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Light Weapons Market by Type (HMG, Light Cannon, MANPAT, Grenade, Mortar, MANPAD, Grenades, Missiles, Launcher, ATW, Landmine), Technology (Guided, Unguided), Application (Defense, Homeland Security) & Geography - Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: November 2014
Report Code: AS 2886

 

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The global light weapons market is estimated to be $9.62 billion in the year 2014 and is projected to cross $12.51 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 4.48% from 2014 to 2020.

The report analysis the global light weapons market which covers the global guided and unguided light weapons markets for the next six years.

The global light weapons market can be broadly classified into 11 categories based on weapon type: heavy machine guns, light cannons, MANPADS, recoilless rifles, MANPATS, launchers, infantry mortars, grenades, anti-aircraft missile, anti-tank weapons, and landmines. Light anti-tank weapons, anti-aircraft missile, anti-tank l/anti-aircraft launcher, rocket systems, and MANPAD are based on guided technologies. In this segment, the market size of light anti-tank weapons is growing at a very fast pace. The products which come under unguided technology are heavy machine guns, light cannons, recoilless rifles, MANPATS, grenade launchers, infantry mortars, grenades, and landmines. The grenade launchers market covers a major share of the global unguided light weapons market segment.

The geography-wise analysis includes a product-level, technological, and platform-level breakdown across five geographic regions constituting North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and the Rest of the World (ROW).

In this report, the drivers and restraints for the light weapons market are analyzed, including their impact on the market throughout the study period. The technology trends for the light weapons market are also discussed. A PEST analysis of the market is incorporated to determine the implications of economic, social, political, and technological factors, on the market.

The key players profiled in this report comprise companies such as Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (U.S.), Lockheed Martin (U.S.), Raytheon (U.S.), and General Dynamics (U.S.). This report gives a general overview of the company along with their complete financials, key products and services provided by them, growth strategies, major market acquisitions, products launches, and business expansions in the recent past. The report also highlights the key growth regions and the key growth products for this market with an opportunity analysis for the same.

The details of the markets covered are shown in the figure below:

Light Weapons Market

ROW includes Latin America and Africa

Source: MarketsandMarkets Analysis

Table Of Contents
 
1 Introduction (Page No. - 10)
  1.1 Objectives of the Study
  1.2 Markets Covered
  1.3 Stakeholders
  1.4 Market Scope

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 13)
  2.1 Description Of Light Weapon Demand Model
      2.1.1 Modernization Of Light Weapons
      2.1.2 Legality Of Light Weapons
      2.1.3 Illicit  Firearms As A Threat To Global Security
      2.1.4 Agile, Reliable  And Compact Weapons
  2.2 Market Size Estimation
  2.3 Market Crackdown & Data Triangulation
  2.4 Market Share Estimation
      2.4.1 Key Data Points From Secondary Sources
      2.4.2 Key Data Points From Primary Sources
  2.5 Key Industry Insights
  2.6 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 23)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 26)
  4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities In Light Weapons Market
  4.2 Market By Manpats Type
  4.3 Asia-Pacific : Market By Type
  4.4 Market By Region
  4.5 Market By Guided Technology
  4.6 Market: Emerging V/S Matured Nations
  4.7 Market: Defense And Homeland Security Application In APAC
  4.8 Life Cycle Analysis By Geography

