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One platform, one complete view of Defence market data

See Defence Market Data through the eyes of our experts

Over 11,000 equipment entries, spanning vehicles, vessels, artillery, and many more

Supplier details, system specifications, estimated unit costs, out of service dates, and everything else you need to know

All backed by award winning journalism and expert analysis from respected industry writers

Built for people like you.....


See the full market picture and identify your next opportunities at speed, all in-platform. Track your competition and beat them to the wins that matter most whilst making sure you never miss a renewal again.

With a full picture of the market at your fingertips, you'll have more time to focus on building a proposal for your customer that they simply can't say no to.

Built for Salespeople
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Stop relying on unreliable Wikipedia and Google data and know the full extent of your data's integrity with a transparent methodology.

Quickly navigate between datapoints, export raw data for deep analysis off-platform and see the full context of data with data linkage between equipment entries, programme information and real-time defence news. So you can spend longer analysing what is important to you.

Built for Researchers
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Until now, gathering an integrated view of Defence procurement has been time-consuming, challenging and costly.

Built with user experience front-of-mind, Shephard's Defence Insight brings an integrated view of equipment data, programme entries and realtime news into one central platform that is easy-to-use and fast to navigate.

This frees up budget often spent on multiple research resources, reduces the number of people hours spent manually collecting information, and maintains data integrity by bringing data together under one transparent provider.

Waste less time and become the team knowne for powerful insight.

Built for High-performing Teams
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The best strategies are built upon strong insight. Discover and interpret data at speed, spot your next big growth area ahead of the competition and mitigate risk.

With over 80% coverage of global Defence spend and more than 12,000 equipment and programme entries, your data needs are covered from the macro all the way down to the micro details.

Using Defence Insight, you'll be able to spend less time planning your next move, and more time proving it's the right one.

Built for Strategists
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Data is the beating heart of any successful company and finding reliable data shouldn't take a Doctorate in data science. It's why we've built a platform than can be used by anyone.

Level up your decision-making abilities with Defence Insight. Find the next big opportunity for your business, spot threats before your competitors and be the driving force behind data-driven decisions.

Built for Decision Makers
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Some of the things people like you use Defence Insight for:

  • Total addressable market sizing ($)
  • Competitor analysis
  • Cost analysis
  • Market forecasting
  • Growth identification
  • Increasing closing ratio
  • Increasing closing order value
  • Estimating product potential
  • Calculating sales forecasting
  • Supply and demand analysis

We power the best Defence intelligence

Features that deliver real benefits

Backed by our team of international journalists

Our expert Analysts work closely with our team of international Journalists to bring you faster, more accurate insight that is directly plugged into news as it happens.

Powerful Insight, Straight Out of the Box

Your dedicated account manager will introduce you to Defence Insight; tailoring our support to your business from day one. 

Our platform is so intuitive that all training is offered free of charge.

A fuller view of the market

Siloed data creats unreliable insight.  With Defence Insight, you get a fuller picture of the market.

With over 85% coverage of global defence spend and more than 11,000 equipment entries - you can see everything you'll need.  From who's bidding on which programmes, view equipment attributes and even see who supplies the subsystem parts of an equipment entry. What more could you need?

Save thousands of wasted hours

Know when your data has changed with easy navigation and customisable email notifications.  Spend more time acting on insight and less time searching for it.

Stop relying on unreliable data

Free-to-view public indexes, such as Google, Wikipedia and others are often scattered with inaccurate, erroneous and ultimately unreliable data that conflates estimates with fact.

We follow a clear, proven methodology to collect, validate and publish our data.  What's even better is we make this abundantly clear to our customers - nothing hidden.

Bring together other data sources with easy exporting

All the data you see within the Defence Insight platform is exportable in a widely usable .xlsx format.  Its easy to export our data to analyse and enrich your datasets.

See how Defence Insight can help 

you power smarter decisions

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