July 2013
Colombia Defence & Security Report;2013 3rd Quarter, Issue 3, p1
Industry Profile
Industry Report
The article provides data and 10-year forecasts until 2017 for defence and security industry in Colombia. It states that the government continues financing its campaign against criminal gangs and insurgent organisations involved in the production and trafficking of narcotics. It says that the attacks of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) brought negative effect to critical national infrastructure. Moreover, one of the criminal gangs disrupted the economic activity in 2012.


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