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 36)
  5.1 Introduction
  5.2 Market Segmentation
      5.2.1 Market, By Type
      5.2.2 Market, By Technology
      5.2.3 Market, By Application
      5.2.4 Market, By Geography
  5.3 Market Dynamics
      5.3.1 Drivers
            5.3.1.1 Change In Nature Of Warfare
            5.3.1.2 Low Cost Of Weapons
            5.3.1.3 Increasing Demand By Civilians  For Light Weapons
            5.3.1.4 Increase In Drug Trafficking
            5.3.1.5 Arming Of Civilians By Governments
      5.3.2 Restraints
            5.3.2.1 Stringent Licensing Procedure & Regulation Policies
            5.3.2.2 Demobilizing Activities
      5.3.3 Opportunities
            5.3.3.1 Adaptation Of Laser Technology
            5.3.3.2 Rising Demand For Anti-Tank Guided Weapons
      5.3.4 Challenges
            5.3.4.1 Illicit Trading Of Light Weapons
            5.3.4.2 Light Weapons Brokering
            5.3.4.3 Changing Customer Needs
  5.4 Burning Issues
      5.4.1 Integrated Weapons Systems
      5.4.2 Modification & Transfiguration Of Existing Weapons
      5.4.3 Increasing Demand For Light Weapon Accessories

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 51)
  6.1 Introduction
  6.2 Value Chain Analysis
  6.3 Supply Chain Analysis
      6.3.1 Key Influencers
  6.4 Industry Trends
  6.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
      6.5.1 Threat From New Entrants
      6.5.2 Threat From Substitutes
      6.5.3 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
      6.5.4 Bargaining Power Of Buyers
      6.5.5 Intensity Of Competitive Rivalry
  6.6 Strategic Benchmarking
      6.6.1 Technological Integration & Product Enhancement

7 Light Weapons Market, By Technology (Page No. - 59)
  7.1 Introduction
  7.2 Guided Weapons Technology Market
      7.2.1 Manpads
      7.2.2 Anti-Aircraft Missile
      7.2.3 Light Anti-Tank Weapons
  7.3 Unguided Weapons Technology Market
      7.3.1 Heavy Machine Guns
      7.3.2 Manpats
      7.3.3 Grenades
      7.3.4 Mortars

8 Light Weapons Market, By Type (Page No. - 69)
  8.1 Introduction
  8.2 Heavy Machine Guns
      8.2.1 12.77 Mm
      8.2.2 14.50-20 Mm
  8.3 Light Cannons
      8.3.1 Small
      8.3.2 Medium
       8.3.3 Large
  8.4 Manpads
      8.4.1 Infrared
      8.4.2 Laser Beam Rider
      8.4.3 Command Line-Of-Sight
  8.5 Manpats
      8.5.1 Anti-Tank Rifles
      8.5.2 Rocket Propelled Grenades
      8.5.3 Bazooka
      8.5.4 Anti-Tank Missiles
      8.5.5 Recoilless Rifles
            8.5.5.1 > 57 Mm
            8.5.5.2 75 Mm
            8.5.5.3 84 Mm
            8.5.5.4 90 Mm
            8.5.5.5 < 105 Mm
  8.6 Launchers
      8.6.1 Grenade Launchers
            8.6.1.1 Muzzle-Fired
            8.6.1.2 Shoulder-Fired
            8.6.1.3 Under Slung
            8.6.1.4 Automatic
      8.6.2 Anti-Tank Launcher
      8.6.3 Anti-Aircraft Launcher
      8.6.4 Rocket Systems
  8.7 Infantry Mortars
      8.7.1 Light
      8.7.2 Medium
      8.7.3 Heavy
  8.8 Grenades
      8.8.1 Concussion
      8.8.2 Anti-Tank
      8.8.3 Anti-Personal Fragmentation
      8.8.4 Chemical & Gas Grenade
            8.8.4.1 Smoke
            8.8.4.2 Riot Control
            8.8.4.3 Incendiary
            8.8.4.4 Molotov Cocktail
      8.8.5 Stun Grenade
            8.8.5.1 Sting
            8.8.5.2 Impact Stun
  8.9 Anti-Aircraft /Anti-Submarine Missiles
      8.9.1 Heat-Seeking
      8.9.2 Laser-Guided
      8.9.3 Command Guided
  8.10 Light Anti-Tank Weapons
       8.10.1 Manual Command Line-Of-Sight
       8.10.2 Semi-Automatic Command Line-Of-Sight
       8.10.3 Fire & Forget
  8.11 Landmines
       8.11.1 Anti-Personal Landmines
       8.11.2 Anti-Tank Landmines

