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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market by Class (Small, Tactical, Strategic, Special Purpose), Subsystem (Data Link, GCS, and Software), Application (Military, Commercial and Homeland Security), Procurement by Purpose (Procurements, RDT&E, O&M), Payload & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: October 2015
Report Code: AS 2802

 

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The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) market research report includes the detailed study of the UAVs in the defense, commercial, and homeland security sectors. This report provides a detailed analysis of the UAV market between 2015 and 2020. It discusses about the industry, market, and technology trends that are currently prevailing in the UAV market. The UAV market report analysis categorizes the global UAV market on the basis of class, sub-system, payload, application, funding, regional, and country analysis. The global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market is valued at USD 10.1 Billion in 2015 and is expected to show a robust growth in future, accounting for USD 14.9 Billion by 2020, thereby registering a CAGR of 8.12%, from 2015-2020.

The study describes the market dynamics in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market with a detailed regional and country wise analysis of the UAV technologies and applications. The technological advancements in improving the UAV functionality and autonomic decision making capabilities for complex remote operations are projected to drive the UAV market, in the upcoming years. The U.S. accounts for nearly 65.53% of the global UAV market, in 2015. The U.S., Israel, China, the U.K., Australia, Canada, France and India are some geographies contributing to the high demand for UAVs.

Countries such as Russia and the U.K. in the European region are proving to be the emerging markets. The report gives insights into regional and technological trends and also provides the market share analyses for major countries. It includes a detailed study of leading companies with respect to their financial analysis, products and services, and key developments, in order to provide an in- depth competitor analysis.

Primary interviews have been conducted with major industry experts to get insights about this industry. The company analysis of key players includes companies such as GA-ASI (U.S.), Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.), Elbit Systems Ltd (Israel), IAI Ltd. (Israel), and AeroVironment Inc. (U.S.), among others.

Key Takeaways

  • The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market  is expected to show a strong growth during the study period, with the increase in functionality of UAVs and demand for UAVs in the civil and commercial sector
  • The UAV market has been segmented based on class – small, tactical, strategic, & special purpose; based on payload; sub-systems – GCS (Ground Control Systems), data links, & software; based on funding – procurements, RDT&E, & O&M; based on geography; and based on applications - defense, commercial, & homeland security
  • The UAVs have high endurance and hence play a crucial role in critical military and commercial operations
  • With the use of UAVs in combat operations, ISR (Intelligence, surveillance, target) acquisition, climate & pollution monitoring, border security operations, and maritime operations, the demand for UAVs is expected to drive this market
  • The demand for UAVs is expected to be triggered by the growing need for autonomous control systems and efficient operability in future
  • Survivability and adaptability to the external environmental conditions during remote missions, and communications with the station in such situations are some of the challenges for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market 
  • The use of small UAVs in performing civil and commercial operations such as photography, wild life research & survey, agriculture, surveying & mapping and other new applications have triggered the demand for UAVs in the commercial sector

Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the global unmanned aerial vehicles market into the following segments and subsegments:

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, by Class

  • Small UAV
  • Tactical UAV
  • Strategic UAV
  • Special Purpose UAV

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, by Subsystem

  • Data Link
  • GCS
  • Software

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, by Application

  • Military
  • Commercial
  • Homeland Security

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, by Procurement by Purpose

  • Procurement
  • RDT&E
  • O&M

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, by Payload

  • EO/IR
  • Cameras
  • SAR
  • SIGINT
  • ELINT
  • COMINT
  • MPR
  • INS
  • Laser Sensors
  • CBRN Sensors
  • EW
  • Optronics
  • Others

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • Middle East
  • Latin America
  • Africa

