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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market by Application (Military, Civil & Commercial, Homeland Security), Class (Small, Tactical, Strategic, Special Purpose), Subsystem, Energy Source, Material Type, Payload and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: November 2016
Report Code: AS 2802

 

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The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market is estimated to be USD 13.22 Billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 28.27 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 13.51% during the forecast period. The base year considered for the study is 2015 and the forecast period is from 2016 to 2022.

Objective of the Study:

The objective of this study is to analyze the UAV  market, along with statistics from 2016 to 2022 as well as to define, describe, and forecast the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market on the basis of application (military, civil & commercial, homeland security), class (small UAV, tactical UAV, strategic UAV, special purpose UAV), energy source (lithium ion battery, hybrid cell, solar cell, hydrogen cell, fuel cell), subsystem (GCS, data link software), material type (CFRP,GFRP, BFRP, AFRP), and map these segments and subsegments across major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa.

The report provides in-depth market intelligence regarding market dynamics and major factors influencing the growth of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges), along with analyzing micromarkets with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the UAV market.

The report also covers competitive developments, such as long-term contracts, joint ventures, mergers, new product launches and developments, and research & development activities in the UAV market, in addition to business and corporate strategies adopted by key market players.
Research Methodology:

The research methodology used to estimate and forecast the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market begins with obtaining data on key UAV revenues through secondary sources, such as Department of Defense (U.S.) and journals/magazines. The UAV offerings are also taken into consideration to determine market segmentation. The bottom-up procedure was employed to arrive at the overall UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market size from the revenues of key players in the market. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market was split into several segments and subsegments, which were then verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with market experts, such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives. These data triangulation and market breakdown procedures were employed to complete the overall UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market engineering process, and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and subsegments. Breakdown of profiles of primaries is depicted in the figure below:

UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Drone Market

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The ecosystem of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market comprises defense forces, manufacturers, suppliers, and technology support providers. Some of the key market players operating in the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market are Northrop Grumman (U.S.) Inc., SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd. (China), Parrot SA (France), IAI Ltd. (Israel), AeroVironment, Inc. (U.S.), Lockheed Martin Corporation (U.S.), and The Boeing Company (U.S.), among others. They offer advanced technology systems, products, and services. They also provide a broad range of management, engineering, technical, communications, information services, and UAV capabilities.

Target Audience

  • UAV Suppliers
  • UAV Manufacturers
  • UAV Pilot Training Bodies
  • Technology Support Providers
  • Software/Hardware/Service and Solution Providers
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • UAV Consultants
  • Armed Forces
  • Air Force
  • Naval Forces
  • Ministry of Defense
  • UAV Research Centers

 “The study answers several questions for stakeholders, primarily which market segments to focus on in the next two to five years for prioritizing efforts and investments”.

Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the UAV  market into the following segments and subsegments:

  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Application
    • Military
      • ISR
      • Combat Operations
      • Battle Damage Management
    • Civil & Commercial
      • Agriculture
      • Aerial Remote Sensing
      • Mining
      • Photography and Film Production
      • Oil & Gas
      • Product Delivery
      • Wild Life Research & Preservation
      • Greenhouse Emission Monitoring
      • Others
    • Homeland Security
      • Border Management
      • Traffic Monitoring
      • Fire Fighting & Disaster Management
      • Search & Rescue
      • Police Operations & Investigations
      • Maritime Security
  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Class
    • Small UAV
      • Nano UAV
      • Micro UAV
      • Mini UAV
    • Tactical UAV
      • Close Range
      • Short Range
      • Medium Range
      • Medium Range Endurance
      • Low Altitude Deep Penetration
      • Low Altitude Long Endurance
    • Strategic UAV
      • MALE
      • HALE
    • Special Purpose UAV
      • UCAV
      • Lethal
      • Decoy
      • Stratospheric
      • Exo-stratospheric
  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Payload
    • EO/IR
    • Cameras
    • SAR
    • SIGINT
    • ELINT
    • COMINT
    • MPR
    • Laser Sensors
    • CBRN Sensors
    • EW
    • Optronics
    • Others
  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Energy Source
    • Lithium-ion Battery
    • Hybrid Cell
    • Solar Cell
    • Hydrogen
    • Fuel Cell
  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Subsystem
    • GCS
    • Data Link
    • Software
  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Material Type
    • Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP)
    • Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (GFRP)
    • Boron Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP)
    • Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer (AFRP)
  • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Market) market: By Region
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Middle East
    • Latin America
    • Africa