9 Light Weapons Market, By Application (Page No. - 79)
  9.1 Introduction
  9.2 Defense Application Market (Land-Based, Airborne, & Naval)
  9.3 Homeland Security Application Market

10 Geographic Analysis For Every Country Considered In Each Region Light Weapons Market Size By Type, Technology And Application (Page No. - 82)
   10.1 Introduction
   10.2 North America: The Leading Market
        10.2.1 North America: Market, By Country (U.S.)
        10.2.2 North America: Market, By Technology
        10.2.3 North America: Market, By Type
        10.2.4 North America: Market, By Application
   10.3 Europe: A Declining Market
        10.3.1 Europe: Market, By Country (U.K., Russia, France, Germany)
        10.3.2 Europe: Market, By Technology
        10.3.3 Europe: Market, By Type
        10.3.4 Europe: Market, By Application
   10.4 Asia Pacific (APAC)
        10.4.1 APAC: Market, By Country(India, Japan, China, South Korea)
        10.4.2 APAC: Market, By Technology
        10.4.3 APAC: Market, By Type
        10.4.4 APAC: Market, By Application
   10.5 Middle East: The Leading Market
        10.5.1 Middle East: Market, By Country
        10.5.2 Middle East: Market, By Technology
        10.5.3 Middle East: Market, By Type
        10.5.4 Middle East : Market, By Application
   10.6 Row: Upcoming Market
        10.6.1 Row: Market, By Region
        10.6.2 Row: Market, By Technology
        10.6.3 Row: Market, By Type
        10.6.4 Row: Market, By Application

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 194)
   11.1 Overview
   11.2 Market Share Analysis, Light Weapon Market
   11.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
        11.3.1 New Product Launches
        11.3.2 Agreements, Partnerships, & Acquisitions
        11.3.3 Other Developments

12 Company Profiles For Every Company Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Strategies, Recent Developments, And MNM View (Page No. - 204)
   12.1 Introduction
   12.2 Lockheed Martin Corporation
   12.3 Raytheon Company
   12.4 General Dynamics Corporation
   12.5 BAE Systems PLC
   12.6 Thales Group
   12.7 Alliant Techsystems Inc.
   12.8 Saab AB
   12.9 Rheinmetall AG
   12.10 Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie
   12.11 Heckler & Koch Defense, Inc
   12.12 Fn Herstal S.A.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 236)
   13.1 Insights Of Industry Experts
   13.2 Discussion Guide
   13.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
   13.4 Available Customizations
   13.5 Related Reports
 
 
List Of Tables  (223 Tables)

