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Global Small Arms Market: Focus on Gun Type (Handguns, Rifles, and Shotguns) Cutting Type (Rifled/Threaded Bore and Smooth Bore), Operation Type (Automatic, Semi-Automatic and Manual), and Application- Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2023

Global Small Arms Market: Focus on Gun Type (Handguns, Rifles, and Shotguns) Cutting Type (Rifled/Threaded Bore and Smooth Bore), Operation Type (Automatic, Semi-Automatic and Manual), and Application- Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2023

The global small arms market is expected to witness static growth during the forecast period 2018-2023, due to the rising demand from civilian (self-defense). A wide-range of firearms has been adopted by the defense forces of various nations in regions such as North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, among others in order to protect their countries from wars, conflicts, and terrorist activities. Of late, with the rising interests of people in activities such as hunting and shooting along with the rising concern for personal defense, the small arms industry has been observing a robust growth. For instance, trends such as trophy hunting or target shooting have become popular in major countries around the world. Moreover, the various regions of the world are increasing their defense expenditure to be more stable and competitive at the global level. The increasing defense budget of the countries is expected to drive the global small arms market.

According to BIS Research analysis, the global small arms market generated $8.37 billion in 2018 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.51%, during 2018-2023. North America dominated the global small arms market in 2017, with the U.S. acquiring the most significant market share, globally. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period, 2018-2023.

Following points provide a detailed description of the report content and the topics covered in the report:

  • The study examines the prime supply-side factors, which affect the growth of the market, along with the current and future trends, market drivers, restraints, and challenges prevalent in the global small arms market.
  • A detailed market share analysis has been included in this report which focuses on the ¬key market developments and strategies, followed by the top players in the market. Additionally, a market share analysis diagram has been included in the existing study to analyze the competitive strength of the players in the global small arms market.
  • A detailed Porter’s Five Forces has been included in the report.
  • This report identifies the global small arms market under different segments such as gun type, cutting type, operation type, applications, and region.
  • The global small arms market for the major regions, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa, has been analyzed in the report.
  • In the company profiles section, the study provides a detailed analysis of the 15 key players in the global small arms market, including Browning International S.A., Sig Sauer Inc., Colt’s Manufacturing Company, Beretta Arms Company, FN Herstal, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd., Taurus Holdings Inc, Glock Inc., Remington Outdoor Company, Heckler & Koch AG, American Outdoor Brands Corporation (Smith & Wesson), Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), Kalashnikov Concern, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, and Sturm, Ruger & Co. This section covers business financials, company snapshots, key products and services, major developments, and the individual SWOT analysis.


