High Intensity Warfare (HIW): Regulatory trends
High intensity warfare (HIW) introduces both new risks and new opportunities for players and investors within the defence market. In terms of immediate ‘benefits’, the existential threat that a HIW conflict poses to governments, political organisations, or social groups provides the impetus for a significant enhancement of military capabilities at both the tactical and strategic levels.
Listed below are the key regulatory trends impacting the high intensity warfare theme, as identified by GlobalData.
Shortened procurement timelines and HIW
In the case of HIW, the immediate necessity of fielding a continuous flow of weapons, ammunition, platforms, and technologies to forces in the field, acquisitions procedures are likely to be streamlined and shortened to respond to high demand. This has typically resulted in the…