Infantry Fighting Vehicles in Latin America to 2021: Market Brief by ICDResearch

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Infantry Fighting Vehicles in Latin
America to 2021: Market Brief
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Published: Sep 2011




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1      Introduction ........................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1 What is this Report About? ............................................................................................................... 5
    1.2 Definitions ........................................................................................................................................ 5
    1.3 Summary Methodology .................................................................................................................... 7
2      Infantry Fighting Vehicles in Latin America: Market Size .................................................. 9
    2.1 Market Size – Infantry Fighting Vehicles .......................................................................................... 9
3      Latin America Infantry Fighting Vehicles – Category Analysis ....................................... 10
4      Appendix .............................................................................................................................. 11
    4.1 Methodology ...................................................................................................................................11
    4.2 Contact us .......................................................................................................................................11
    4.3 About ICD Research .......................................................................................................................11
    4.4 Disclaimer .......................................................................................................................................11




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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Latin America Infantry Fighting Vehicles Market Size, US$ Million, 2011-2021 ....................................................................................... 9
Table 2: Latin America Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Segmentation by Category, US$ Million, 2011-2021 ............................................................. 10




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LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Latin America Infantry Fighting Vehicles Market Size, US$ Million, 2011-2021 ...................................................................................... 9
Figure 2: Latin America Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Segmentation by Category, (% share), 2011-2021 ............................................................... 10




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 INTRODUCTION


1 Introduction
1.1 What is this Report About?

        This report offers insights on Infantry Fighting Vehicles category of the Latin America Infantry Fighting
        Vehicles sector. It also provides data on the Infantry Fighting Vehicles sector broken down by categories for
        the forecast years 2011 through 2021.

1.2 Definitions

        For the purposes of this report, the following timeframes apply:

                   Forecast period: 2011 to 2021

        The following are definitions of military expenditure:

                   Capital expenditure (capex) covers research and development (R&D), procurement, maintenance,
                    transportation, and the storage of weaponry and other equipments. It also includes expenditure on
                    aircraft and aero engines, heavy and medium vehicles, naval equipment, and the purchase of land,
                    construction, plants and machinery.

        The following are definitions of armored vehicle categories:

                   Main Battle Tanks (MBT) refers to tracked heavy combat vehicles used to perform direct fire
                    support roles, with a main tank gun and weight of more than 45 tons. They also include engineering,
                    recovery, bridge layer and obstacle breacher variants based on a main battle tank chassis.
                   Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) is an armored vehicle designed to carry troops to and from the
                    battlefield. It has limited firepower options and a combat weight in the range of 15 to 35 tons. APC
                    comprises of 8x8, 6x6, and 4x4 wheeled vehicles in different roles and variants.
                   Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) are defined as tracked medium-weight combat vehicles of 30 to
                    45 tons, with firepower provided by a medium caliber gun. These vehicles are used to carry infantry
                    into the battlefield and provide fire support. Apart from armored infantry fighting vehicles, IFV also
                    include reconnaissance and fire support variants.
                   Light Multirole Vehicles (LMV) is a family of light armored 4x4 vehicles weighing between five and
                    12 tons. They are used in liaison, patrol, utility, command and reconnaissance roles.
                   Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) is a family of armored vehicles capable of providing
                    increased crew protection and vehicle survivability to counter battlefield threats such as improvised
                    explosive devices (IEDs), mines and small arms. These counter IED vehicles include, but are not
                    limited to, the US MRAP family of vehicles, and other developments of the same class of vehicles in
                    countries such as South Africa, India and others.
                   Tactical Trucks include all support vehicles (light, medium and heavy) that perform logistics and
                    support roles.
								
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