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 18)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Geographic Scope
           1.3.3 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency Considered for the Study
    1.5 Distribution Channel Participants
    1.6 Limitations
    1.7 Market Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 23)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Factor Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Demand Side Analysis
                    2.2.2.1 Increasing Demand for UAVS With Regard to Border Territorial Dispute Security
                    2.2.2.2 Increasing Demand for Combat UAVS
           2.2.3 Supply Side Analysis
                    2.2.3.1 Reliability of Components
                    2.2.3.2 Cost of UAVS
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
           2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.5 Research Assumptions
           2.5.1 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 34)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 37)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities
    4.2 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Class
    4.3 UAV Market, By Application
    4.4 UAV Market: Class vs Application
    4.5 Opportunities in UAV Market
    4.6 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Sub-Systems
    4.7 UAV Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 41)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market: By Class
           5.2.2 UAV Market: By Payload
           5.2.3 UAV Market: By Subsystem
           5.2.4 UAV Market: By Application
           5.2.5 UAV Market: By Region
           5.2.6 UAV Procurement Market, By Purpose
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Increasing Demand of UAVS for Non-Military Applications
                    5.3.1.2 Need for High Efficiency& Technological Advancements
                    5.3.1.3 Need for Advanced Patrolling Systems for Marine Borders
                    5.3.1.4 Increasing Use of UAVS for Law Enforcement
                    5.3.1.5 Enhanced Capabilities of UAVS to Fight Terrorism
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Strict Airspace Regulations
                    5.3.2.2 Declining Defense Budgets of Developed Nations
                    5.3.2.3 Lack of Track Record Usage
                    5.3.2.4 Lack of Skilled & Trained Pilots
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Increasing Defense Budgets of Russia, Apac & the Middle East
                    5.3.3.2 Implementation of Sense & Avoid Systems in UAVS
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Air Traffic Management
                    5.3.4.2 Social Issues Such as Privacy & Nuisance Concern
                    5.3.4.3 Political Acceptability & Social Adaptability

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 54)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Supply Chain Analysis
    6.3 Value Chain Analysis
    6.4 Industry Trends
           6.4.1 Trends in the UAV Market Worldwide
           6.4.2 Growing Commercial Usage
           6.4.3 Cost Trends
    6.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.5.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.5.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.5.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.6 Benchmarking
           6.6.1 Technology Integration & Product Enhancement

7 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Class (Page No. - 63)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Small UAV
           7.2.1 Small UAV Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
           7.2.2 Small UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
    7.3 Tactical UAV
           7.3.1 Tactical UAV Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
           7.3.2 Tactical UAV Market Size, By Region,  2013-2020 (USD Million)
    7.4 Strategic UAV (Hale/Male)
           7.4.1 Strategic UAV Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
           7.4.2 North America to Lead the Strategic UAV Market By 2020
    7.5 Special Purpose UAV
           7.5.1 Special Purpose UAV Market Size, By Type,  2013-2020 (USD Million)
           7.5.2 Special Purpose UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
    7.6 Vtol UAV
    7.7 Examples of UAVS, By Class

8 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Sub-System (Page No. - 75)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 UAV Ground Control Systems (Gcs)
           8.2.1 Functional Components of A Gcs
    8.3 UAV Data Links
    8.4 UAV Software
    8.5 UAV Flight Training & Simulation

9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Application (Page No. - 81)
    9.1 Introduction
           9.1.1 Military Application
                    9.1.1.1 Market for Military Application of UAVS in Isr
                    9.1.1.2 Market for Military Application of UAVS in Combat Operations
                    9.1.1.3 Market for Military Application of UAVS in Battle Damage Assessment & Target Designation Mission
           9.1.2 Civil & Commercial Application Market
                    9.1.2.1 Market for Commercial & Civil Application of UAVS in Agriculture
                    9.1.2.2 Market for Commercial & Civil Application of UAVS in Mapping & Surveying
                    9.1.2.3 Market for Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in Film Production & Marketing
                    9.1.2.4 Market for Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in Photography
                    9.1.2.5 Market for Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in the Oil & Gas Sector
                    9.1.2.6 Market for Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in Product Delivery
                    9.1.2.7 Market for Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in Wild Life Research & Surveying
                    9.1.2.8 Market for Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in Climate & Pollution Monitoring
           9.1.3 Homeland Security Application Market
                    9.1.3.1 Market for Homeland Security Application of UAVS in Border Security
                    9.1.3.2 Market for Homeland Security Application of UAVS in Traffic Monitoring
                    9.1.3.3 Market for Homeland Security Application of UAVS in Firefighting & Disaster Management
                    9.1.3.4 Market for Homeland Security Application of UAVS in Search & Rescue
                    9.1.3.5 Market for Homeland Security Applications of UAV in Police Operations & Investigations
                    9.1.3.6 Market for Homeland Security Application of UAVS in Maritime Security

