Benchmarking the Top 5 US Aerospace and Defense Companies

Dublin, Jan. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — America’s Top 5 Aerospace & Defense Companies – 2022 – Strategic Factor Analysis Summary (SFAS) Framework Analysis – Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, General Dynamics, Raytheon Technologies report has been added to from offer.

The 2022 edition of the report provides a benchmarking of the SFAS framework, originally developed by Wheelen & Hunger, on the top 5 US A&Ds based on a holistic analysis of their strategic market positioning and degrees of responsiveness to internal environments. and external respectively in the midst of rapid growth. changing industry, global macroeconomics and market landscape.

The objective of the analysis is to assess how favorably each company is positioned in the current market environment and how sensitive it is to the nature and pace of changes taking place in its internal and external environment respectively. .

The framework generates an insightful strategic snapshot and quantitative SFAS score for each OEM by identifying, weighing, prioritizing and ranking important strategic factors present in the internal and external environments via an Internal Factors Analysis Summary (IFAS) matrix and a External Factors Analysis Summary (EFAS). ) matrix respectively. These strategic factors are then ranked according to their strategic importance and degree of potential impact, as well as the corresponding degree of responsiveness of each respective company to these factors.

The final Strategic Factor Analysis Summary (SFAS) matrix merges the IFAS and EFAS matrices into a single matrix, followed by a second level reassessment and ranking and responsiveness rating, which leads to the generation of an overall score, thus providing a holistic, global strategic view on each OEM in the industry

The numerical SFAS scores and the corresponding analysis produced by the framework are therefore very useful for the competitive and benchmarking analysis of industry players from a current and near-term perspective, with the framework analyzing the capability of each OEM to be able to effectively create and capitalize on potential growth opportunities by effectively exploiting and navigating the changing market and technology landscape while leveraging structural and fundamental strengths and negating threats and overcoming challenges simultaneously

SFAS, as a framework, therefore scores significantly higher than the traditional SWOT analysis framework, in terms of its ability to quantify a range of strategic factors based on the nature and potential degree of effect of each strategic factor. analyzed, making it a much more effective tool for competitive assessment and benchmarking of industry players

Relevance and usefulness of the report:
The report provides information and input to feed into broader competitive assessment, strategic planning and decision-making processes.

The report will be useful for:

  • Competitive assessment, benchmarking and strategic planning
  • Overall strategic equation and quantified and numerical SFAS score for each company based on analysis of strategic positioning, market dynamics and responsiveness
  • Holistic and benchmarking analysis on and ranking of industry OEMs based on SFAS scores
  • Analysis of the degree of congruence between the emerging market landscape and the strategic direction of OEMs
  • Identify and highlight areas for making potential strategic changes, adjustments and realignment
  • Analysis and evaluation of emerging markets, trends and technological developments
  • Analysis of market driving and restraining forces and their overall dynamics
  • Analysis of market developments with medium-term demand growth projections and prospects

For who:

  • Main decision makers
  • Program Managers, Departments of Defense and Defense Procurement Managers
  • Top Management of industry players and other companies
  • industry OEM
  • Suppliers, vendors, technology service providers and MROs and other key industry value chain players
  • Existing and potential investors
  • Industry and business analysts
  • M&A advisory firms
  • Strategy & Management Consulting Firms
  • Private equity firms, venture capital firms, and finance and leasing companies
  • Researchers and all those associated with industry

Main topics covered:

Section – 1 Company Structure and Overview
b) Head office
c) Sectors of activity
d) Employees
e) Business portfolio and main competitors
f) Market capitalization
g) Key leaders
h) Shareholding/ownership structure and structure

Section – 2 Financial Performance Overview
1. Revenue base and growth trend
2. Revenue Breakdown by Key Business Segments
3. Revenue Breakdown by Key Markets and Geography
4. Trend of gross profits and margins
5. Trend of operating profit and operating margin
6. Back on the sales trend
7. Profitability growth trend
8. Cash flow from operations
9. R&D expenditure trend
10. CAPEX trend

Section – 3 Internal Factor Analysis (IFAS) Summary Matrix – For each of the top 5 US A&Ds

  • Quantified Strategic Factors categorized under Strengths
  • Quantified strategic factors classified as weaknesses

Section – 4 External Factors Analysis Summary (EFAS) Matrix

  • Quantified strategic factors categorized under Opportunities
  • Quantified Strategic Factors categorized under Threats

Section – 5 Summary of Strategic Factors Analysis (SFAS) Matrix – With reprioritization, quantification and ranking of respective strategic factors derived from IFAS and EFAS matrices

  • Quantified sources of forces that can be exploited
  • Quantified weaknesses to work on
  • Main opportunities to capitalize on and their quantification to assess the degree of relevance and usefulness
  • Main existing and emerging threats to be mitigated, negated and overcome and their quantification to assess the potential degree of impact

Section – 6 Comparative Industry Player Ranking – Based on SFAS Scores
1. Lockheed Martin Company
2. Northrop Grumman Corporation
3. The Boeing Company
4.General Dynamics Corporation
5. Raytheon Technologies

Section – 7 Global Aerospace and Defense Market – Force Field Analysis – Analysis of driving and restraining forces and their overall dynamics

  • Driving forces
  • Restraint forces

Section – 8 Key Market and Technology Trends – Analysis of key trends poised to shape and transform the future

Section – 9 Main issues, challenges and risk factors

Section – 10 Strategic Market Outlook – Global Aerospace and Defense Market
10.1 Analysis of Emerging Market Scenario for Aerospace and Defense
10.2 Global Defense Spending Trends
10.3 Top 5 Defense Spending Countries and Defense Budget Trends
10.4 Key Priority Areas for Investment in Growth and Technology
10.5 Major Upcoming Defense Programs
10.6 Emerging Technologies
10.7 Market Outlook and Growth Projections

For more information about this report visit