Executive Summary
1 Market Dynamics
1.1 Market Drivers
1.1.1 Growing Number of Participants in Hunting and Shooting Sports
1.1.2 Rising demand of Handguns for Self Defense and Law Enforcement Agencies
1.1.3 Increase in Defense Expenditure
1.2 Market Challenges
1.2.1 Government Regulations Pertaining to Gun Control and Import Policies
1.2.2 Difficult Procurement Procedures of the Government
1.3 Market Opportunities
1.3.1 Defense Modernization Programs in Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa
1.3.2 Rising E-commerce Market for Small Arms
1.3.3 Increasing Participation of People in Military and Armed Forces
2 Competitive Insights
2.1 Key Strategies & Developments
2.1.1 New Product Launches
2.1.2 Acquisitions
2.1.3 Partnerships, Agreements, and Contracts
2.1.4 Other Developments
2.2 Market Share Analysis
2.3 Competitive Benchmarking
3 Industrial Analysis
3.1 Overview
3.2 Major Military Programs
3.3 Start-ups and Emerging Technologies
3.4 Leading Companies, Products & Applications
3.5 Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Imports and Exports by Country
3.6 Supply Chain Analysis
3.7 Industry Attractiveness: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4 Global Small Arms Market, 2017 to 2023
4.1 Assumptions and Limitations
4.2 Market Overview (Value and Volume)
5 Global Small Arms Market (by Gun Type)
5.1 Market Overview (Value and Volume)
5.2 Handguns
5.3 Rifles
5.4 Shotguns
5.5 Others
6 Global Small Arms Market (by Cutting Type)
6.1 Market Overview (Value and Volume)
6.2 Rifled/Threaded Bore
6.3 Smooth Bore
7 Global Small Arms Market (by Operation Type)
7.1 Market Overview (Value and Volume)
7.2 Automatic
7.3 Semi-Automatic
7.4 Manual
8 Global Small Arms Market (by Application)
8.1 Market Overview (Value and Volume)
8.2 Civilian
8.3 Military/Armed Forces
8.4 Homeland Security/Law Enforcement/Government Agencies
8.5 Hunting and Sports
9 Global Small Arms Market (by Region)
9.1 Market Overview (Value and Volume)
9.2 North America
9.2.1 North America Small Arms Market (by Application), Value and Volume
9.2.2 North America Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value and Volume
9.2.3 North America Small Arms Market (by Country), Value and Volume
9.2.3.1 The U.S.
9.2.3.2 Canada
9.3 Europe
9.3.1 Europe Small Arms Market Size (by Application), Value and Volume
9.3.2 Europe Small Arms Market Size (by Gun Type), Value and Volume
9.3.3 Europe Small Arms Market Size (by Country), Value and Volume
9.3.3.1 The U.K.
9.3.3.2 Germany
9.3.3.3 France
9.3.3.4 Russia
9.3.3.5 Italy
9.3.3.6 Rest-of-Europe
9.4 Asia-Pacific
9.4.1 Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market Size (by Application), Value and Volume
9.4.2 Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market Size (by Gun Type), Value and Volume
9.4.3 Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market Size (by Country), Value and Volume
9.4.3.1 China
9.4.3.2 Japan
9.4.3.3 South Korea
9.4.3.4 India
9.4.3.5 Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
9.5 Rest-of-the-World
9.5.1 Rest-of-the-World Small Arms Market Size (by Application), Value and Volume
9.5.2 Rest-of-the-World Small Arms Market Size (by Gun Type), Value and Volume
9.5.3 Rest-of-the-World Small Arms Market Size (by Country), Value and Volume
9.5.3.1 Latin America
9.5.3.2 Middle East
9.5.3.3 Africa
10 Company Profiles
10.1 Overview
10.2 American Outdoor Brands Corporation
10.2.1 Company Overview
10.2.2 Product Offerings
10.2.3 Overall Financials
10.2.4 Financial Summary
10.2.5 SWOT Analysis
10.3 Beretta Arms Company
10.3.1 Company Overview
10.3.2 Corporate Summary
10.3.3 Product Offerings
10.3.4 SWOT Analysis
10.4 Browning International S.A.
10.4.1 Company Overview
10.4.2 Corporate Summary
10.4.3 Product Offerings
10.4.4 SWOT Analysis
10.5 Colt’s Manufacturing Company, LLC
10.5.1 Company Overview
10.5.2 Corporate Summary
10.5.3 Product Offerings
10.5.4 SWOT Analysis
10.6 FN Herstal
10.6.1 Company Overview
10.6.2 Corporate Summary
10.6.3 Product Offerings
10.6.4 SWOT Analysis
10.7 Glock Inc.
10.7.1 Company Overview
10.7.2 Corporate Summary
10.7.3 Product Offerings
10.7.4 SWOT Analysis
10.8 Heckler & Koch AG
10.8.1 Company Overview
10.8.2 Product Offerings
10.8.3 Overall Financials
10.8.4 Financial Summary
10.8.5 SWOT Analysis
10.9 Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) LTD
10.9.1 Company Overview
10.9.2 Corporate Summary
10.9.3 Product Offerings
10.9.4 SWOT Analysis
10.10 Kalashnikov Concern
10.10.1 Company Overview
10.10.2 Corporate Summary
10.10.3 Product Offerings
10.10.4 SWOT Analysis
10.11 O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
10.11.1 Company Overview
10.11.2 Corporate Summary
10.11.3 Product Offerings
10.11.4 SWOT Analysis
10.12 Remington Outdoor Company
10.12.1 Company Overview
10.12.2 Product Offerings
10.12.3 Overall Financials
10.12.4 Financial Summary
10.12.5 SWOT Analysis
10.13 Sig Sauer
10.13.1 Company Overview
10.13.2 Corporate Summary
10.13.3 Product Offerings
10.13.4 SWOT Analysis
10.14 Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd
10.14.1 Company Overview
10.14.2 Product Offerings
10.14.3 Overall Financials
10.14.4 Financial Summary
10.14.5 SWOT Analysis
10.15 Sturm, Ruger & Co.
10.15.1 Company Overview
10.15.2 Corporate Summary
10.15.3 Product Offerings
10.15.4 Overall Financials
10.15.5 Financial Summary
10.15.6 SWOT Analysis
10.16 Taurus Holdings Inc.
10.16.1 Company Overview
10.16.2 Corporate Summary
10.16.3 Product Offerings
10.16.4 SWOT Analysis
10.17 Other Key Players
10.17.1 Savage Arms
10.17.2 Hatsan Inc.
10.17.3 Gamo Outdoor S.L.U
10.17.4 Bersa
11 Research Scope & BIS Methodology
11.1 Scope of the Report
11.2 Global Small Arms Market Research Methodology
12 Appendix
12.1 Related Reports
List of Tables
Table 1: Global Small Arms Market, Value ($Billion), 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 and 2023
Table 1.1: Impact Analysis of Market Drivers
Table 1.2: Impact Analysis of Market Challenges
Table 3.1: Major Military Programs
Table 3.2: Start-ups and Emerging Technologies
Table 3.3: Products and Applications Overview
Table 3.3: Small Arms and Light Weapons Imports and Exports, (Value and Volume), 2016
Table 3.4: Exporters of Small Arms and Light Weapons by Country, 2012
Table 3.5: Importers of Small Arms and Light Weapons by Country, 2012
Table 3.6: Analyzing Threat from New Entrants in Global Small Arms Market