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 21)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Regional Scope
    1.4 Years Considered for Study
    1.5 Currency & Pricing
    1.6 Distribution Channel Participants
    1.7 Limitations
    1.8 Market Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 27)
    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 Indicators
                    2.2.2.1 Rising Demand for UAVs to Ensure Border Security
                    2.2.2.2 Increasing Demand for Combat UAVs
           2.2.3 Supply Side Indicators
                    2.2.3.1 Need for More Reliable Components
                    2.2.3.2 Diversified Cost of UAVs
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
    2.4 Bottom-Up Approach
    2.5 Top-Down Approach
    2.6 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.7 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 39)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 44)
    4.1 Developing Economies to Offer Several Untapped  and Unexplored Opportunities
    4.2 UAV Market,By Class
    4.3 UAV Market,By Application
    4.4 UAV Market,By Payload
    4.5 UAV Market,By Subsystem
    4.6 UAV Market,By Energy Source
    4.7 UAV Market,By Material Type
    4.8 By Funding
    4.9 By Military Simulation &Training

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 49)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Class
           5.2.2 By Application
           5.2.3 By Payload
           5.2.4 By Subsystem
           5.2.5 By Energy Source
           5.2.6 By Material Type
           5.2.7 By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Increasing Demand for UAVs in Commercial Applications
                    5.3.1.2 Need for Advanced Patrolling of Marine Borders
                    5.3.1.3 Enhanced Capabilities of UAVs to Fight Terrorism
                    5.3.1.4 Increasing Use of UAVs for Aerial Remote Sensing
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Declining Defense Budgets of Developed Nations
                    5.3.2.2 Lack of Skilled & Trained Personnel
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Federal Aviation Association (FAA) Exemptions in UAV Platforms
                    5.3.3.2 Increasing Defense Budgets of Emerging Economies
                    5.3.3.3 Implementation of Sense and Avoid Systems in UAVs
                    5.3.3.4 Technological Developments in the Field of Drone Payloads
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Air Traffic Management
                    5.3.4.2 Regulatory Policies & Procedural Issues
                    5.3.4.3 Possible Violation of Human Privacy
                    5.3.4.4 Issues With Political Acceptability

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 67)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Technology Trends
           6.2.1 3D Printing in UAV
           6.2.2 Advanced Materials
           6.2.3 Multi-Sensor Data Fusion for UAV Navigation
           6.2.4 Cloud Computing Based Services
           6.2.5 Endurance in UAV
           6.2.6 Development of Higher Computing Capability
           6.2.7 Drone Payload
    6.3 Product Innovations
           6.3.1 Swarm Drones
           6.3.2 Spy Drones
           6.3.3 Combat Drones
           6.3.4 VTOL UAVs
           6.3.5 Anti-UAV
    6.4 Maturity Mapping of Drone Technologies
    6.5 Country-Wise Drone Regulations
    6.6 Patent Analysis
    6.7 Key Trend Analysis

7 IoT Drones (Page No. - 81)
    7.1 Introduction

8 UAV Market, By Class (Page No. - 84)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Small UAV
           8.2.1 Nano UAVs
           8.2.2 Micro UAVs
           8.2.3 Mini UAVs
    8.3 Tactical UAV
           8.3.1 Close Range (CR) UAVs
           8.3.2 Short Range (SR) UAVs
           8.3.3 Medium Range (MR) UAVs
           8.3.4 Medium Range Endurance (MRE) UAVs
           8.3.5 Low Altitude Deep Penetration (LADP) UAVs
           8.3.6 Low Altitude Long Endurance (LALE) UAVs
    8.4 Strategic UAV
           8.4.1 Male
           8.4.2 Hale
    8.5 Special Purpose UAV
           8.5.1 UCAV
           8.5.2 Lethal UAV
           8.5.3 Decoy UAV
           8.5.4 Stratospheric UAV
           8.5.5 Exo-Stratospheric UAV

