Global Military Drones Market to 2025 - ISRT Drones Expected to Present the Best Opportunities

Global Military Drones Market to 2025 - ISRT Drones Expected to Present the Best Opportunities

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The "Military Drones Market by Type, Application (ISRT, Delivery and Transportation, Combat Operations, Battle Damage Management), Range (VLOS, EVLOS, BLOS), Propulsion Type, Launching Mode, Endurance, MTOW, Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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The military drones market is projected to grow from USD 12.1 billion in 2018 to USD 26.8 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 12.00% from 2018 to 2025.

Rise in the procurement of UAVs by defense forces, worldwide is one of the most significant factors contributing to the growth of the military drones market. The increasing use of UAVs in various military applications such as monitoring, surveying and mapping, and combat operations is also contributing to the growth of the military drones market across the globe.

Based on range, the Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) segment is expected to be the largest contributor to the military drones market during the forecast period.

Based on range, the military drones market has been classified into Visual Line of Sight (VLOS), Extended Visual Line of Sight (EVLOS), and Beyond Light of Sight (BLOS). The Extended Visual Line of Sight (EVLOS) segment of the military drones market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2018 to 2025. This growth can be attributed to the increasing use of EVLOS UAVs in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and target acquisition applications. The Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) segment is projected to lead the market during the forecast period.

Based on application, the Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Target Acquisition (ISRT) segment is expected to be the largest contributor to the military drones market from 2018 to 2025.

Based on application, the military drones market has been segmented into intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and target acquisition, delivery and transportation, combat operations, and battle damage management. The delivery and transportation segment of the military drones market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2018 to 2025. This growth can be attributed to the increased adoption of UAVs for providing supplies to troops and soldier deployed in remote areas.

Based on propulsion type, the battery powered segment is expected to be the largest contributor to the military drones market during the forecast period.

Based on propulsion type, the military drones market has been segmented into battery powered, fuel cell, and hybrid cell. The fuel cell segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to the increasing demand for high endurance UAVs by the defense sector for use in surveillance and reconnaissance applications.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Growth Opportunities In The Military Drones Market
4.2 Military Drones Market, By Launching Mode
4.3 Asia Pacific Military Drones Market, By Type And By Country
4.4 Military Drones Market, By Propulsion Type
4.5 Europe Military Drones Market Share, By Type

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers
5.2.1.1 Increasing Use Of UAVs In Life-Threatening Military Missions
5.2.1.2 Increasing Preference For Modern Warfare Techniques
5.2.1.3 Increasing Use Of UAVs By Defense Forces As Loitering Munition
5.2.1.4 Increasing Use Of UAVs For Marine Border Patrolling
5.2.1.5 Growing Use Of UAVs To Combat Terrorism
5.2.2 Opportunities
5.2.2.1 Increasing Defense Budgets Of Emerging Economies
5.2.2.2 Technological Developments In The Field Of Drone Payloads
5.2.2.3 Use Of UAVs For Cargo Delivery In Military Operations
5.2.3 Challenges
5.2.3.1 Political And Social Acceptability Of UAVs
5.2.3.2 Lack Of Skilled And Trained Personnel For Operating Military UAVs
5.2.3.3 Issues With The Safety And Security Of UAVs

6 Industry Trends
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Technology Trends
6.2.1 Artificial Intelligence
6.2.2 3D Printing
6.2.3 Use Of Advanced Materials
6.2.4 Multi-Sensor Data Fusion For UAV Navigation
6.2.5 Use Of Sense & Avoid Technology
6.2.6 Cloud Computing-Based Services For Military UAVs
6.2.7 Endurance
6.2.8 Development Of Advanced Computing Technologies For Military UAVs
6.2.9 Technological Advancements In Drone Payloads
6.3 Product Innovations
6.3.1 Mid-Air Refueling Of Drones
6.3.2 Automated Ground Control Stations
6.3.3 Swarm Drones
6.3.4 Spy Drones
6.3.5 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles
6.3.6 Inflatable Drones
6.3.7 Anti-UAV Defense Systems
6.4 Maturity Mapping Of Drone Technologies
6.5 Patent Analysis

7 Military Drones Market, By Application
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, And Target Acquisition
7.2.1 The Military Drones Market Is Expected To Witness High Growth In The Military Sector Due To The High Surveillance Capability Of Military Drones
7.3 Battle Damage Management
7.3.1 The Increasing Demand To Provide Real Time Images Is Boosting Battle Damage Management Application
7.4 Combat Operations
7.4.1 The Militaries Worldwide Are Procuring Drones To Support Their Combat Missions
7.5 Delivery And Transportation
7.5.1 Delivery And Transportation Is The Fastest Growing Application In Military Drones Market

8 Military Drones Market, By Type
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Fixed-Wing
8.2.1 Fixed-Wing Drones Can Cover Longer Distances As Compared To Rotary-Wing Drones
8.3 Rotary-Wing
8.3.1 Demand For Rotary-Wing Drones Is Increasing Across The Globe
8.4 Hybrid/Transitional
8.4.1 Hybrid/ Transitional Drones Are Capable Of Carrying Heavy Payloads

9 Military Drones Market, By Propulsion Type
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Battery Powered
9.2.1 Battery-Powered Military Drones Use Batteries To Store Energy
9.3 Fuel Cell
9.3.1 Fuel Cell Powered Military Drones Are More Efficient Than Battery-Powered Military Drones
9.4 Hybrid Cell
9.4.1 Hybrid Cell Powered Drones Are The Latest Technological Development In Drones