Table 3.7: Analyzing Threat from Substitute Products in Global Small Arms Market
Table 3.8: Analyzing Bargaining Power of Suppliers in Global Small Arms Market
Table 3.9: Analyzing Bargaining Power of Buyers in Global Small Arms Market
Table 3.10: Analyzing Intensity of Competitive Rivalry in Global Small Arms Market
Table 8.1: Number of Firearms owned by military in leading countries, 2018
Table 9.1: Global Small Arms Market (by Region), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.2: North America Small Arms Market (by Application), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.3: North America Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.4: Europe Small Arms Market (by Application), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.5: Europe Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.6: Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market (by Application), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.7: Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.8: Rest-of-the-World Small Arms Market (by Application), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Table 9.9: Rest-of-the-World Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value ($Million) and Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global Small Arms Market, Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 2: Global Small Arms Market, Volume (Billion Units), 2017-2023
Figure 3: Global Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value ($Billion) and Volume (Billion Units), 2017
Figure 4: Global Small Arms Market (by Cutting Type), Value ($Billion) and Volume (Billion Units), 2017
Figure 5: Global Small Arms Market (by Operation Type), Value ($Billion) and Volume (Billion Units), 2017
Figure 6: Global Small Arms Market (by Application Type), Value ($Billion) and Volume (Billion Units), 2017
Figure 7: Global Small Arms Market (by Region), Value ($Million), 2017
Figure 1.1: Market Dynamics Snapshot
Figure 1.2: Global Firearms Ownership, 2017
Figure 1.3: Global Military Spending (by Country), 2017
Figure 2.1: Key Strategies Adopted by Market Players
Figure 2.2: Percentage Share of Strategies Adopted by the Market Players, January 2015 - October 2018
Figure 2.3: Product Launches by the Key Market Players, 2015-2018
Figure 2.4: Mergers & Acquisitions by Key Market Players, 2015-2018
Figure 2.5: Partnerships, Agreements, and Contracts by Key Market Players, 2015-2018
Figure 2.6: Other Developments
Figure 2.7: Market Share Analysis, 2017
Figure 2.8: Competitive Benchmarking, 2017
Figure 3.1: Industry Insights
Figure 3.2: Small Arms and Light Weapons Imports and Exports (by Application), Volume (Million Units), 2016
Figure 3.3: Supply Chain Analysis
Figure 3.4: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Global Small Arms Industry
Figure 3.5: Threat from New Entrants
Figure 3.6: Threat from Substitute Products
Figure 3.7: Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Figure 3.8: Bargaining Power of Buyers
Figure 3.9: Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
Figure 4.1: Global Small Arms Market, Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 4.2: Global Small Arms Market, Volume (Billion Units), 2017-2023
Figure 5.1: Classification of the Global Small Arms Market (by Gun Type)
Figure 5.2: Global Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Value ($Million), 2017-2023
Figure 5.3: Global Small Arms Market (by Gun Type), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 5.4: Global Small Arms Market (by Handguns), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 5.5: Global Small Arms Market (by Handguns), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 5.6: Classification of Rifles
Figure 5.7: Global Small Arms Market (by Rifles), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 5.8: Global Small Arms Market (by Rifles), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 5.9: Global Small Arms Market (by Shotguns), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 5.10: Global Small Arms Market (by Shotguns), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 5.11: Global Small Arms Market (by Others), Value ($Million), 2017-2023
Figure 5.12: Global Small Arms Market (by Others), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 6.1: Global Small Arms Market (by Cutting Type), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 6.2: Global Small Arms Market (by Cutting Type), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 6.3: Global Small Arms Market (by Rifled/Threaded Bore), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 6.4: Global Small Arms Market (by Rifled/Threaded Bore), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 6.5: Global Small Arms Market (by Smooth Bore), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 6.6: Global Small Arms Market (by Smooth Bore), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 7.1: Global Small Arms Market (by Operation Type), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 7.2: Global Small Arms Market (by Operation Type), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 7.3: Global Small Arms Market (by Automatic), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 7.4: Global Small Arms Market (by Automatic), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 7.5: Global Small Arms Market (by Semi-Automatic), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 7.6: Global Small Arms Market (by Semi-Automatic), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 7.7: Global Small Arms Market (by Manual), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 7.8: Global Small Arms Market (by Manual), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 8.1: Classification of the Global Small Arms Market (by Application)
Figure 8.2: Global Small Arms Market (by Application Type), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 8.3: Global Small Arms Market (by Application Type), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 8.4: Global Small Arms Market (by Civilian), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 8.5: Global Small Arms Market (by Civilian), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 8.6: Global Small Arms Market (by Military/Armed Forces), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 8.7: Global Small Arms Market (by Military/Armed Forces), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 8.8: Global Small Arms Market (by Homeland Security/Law Enforcement/Government Agencies), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 8.9: Global Small Arms Market (by Homeland Security/Law Enforcement/Government Agencies), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 8.10: Global Small Arms Market (by Hunting and Sports), Value ($Billion), 2017-2023