Table 1 Low Procurement Cost Of Light Weapons Is Propelling The Growth Of Light Weapons Market
Table 2 Stringent Licensing Procedures & Regulation Policies Is Posing To Be A Major Restraint
Table 3 Rising Demand For Anti-Tank Guided Weapons Offer Opportunities To The Market
Table 4 Light Weapon Brokering Pose  An Important Challenge To The Market
Table 5 Market Size, By Guided Weapons Technology, 2012–2020 ($Million)
Table 6 Market Size, By Unguided Weapons Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 7 Global Market, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 8 Global Market, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 9 Global Market, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 10 Global Market, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 11 Global Market, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 12 Global Market, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 13 Global Market, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 14 Global Market, By Anti-Aircraft /Anti-Submarine Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 15 Global Market, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 16 Global Light Weapons Market, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 17 Market Size, By Defense Application, 2012–2020 ($Million)
Table 18 Market Size, By Region, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 19 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 20 North America: Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 21 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 22 North America: Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 23 North America: Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 24 North America: Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 25 North America: Market Size, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 26 North America: Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 27 North America: Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 28 North America: Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 29 North America: Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 30 North America: Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 31 North America: Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 32 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 33 U.S.: Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 34 U.S.: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 35 U.S.: Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 36 U.S.: Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 37 U.S.: Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 38 U.S.: Light Weapons Market Size, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 39 U.S.: Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 40 U.S.: Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 41 U.S.: Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 42 U.S.: Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 43 U.S.: Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 44 U.S.: Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 45 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 46 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 47 Europe: Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 48 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 49 Europe: Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 50 Europe: Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 51 Europe: Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 52 Europe: Market Size, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 53 Europe: Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 54 Europe: Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 55 Europe: Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 56 Europe: Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 57 Europe: Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 58 Europe: Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 59 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 60 U.K.: Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 61 U.K.: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 62 U.K.: Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 63 U.K.: Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 64 U.K.: Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 65 U.K.: Market Size, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 66 U.K.: Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 67 U.K.: Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 68 U.K.: Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 69 U.K.: Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 70 U.K.: Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 71 U.K.: Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 72 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 73 Russia: Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 74 Russia: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 75 Russia: Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 76 Russia: Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 77 Russia: Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 78 Russia: Market Size, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 79 Russia: Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 80 Russia: Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 81 Russia: Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 82 Russia: Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 83 Russia: Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 84 Russia: Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 85 Russia: Light Weapons Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 86 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 87 Germany: Light Weapons Market  Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 88 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 89 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 90 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 91 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 92 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 93 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 94 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 95 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 96 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 97 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 98 Germany: Light Weapons Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 99 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 100 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 101 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Heavy Machine Guns Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 102 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Light Cannons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 103 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Manpads Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 104 France: Light Weapons Market Size,  By Manpats Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 105 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 106 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Infantry Mortars Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 107 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Grenades Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 108 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 109 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 110 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Landmines Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 111 France: Light Weapons Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 112 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Country,  2012–2020($Million)
Table 113 APAC  Light Weapon Market , By Technology, 2012–2020($Million)
Table 114 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type,2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 115 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020    ($Million)
Table 116 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 117 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 118 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 119 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 120 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 121 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 122 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 123 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 124 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 125 APAC: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 126 India: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 127 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 128 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 129 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 130 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 131 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 132 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 133 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 134 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 135 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 136 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 137 India: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 138 India: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 139 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 140 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 141 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 142 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 143 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 144 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 145 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 146 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 147 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 148 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 149 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 150 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 151 Japan: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 152 China: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 153 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 154 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 155 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 156 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 157 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 158 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 159 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 160 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 161 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 162 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 163 China: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 164 China: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 165 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 166 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 167 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 168 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 169 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 170 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 171 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 172 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 173 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 174 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 175 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 176 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 177 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 178 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 179 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 180 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 181 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 182 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 183 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 184 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 185 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 186 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 187 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 188 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 189 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 190 UAE: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 191 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 192 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 193 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 194 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 195 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 196 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 197 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 198 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 199 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 200 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 201 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 202 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 203 Saudi Arabia: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 204 Israel: Light Weapon Market, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 205 Israel: Market, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 206 Israel: Market, By Type, By Heavy Machine Guns, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 207 Israel: Market, By Type, By Light Cannons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 208 Israel: Market, By Type, By Manpads, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 209 Israel: Market, By Type, By Manpats, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 210 Israel: Market, By Type, By Launchers, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 211 Israel: Market, By Type, By Infantry Mortars, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 212 Israel: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Grenades, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 213 Israel: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Anti-Aircraft Missiles, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 214 Israel: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Light Anti-Tank Weapons, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 215 Israel: Light Weapon Market, By Type, By Landmines, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 216 South Korea: Light Weapon Market, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 217 Row: Light Weapons Market Size, By Region, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 218 Row: Light Weapons Market Size, By Technology, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 219 Row: Light Weapons Market Size, By Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 220 Row: Light Weapons Market Size, By Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Table 221 New Product Launches, 2010–2014
Table 222 Agreements, Partnerships & Acquisitions, 2010–2014
Table 223 Other Developments, 2010-2014
 
 
List Of Figures  (79 Figures)

