J Training Support
5.9 Israeli Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.9.1 Desert Training Camp
5.9.2 Flight Training
5.9.3 National Emergency Drills
5.10 Netherlands Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.10.1 Rotorsim Provides NH90 Training
5.11 Indian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.11.1 Defence Research and Development Organisation
5.11.2 HATSOFF Helicopter Training Academy
5.11.3 C-130 Simulators
5.12 Saudi Arabian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
5.12.1 F-15 Combat Training
5.12.2 US-Saudi Exercise 'Friendship One 2009'
5.12.3 Software Purchases
5.12.4 Future Saudi Arabian Contracts
5.13 Rest of the World Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market

6. SWOT Analysis of the Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market
6.1 Strengths
6.1.1 Simulation Enables Armed Forces to Cut Costs
6.1.2 Virtual Training is Not Physically Constrained
6.1.3 Simulation Allows the Impossible to Happen
6.1.4 Training Takes Place in a Safe Environment
6.1.5 Wear and Tear is Reduced
6.2 Weaknesses
6.2.1 Virtual Training Cannot Replace Real Experience
6.2.2 Technology Cannot Always Meet the Expectations of Instructors
6.2.3 Emerging Markets Have Limited Budgets for Virtual Training
6.2.4 Global Economic Outlook Remains Uncertain
6.3 Opportunities
6.3.1 The Shift to Simulators
6.3.2 Outsourcing on the Rise
6.3.3 Simulation Specialists are Weathering the Economic Storm
6.3.4 Gaming Gains Greater Acceptance
6.4 Threats
6.4.1 Resistance to Change
6.4.2 Delaying Adoption Until Technology Matures
6.4.3 Training Could Become a Lower Priority

7. Expert Opinion
7.1 Presagis: Robert Kopersiewich, Vice-President, Product and Programme Management
7.1.1 Following in the Commercial Off-The-Shelf Tradition
7.1.2 A Suite of Simulation Tools
7.1.3 The Full Range of Applications
7.1.4 World Presence and Emerging Markets
7.1.5 Chinese Growth
7.1.6 Governments Seek Commercial Solutions
7.1.7 Populating Virtual Worlds Using Artificial Intelligence
7.1.8 Seeking Technology in Other Industries
7.1.9 Aggressive Adoption of Simulation Technology
7.1.10 Optimistic Outlook
7.2 Military Moulage Combat Injury Simulation: Suzanne
Patterson, Co-Owner, Director of Operations and Lead Instructor
7.2.1 US Focus for Injury Simulation
7.2.2 Opportunities Beyond North America
7.2.3 Pre-deployment Training
7.2.4 Moulage Skills for Field Exercises
7.2.5 Battlefield Experience
7.2.6 Responding to Changing Threats
7.3 Ternion Corporation
7.3.1 Supporting NATO Air Operations
7.3.2 Outlook for COTS Simulation Products
7.3.3 Continued Growth for COTS
7.4 NGRAIN: Gabe Batstone, Vice-President, Sales and Business Development
7.4.1 Bringing 3-D to the Defence Market
7.4.2 Deployable, Interactive and Practical
7.4.3 Canadian Mechanics Test 3-D Trainers
7.4.4 Seeking Opportunities Beyond North America
7.4.5 Current Focus on NATO Allies
7.4.6 Opportunities and Challenges Facing NGRAIN
7.4.7 Technological Advances

8. Leading Military Simulation and Virtual Training Companies
8.1 CAE
8.2 CAE-Macmet
8.3 Cubic Defense Applications
8.4 Elbit Systems Ltd
8.5 Indra
8.6 Laser Shot
8.7 L-3 Communications Link Simulation and Training
8.8 Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training and Support
8.9 MASA Group
8.10 Meggitt Training Systems
8.11 MetaVR
8.12 Military Moulage Combat Injury Simulation
8.13 NGRAIN
8.14 Presagis
8.15 Quantum3D
8.16 Rheinmetall Defence
8.17 Rockwell Collins
8.18 Saab Training Systems
8.19 Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
8.20 Ternion Corporation
8.21 Zen Technologies

9. Conclusions
9.1 Key Drivers and Restraints
9.2 Focus on Flight Simulators
9.3 Global Demand

List of Tables and Figures


Table 4.1 World Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 4.2 World Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 4.3 National Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecasts, 2009-19
Table 4.4 US / Non-US Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.1 US Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.2 US Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.3 UK Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.4 UK Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.5 Chinese Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.6 Chinese Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.7 German Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.8 German Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.9 French Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.10 French Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.11 Australian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.12 Australian Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.13 Canadian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.14 Canadian Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.15 Italian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.16 Italian Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.17 Israeli Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.18 Israeli Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.19 Netherlands Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.20 Netherlands Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.21 Indian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.22 Indian Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.23 Saudi Arabian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.24 Saudi Arabian Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 5.25 Rest of the World Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Table 5.26 Rest of the World Military Simulation and VT Sales CAGR
Table 6.1 SWOT Analysis of the Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market, 2009-19

Figure 4.1 World Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 4.2 National Military Simulation and Virtual Training Markets, 2008
Figure 4.3 National Military Simulation and Virtual Training Markets, 2019
Figure 4.4 US / Non-US Military Simulation and Virtual Training Market Share, 2008 vs 2019
Figure 4.5 US / Non-US Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.1 US Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.2 UK Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.3 Chinese Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.4 German Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.5 French Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.6 Australian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.7 Canadian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.8 Italian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.9 Israeli Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.10 Netherlands Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.11 Indian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.12 Saudi Arabian Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19
Figure 5.13 Rest of the World Military Simulation and Virtual Training Sales Forecast, 2009-19