9 UAV Market, By Application (Page No. - 95)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Military Application
           9.2.1 ISR
           9.2.2 Combat Operations
           9.2.3 Battle Damage Management
    9.3 Civil & Commercial
           9.3.1 Agriculture
           9.3.2 Aerial Remote Sensing
           9.3.3 Mining
           9.3.4 Photography & Film Production
           9.3.5 Oil & Gas
           9.3.6 Product Delivery
           9.3.7 Wildlife Research & Preservation
           9.3.8 Greenhouse Emission Monitoring
           9.3.9 Others
    9.4 Homeland Security
           9.4.1 Border Management
           9.4.2 Traffic Monitoring
           9.4.3 Fire Fighting & Disaster Management
           9.4.4 Search & Rescue
           9.4.5 Police Operations & Investigations
           9.4.6 Maritime Security

10 UAV Market, By Volume Analysis (Page No. - 110)

11 UAV Market, By Payload (Page No. - 112)
     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 Laser Sensors
     11.11 CBRN Sensors
     11.12 Optronics
     11.13 Others
     11.14 UAV Payload Market, By Application
             11.14.1 Military
                        11.14.1.1 Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance
                        11.14.1.2 Combat Operations
                        11.14.1.3 Battle Damage Management
             11.14.2 Civil & Commercial
                        11.14.2.1 Agriculture
                        11.14.2.2 Aerial Remote Sensing
                        11.14.2.3 Film Production & Marketing
                        11.14.2.4 Photography
                        11.14.2.5 Oil & Gas
                        11.14.2.6 Product Delivery
                        11.14.2.7 Wildlife Research & Preservation
                        11.14.2.8 Greenhouse Emission Monitoring
             11.14.3 Homeland Security

12 UAV Market, By Subsystem (Page No. - 123)
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 Ground Control Systems (GCS)
             12.2.1 Functional Components of A GCS
     12.3 Data Links
     12.4 Software

13 UAV Market, By Energy Source (Page No. - 128)
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Lithium-Ion Battery
     13.3 Hybrid Cell
     13.4 Solar Cell
     13.5 Hydrogen
     13.6 Fuel Cell

14 UAV Market, By Material Type (Page No. - 131)
     14.1 Ntroduction
             14.1.1 Cabon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP)
                        14.1.1.1 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer, By Subsegment
                                     14.1.1.1.1 Carbon Fiber
                                     14.1.1.1.2 Matrix
             14.1.2 Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (GFRP)
                        14.1.2.1 Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer, By Subsegment
                                     14.1.2.1.1 Glass Fiber
                                     14.1.2.1.2 Matrix
             14.1.3 Boron Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP)
                        14.1.3.1 Boron Fiber Reinforced Polymer, By Subsegment
                                     14.1.3.1.1 Boron Fiber
                                     14.1.3.1.2 Matrix
             14.1.4 Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer (AFRP)
                        14.1.4.1 Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer, By Subsegment
                                     14.1.4.1.1 Aramid Fiber
                                     14.1.4.1.2 Matrix

