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Global Light Weapons Market: Focus on Weapon Type and End-User- Analysis and Forecast 2017 to 2021

Global Light Weapons Market: Focus on Weapon Type and End-User- Analysis and Forecast 2017 to 2021

The Global light weapons market has exhibited a moderate growth in the recent past. Usage of light weapons in armed forces has increased over the years with advancements in technology. The increasing land disputes across the borders, rise in conflicts, and terrorism activities and rising defense spending are the factors for the growth of global light weapons market. Furthermore, low cost, lethality, portability, and simplicity of weapons have increased their adoption in armed forces as well as civilians. The demand for light weapons has experienced a significant rise in the recent years, and the trend is anticipated to continue in the future, owing to the changing nature of warfare and growing conflicts across the globe. The rise in demand of light weapons across emerging nations and military modernization programs are expected to open several new opportunities for light weapons market in the years to come.

The following points provide a concrete description of the report content and the topics covered in the report:

This report identifies the global light weapons market in different segments, such as type, end-user, and region.

The study talks about the prime supply side factors affecting the growth of the market along with the current, and future trends in the light weapons market

The study also presents a detailed assessment of the light weapons market along with market drivers, challenges, and growth opportunities

The report also highlights the value chain of the overall light weapons industry

A detailed competitive analysis has been included in this report which focuses on the key market developments & strategies followed by the major players in the market.

The light weapons market is also analyzed into different types such as anti-tank guided weapons (ATGW), anti-aircraft missile, rocket launchers, man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS), heavy machine guns, light cannons, recoilless rifles, grenade launchers, mortars, grenades, and rocket propelled grenades.

In this report, various end-users of the light weapons market have also been studied. The end-users include military and homeland security.

The light weapons market has been analyzed for all the regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World with further analysis with respect to several major countries.

The key market players are analyzed and profiled in detail in the Company Profiles section of the report. This section covers the business financials, company snapshots, key products & services, major developments, and finally, the individual SWOT analysis.


