Defence and security exporting: country briefings

Background information on global markets for defence and security exporters.

Department for International Trade Defence and Security Organisation’s (DIT DSO) guides contain an overview of overseas markets for defence and security companies including:

  • industrial base
  • market opportunities
  • other countries exporting into the market
  • UK defence and security export statistics

For details of chargeable reports and how to commission bespoke reports from DIT DSO see defence and security: exporting guide.

The following briefings are currently being revised and new versions will be added in the next few months:

  • Bahrain
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • United Arab Emirates


Published 27 March 2014
Last updated 16 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added updated briefing for USA
  2. Added revised guide for Malaysia
  3. Revised editions for 2015 added - older versions archived.
  4. Report prices updated.
  5. Added Malaysia report
  6. First published.