15 UAV Market, By Funding (Page No. - 136)
     15.1 Introduction

16 Regional Analysis (Page No. - 139)
     16.1 Introduction
     16.2 North America
             16.2.1 By Class
             16.2.2 By Application
             16.2.3 By Payload
             16.2.4 By Country
                        16.2.4.1 U.S.
                                     16.2.4.1.1 By Class
                                     16.2.4.1.2 By Application
                        16.2.4.2 Canada
                                     16.2.4.2.1 By Class
                                     16.2.4.2.2 By Application
     16.3 Europe
             16.3.1 By Class
             16.3.2 By Application
             16.3.3 By Payload
             16.3.4 By Country
                        16.3.4.1 U.K.
                                     16.3.4.1.1 By Class
                                     16.3.4.1.2 By Application
                        16.3.4.2 France
                                     16.3.4.2.1 By Class
                                     16.3.4.2.2 By Application
                        16.3.4.3 Germany
                                     16.3.4.3.1 By Class
                                     16.3.4.3.2 By Application
                        16.3.4.4 Italy
                                     16.3.4.4.1 By Class
                                     16.3.4.4.2 By Application
                        16.3.4.5 Russia
                                     16.3.4.5.1 By Class
                                     16.3.4.5.2 By Application
                        16.3.4.6 Sweden
                                     16.3.4.6.1 By Class
                                     16.3.4.6.2 By Application
     16.4 Asia-Pacific
             16.4.1 By Class
             16.4.2 By Application
             16.4.3 By Payload
             16.4.4 By Country
                        16.4.4.1 China
                                     16.4.4.1.1 By Class
                                     16.4.4.1.2 By Application
                        16.4.4.2 Japan
                                     16.4.4.2.1 By Class
                                     16.4.4.2.2 By Application
                        16.4.4.3 India
                                     16.4.4.3.1 By Class
                                     16.4.4.3.2 By Application
                        16.4.4.4 South Korea
                                     16.4.4.4.1 By Class
                                     16.4.4.4.2 By Application
                        16.4.4.5 Australia
                                     16.4.4.5.1 By Class
                                     16.4.4.5.2 By Application
     16.5 Middle East
             16.5.1 By Class
             16.5.2 By Application
             16.5.3 By Payload
             16.5.4 By Country
                        16.5.4.1 Saudi Arabia
                                     16.5.4.1.1 By Class
                                     16.5.4.1.2 By Application
                        16.5.4.2 Israel
                                     16.5.4.2.1 By Class
                                     16.5.4.2.2 By Application
                        16.5.4.3 Turkey
                                     16.5.4.3.1 By Class
                                     16.5.4.3.2 By Application
                        16.5.4.4 Iraq
                                     16.5.4.4.1 By Class
                                     16.5.4.4.2 By Application
     16.6 Latin America
             16.6.1 By Class
             16.6.2 By Application
             16.6.3 By Payload
             16.6.4 By Country
                        16.6.4.1 Brazil
                                     16.6.4.1.1 By Class
                                     16.6.4.1.2 By Application
                        16.6.4.2 Argentina
                                     16.6.4.2.1 By Class
                                     16.6.4.2.2 By Application
                        16.6.4.3 Mexico
                                     16.6.4.3.1 By Class
                                     16.6.4.3.2 By Application
     16.7 Africa
             16.7.1 By Class
             16.7.2 By Application
             16.7.3 By Payload

17 Regional Contract Mapping for the UAV Market (Page No. - 178)

18 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 182)
     18.1 Introduction
     18.2 Competitive Analysis
     18.3 Market Ranking Analysis
     18.4 Brand Analysis
     18.5 Competitive Situation & Trends
             18.5.1 Contracts
             18.5.2 New Product Launches
             18.5.3 Agreements, Acquisitions, Collaborations, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures
             18.5.4 Others
     18.6 Leading/Emerging Drone Companies, By Area of Expertise, 2015-2016
             18.6.1 Next-Generation Drone Chips
             18.6.2 Aerial Video, Data, and Imaging
             18.6.3 Delivery Drones
             18.6.4 Drone and Pilot Rental
             18.6.5 Hardware
             18.6.6 Commercial Drones
             18.6.7 Drone and UAV Software
             18.6.8 UAV Training & Support
     18.7 Investments in Emerging Drone Start-Ups, 2015

19 Company Profiles (Page No. - 206)
     19.1 Introduction
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
     19.2 Financial Highlights
     19.3 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI)
     19.4 Northrop Grumman Corporation
     19.5 Elbit Systems Ltd.
     19.6 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
     19.7 Aerovironment, Inc.
     19.8 Lockheed Martin Corporation
     19.9 The Boeing Company
     19.10 Aeronautics Ltd.
     19.11 Saab AB
     19.12 Thales Group
     19.13 SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd.
     19.14 Parrot SA
     19.15 3D Robotics, Inc.
     19.16 Textron Inc.