Companies Mentioned in This Report



AAI Corporation
AgustaWestland
Aircraft Carrier Alliance
Alelo-TLT
Allied Container Systems
Ascent
Atlantis Systems International
Atos Origin
BAE Systems
BAE Systems Insyte
BBN Technologies
Bell Helicopter
Boeing
Bohemia Interactive
Bombardier
Bynat Technologies
CAE
CAE Aircrew Training Services
CAE Australia
CAE India
CAE-Macmet
CAE UK
CAE USA
Calian Technologies
Calian Technologies Business and Technology Services
Calytrix Technologies
Cascade Aerospace
China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC)
Communication and Systemes
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
Cubic Corporation
Cubic Defense Applications
Dassault Aviation
DT Media
Elbit Systems Ltd
Eltel Technologies
Engenuity Technologies
eSim Games
Eurocopter
Eurofighter
Eurofighter Simulation Systems
Firearms Training Systems
General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics Land Systems
Helicopter Flight Training Services (HFTS)
Helicopter Training Media International
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
Indra
InVisM
KAEGAN Corporation
L-3 Communications
L-3 Communications Link Simulation and Training
Laser Shot
Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training and Support
Macmet Technologies
MASA Group
Medical Education Technologies
Meggitt Defense Systems
Meggitt Defense Systems Caswell
Meggitt Training Systems
MetaVR
Microsoft
Military Moulage Combat Injury Simulation
MultiGen-Paradigm
Navantia
Nexter Systems
NGRAIN
Northrop Grumman
Paint and Powder Cosmetics
Parsons Corporation
Presagis
QinetiQ
Quantum3D
Rafael
Rahaden Trading
Raytheon
Rheinmetall Defence
Rheinmetall Group
Rockwell Collins
Rotorsim
Saab Group
Saab Training Systems
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
SELEX Galileo
SEOS
Sogitec
StandardAero
Symvionics
Ternion Corporation
TERREX
Thales
Thales Airborne Systems
Theissen Training Systems
Trauma-Sil
Ubisoft
VT Group
Warrior Training Alliance
xwave
Zen Technologies

Government Agencies and Organisations Mentioned in This Report


77 Aeronautical Systems Wing
507 Aircraft Sustainment Squadron
508 Mature Aircraft and Simulator Sustainment Group
558 Aerospace Sustainment Wing
675 Armament Systems Squadron
677 Aeronautical Systems Group
711 Human Performance Wing
Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB
Afghan National Army
Air Battlespace Training Centre, RAF Waddington
Australian Army Simulation Wing
Australian Defence Force (ADF)
Australian Defence Force Academy
Australian Defence Simulation Office
Brazilian Air Force
British Army
British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK)
British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)
Canadian Department of National Defence (DND)
Canadian Directorate of Land Synthetic Environments (DLSE)
Canadian Forces
Canadian Forces Air Command
Centre de Doctrine d'Emploi des Forces
Chengdu Aircraft Design and Research Institute
Combined Arms Center-Training, Fort Leavenworth
Delegation Generale pour l'Armement (DGA)
Defence Materiel Organisation
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Finnish Armed Forces
Franco-German Tiger Helicopter Training Centre, Le Luc
French Air Force
French Army
French Army Aviation
French Navy
German Army Air Corps
German Army Aviation School, Bückeburg
German Army GÃœZ Combat Training Centre
German Defence Procurement Agency (BWB)
Helicopter Academy to Train by Simulation of Flying (HATSOFF)
Hellenic Armed Forces
Indian Air Force
Indian Army
Indian Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis (ISSA)
Indian Navy
Israel Defense Forces (IDF)
Israel Defense Forces Ground Forces Command
Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command
Israeli Air Force (IAF)
Israeli Ministry of Defence
Italian Air Force
Italian Navy
Japan Self-Defense Forces
Land Warfare Centre, Warminster
MATBAT-B, Tze'elim
Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC)
National Simulation Center, Fort Leavenworth
National Training Centre, Pisa
National Training Center, Tze'elim
NATO
NATO C3 Agency
Netherlands Ministry of Defence
Polish Air Force
Rafale Simulation Center, Naval Air Station Landivisiau
Romanian Air Force
Rotorsim Training Centre
Royal Australian Navy
Royal Logistic Corps (UK)
Royal Saudi Air Force
Royal Saudi Land Forces
Royal Saudi Naval Forces
Royal Saudi Naval Forces Institute for Technical Studies
Royal Thai Air Force
Saudi Arabian National Guard
Simulation Industry Association of Australia
Republic of Korea Armed Forces
Republic of Singapore Air Force
Spanish Army
Spanish Navy
Submarine School, Cartagena
Swedish Armed Forces
Tactical Airlift Training Centre, Trenton, Ontario
Tactical Training Center, Tze'elim
Taiwan Armed Forces
Turkish Air Force
Turkish Armed Forces
UK Army Air Corps
UK Fleet Air Arm
UK Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility, RAF Benson
UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)
UK Royal Air Force (RAF)
UK Royal Logistics Corps
UK Royal Navy (RN)
United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
US Air Force (USAF)
US Air Force Major Command
US Air Force Materiel Command
US Air Force Research Laboratory
US Air Forces Europe
US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)
US Army (USA)
US Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker
US Army National Guard
US Army National Training Center, Fort Irwin
US Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)
US Army Reserve
US Central Command (CENTCOM)
US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
US Department of Defense (DoD)
US Forces Korea
US Joint Forces Command
US Joint National Training Capability
US Marine Corps (USMC)
US Marine Corps Program Manager Training Systems (PM TRASYS)
US Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM)
US Naval Air Systems Command
US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD)
US Navy (USN)
US Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Command (STRICOM)
US Training Systems Product Group (TSPG)
Uzbekistan Air Force
Virtual Environments and Simulation Laboratory, University of New South Wales
Warfighter Readiness Research Division

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