10 UAV Procurement Market, By Purpose (Page No. - 105)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Procurement
     10.3 Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation (RDT&E)
     10.4 Operation and Maintenance (O&M)

11 UAV Market, By Payload (Page No. - 111)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Electro-Optic/Infrared Sensor (Eo/IR)
     11.3 Cameras
     11.4 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
     11.5 Signal Intelligence (Sigint)
     11.6 Electronic Intelligence (ELINT)
     11.7 Communication Intelligence (Comint)
     11.8 Maritime Patrol Radar (MPR)
     11.9 Electronic Warfare (EW)
     11.10 Inertial Navigation System (INS)
     11.11 Laser Sensors
     11.12 Cbrn Sensors
     11.13 Optronics
     11.14 Others

12 UAV Market, By Region (Page No. - 123)
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 North America
             12.2.1 U.S.
             12.2.2 Canada
     12.3 Europe
             12.3.1 U.K.
             12.3.2 France
             12.3.3 Germany
             12.3.4 Russia
             12.3.5 Italy
             12.3.6 Sweden
     12.4 Asia-Pacific
             12.4.1 Japan
             12.4.2 India
             12.4.3 China
             12.4.4 Australia
             12.4.5 South Korea
     12.5 The Middle East
             12.5.1 Israel
             12.5.2 Turkey
             12.5.3 Saudi Arabia
             12.5.4 Iraq
     12.6 Latin America
             12.6.1 Brazil
             12.6.2 Argentina
             12.6.3 Mexico
     12.7 Africa

13 Vtol UAV Market (Page No. - 155)
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Evolution of Vtol UAVS
     13.3 Vtol UAVS: Geographical Analysis
     13.4 Technology Trends
     13.5 Vtol Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Application

14 Major UAV Products (Page No. - 159)
     14.1 Introduction
     14.2 Raven RQ 11B
     14.3 Skylark I
     14.4 Skylark I-LE
     14.5 Dassault Hawk III
     14.6 Cropcam Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
     14.7 Skimmer Mk-I
     14.8 Pointer FQM-151a
     14.9 WASP AE
     14.10 WASP AE
     14.11 Skylite B
     14.12 Aladin
     14.13 Turkish Baykar Mini-UAV

15 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 165)
     15.1 Overview
     15.2 Market Share Analysis, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market  
             15.2.1 Introduction
             15.2.2 Competitive Situation and Trends
             15.2.3 New Product Launches
             15.2.4 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures
             15.2.5 Mergers & Acquisitions
             15.2.6 Other Developments

16 Company Profiles (Page No. - 172)
     16.1 Introduction
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
     16.2 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI)
     16.3 Northrop Grumman Corporation
     16.4 Elbit Systems Ltd.
     16.5 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
     16.6 Aerovironment Inc.
     16.7 Lockheed Martin Corporation
     16.8 The Boeing Company
     16.9 Aeronautics Ltd.
     16.10 Safran SA
     16.11 SAAB AB
     16.12 BAE Systems PLC
     16.13 Thales Group
     16.14 Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc.
     16.15 Textron Inc.

*Details on Overview, Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, and Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

17 Appendix (Page No. - 206)
     17.1 Key Industry Insights
     17.2 Discussion Guide
     17.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     17.4 Available Customizations
     17.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (95 Tables)