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

20 Major UAV Products (Page No. - 246)
     20.1 Introduction
     20.2 Raven RQ 11b
     20.3 Skylark I
     20.4 Skylark I-LE
     20.5 Dassault Hawk III
     20.6 Cropcam Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
     20.7 Skimmer MK-I
     20.8 Pointer FQM-151a
     20.9 Wasp AE
     20.10 Skylite B
     20.11 Aladin
     20.12 Turkish Baykar Mini-UAV

21 Appendix (Page No. - 250)
     21.1 Discussion Guide
     21.2 Key Industry Insights
     21.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     21.4 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     21.5 Available Customizations
     21.6 Related Reports
     21.7 Author Details


List of Tables (116 Tables)

Table 1 Periodization
Table 2 Market Segmentation: By Class
Table 3 Market Segmentation: By Application
Table 4 Market Segmentation: By Payload
Table 5 Market Segmentation: By Subsystem
Table 6 Market Segmentation: By Energy Source
Table 7 Market Segmentation: By Material Type
Table 8 Military Expenditures of Advanced Economies, 2011-2015 (USD Billion)
Table 9 Commercial Industries Exempted By FAA (2015)
Table 10 Military Expenditures of Emerging Economies, 2011-2015 (USD Billion)
Table 11 Rules and Guidelines By FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) for Operation of UAVs in the U.S.
Table 12 Rules and Guidelines By Civil Aviation Authority (U.K.) for Operation of UAVs
Table 13 Rules and Guidelines for Operations of UAVs in Other Countries
Table 14 Overview of UAV Regulations, By Country
Table 15 Patents for UAV Market
Table 16 UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 17 Small UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 18 Tactical UAV Specifications
Table 19 Tactical UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 20 Strategic UAV Specifications
Table 21 Strategic UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 22 Special Purpose UAV Specification
Table 23 Special Purpose UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 24 UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 25 Military Application: UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 26 Civil & Commercial Application: UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 27 Homeland Security Application: UAV Market Size, By Type, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 28 Ranking Analysis of Countries Exporting and Importing UAVs, 2015
Table 29 UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 30 UAV Payload Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 31 Military Application: UAV Payload Market Size, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 32 Civil & Commercial Application: UAV Payload Market Size, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 33 UAV Market Size, By Subsystem, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 34 UAV Market Size, By Energy Source, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 35 UAV Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 36 UAV Market Size, By UAV Funding, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 37 UAV Market Size, By Region, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 38 North America: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 39 North America: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 40 North America: UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 41 North America: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 42 U.S.: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 43 U.S.: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 44 Canada: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 45 Canada: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 46 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 47 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 48 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 49 Europe: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 50 U.K.: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 51 U.K.: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 52 France: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 53 France: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 54 Germany: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 55 Germany: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 56 Italy: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 57 Italy: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 58 Russia: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 59 Russia: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 60 Sweden: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 61 Sweden: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 62 Asia-Pacific: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 63 Asia-Pacific: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 64 Asia-Pacific: UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 65 Asia-Pacific: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 66 China: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 67 China: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 68 Japan: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 69 Japan: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 70 India: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 71 India: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 72 South Korea: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 73 South Korea: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 74 Australia: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 75 Australia: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 76 Middle East: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 77 Middle East: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 78 Middle East: UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 79 Middle East: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 80 Saudi Arabia: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 81 Saudi Arabia: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 82 Israel: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 83 Israel: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 84 Turkey: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 85 Turkey: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 86 Iraq: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 87 Iraq: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 88 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 89 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 90 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 91 Latin America: UAV Market Size, By Country, 2014-2022 (USD Million)
Table 92 Brazil: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 93 Brazil: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 94 Argentina: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 95 Argentina: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 96 Mexico: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 97 Mexico: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 98 Africa: UAV Market Size, By Class, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 99 Africa: UAV Market Size, By Application, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 100 Africa: UAV Market Size, By Payload, 2014–2022 (USD Million)
Table 101 Top Contracts, January 2014-October 2016
Table 102 Rank Analysis of Key Players in the Military UAV Market, 2015
Table 103 Rank Analysis of Key Players in the Commercial UAV Market, 2015
Table 104 Contracts, January 2012-October 2016
Table 105 New Product Launches: May 2013 - October 2016
Table 106 Agreements, Acquisitions, Collaborations, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures: January 2012-September 2016
Table 107 Others: December 2013- September 2016
Table 108 Next-Generation Drones Chips
Table 109 Aerial Video, Data, and Imaging
Table 110 Delivery Drones
Table 111 Drone and Pilot Rental
Table 112 Hardware
Table 113 Commercial Drones
Table 114 Drone and UAV Software
Table 115 UAV Training & Support
Table 116 Investments in Emerging Drone Start-Ups, 2015


