Kenya Defense Market – Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2025

Kenya Defense Market – Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2025 report provides the market size forecast and the projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for the next five years. The report covers the industry analysis including the key market drivers, emerging technology trends, and major challenges faced by market participants.

This report offers detailed analysis of the Kenyan defense market with market size forecasts covering the next five years. This report will also analyze factors that influence demand for the industry, key market trends, and challenges faced by industry participants.

Kenya has one of the most powerful armed forces in East and Central African region. Kenya’s defense expenditure during the historical period has been mainly driven by the procurement of small arms, aircraft, artillery, and armored vehicles. The country’s defense budget increased at a CAGR of 4.16% from 2016 to 2020. Kenya’s defense expenditure amounted to US$0.9 billion in 2016, which increased to an investment of US$1.1 billion in 2020. The Kenyan Government’s military capability and capacity expansion plans, the need to effectively counter terrorist groups, and the country’s participation in various peacekeeping missions are anticipated to increase its military expenditure during the forecast period. Kenya’s defense budget is valued at US$1.1 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period to reach US$1.3 billion by 2025


In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following –

– The Kenyan defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the India's defense industry during 2021-2025, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. It also provides a snapshot of the country’s expenditure and modernization patterns

– Budget allocation and key challenges: insights into procurement schedules formulated within the country and a breakdown of the defense budget with respect to capital expenditure and revenue expenditure. It also details the key challenges faced by defense market participants within the country

– Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years

– Market opportunities:list of the top ten defense investment opportunities over the next 5 years

– Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the Kenyan defense industry.

Reasons to buy

– Determine prospective investment areas based on a detailed trend analysis of the Kenyanan defense market over the next five years

– Gain in-depth understanding about the underlying factors driving demand for different defense and internal security segments in the Kenya market and identify the opportunities offered.

– Strengthen your understanding of the market in terms of demand drivers, market trends, and the latest technological developments, among others

– Identify the major threats that are driving the Indian defense market providing a clear picture about future opportunities that can be tapped, resulting in revenue expansion

– Channelize resources by focusing on the ongoing programs that are being undertaken by the Kenyanan government

– Make correct business decisions based on in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape consisting of detailed profiles of the top defense equipment providers in the country. The company profiles also includes information about the key products, alliances, recent contract awarded, and financial analysis, wherever available.

Companies mentioned

Lockheed Martin Corp.

Sikorsky Aircraft



BAE Systems

Dassault Aviation

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

1.1. What is this Report About?

1.2. Definitions

1.3. Summary Methodology

1.4. About GlobalData

2. Executive SummarySingle decimal

3. Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities

3.1. Current Market Conditions

3.2. Defense Market Size Historical and Forecast

3.3. Analysis of Defense Budget Allocation

3.4. Homeland Security Market Size and Forecast

3.5. Benchmarking with Key Global Markets

3.6. Market Opportunities: Key Trends

4. Defense Procurement Market Dynamics

4.1. Import Market Dynamics

4.2. Export Market Dynamics

5. Market Entry Strategy

5.1. Market Regulation

5.2. Market Entry Route

5.3. Budgeting Process

6. Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

6.1. Competitive Landscape Overview

7. Business Environment and Country Risk

7.1. Economic Performance

8. Appendix

8.1. About GlobalData

8.2. Disclaimer

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Kenya – Ongoing Development and Procurement Programs

Table 2: Kenya – Future Procurement Programs

Table 3: Kenya – Top Defense Procurement Programs by Value (US$ Million), 2020-2025

Table 4: Kenyan Defense Expenditure (KES Billion & US$ Billion), 2016-2025

Table 5: Kenyan GDP Growth and Defense Expenditure as Percentage of GDP Growth, 2016-2025

Table 6: Kenyan Defense Budget Split Between Capital and Revenue Expenditure (%), 2016-2025

Table 7: Kenyan Defense Capital Expenditure (KES Billion & US$ Million), 2016-2025

Table 8: Kenyan Per Capita Defense Expenditure (US$), 2016-2025

Table 9: Kenyan Homeland Security Expenditure (KES Billion& US$ Billion), 2016-2025

Table 10:Benchmarking with Key Markets – 2016-2020vs. 2021-2025

Table 11: Top 10 Kenya Defense Market Sectors by Value (US$ Million) – 2020-2025

Table 12: Kenya Budget Formation Timetable

Table 13: Kenya – Competitive Landscape of Defense Industry, 2020

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Kenyan Defense Budget, 2021 and 2025

Figure 2: KenyanDefense Imports/Exports, 2015 and 2019

Figure 3: Kenyan Defense Budget, 2021 and 2025

Figure 4 : Kenya’s Top Prospective Procurements/Developments

Figure 5: Kenyan Defense Expenditure (KES Billion), 2016-2025

Figure 6: Kenyan DefenseExpenditure (US$ Billion), 2016-2025

Figure 7: Kenya GDP Growth and Defense Expenditure as Percentage of GDP Growth,2016-2025

Figure 8: Kenyan Defense Budget Split Between Capital and Revenue Expenditure (%), 2016-2025

Figure 9: Kenyan Defense Capital Expenditure (KES Billion), 2016-2025

Figure 10: Kenyan Defense Capital Expenditure (US$ Million), 2016-2025

Figure 11: Kenyan Per Capita Defense Expenditure (US$), 2016-2025

Figure 12: Kenyan Homeland Security Expenditure (KES Billion), 2016-2025

Figure 13: Kenyan Homeland Security Expenditure (US$ Million), 2016-2025

Figure 14: Benchmarking with Key Markets, 2016-2020 vs. 2021-2025

Figure 15: Defense Expenditure of the World’s Largest Military Spenders (US$ Billion), 2020and 2025

Figure 16: Defense Expenditure as a Percentage of GDP of Largest Military Spenders (%), 2020

Figure 17: Kenya Defense Import Trend, 2015-2019 (US$ Million)

Figure 18: Kenyan Defense Import by Country, 2015-2019

Figure 19: Kenyan Defense Imports by Category (%), 2015-2019

Figure 20: Kenya’s BudgetingProcess

Figure 21: Kenya – RealGDP Growth (%), 2016-2025

Figure 22: Kenya -Nominal GDP (US$), 2016-2025

Figure 23: Kenya – Consumer Price Inflation (%) 2016-2025

Figure 24: Kenya -Unemployment Rate (%), 2015-2025


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