Market opportunities over the next 20 years

  • Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine for new Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    Civil aerospace

    The Group’s forecast predicts faster growth rates for long-haul markets and those markets to, from and within Asia. Factors affecting demand include GDP growth, aircraft productivity, operating costs, environmental issues and the number of aircraft retirements. We forecast a demand for civil aero engines of US$800 billion over the next 20 years and for services of US$600 billion over the same period.


    Civil engine market


    Civil services market

  • New Airbus A400M large military aircraft on runway, with ourTP400 engine

    Defence aerospace

    With traditional defence markets under budget pressures there may be delays in new programmes but these will be offset by longer term services on current programmes where we are well placed. Demand for military engines over the next 20 years is estimated at US$155 billion and for services and support equipment we estimate a market of US$260 billion over the same period.


    Defence engine market


    Defence services market

  • Offshore support vessels at sea


    The Group forecasts a demand for marine power and propulsion systems valued at US$215 billion over the next 20 years. Marine aftermarket services are expected to generate significant opportunities with demand forecast at US$125 billion over the same period.


    Marine equipment market


    Marine services market

  • Floating production, storage and offloading unit with six RB211 gas turbine sets providing 100MW of energy


    The Group’s 20-year forecast values the total aero-derivative gas turbines sales in the oil and gas and power generation sectors at more than US$70 billion. Over this period, demand for associated services is expected to be around US$50 billion.

    Based on the International Energy Agency forecasts, the Group has conservatively estimated that demand for mission-critical equipment, systems and engineering services for the nuclear island could reach US$390 billion over the next 20 years while demand for associated reactor support services could amount to US$250 billion over the same period.


    Energy engine and services market


    Civil nuclear equipment and services market

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