Executive Summary
1 Research Scope & BIS Methodology
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Light Weapons Market Research Methodology
2 Market Dynamics
2.1 Market Drivers
2.1.1 Increase in Conflicts and Terrorism Activities
2.1.2 Increasing Defense Spending by Asia Pacific Nations
2.2 Market Challenges
2.2.1 Illicit Brokering of Light Weapons
2.2.2 Increasing Proliferation of Light Weapons
2.3 Market Opportunities
2.3.1 Military Modernization Programs
2.3.2 Growing Demand from Developing Nations
3 Competitive Insights
3.1 Competitive Landscape
3.2 Key Strategies and Developments
3.2.1 Contracts
3.2.2 Partnerships, Agreements, Joint Ventures and Collaborations
3.2.3 Other Developments
3.3 Competitive Benchmarking and Market Players Ranking
4 Industry Analysis
4.1 Regulatory Overview
4.2 Lifecycles of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW)
4.3 Small Arms and Light Weapons Imports and Exports by Country
4.4 PESTLE Analysis
4.5 Value Chain Analysis
5 Global Light Weapons Market, 2017-2021
5.1 Assumptions and Limitations
5.2 Market Overview
6 Global Light Weapons Market by Type
6.1 Market Overview
6.2 Anti-Tank Guided Weapons
6.3 Anti-Aircraft Missile
6.4 Rocket Launchers
6.5 Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS)
6.6 Heavy Machine Guns
6.7 Light Cannons
6.8 Recoilless Rifles
6.9 Grenade Launchers
6.1 Mortars
6.11 Grenades
6.12 Rocket Propelled Grenades
7 Global Light Weapons Market by End-User
7.1 Market Overview
7.2 Military
7.3 Homeland Security
8 Global Light Weapons Market by Region
8.1 Market Overview
8.2 North America
8.2.1 North America Light Weapons Market Size by End-User
8.2.2 North America Light Weapons Market Size by Type
8.2.3 North America Light Weapons Market Size by Country
8.2.3.1 The U.S.
8.2.3.2 Canada
8.3 Europe
8.3.1 European Light Weapons Market Size by End-User
8.3.2 European Light Weapons Market Size by Type
8.3.3 European Light Weapons Market Size by Country
8.3.3.1 The U.K.
8.3.3.2 Germany
8.3.3.3 Russia
8.3.3.4 France
8.4 Asia Pacific
8.4.1 Asia Pacific Light Weapons Market Size by End-User
8.4.2 Asia Pacific Light Weapons Market Size by Type
8.4.3 Asia Pacific Light Weapons Market Size by Country
8.4.3.1 China
8.4.3.2 India
8.4.3.3 Japan
8.5 Rest of the World
8.5.1 Rest of the World Light Weapons Market Size by End-User
8.5.2 Rest of the World Light Weapons Market Size by Type
8.5.3 Latin America
8.5.4 Middle East and Africa
9 Company Profile
9.1 BAE Systems
9.1.1 Company Overview
9.1.2 Product Offerings
9.1.3 Financials
9.1.3.1 Overall Financials
9.1.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.1.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.1.3.4 Financial Summary
9.1.4 SWOT Analysis
9.2 Elbit Systems
9.2.1 Company Overview
9.2.2 Product Offerings
9.2.3 Financials
9.2.3.1 Overall Financials
9.2.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.2.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.2.3.4 Financial Summary
9.2.4 SWOT Analysis
9.3 FN Herstal
9.3.1 Company Overview
9.3.2 Product Offerings
9.3.3 SWOT Analysis
9.4 General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems
9.4.1 Company Overview
9.4.2 Product Offerings
9.4.3 Financials
9.4.3.1 Overall Financials
9.4.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.4.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.4.3.4 Financial Summary
9.4.4 SWOT Analysis
9.5 Heckler & Koch GmbH
9.5.1 Company Overview
9.5.2 Product Offerings
9.5.3 SWOT Analysis
9.6 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
9.6.1 Company Overview
9.6.2 Product Offerings
9.6.3 Financials
9.6.3.1 Overall Financials
9.6.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.6.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.6.3.4 Financial Summary
9.6.4 SWOT Analysis
9.7 Leonardo S.p.A
9.7.1 Company Overview
9.7.2 Product Offerings
9.7.3 Financials
9.7.3.1 Overall Financials
9.7.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.7.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.7.3.4 Financial Summary
9.7.4 SWOT Analysis
9.8 Lockheed Martin
9.8.1 Company Overview
9.8.2 Product Offerings
9.8.3 Financials
9.8.3.1 Overall Financials
9.8.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.8.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.8.3.4 Financial Summary
9.8.4 SWOT Analysis
9.9 Orbital ATK, Inc.
9.9.1 Company Overview
9.9.2 Product Offerings
9.9.3 Financials
9.9.3.1 Overall Financials
9.9.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.9.3.3 Financial Summary
9.9.4 SWOT Analysis
9.10 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.
9.10.1 Company Overview
9.10.2 Product Offerings
9.10.3 SWOT Analysis
9.11 Raytheon Inc.
9.11.1 Company Overview
9.11.2 Product Offerings
9.11.3 Financials
9.11.3.1 Overall Financials
9.11.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.11.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.11.3.4 Financial Summary
9.11.4 SWOT Analysis
9.12 Rheinmetall Group
9.12.1 Company Overview
9.12.2 Product Offerings
9.12.3 Financials
9.12.3.1 Overall Financials
9.12.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.12.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.12.3.4 Financial Summary
