The book contains defence information of a total of 164 countries along with in-depth analysis of some major countries. The book which is the first edition covers all aspects of modern defence technology, requirements, procurements and programmes and gives useful military data with up-to-date figures and information on defence budgest and equipment holdings. The arms and equipments are presented in tables with the names of countries arranges in an alphabetical order for easy reference. The book also features images of important political persons and defence persons and equipments and detail analyses on: Defence & Security-Internal, External conflicts, threat perspective of the subject country, past wars and present military conflicts, its strategic alliance with other countries and with any major international associations. Defence Capabilities-Military history, structure, total number of Army/Navy/Air Force personnel, latest RFPs/Contracts as well as future procurement plans, modernisation programmes and equipments. Defence Industry-Its defence production, resource & development, past procurements & future procurement plans and procurement agencies/organisations.
Overall, the year book provides the potential market entry strategies for business opportunities and acquisition of military hardware and identifies top companies in the defence industry.