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Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market Value and Volume: Focus on Class (small and large), Component, and End-User Analysis and Forecast (2017-2021).

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market Value and Volume: Focus on Class (small and large), Component, and End-User Analysis and Forecast (2017-2021).

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) market has observed a high growth rate in the recent past. Their declining prices, compact size and ease of operability have led to their widespread adoption across commercial and non-commercial end-users. Furthermore, customer focused innovation in UAV technology and rise in the demand of UAVs for photography, hobbyist, agriculture and surveillance applications are driving the growth in the UAV market. The demand of UAVs has increased significantly in the recent years and the trend is anticipated to continue in the next few years, owing to their cost saving advantage across commercial applications. The rise in their demand across the developing nations and new emerging applications are expected to open several new opportunities for the UAV market in the years to come.

The major class of UAV include small UAVs and large UAVs. Small UAVs include, rotary and fixed wing class UAVs, while large UAVs include strategic, tactical and special purpose UAVs. The major components used in UAV are camera, sensors, high speed data communication system, inertial navigation system and Micro-Electro Mechanical System Attitude and Heading Reference System (MEMS AHRS), autopilots, electronic warfare system, and sense and avoid system among others. Some of the sensors used in UAVs are (Electro-Optical/Infrared) EO/IR sensor, LiDAR, laser spectroscopy, Geo Positioning System (GPS), Meteorological sensors, and (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) CBRN. These UAVs are used across commercial and non-commercial end-users. Commercial end-users include agriculture, hobbyist, transport, infrastructure, media & entertainment, oil & gas, insurance, telecommunication, and mining. Non-commercial end users include military and homeland security.