10 Military Drones Market, By Endurance
10.1 Introduction
10.2 <1-2 Hours
10.2.1 Desert Hawk Iii, Vector Hawk, Coyote, And Spy'arrow, Among Others, Are Drones With An Endurance Of <1 To 2 Hours
10.3 2-6 Hours
10.3.1 Ranger, Rotary Bat, Skeldar V-200 Maritime, And Spy'ranger, Among Others, Are Drones With An Endurance Of 2 To 6 Hours
10.4 >6 Hours
10.4.1 Hermes 900, Gray Eagle, Predator B, Heron, Global Hawk, Aerosonde, And Mq-4C Triton, Among Others Are Drones With An Endurance Of >6 Hours

11 Military Drones Market, By Mtow
11.1 Introduction
11.2 <25 Kilograms
11.2.1 <25 Kilograms Segment Of The Military Drones Market Includes Small UAVs
11.3 25-150 Kilograms
11.3.1 Close-Range UAVs And Short-Range UAVs Have Maximum Takeoff Weight Between 25 Kilograms And 150 Kilograms
11.4 >150 Kilograms
11.4.1 Male, Hale, And UAVs Weigh More Than 150 Kilograms

12 Military Drones Market, By Launching Mode
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Automatic Take-Off And Landing
12.2.1 Increasing Demand For Hale And Male Has Resulted In The Growth Of Automatic Take-Off And Landing Segment
12.3 Catapult Launcher
12.3.1 Increasing Use Of Small Drones For Isr Activities Has Resulted In The Growth Of The Catapult Launcher Segment
12.4 Hand Launched
12.4.1 Growing Use Of Mini And Nano Drones By Troops Deployed In Hazardous Areas Has Resulted In The Growth Of The Hand Launched Segment
12.5 Vertical Take-Off
12.5.1 Growing Use Of Rotary-Wing Drones Has Resulted In The Growth Of The Vertical Take-Off Segment

13 Military Drones Market, By Range
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Visual Line Of Sight (Vlos)
13.3 Extended Visual Line Of Sight (Evlos)
13.4 Beyond Line Of Sight (Blos)

14 Regional Analysis
14.1 Introduction
14.2 North America
14.2.1 US
14.2.1.1 Increasing R&D And Venture Capitalist Activities In The Field Of UAVs Aid The Growth Of The Military Drones Market In The US
14.2.2 Canada
14.2.2.1 Developments In The Field Of UAVs Are Expected To Fuel The Growth Of The Canada Military Drones Market
14.3 Europe
14.3.1 UK
14.3.1.1 Technological Developments In The Field Of Drones Are Expected To Drive The Growth Of The UK Military Drones Market
14.3.2 France
14.3.2.1 Bae Systems Plc (UK And Dassault Aviation (France) Are Key Manufacturers Of Drones Contributing To The Development Of Drones In France
14.3.3 Germany
14.3.3.1 Increase In The Procurement Of Drones By The Armed Forces Of Country Is Expected To Drive The Growth Of The German Military Drones Market
14.3.4 Italy
14.3.4.1 Italy Plans To Procure Advanced Components For The Development Of Technologically-Advanced Male Drones
14.3.5 Russia
14.3.5.1 The Russian Military Is Procuring And Developing Drones To Carry Out Near Real-Time Combat Assessment, Along With Special Reconnaissance Operations And Communication Relays
14.3.6 Sweden
14.3.6.1 Rotary-Wing Segment Of The Market Is Projected To Grow At The Highest CAGR
14.4 Asia Pacific
14.4.1 China
14.4.1.1 The Chinese Military Is Focusing On The Development Of Advanced Weaponry To Ensure The Security Of Its Borders
14.4.2 Japan
14.4.2.1 Japan Developed UAVs That Are Based On Advanced Technologies And Are Primarily Used For Ballistic Missile Tracking
14.4.3 India
14.4.3.1 India And The US Collaborated To Develop Raven, An Advanced Hand-Launched Drone
14.4.4 South Korea
14.4.4.1 South Korea Has Increased Its Defense Spending To Strengthen The Missile And Combat Capabilities Of Its UAVs
14.4.5 Australia
14.4.5.1 Australia Is A Lucrative Market For Military Drones
14.5 Middle East
14.5.1 Saudi Arabia
14.5.1.1 The Rotary-Wing Segment Of The Market Is Projected To Grow At The Highest CAGR In Saudi Arabia
14.5.2 Israel
14.5.2.1 Israel Is The Largest Exporter Of UAVs For The Civil And Military Sectors Across The Globe
14.5.3 Turkey
14.5.3.1 The Growth Of The Military Drones Market In Turkey Can Be Attributed To The Increased Deployment Of UAVs And Their Subsystems
14.5.4 Uae
14.5.4.1 Increased Procurement Of UAVs In The Uae Is Expected To Drive The Military Drones Market In The Uae
14.6 Latin America
14.6.1 Brazil
14.6.1.1 The Brazilian Air Force Is Procuring UAVs To Carry Out Its Safety And Security Missions As Well As Gather Advanced Intelligence
14.6.2 Argentina
14.6.2.1 The Government Of Argentina Is Adopting UAVs To Carry Out Surveillance Activities
14.6.3 Mexico
14.6.3.1 Mexico Plans To Develop Drones To Monitor And Curb Forest Fires
14.7 Africa

15 Competitive Landscape
15.1 Introduction
15.2 Competitive Analysis
15.3 Market Ranking Analysis
15.4 Competitive Scenario
15.4.1 Contracts
15.4.2 New Product Launches
15.4.3 Agreements, Acquisitions, Collaborations, Partnerships, And Joint Ventures
15.4.4 Other Strategies

16 Company Profiles

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerovironment
  • Bae Systems
  • Boeing
  • China Aerospace Science And Technology Corporation
  • Elbit Systems
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc
  • Israel Aerospace Industries
  • Leonardo S.P.A
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Raytheon
  • Saab
  • Textron
  • Thales Group

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