Long-term Outlook for Light Military Rotorcraft Market

Issue: 10 / 2018

Data generated by Forecast International through its innovative Platinum Forecast System 4.0, indicate that a number of planned new-start acquisition programmes will kick-start demand in the long term in the light military rotorcraft market. Forecast International projects that 1,630 light military rotorcraft will be produced during the 15-year timeframe between 2018 and 2032. The value of this production is estimated at $24.4 billion (in constant 2018 US dollars). In general, the Connecticut-based defence intelligence firm defines a light military rotorcraft as having a maximum gross weight of 6,804 kilograms.