List of Figures (93 Figures)

Figure 1 Market Scope: UAV Market
Figure 2 Regions 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, 2015-2022
Figure 8 Possible Failures of Components
Figure 9 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 10 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 11 Data Triangulation
Figure 12 Assumptions of Research Study
Figure 13 Civil & Commercial Application Segment Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR From 2016 to 2022
Figure 14 Based on Class, Small UAV Segment Projected the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 15 SAR Payload Segment Projected to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 Asia-Pacific UAV Market Projected to Witness Highest Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 17 Market Players Adopted the Strategy of New Product Launches Projected to Grow in the UAV Market Between January 2012 and October 2016
Figure 18 Attractive Market Opportunities in UAV Market, 2016-2022
Figure 19 Strategic UAV Segment Projected to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 20 Military Segment Expected to Dominate UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 21 Sigint Segment to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 22 Data Links Segment Projected to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 23 Fuel Cell Segment Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 24 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Segment Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 25 Procurement Segment Expected to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 26 Jet Flight Simulation &Training Market Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 27 Market Segmentation: By Class
Figure 28 Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 29 Market Segmentation: By Payload
Figure 30 Market Segmentation: By Subsystem
Figure 31 Market Segmentation: By Energy Source
Figure 32 Market Segmentation: By Material Type
Figure 33 Market Segmentation: By Region
Figure 34 Market Dynamics of the UAV Market
Figure 35 Potential Commercial Applications of UAVs
Figure 36 Maturity Analysis of Commercial Applications
Figure 37 Global Maritime Piracy Attacks, 2009-2014
Figure 38 Drone Strikes Carried Out and Terrorists Killed By the U.S., 2008-2013
Figure 39 UAV Platforms Approved By FAA
Figure 40 Modern UAVs With Advanced Technologies
Figure 41 Multifunctional Materials Used in Manufacturing of Unmanned Vehicles
Figure 42 Trends in VTOL UAVs
Figure 43 Key Trend Analysis
Figure 44 Commercial Applications of Drones
Figure 45 Emerging Technological Trends in IoT Drones
Figure 46 Drivers and Restraints for IoT Drones
Figure 47 Opportunities and Challenges for IoT Drones
Figure 48 Classification of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on the Basis of Different Parameters
Figure 49 Mini UAV Subsegment to Lead the Small UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 50 Low Altitude Long Endurance UAV Subsegment Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR From 2016 to 2022
Figure 51 Male Subsegment to Lead the Strategic UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 52 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles Subsegment to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 53 Military Application Projected to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 54 ISR Subsegment Projected to Lead the UAV Market in Military Application During the Forecast Period
Figure 55 Agriculture Subsegment Projected to Lead the UAV Market in Civil & Commercial Application During the Forecast Period
Figure 56 Fire Fighting & Disaster Management Subsegment Projected to Lead the UAV Market in Homeland Security Application in 2016
Figure 57 Consumer UAVs, By Volume (2015)
Figure 58 Military UAVs, By Volume (2015)
Figure 59 SAR Segment Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 60 Military Application Segment Projected to Lead the UAV Payload Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 61 Data Link Segment is Projectedto Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 62 Lithium-Ion Battery Segment Projected to Lead the UAV Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 63 CFRP Segment to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 64 Procurement Segment to Lead the Funding Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 65 Asia-Pacific UAV Market to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 66 North America UAV Market Snapshot (2016)
Figure 67 Europe: UAV Market Snapshot (2016)
Figure 68 Asia-Pacific UAV Market Snapshot(2016)
Figure 69 Region-Wise Percentage Share of Contractual Revenue
Figure 70 Companies Adopted New Product Launches as the Key Growth Strategy Between January 2012 and October 2016
Figure 71 UAV Market, By Region, January 2012-October 2016
Figure 72 Rank Analysis of Key Players in the Military UAV Market, 2015
Figure 73 Rank Analysis of Key Players in the Commercial UAV Market, 2015
Figure 74 UAV Market has Witnessed Significant Growth Between January 2012 and October 2016
Figure 75 Key Growth Strategies Adopted By Market Players in the UAV Market Between January 2012 and October 2016
Figure 76 Regional Revenue Mix of Top 5 Market Players
Figure 77 Financial Highlights
Figure 78 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 79 Northrop Grumman Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 80 Northrop Grumman Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 81 Elbit Systems Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 82 Elbit Systems Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 83 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 84 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 85 Aerovironment, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 86 Aerovironment, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 87 Lockheed Martin Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 88 Lockheed Martin Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 89 The Boeing Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 90 Saab AB: Snapshot
Figure 91 Thales Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 92 Parrot SA: Company Snapshot
Figure 93 Textron Inc.: Company Snapshot