Figure 1 Global Light Weapons Market, By Type
Figure 2 Light Weapon Market : Research Methodology
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Break Down Of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
Figure 6 Data Triangulation Methodology
Figure 7 Heavy Machine Guns To Lead Light Weapons Market From 2014-2020
Figure 8 Light Weapons Market Snapshot (2014 V/S 2020): China To Witness The Highest Growth
Figure 9 Emerging Economies Will Create Attractive Market Opportunities In Light Weapons Market, 2014-2020
Figure 10 Manpats Has The Highest Market Share In The Light Weapons Market In Terms Of Type, 2012-2020
Figure 11 China Will Capture The Highest Potential In The Light Weapons Market In The Asia-Pacific Region, 2014
Figure 12 APAC Will Be Growing  At The Highest CAGR In The Light Weapons Market By 2020
Figure 13 Manpads, Anti-Tank Weapon, And Anti-Aircraft Missile Is Expected To Continue To Dominate The North American Region In The Next Six Years
Figure 14 Emerging Markets To Grow At A Faster Rate Than Matured Nations During The Forecast Period
Figure 15 The Defense And Homeland Security Has A Favorable Future In The Developing Economies Of The APAC Region By 2020
Figure 16 Latin American Market Is Projected To Enter Exponential Growth Phase In The Coming Years
Figure 17 Market Segmentation: By Type, Heavy Machine Guns
Figure 18 Market Segmentation: By Type, Light Cannons
Figure 19 Market Segmentation: By Type, Manpads
Figure 20 Market Segmentation: By Type, Manpats
Figure 21 Market Segmentation: By Type, Launchers
Figure 22 Market Segmentation: By Type, Infantry Mortars
Figure 23 Market Segmentation: By Type, Grenades
Figure 24 Market Segmentation: By Type, Anti-Aircraft Missiles
Figure 25 Market Segmentation: By Type, Light Anti-Tank Weapons
Figure 26 Market Segmentation: By Type, Landmines
Figure 27 Market Segmentation: By Technology
Figure 28 Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 29 Market Segmentation: By Geography
Figure 30 Low Procurement Cost Of Light Weapons Will Drive The Light Weapons Market
Figure 31 Value Chain Analysis (2014): Major Value Is Added During Research & Development Of Products And The Manufacturing Phase
Figure 32 Supply Chain: Direct Distribution Is The Most Preferred Strategy Followed By Prominent Players
Figure 33 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis (2013): High Capital Requirement In Light Weapon Affects This Market Positively
Figure 34 Strategic Benchmarking: Lockheed Martin, BAE System, And ATK Adopted Growth Strategies For Technology Integration And Product Enhancement
Figure 35 Guided Technology Market Of Light Weapons Is Expected To Show Higher CAGR From 2014 To 2020
Figure 36 Light Weapons Market Size , By Guided & Unguided Technology, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 37 Guided Weapons Market Size, By Region, 2014 ($Million)
Figure 38 Manpads Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 39 Anti-Aircraft Missile Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 40 Light Anti-Tank  Weapons Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 41 Heavy Machine Guns Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 42 Manpats Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 43 Grenade Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 44 Mortars Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Figure 45 Global Light Weapons Market, By Recoilless Rifles Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Figure 46 Global Light Weapons Market, By Grenade Launchers Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Figure 47 Global Light Weapons Market, By Chemical & Gas Grenade Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Figure 48 Global Light Weapons Market, By Stun Grenade Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
Figure 49 Classification Of Landmines
Figure 50 Defense Application Of Light Weapons Is Expected To Show Highest CAGR From 2014 To 2020
Figure 51 Defense Application Is Expected To Dominate The Market During The Forecast Period
Figure 52 Light Weapons Market Size, By Region For Defense Application In 2014
Figure 53 Geographic Snapshot (2014) – Rapid Growth Markets Are Emerging As New Hot Spots
Figure 54 China – An Attractive Market For Light Weapons By 2020
Figure 55 APAC Market Snapshot: Japan Covers The Maximum Share Of The UGV Market Of APAC
Figure 56 Company Adopted Partnerships & Agreements As The Key Growth Strategy Over The Last 5 Years
Figure 57 BAE System And Lockheed Martin Company Grew At The Fastest Rate Between 2011 And 2013
Figure 58 Light Weapons Market Share, By Key Players, 2013
Figure 59 Market Evolution Frameworks, 2011-2013
Figure 60 Light Weapon Market Share: Partnerships Agreements & Acquisitions Was The Key Strategy
Figure 61 Geographic Revenue Mix Of Top 5 Market Players
Figure 62 Competitive Benchmarking Of Key Market Players (2010-2013): Raytheon Company Has Emerged As The Champion And Is Expected To Grow At The Highest CAGR
Figure 63 Lockheed Martin Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 64 Lockheed Martin Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 65 Raytheon Company: Business Overview
Figure 66 Raytheon Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 67 General Dynamics Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 68 General Dynamics Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 69 BAE Systems: Business Overview
Figure 70 BAE Systems PLC: Swot Analysis
Figure 71 Thales Group: Business Overview
Figure 72 Thales Group: SWOT Analysis
Figure 73 Alliant Techsystems Inc.: Business Overview
Figure 74 Alliant Techsystems Inc.: Swot Analysis
Figure 75 Saab AB: Business Overview
Figure 76 Rheinmetall AG: Business Overview
Figure 77 Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie: Business Overview
Figure 78 Heckler & Koch Defense, Inc: Business Overview
Figure 79 FN Herstal: Business Overview