Table 1 Years Considered
Table 2 Key Non-Military Application of Drones
Table 3 The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is Driven By the Increase in Demand From Commercial Applications
Table 4 Strict Airspace Regulations for the Commercial Use of UAV Posing to Be A Major Restraint
Table 5 Defense Funding for UAV By Key Regions, 2015 (USD Million)
Table 6 Increasing the Operational Efficiency of UAV in Terms of Sense & Avoid Systems is an Opportunity for Manufacturers to Tap
Table 7 Regulatory Policies & Integration of UAVS in Civil Airspace Prove to Be an Important Challenge
Table 8 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Class, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 9 Small UAV Specification, By Type
Table 10 Small UAV Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 11 Small UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Tactical UAV Specification, By Type, 2013-2020
Table 13 Tactical UAV Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Tactical UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 Strategic UAV Specification, By Type, 2013-2020
Table 16 Strategic UAV Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 Strategic UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Special Purpose UAV Specification, By Type, 2013-2020
Table 19 Special Purpose UAV Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Special Purpose UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 Examples of UAV, By Class
Table 22 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Sub-System, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 Ground Control Station Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 25 UAV Market Size, By Military Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Region , 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 UAV Market Size, By Civil & Commercial Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Civil and Commercial UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 UAV Market Size, By Homeland Security Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Civil and Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Region , 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 UAV Procurement Market Size, By Purpose, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Procurement in UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 Procurement in UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 RDT&E in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 O&M in UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 UAV Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 North America: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 North America: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 North America: UAV Market Size, By Funding, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 U.S.: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 42 U.S.: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Canada: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 44 Canada: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Funding, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 U.K.: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 49 U.K.: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 France: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 51 France: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Germany: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 53 Germany: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Russia: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 55 Russia: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 Italy: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 Sweden: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Asia-Pacific: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Asia-Pacific: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 Asia-Pacific: UAV Market Size, By Funding, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 Japan: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 62 Japan: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 India: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 64 India: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 China: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 66 China: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 67 Australia: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 68 South Korea: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 69 South Korea: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 70 Middle East: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 71 Middle East: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 72 The Middle East: UAV Market Size, By Funding, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 73 Israel: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 74 Israel: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 75 Turkey: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 76 Turkey: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 77 Saudi Arabia: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 78 Saudi Arabia: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 79 Iraq: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 80 Iraq: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 81 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 82 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 83 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Funding, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 84 Brazil: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 85 Brazil: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 86 Argentina: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 87 Argentina: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 88 Mexico: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 89 Mexico: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 90 Africa: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 91 Africa: UAV Market Size, By Funding, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 92 New Product/Services Launches/Developments, 2010-2015
Table 93 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures, 2012-2015
Table 94 Mergers and Acquisitions, 2012–2015
Table 95 Other Developments, 2012-2015


List of Figures (127 Figures)

