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New Market Research Report: Kazakhstan and Central Asia Defence & Security Report Q1 2014

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2013-12-25 23:25:54 - Recently published research from Business Monitor International, "Kazakhstan and Central Asia Defence & Security Report Q1 2014", is now available at Fast Market Research

BMI's Kazakhstan And Central Asia Defence & Security Report for Q114 makes several key findings. Firstly, despite the Soviet Union having dissolved two decades ago, the armed forces of the countries surveyed in this report continue to make use of ageing and obsolete military equipment. This can be seen by the large inventories of Cold War-era Soviet-supplied materiel that continues to furnish their inventories.

Secondly, despite the security challenges faced by these countries, notably in the form of 'blowback' from the civil war in nearby Afghanistan, local border disputes and domestic insurgencies, there are no major re-equipment programmes being undertaken to address materiel shortcomings in any of the five countries surveyed in the report. Typically, all five states carry out piecemeal

acquisitions of small quantities of military equipment; witness Kazakhstan's order for Airbus Military C-295 turboprop freighters. This is arguably the largest military aircraft acquisition programme in this region.

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Thirdly, collective security arrangements do exist between these nations and other members of the former Soviet Union. These are best exemplified in the form of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), which includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. All Central Asian states are also members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have also signed a 'Defense Union'. Yet there are questions regarding the integrity and strength of these regional initiatives. Witness Uzbekistan's decision to withdraw from the CSTO in June 2012 in protest against Russia's decision to deploy a Rapid Reaction Force to Kyrgyzstan for regional security.

Report Table of Contents:

BMI Industry View
- Kazakhstan And Central Asia Defence SWOT
- Kazakhstan And Central Asia Security SWOT
Industry Forecast
- Defence Budget
- Table: Defence Expenditure
- Armed Forces
- Table: Armed Forces ('000 personnel, unless otherwise stated)
- Table: Manpower Available For Military Service, 2010-2017 (aged 16-49 unless otherwise stated)
- Defence Trade
Macroeconomic Forecasts
- Table: Kazakhstan - Economic Activity
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
- Europe Risk Reward Ratings
- Table: Europe Regional Security Ratings (scores out of 100, with 100 the best)
- Table: Europe State Vulnerability To Terrorism Index (scores out of 100, with 100 the best)
- Kazakhstan and Central Asia Risk Rewards
Market Overview
- Defence Market Overview
- Armed Forces
- Kazakhstan
- Kyrgyzstan
- Tajikistan
- Turkmenistan
- Uzbekistan
- Domestic Defence Industries
- Weapons of Mass Destruction
- Security Overview
- Domestic Threats
- Regional Threats
- International Threats
Company Profile
- Chkalov Tashkent Industrial Aircraft Association (TAPiCH)
- GE International Operations
Global Industry Overview
- Global Political Outlook
- Industry Forecast Methodology
- Sector-Specific Methodology
- Sources
- Risk/Reward Rating Methodology
- Sector-Specific Methodology
- Table: Security Risk/Reward Ratings Indicators
- Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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