9.12.4 SWOT Analysis
9.13 Saab AB
9.13.1 Company Overview
9.13.2 Product Offerings
9.13.3 Financials
9.13.3.1 Overall Financials
9.13.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.13.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.13.3.4 Financial Summary
9.13.4 SWOT Analysis
9.14 Textron Systems
9.14.1 Company Overview
9.14.2 Product Offerings
9.14.3 Financials
9.14.3.1 Overall Financials
9.14.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.14.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.14.3.4 Financial Summary
9.14.4 SWOT Analysis
9.15 Thales Group
9.15.1 Company Overview
9.15.2 Product Offerings
9.15.3 Financials
9.15.3.1 Overall Financials
9.15.3.2 Segment Revenue Mix
9.15.3.3 Geographic Revenue Mix
9.15.3.4 Financial Summary
9.15.4 SWOT Analysis
10 Appendix
10.1 Related Reports
List of Tables
Table 1 Market Snapshot: Global Light Weapons Market
Table 2.1 Share of Top 10 Largest Arms Importers (%)
Table 2.2 Light Weapons Usage by Non-State Armed Groups
Table 2.3 Defense Agencies Procurement Plans of Light Weapons
Table 3.1 Key Contracts
Table 3.2 Partnerships, Agreements, Joint Ventures and Collaborations
Table 3.3 Other Developments
Table 4.1 Small Arms and Light Weapons Imports and Exports, 2014 ($Million)
Table 4.2 Exporters of Small Arms and Light Weapons by Country, 2012
Table 4.3 Importers of Small Arms and Light Weapons by Country, 2012
Table 4.4 List of Legislations
Table 4.5 Global Defense Budget, 2016
Table 6.1 Light Weapons Market by Type 2016-2021 ($Million)
Table 7.1 Light Weapons Market by End-User 2016-2021 ($Million)
Table 7.2 Developments in Light Weapons Market
Table 8.1 Global Light Weapons Market Size by Geography, 2016-2021
Table 8.2 Latin America Imports by Countries
List of Figures
Figure 1 Global Defense Budget, 2004-2016
Figure 2 Advantages of Light Weapons
Figure 3 Light Weapons Market Snapshot, 2016 and 2021
Figure 4 Number of Terrorist Incidents, 2000 - 2016
Figure 5 Light Weapons Market Size by Type, 2016 and 2021
Figure 6 Light Weapons Market Size by End-User, 2016 and 2021
Figure 7 Light Weapons Market Size by Region, 2016
Figure 8 Light Weapons Market Size by Country, 2016
Figure 9 Geographical Distribution of Light Weapons Market Size by Type, 2016
Figure 1.1 Global Light Weapons Market Scope
Figure 1.2 Light Weapons Market Research Methodology
Figure 1.3 Secondary Data Sources
Figure 1.4 Top Down and Bottom Up Approach
Figure 1.5 Light Weapons Market Influencing Factors
Figure 1.6 Assumptions and Limitations
Figure 2.1 Market Dynamics Snapshot
Figure 2.2 Impact Analysis on Market Drivers
Figure 2.3 Impact Analysis on Market Challenges
Figure 2.4 Deaths from Terrorism, 2014 and 2015
Figure 2.5 Terrorist Attacks around the World, 2015
Figure 2.6 Global Military Spending, 2016
Figure 3.1 Key Strategies Adopted by Market Players
Figure 3.2 Percentage Share of Strategies Adopted by the Market Players, 2014-2017
Figure 3.3 Competitive Benchmarking
Figure 3.4 Market Players Ranking
Figure 4.1 Six Principles to Curb Small Arms and Light Weapons
Figure 4.2 Six Principles to Curb Small Arms and Light Weapons
Figure 4.3 Lifecycle of a Gun
Figure 4.4 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 5.1 Global Light Weapons Market Size, 2016-2021
Figure 6.1 Classification of Global Light Weapons Market by Type
Figure 6.2 Light Weapons Market by Type, 2016 and 2021
Figure 6.3 Anti-Tank Guided Weapons Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.4 Anti-Aircraft Missile Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.5 Rocket Launchers Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.6 MANPADS Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.7 Heavy Machine Guns Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.8 Light Cannons Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.9 Recoilless Rifles Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.10 Grenade Launchers Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.11 Mortars Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.12 Grenades Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 6.13 Rocket Propelled Grenades Market Size, 2016 - 2021
Figure 7.1 Classification of Global Light Weapons Market by End-User
Figure 7.2 Global Light Weapons Market by End-User, 2016 and 2021
Figure 7.3 Military Market Size, 2016-2021
Figure 7.4 Homeland Security Market Size, 2016-2021
Figure 8.1 Classification of Global Light Weapons Market by Region
Figure 8.2 Geographic Distribution of Light Weapons Market, 2016 -2021
Figure 8.3 North American Light Weapons Market Size by Country, 2016-2021
Figure 8.4 North America Light Weapons Market Size by End-User, 2016-2021
Figure 8.5 North America Light Weapons Market Size by Type, 2016-2021
Figure 8.6 Light Weapons Market in the U.S., 2016-2021
Figure 8.7 Total U.S. Arms Exports, 2010-2017
Figure 8.8 Light Weapons Market in Canada, 2016-2021
Figure 8.9 European Light Weapons Market Size by Country, 2016-2021
Figure 8.10 European Light Weapons Market Size by End-User, 2016-2021
Figure 8.11 European Light Weapons Market Size by Type, 2016-2021