Figure 1 Market Scope: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market
Figure 2 Geography Along With Its Countries Covered: UAV Market
Figure 3 Study Years: UAV Market
Figure 4 Report Flow
Figure 5 Research Design
Figure 6 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation & Region
Figure 7 UAV Military Application Market Size (USD Million), 2014-2020
Figure 8 UAV Defense Spending, By Procurements and RDT & E, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 9 Possible Failures of Components
Figure 10 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 11 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 12 Data Triangulation
Figure 13 Assumptions of Research Study
Figure 14 UAV Application Market Snapshot (2015 vs 2020): Commercial Market to Witness the Highest Growth
Figure 15 North America Leads the UAV Market, 2013-2020
Figure 16 North America to Hold the Largest Market Share in 2015
Figure 17 Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures Fueled the Demand for UAV Market 2012-2015
Figure 18 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Snapshot, 2015-2020
Figure 19 Strategic UAV is Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR By Class, 2015-2020
Figure 20 Civil & Commercial Application to Grow at the Highest CAGR From 2015 to 2020
Figure 21 Global UAV Market: Class vs Application, 2015-2020
Figure 22 Strategic UAV is Estimated to Account for the Highest Market Share in Europe
Figure 23 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market, By Sub-Systems, 2014-2020
Figure 24 Europe Market Expected to Grow at Highest Rate
Figure 25 Market Segmentation: By Class
Figure 26 Market Segmentation: By Payload
Figure 27 Market Segmentation: By Subsystem
Figure 28 Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 29 Market Segmentation: By Region
Figure 30 Technological Advancements Drive the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market By Increasing the Scope of UAV Applications in the Commercial Segment
Figure 31 Modern UAVS Equipped With Advanced Technologies
Figure 32 Strikes Carried Out and Terrorists Killed By the U.S., 2008-2013
Figure 33 End Users Snapshot
Figure 34 Supply Chain: Direct Distribution is the Most Preferred Strategy Followed By Key Organizations in the Defense Sector
Figure 35 Value Chain Analysis (2015): Major Value is Added During the Research & Development and Manufacturing Phase
Figure 36 Improving Unmanned Technologies is the Leading Trend in the UAV Market Worldwide
Figure 37 Civil/Commercial UAV’s to Witness Growth
Figure 38 Cost of UAV’s Paricularly Small has Been Significantly Reduced
Figure 39 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis (2015): Low Capital Requirement has Led to A Large Number of Players in the Commercial Segment of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market
Figure 40 Strategic Benchmarking: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (U.S.) Adopted Inorganic Growth Strategies for Technology Integration & Product Enhancement
Figure 41 Classification of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on the Basis of Different Parameters
Figure 42 Mini UAVS are Expected to Continue to Dominate the Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market
Figure 43 Increased Investments in North America for the Commercial & Military Usage of UAVS are Expected to Fuel the Growth of the Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market
Figure 44 The Market for Low Altitude Long Endurance UAVS is Expected to Grow at Highest CAGR
Figure 45 North America Leads the Global Market in Terms of Investments in R&D and Procurement of Tactical UAVS
Figure 46 The Market for Hale is Expected to Capture 61% of the Market Share By 2020 Due to Large Investments in R&D
Figure 47 North America to Lead the Strategic Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market By 2020
Figure 48 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) is the Fastest Growing Segment in the Special Purpose UAV Market
Figure 49 The Special Purpose UAV Market is Expected to Witness Tremendous Growth in North America Due to Increase in Procurements
Figure 50 UAV Data Links are Expected to Account for 73% Share of the Sub-System Market By 2020
Figure 51 Non-Portable Gcs is the Most Preferred System Used to Control and Operate UAVS
Figure 52 Climate and Pollution Monitoring Application Expected to Witness the Highest CAGR Amongst All Applications of the UAV By 2020
Figure 53 The Civil & Commercial Application Segment is Expected to Register the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 54 The Military Isr Application is Expected to Increase at A Higher Growth Rate Among All Military Application of UAVS
Figure 55 Lower Operational Cost With Higher Efficiency has Led to A Rise in Demand for UCAVs
Figure 56 Demand for UAVS for Target Designation Mission to Increase By 2020
Figure 57 UAVS are Being Extensively Used as A Tool for Precision Agriculture
Figure 58 The Mapping & Surveying Application Segment to Increase Its Market Size By 2020
Figure 59 The Increase in the Use of UAVS in the Film Industry is Expected to Enhance the Quality of Cinematography
Figure 60 Low Cost and Increased Efficiency of UAVS has Led to A Rise in the Market Size of the Photography Application of UAVS
Figure 61 UAVS Used in the Oil & Gas Industry to Double in Size By 2020
Figure 62 Application of UAVS in Product Delivery to Grow By 2020
Figure 63 Application of UAVS in Wild Life Survey to Double in Size By 2020
Figure 64 Civil and Commercial Application of UAVS in Climate and Pollution Monitoring is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR
Figure 65 The Border Security Market Size is Expected to Increase Due to Growing Usage of UAVS to Conduct Border Surveillance
Figure 66 The Market Size of Traffic Monitoring Application of UAVS is Expected to Increase During the Forecast Period
Figure 67 The Use of UAVS for Disaster Management is Expected to Increase Due to Lower Operational Costs By 2020
Figure 68 Search & Rescue Operations UAV Application Market Size, 2015- 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 69 The Demand for UAVS to Increase in Police Operations Related Applications By 2020
Figure 70 UAV Procurements to Increase for Maritime Security By 2020
Figure 71 Procurement in UAV Market Size, By Region, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 72 RDT&E in UAV Market Size, By Region, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 73 O&M in UAV Market Size, By Region, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 74 E0/IR Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 75 Camera Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 76 SAR Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 77 Sigint Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 78 ELINT Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 79 Comint Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 80 MPR Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 81 EW Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 82 INS Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 83 Laser Sensors in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 84 Cbrn Sensors Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 85 Optronics Payload in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 86 Other Payloads in UAV Market Size, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 87 Geographic Snapshot (2015): Rapid Growth Markets are Emerging as New Hot Spots
Figure 88 North American Market Snapshot (2015)
Figure 89 European Market Snapshot (2015)
Figure 90 Asia-Pacific Market Snapshot (2015): China to Hold the Maximum Share in the Asia-Pacific UAV Market
Figure 91 Middle Eastern Market Snapshot (2015)
Figure 92 Latin American Market Snapshot (2015)
Figure 93 African Market Snapshot (2015)
Figure 94 Evolution of Vtol UAVS
Figure 95 Asia-Pacific to Witness Considerable Growth in Vtol UAV Market By 2020
Figure 96 Vtol UAV: Enhanced New Technologies
Figure 97 Growth in Commercial Application to Push the Demand of Vtol UAVS From 2015 to 2020
Figure 98 Raven Rq 11b
Figure 99 Skylark I
Figure 100 Aladin
Figure 101 Turkish Baykar Mini-UAV
Figure 102 Companies Adopted Product Launches as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Years, 2012-2015
Figure 103 UAV Market, Market Share, By Key Player, 2014
Figure 104 Partnerships, Agreements, Joint Ventures & Collaborations: the Key Growth Strategies
Figure 105 Geographical Revenue Mix of Top Five Players
Figure 106 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 107 Northrop Grumman Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 108 SWOT Analysis
Figure 109 Elbit Systems Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 110 SWOT Analysis
Figure 111 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 112 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 113 Aerovironment Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 114 SWOT Analysis
Figure 115 Lockheed Martin Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 116 Lockheed Martin Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 117 Boeing Co. : Company Snapshot
Figure 118 The Boeing Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 119 Safran SA: Company Snapshot
Figure 120 SWOT Analysis
Figure 121 SAAB AB : Company Snapshot
Figure 122 SWOT Analysis
Figure 123 BAE Systems PLC.: Company Snapshot
Figure 124 BAE Systems PLC
Figure 125 Thales Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 126 Textron Inc: Company Snapshot
Figure 127 SWOT Anlysis: Textron Inc.