In recent years, the light weapons market has gained a lot of attention from homeland security agencies and defense forces, due to the increasing threats posed on human security. For instance, a LSAT (Lightweight Small Arms Technologies) Machine Gun of 5.56mm caliber is capable of killing many individuals at a single stretch. A Man-Portable Air-Defense System commonly known as MANPADS has the potential of destroying an aircraft with a single shot of projectile. The increased lethality along with technological advancement in the precision range and explosive power of light weapons has been the key stimulator for the gradual increasing demand of light weapons.

The global light weapons market research report includes the market study of heavy machine guns, light cannons, MANPADS, recoilless rifles, MANPATS, launchers, infantry mortars, grenades, anti-aircraft missile, anti-tank weapons, and landmines. These categories of weapon have been segmented on the basis of technology as guided and unguided.

This report provides the market analysis of the global light weapons market over the next six years. It discusses the industry, market, and technology trends that are currently prevailing in the light weapons market. This market is also categorizes the weapons on the basis of applications namely, defense and homeland security. The market share for defense has further been segmented as airborne, land-based, and naval.

The global light weapons market will exhibit a gradual growth over the next six years. The global light weapons market is estimated to be $9.62 billion in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 4.48% to reach $12.51 billion by 2020. The global heavy machine guns market is estimated to be $1.07 million in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 5.90% to reach $1.52 billion in 2020.

The light weapons market is driven by the increasing need for high precision, lightweight, and compact weapon systems. With the evolution of technology, better guided weapons with a high target hit ratio are being designed. A considerable amount of resources are being invested in developing highly sophisticated weapon accessories like weapon sights, night vision devices, aiming lasers, laser rangefinders, and fire control systems.

The Asia-Pacific, Latin American, and African regions will prove to be emerging markets for the light weapons industry. Countries such as China, Argentina, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia, will show reliable levels of growth. The global light weapons market in Latin America is estimated to be $431.04 million in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 5.32% till 2020. The global unguided weapons market is estimated to register a CAGR of 4.05% from 2014 to 2020.

The market of light weapons is quite competitive, as a large number of players exist in this market. After complete analysis of the entire light weapons market, Lockheed Martin Corp., Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Rheinmetall AG, Raytheon Co., Thales Group, Heckler & Koch, F N Herstal, and SAAB AB have been identified to be the major players in this market. A competitive analysis of these companies and their global share in the light weapons market has been described in details in this report.

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