Data provided by UK companies to DIT DSO is the source for UK defence export information. Open source reporting is the basis for rest of the world data.
Annual defence statistics include:
UK defence exports by sales based on new orders
estimated data for global defence imports and exports based on new orders or contracts signed
Security export data is supplied to DIT DSO under contract. It’s based on sales of security equipment and services. Frost and Sullivan currently compile and supply the data. KMatrix provided the data for the 2013 to 2015 reports.
Annual security statistics include:
actual and forecast UK security exports by sales
UK security exports by region and capability by sales
actual and forecast UK cyber security exports by sales
actual and forecast global and regional security exports by sales