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Executive Summary 


The Russian aerospace and defense industry is one of the largest and most advanced in the world. It encompasses a wide range of activities including the design, development, and production of aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, military vehicles, and other defense-related technologies. The industry is primarily managed by state-owned enterprises, with major players such as Rostec, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC).


The Russian defense industry is one of the largest in the world. In 2021, Russia was estimated to be the fourth-largest spender on defense, after the United States, China, and India. Russia is also a major exporter of defense equipment. In fact, Russia was the second-largest arms exporter in the world, accounting for approximately 20% of global arms exports between 2016 and 2020.


The Russian government allocates a significant portion of its budget to defense. In 2021, Russia's defense budget was estimated to be around US$38.5 billion.


Investing in the Russian Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry can be complex and is subject to various geopolitical, regulatory, and economic considerations. It is important to note that the Russian defense industry is influenced by various geopolitical factors, including sanctions and export restrictions imposed by Western countries. These factors are significantly impacting the industry's performance and the profitability of investments.


The Russian aerospace and defense industry is facing several challenges due to international sanctions, which has restricted its access to certain technologies and markets. Furthermore, many of the industry's facilities and infrastructure are aging and in need of modernization.


In this industry scenario, Aruvian Research presents a comprehensive analysis of the Russian aerospace and defense sector in its report Aerospace and Defense Industry in Russia 2023.  


The Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry 2023 report provides a comprehensive analysis of the sector, covering its historical development, market structure, competitive landscape, and future outlook. The report is organized into various sections to offer a holistic view of the industry.


The report begins with a brief analysis of the Global Aerospace and Defense Industry, providing a broad overview of the worldwide aerospace and defense landscape. 


Moving on to the analysis of Russia's Aerospace and Defense Industry, the report traces the industry's historical trajectory, offers a detailed market overview, examines the market structure, and assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, it scrutinizes the competitive dynamics within the Russian A&D sector.


A SWOT analysis provides a nuanced understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats facing Russia's Aerospace and Defense Industry, offering strategic insights for stakeholders. Carrying on from there, using Porter's Five Forces Strategy Analysis, the report evaluates the industry's competitive forces, including the bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, competitive rivalry, threats from new entrants, and the potential for industry substitution. A PEST analysis further uncovers the political, economic, social, and technological factors influencing the Russian A&D Industry, shedding light on the broader macro-environmental context.


The report highlights trends and drivers propelling the industry forward, while also addressing the challenges it faces, including geopolitical complexities and regulatory hurdles. Segment analyses delve into specific sectors within the industry, examining helicopters, aircraft, shipbuilding, space, defense, and international alliances, providing a granular understanding of each. Other sectors like civil aviation, aircraft engine, avionics, and aviation materials industries also receive dedicated analyses to offer a comprehensive view of the ecosystem.


The regulatory landscape section offers crucial insights into the legal framework governing the industry, providing valuable information for investors and stakeholders. The report also addresses the topic of foreign investment, exploring its role and impact on the Russian Aerospace and Defense Industry.


Market access considerations are examined, providing insights for businesses looking to enter or expand in this sector.


A dedicated section on Russia's military space sector delves into anti-satellite systems, imaging satellites, navigation satellites, and other military space-based systems, providing a focused analysis of this critical sub-sector. The report concludes with an outlook, offering projections and potential future scenarios for the Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry.


Finally, the leading players in the industry are profiled, showcasing their roles and contributions to the sector. These include major players such as Airbus, Boeing, Russian Helicopters, and United Shipbuilding Corporation. 


The research methodology section provides transparency into the process used to gather and analyze data, enhancing the report's credibility and reliability.

Aerospace and Defense Industry in Russia 2023

  • A. Executive Summary


    B. Global Aerospace and Defense Industry – Brief Profile
    B.1 Industry Definition 
    B.2 Industry Analysis
    B.3 Market Segment Analysis
    B.4 Competition in the Industry
    B.5 Industry Outlook


    C. Aerospace & Defense Industry in Russia 
    C.1 History of the Industry
    C.2 Market Overview 
    C.3 Market Structure
    C.4 Impact of COVID-19 on the Industry
    C.5 Competition in the Industry 


    D. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: SWOT Analysis


    E. Russia’s Aerospace & Defense Industry in Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
    E.1 Bargaining Power of Buyer
    E.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    E.3 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
    E.4 Threat of New Entrants
    E.5 Threat of Industry Substitution
    E.6 Conclusion


    F. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: PEST Analysis


    G. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Trends and Drivers 


    H. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Challenges


    I. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Segment Analysis
    I.1 Helicopter
    I.2 Aircraft
    I.3 Shipbuilding
    I.4 Space
    I.5 Defense
    I.6 International Alliances


    J. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Analysis of Other Sectors 
    J.1 Civil Aviation 
    J.2 Russian Aircraft Engine Industry 
    J.3 Russian Avionics Industry 
    J.4 Aviation Materials Industry


    K. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Regulatory Landscape


    L. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry:  Foreign Investment 


    M. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Market Access


    N. Russia Military Space Sector
    N.1 Anti-satellite Systems
    N.2 Other Military Space Based Systems
    N.3 Imaging Satellites
    N.4 Russian Navigation Satellites
    N.5 Conclusion


    O. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Outlook


    P. Russia Aerospace and Defense Industry: Leading Players
    P.1 Airbus
    P.2 Almaz-Antey
    P.3 Boeing
    P.4 Bombardier
    P.5 Kalashnikov Concern JSC
    P.6 PJSC Aeroflot 
    P.7 Raytheon Technologies
    P.8 Russian Helicopters
    P.9 Sukhoi Company
    P.10 Tactical Missile Corporation
    P.11 Thales
    P.12 United Aircraft Corporation
    P.13 United Shipbuilding Corporation


    Q. Research Methodology 


    R. Glossary of Terms

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