In terms of value, the global Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market  is estimated to be USD 10.1 Billion in 2015 and is expected to show a robust growth to reach USD 14.9 Billion by 2020, thereby registering a CAGR of 8.12%, from 2015-2020.

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market  is driven by the reduced risks associated with the use of UAVs, increasing demand for the UAVs in the commercial and defense sectors, and better technological innovations that have created a demand for the UAVs in performing complex operations with reduction in the need for human intervention.

On the basis of region, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market  is classified into North America, Europe, APAC, the Middle-East, Latin-America and Africa. In 2015, the UAV market would be dominated by North America, whereas highest growth rate is exhibited in the emerging markets such as United Kingdom and Russia.

The border conflicts, war like situations, and the threats caused by rising terrorism are expected to boost the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market  for armed forces, across the world. Extensive use of UAVs in the commercial, defense, and homeland security sectors are expected to raise the demand for UAVs, globally. UAVs are also broadly used in hazardous operations of disaster response, reconnaissance, reconstruction, and rescue operations during crises. The commercial applications of UAVs such as, photography, wild life research & survey, agriculture, surveying, and mapping would offer great opportunities for growth in the near future.

Strategic patnerships, agreements, collaborations & joint ventures are the key straetgies adopted by the industry players, in order to achieve growth in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market. The increase in demand for UAVs coupled with high economic growth in the developing countries has encouraged companies to adopt this strategy. Market players are focusing on entering new markets by launching new and innovative products.

Northrop Grumman Corp. (U.S.), GA-ASI (U.S.), Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel), IAI Ltd. (Israel), AeroVironment Inc. (U.S.), Lockheed Martin Corporation (U.S.), The Boeing Company (U.S.), and BAE Systems Plc. (U.K.) are some of the leading players to have adopted this strategy to develop their business.

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