Figure 8.11: Global Small Arms Market (by Hunting and Sports), Volume (Million Units), 2017-2023
Figure 9.1: Classification of Small Arms Market (by Region)
Figure 9.2: Global Small Arms Market (by Region), Value ($Billion) and Volume (Billion Units), 2017
Figure 9.3: North America Small Arms Market (by Region), 2017
Figure 9.4: The U.S. Small Arms Market, Value ($Billion), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.5: The U.S. Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.6: Canada Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.7: Canada Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.8: Europe Small Arms Market (by Region), 2017
Figure 9.9: The U.K. Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017-2023
Figure 9.10: The U.K. Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.11: Germany Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.12: Germany Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.13: France Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.14: France Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.15: Russia Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.16: Russia Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.17: Italy Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.18: Italy Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.19: Rest-of-Europe Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.20: Rest-of-Europe Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.21: Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market (By Region), 2017
Figure 9.22: China Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.23: China Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.24: Japan Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.25: Japan Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.26: South Korea Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.27: South Korea Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.28: India Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.29: India Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.30: Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.31: Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.32: Rest-of-the-World Small Arms Market, 2017
Figure 9.33: Latin America Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.34: Latin America Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.35: The Middle East Small Arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.36: The Middle East Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.37: Africa small arms Market, Value ($Million), 2017 – 2023
Figure 9.38: Africa Small Arms Market, Volume (Million Units), 2017 – 2023
Figure 10.1: Share of Key Company Profiles
Figure 10.2: American Outdoor Brands Corporation: Product Offerings
Figure 10.3: American Outdoor Brands Corporation - Overall Financials, 2016-2018
Figure 10.4: American Outdoor Brands Corporation - Business Revenue Mix, 2016-2018
Figure 10.5: American Outdoor Brands Corporation - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.6: Beretta Arms Company: Product Offerings
Figure 10.7: Beretta Arms Company – SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.8: Browning International S.A.: Product Offerings
Figure 10.9: Browning International S.A. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.10: Colt’s Manufacturing Company: Product Offerings
Figure 10.11: Colt’s Manufacturing Company - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.12: FN Herstal: Product Offerings
Figure 10.13: FN Herstal - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.14: Glock Inc.: Product Offerings
Figure 10.15: Glock Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.16: Heckler & Koch AG: Product Offerings
Figure 10.17: Heckler & Koch AG: Overall Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 10.18: Heckler & Koch AG: Revenue by Business Segment, 2015-2017
Figure 10.19: Heckler & Koch AG: Revenue by Region, 2015-2017
Figure 10.20: Heckler & Koch AG - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.21: Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) LTD: Product Offerings
Figure 10.22: Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) LTD - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.23: Kalashnikov Concern: Product Offerings
Figure 10.24: Kalashnikov Concern - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.25: O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.: Product Offerings
Figure 10.26: O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.27: Remington Outdoor Company: Product Offerings
Figure 10.28: Remington Outdoor Company - Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 10.29: Remington Outdoor Company - Business Revenue Mix, 2014-2016
Figure 10.30: Remington Outdoor Company - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.31: Sig Sauer: Product Offerings
Figure 10.32: Sig Sauer -SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.33: Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd: Product Offerings
Figure 10.34: Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd - Overall Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 10.35: Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd - Business Revenue Mix, 2015-2017
Figure 10.36: Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd - Geographical Revenue Mix, 2015-2017
Figure 10.37: Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.38: Sturm, Ruger & Co.: Product Offerings
Figure 10.39: Sturm, Ruger & Co.- Overall Financials, 2015- 2017
Figure 10.40: Sturm, Ruger & Co. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.41: Taurus International MFG, Inc.: Product Offerings
Figure 10.42: Taurus International MFG, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.1: Global Small Arms Market Scope
Figure 11.2: Research Design and Flow
Figure 11.3: Secondary Data Sources
Figure 11.4: Top-Down and Bottom-up Approach
Figure 11.5: Small Arms Market: Influencing Factors
Figure 11.6: Assumptions and Limitations

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