The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market is estimated to be USD 13.22 Billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 28.27 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 13.51% during the forecast period. Key factors fueling the growth of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market include increasing demand for UAVs for commercial applications, advancements in technologies of drone payloads, and increasing defense budgets of emerging economies.

Based on application, the civil & commercial application segment of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR, as UAVs offer attractive platforms for a broad range of potential applications, such as aerial remote sensing, greenhouse emission monitoring, and precision agriculture, among others. In addition, there have been various procurements and investments in civil & commercial applications of UAVs worldwide. Military application dominated the market in 2015 as UAVs have the capability of reducing collateral damage while hovering, searching, identifying, and striking targets, which makes them an invaluable asset for the military.

Based on class, the small UAV segment of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is due to high dynamic capabilities of small UAVs owing to a wide range of opportunities in commercial applications and potentialities to execute a lethal force on the battlefield. Private and government organizations are undertaking various R&D programs to increase the use of small UAVs in various applications. The strategic UAV segment is estimated to lead the studied market in 2016 as strategic UAVs can carry out extensively long-range reconnaissance and surveillance operations.

Based on payload, the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) segment of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market accounted for the largest share of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market in 2015, owing to the rising use of UAVs in the defense sector. The market for the synthetic aperture radar (SAR) payload is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, as this payload is compact in size, lightweight, and is capable of performing real-time imaging.

The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market has been further segmented based on energy source and material type. Based on energy source, the fuel cell segment of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR due to increased endurance provided by fuel cells. Based on material type, the Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) segment of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR due to material qualities such as lightweight, high strength, enhanced durability, and low thermal shrinkage.

North America dominated the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market in 2015 due to increased UAV application in military, homeland security, and commercial areas. The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Instability due to internal political tensions, growing trend of automation, and globalization in the region are the main factors fueling the growth of the UAV market.

UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Drone Market

Key players in the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market are Northrop Grumman (U.S.) Inc., SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd. (China), Textron Inc. (U.S.), Parrot SA (France), IAI Ltd. (Israel), AeroVironment, Inc. (U.S.), Lockheed Martin Corporation (U.S.), and The Boeing Company (U.S.), among others.

New product launches and contracts were the key strategies adopted by industry players to grow in the of the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) market. The increased demand for UAVs coupled with high economic growth in developing countries have encouraged companies to adopt the aforementioned strategies. For instance, in February 2016, Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully flew a SYERS-2 intelligence-gathering sensor on a RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude and long-endurance unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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