CBRN Defence Market 2010-2020

  • January 2010
  • -
  • Visiongain

Our latest defence report - CBRN Defence Market 2010-2020 - explores and analyses the substantial business opportunities presented by one of the most significant markets in the defence and homeland security sector. Our study examines the leading markets for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence products and services, as well as assessing the factors that are driving sales growth around the world.

Visiongain's analysis has concluded that CBRN defence products are a very significant market with worldwide spending totalling $7.9bn in 2009.

We examine the commercial prospects for companies involved in supplying CBRN detection, protection and decontamination systems, as well as training services, to the global marketplace. This analytical report defines the current state of the CBRN defence market and discusses its potential for growth from 2010 onwards, with detailed sales forecasting carried out at both global and regional levels.

We analyse the combination of drivers and restraints that are resulting in increasing sales around the world. We also examine the most promising areas of technological development that are likely to affect procurement decisions over our forecast period.

Incidents such as the Sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 and the Anthrax campaign in the US in 2001 show that CBRN terrorism poses a grave threat. According to the 'Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence', which was released in February 2010, US intelligence agencies believe that if Al-Qaeda can develop CBRN capabilities it will use them to attack Western targets.

How are major economies preparing their civilian and military personnel to respond to CBRN attacks? Which regions offer the most significant growth opportunities between 2010 and 2020? To what extent is the perception of the threat of terrorism driving sales of CBRN defence systems? How are strategies for responding to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks being adapted to meet changing requirements?

Visiongain answers these critical questions and many more through the in-depth analyses that are presented in this report.

A comprehensive analysis of the CBRN defence market

CBRN Defence Market 2010-2020 examines the global market for products and services related to CBRN defence from an impartial standpoint. We offer a review of significant civilian and military CBRN contracting activity based on our analysis of information obtained from multiple sources.

The report draws on a rich combination of official corporate and governmental announcements, media reports, policy documents, industry statements and an extensive gathering of expert opinion from experienced industry figures.

CBRN Defence Market 2010-2020 provides detailed sales forecasts for the global market and regional submarkets; a SWOT analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats; discussions of commercial and technological trends; and assessments of the most important market drivers and restraints. This report also includes transcripts of seven in-depth interviews with industry experts. This package of analyses cannot be obtained anywhere else.

Why you should buy CBRN Defence Market 2010-2020

The main benefits you can derive from purchasing this report are:
• You will come to understand the current state of the global CBRN defence market and form a clear vision of how it is set to develop, based on our market forecasts for 2010 to 2020.
• You will be able to examine our detailed global sales forecasts, as well as sales forecasts for regional submarkets.
• You will gain an insight into the CBRN defence market’s potential for further sales growth by examining the key commercial drivers and restraints.
• You will learn how governments are preparing civilian and military specialists to respond to incidents

Table Of Contents

CBRN Defence Market 2010-2020
Table of Contents
1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction to CBRN
2.1 CBRN Threats
2.2 Chemical Agents
2.2.1 Blister Agents
2.2.2 Blood Agents
2.2.3 Choking Agents
2.2.4 Nerve Agents
2.2.5 Toxic Industrial Chemicals
2.3 Biological Agents
2.3.1 Anthrax
2.3.2 Botulism
2.3.3 Ricin
2.4 Radiological Dispersal Device
2.5 Improvised Nuclear Device
2.6 Delivery Methods
2.7 Personal Protection Equipment
2.8 Emergency Response Process
2.9 Recent CBRN Incidents
2.9.1 Sarin: Japan, 1995
2.9.2 Anthrax: US, 2001
2.10 The Benefits of This Report
2.11 Methods

3. The Global CBRN Defence Market

4. Leading Regional CBRN Defence Markets
4.1 North American CBRN Defence Market
4.1.1 US Department of Homeland Security
4.1.2 US DHS Office of Health Affairs
4.1.3 US DHS Science and Technology Directorate
4.1.4 US DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
4.1.5 US Department of Health and Human Services
4.1.6 US Department of Defense
4.1.7 US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
4.1.8 US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
4.1.9 US Army
4.2 European CBRN Defence Market
4.3 Asia-Pacific CBRN Defence Market
4.4 Rest of the World CBRN Defence Market

5. SWOT Analysis of the CBRN Defence Market
5.1 Strengths
5.1.1 Continuing Demand for CBRN Equipment
5.1.2 Awareness of Consequences
5.1.3 Constant Threat of Terrorist Attacks
5.1.4 Research Funding Driving Technological Development
5.2 Weaknesses
5.2.1 CBRN Defence Considered a Low Priority
5.2.2 Response Plans Lack Co-ordination
5.2.3 Uncertain Global Economic Outlook
5.3 Opportunities
5.3.1 Shift to Equipping Civilian First-Responders
5.3.2 Increasing Adoption of CBRN Systems
5.3.3 Training a Wider Community
5.4 Threats
5.4.1 Complacent Attitudes to CBRN Terrorism
5.4.2 Budgetary Constraints
5.4.3 Delaying Uptake While Products Mature

6. Expert Opinion
6.1 Hot Zone Solutions GmbH: Dieter Rothbacher, Managing Director
6.1.1 Identifying a Need for Live-Agent Training
6.1.2 Increasing Focus on Training Civilian Responders
6.1.3 Building Confidence in Protective Equipment
6.1.4 Training With Own Equipment
6.1.5 Strict Rules for Live Training
6.1.6 Terrorist Threat Determines Business Success
6.1.7 Responsibility Shifts from Military to Civilian Agencies
6.1.8 European First-Responders Seek Live-Agent Training
6.1.9 Importance of Hands-On Experience
6.2 Building Protection Systems Inc: Mike Welden, Senior Vice-President for Homeland Security
6.2.1 Protecting Buildings from Airborne CBRN Releases
6.2.2 Circulating Air Requires Constant Monitoring
6.2.3 Guarding Public Gathering Places
6.2.4 Insufficient Preparations for CBRN Attack in the US
6.2.5 Economic Downturn Hampers Adoption
6.2.6 CBRN Attack Would Boost Industry
6.3 Kärcher Futuretech GmbH: Dietrich Stille, Export Manager
6.3.1 Developing CBRN Decontamination Systems
6.3.2 Custom Solutions for Military and Civilian Users
6.3.3 Worldwide Decontamination Business
6.3.4 Multiple Institutions Take Part in CBRN Defence
6.3.5 Germany Procures Tactical Decontamination Equipment
6.3.6 Assessment of European Preparations for CBRN Terrorism
6.3.7 Detection, Leadership and Hardware
6.3.8 Priority Remains Low Despite Threat
6.4 Zephyr Technology Ltd: Steven Small, Business Development Spokesperson
6.4.1 Monitoring Capability for Personnel in Hazardous Environments
6.4.2 Adapted For Military Use
6.4.3 Increasing Acceptance in the Market
6.4.4 Expanded Capabilities for Mainstream Responders
6.5 Intelagard Inc: Lorraine Cope, Director of Marketing
6.5.1 Biological and Chemical Decontamination Systems
6.5.2 Terrorist Threat Remains Serious
6.5.3 Advantages of Foam-Based Decontamination
6.5.4 Time to Purchase CBRN Protection and Decontamination Tools
6.5.5 Politics Determin

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