Figure 8.12 Light Weapons Market in the U.K., 2016-2021
Figure 8.13 Light Weapons Market in Germany, 2016-2021
Figure 8.14 Light Weapons Market in Russia, 2016-2021
Figure 8.15 Light Weapons Market in France, 2016-2021
Figure 8.16 Asia Pacific Light Weapons Market by Country, 2016-2021
Figure 8.17 Asia Pacific Light Weapons Market Size by End-User, 2016-2021
Figure 8.18 Asia Pacific Light Weapons Market Size by Type, 2016-2021
Figure 8.19 Light Weapons Market in China, 2016-2021
Figure 8.20 Light Weapons Market in India, 2016-2021
Figure 8.21 Light Weapons Market in Japan, 2016-2021
Figure 8.22 Light Weapons Market in Rest of the World, 2016-2021
Figure 8.23 Rest of the World Light Weapons Market by End-User, 2016-2021
Figure 8.24 Rest of the World Light Weapons Market by Type, 2016-2021
Figure 8.25 Light Weapons Market in Latin America, 2016-2021
Figure 8.26 Light Weapons Market in Middle East and Africa, 2016-2021
Figure 9.1 BAE Systems – Product Offerings
Figure 9.2 BAE Systems – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.3 BAE Systems – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.4 BAE Systems– Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.5 SWOT Analysis – BAE Systems
Figure 9.6 Elbit Systems – Product Offerings
Figure 9.7 Elbit Systems – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.8 Elbit Systems–Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.9 Elbit Systems – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.10 SWOT Analysis – Elbit Systems
Figure 9.11 FN Herstal: Product Offerings
Figure 9.12 FN Herstal: SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.13 General Dynamics – Product Offerings
Figure 9.14 General Dynamics – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.15 General Dynamics– Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.16 General Dynamics– Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.17 SWOT Analysis – General Dynamics
Figure 9.18 Heckler & Koch: Product Offerings
Figure 9.19 Heckler & Koch AG: SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.20 IAI – Product Offerings
Figure 9.21 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.22 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)–Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.23 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.24 SWOT Analysis -- Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
Figure 9.25 Leonardo S.p.A – Product Offerings
Figure 9.26 Leonardo S.p.A – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.27 Leonardo S.p.A –Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.28 Leonardo S.p.A – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.29 SWOT Analysis – Leonardo S.p.A
Figure 9.30 Lockheed Martin – Product Offerings
Figure 9.31 Lockheed Martin – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.32 Lockheed Martin – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.33 Lockheed Martin – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014 - 2016
Figure 9.34 SWOT Analysis – Lockheed Martin
Figure 9.35 Orbital ATK, Inc.: Product Offerings
Figure 9.36 Orbital ATK, Inc. – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.37 Orbital ATK, Inc. – Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.38 Orbital ATK, Inc. – SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.39 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.: Product Offerings
Figure 9.40 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.41 Raytheon Inc. – Product Offerings
Figure 9.42 Raytheon Inc. – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.43 Raytheon Inc. – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-16
Figure 9.44 Raytheon Inc. – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.45 SWOT Analysis – Raytheon Inc.
Figure 9.46 Rheinmetall Group – Product Offerings
Figure 9.47 Rheinmetall Group – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.48 Rheinmetall Group – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2015-16
Figure 9.49 Rheinmetall Group – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2015-2016
Figure 9.50 SWOT Analysis – Rheinmetall Group
Figure 9.51 Saab AB – Product Offerings
Figure 9.52 Saab AB – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.53 Saab AB – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.54 Saab AB – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.55 SWOT Analysis -- Saab AB
Figure 9.56 Textron Systems – Product Offerings
Figure 9.57 Textron Systems – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.58 Textron Systems – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.59 Textron Systems – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.60 Textron Systems – SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.61 Thales Group – Product Offerings
Figure 9.62 Thales Group – Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 9.63 Thales Group – Business Segment Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.64 Thales Group – Geographic Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 9.65 SWOT Analysis – Thales Group

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