BMI View: Ugandan demand for defence equipment will remain strong in the coming years, as the
country's armed forces need to modernise in order to fulfil a number of key tasks: protect borders and
resources; operate counter-terrorism missions; secure unstable areas to ..."
BMI View: In recent years, the size of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) and the country's arms
procurement have grown significantly, a trend BMI expects to continue over the forecast period, from 2015
through to 2019. This primarily reflects the growing role o ..."
BMI's Uganda Defence & Security Report for Q3 2014 examines the country's strategic position in the
African region and the wider world. It provides an overview of the contemporary geopolitical events facing
the country and the challenges it may face in the future. ..."
Uganda's defence spending has fluctuated wildly during the forecast period 2010-2017. At the start of the
decade, Uganda was spending up to US$585mn on defence. This then declined to US$583mn in 2011,
before experiencing a steep decline to US$276mn in 2012 and then ex ..."
The report analyses the trends occurring in the country's current and future defence procurement, and the order of battle across its armed forces. The report's general conclusion is that controversy surrounding Uganda's alleged backing of rebel forces in the Democratic Republic o ..."
BMI's Uganda Defence & Security Report for Q1 2013 examines the country's strategic position in the
African region and the wider world. It provides an overview of the contemporary geopolitical challenges
facing the country, and the challenges it may face in the future.
Ugandaâs defence expenditure is estimated to have risen 19.74% y-o-y in 2010, accounting for 12.9% of government spending. BMI expects growth in the region of 2.33% in 2011, reflecting Ugandaâs military commitments and economic growth. Nevertheless, as a proportion of GDP, Ug ..."