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

  • This report identifies the global UAV market in different segments such as class, component, end-user, and geography
  • The study includes the market analysis and forecast of the global UAV market from 2016 to 2021 in terms of value and volume. The report also highlights the year-on-year growth of the market
  • The study talks about the prime supply side factors affecting the growth of the market along with the current and future trends in the UAV market
  • The study also presents a detailed examination of the UAV market along the lines of market drivers, restraints, growth opportunities, and challenges
  • The study provides detailed analysis of industry attractiveness through Porter’s Five Forces analysis
  • The report also highlights the value chain of the overall Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry
  • A detailed competitive analysis has been included in this report which focuses on the key market developments & strategies followed by the key players in the market. Additionally, market share of the players providing different class of UAVs has been included which analyzes their position in the market.
  • The UAV market analysis and forecast with respect to its various class such as small UAVs and large UAVs. Small UAVs have been classified into fixed wing and rotary. The large UAVs have been classified into strategic, tactical and special purpose UAVs
  • The report also provides a detailed study of the components used in UAVs. Major components analyzed in the study include camera, sensors, high speed data communication system, inertial navigation system and Micro-Electro Mechanical System Attitude and Heading Reference System (MEMS AHRS), autopilots, electronic warfare system, and sense and avoid system among others
  • In this report, various end-users for the uses of UAV have also been studied. The end-users include commercial and non-commercial.
  • The commercial sector is further classified into agriculture, hobbyist, transport, infrastructure, media & entertainment, oil & gas, insurance, telecommunication, and mining
  • The non-commercial sector is further sub-segmented into military and homeland security
  • The report also highlights different applications of UAVs under military and homeland security end-user. Military end-user have been classified into ISR and combat targeting. Further, homeland security end-user has been classified into border security & surveillance, police investigation, traffic monitoring, search & rescue, and disaster management, among others
  • The UAV market has been analyzed for all the geographies 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 Report Scope & BIS Methodology
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Global UAV Market Segmentation
1.3 Research Methodology
1.3.1 Top-Down Approach (Segmental Analysis)
1.3.2 Bottom-Up Approach (Segmental Analysis)
1.4 Assumptions and Limitations
2 Market Dynamics
2.1 Market Drivers
2.1.1 Consumer Focused Innovation
2.1.2 Increased demand for actionable intelligence
2.1.3 Precision farming, and hyper-spectral imagery
2.1.4 Growing UAV penetration in civil, and commercial applications
2.1.5 Increasing need of UAVs for military purposes
2.2 Market Challenges
2.2.1 Government regulations
2.2.2 High accident rate of existing systems
2.2.3 Vulnerability of UAVs to cyber attacks
2.2.4 High initial investment and Strong Government Support
2.3 Market Opportunities
2.3.1 New emerging applications
2.3.2 Market Penetration of UAVs into different regions
3 Competitive Insights
3.1 Key Developments and Strategies
3.2 Key Market Developments
3.2.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Contracts, and Collaboration
3.2.2 New Product Launches and Developments
3.2.1 Merger and Acquisitions
3.2.2 Other Developments
3.3 Key Market players
3.4 Market Share Analysis
4 Industry Analysis
4.1 Evolution of UAV
4.2 Value Chain Analysis
4.3 U.S. DoD UAV Programs, 2015-2017
4.4 UAV Procurements by Country
4.5 Future UAV Programs, and Spending
4.6 Funding in Drone Start-ups, 2014-2016
4.6.1 Funding in Drone Start-Ups by Geography, 2014-2016
4.7 Global Drone Market: Regulatory Environment
4.7.1 Drone Regulatory Authorities by Country
4.7.2 Country-wise Drone Regulations by Application
4.7.3 UAV Rule-Making Progress in the U.S. and Europe
5 Global UAV Market Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2021
5.1 Assumptions & Limitations
5.2 Market Overview
6 Global UAV Market by Class, Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2021
6.1 UAVs by Class
6.2 Market Overview
6.3 UAV Market by Class
6.3.1 Small UAV Market
6.3.1.1 Small UAV by Type
6.3.3.2 Small UAV by End-User
6.3.2. Large UAV Market
6.3.2.1 Large UAV Market by Type
6.3.2.2 Large UAV Market by End-User
7 Global UAV Market by Components, Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2021
7.1 Camera Installed in UAVs
7.1.1 Camera Installed In UAVs by Type and End-User , Volume (Units)
7.2 Sensors Installed in UAVs
7.3 High Speed Data Communication (HSDC) Systems in UAVs
7.4 Inertial Navigation Systems and Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) Altitude Headed Reference System (AHRS) in UAVs
7.5 Autopilots in UAVs
7.6 Electronic Warfare Systems in UAVs
7.7 Sense and Avoid Systems in UAVs
8 Industry Insights on Components of UAVs
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Propulsion Systems in UAVs
8.2.1 Propulsion Systems in UAVs by Models
8.3 Payloads in UAVs by Models
8.3 Airframes of UAVs
9 Global UAV Market by End-User, Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2021
9 .1 Market Overview
9.2 UAV Market by Commercial End-Users
9.2.1 Commercial UAV Market Volume by Region
9.2.2 Commercial UAV Market Value by Region
9.2.3 Density of Commercial UAV Manufacturers Globally
9.2.4 Commercial UAV Key Player Analysis
9.2.5 Commercial UAV FAA Regulations
9.3 Commercial UAV Market by End-Users
9.3.1 Commercial UAV Market Volume by End-Users (Units)
9.3.2 Commercial UAV Market Value by End-Users ($Million)
9.3.3 Commercial UAV Market Share by End-User
9.3.4 Hobbyist UAV End-User
9.3.5 Infrastructure UAV End-User
9.3.6 Transport UAV End-User
9.3.7 Insurance UAV End-User
9.3.8 Media & Entertainment UAV End-User
9.3.9 Telecommunication UAV End-User
9.3.10 Agriculture UAV End-User
9.3.10.1 UAV Players in the Agriculture Market
9.3.11 Mining UAV End-User
9.3.12 Oil & Gas UAV End-User
9.3.13 Environmental UAV End-User
9.4 Military UAV End-User
9.4.1 Density of UAV Manufacturers for Military End-user
9.4.2 Key Manufacturers in Military End-User
9.4.3 Military UAVs Import by Country
9.4.4 Military UAV End-User Market by Region
9.4.5 Military UAV End-User Market by Application
9.5 Homeland Security End-User
9.5.1 Homeland Security UAV End-User Market by Region
9.5.2 Homeland Security UAV End-User Market by Application
10 Global UAV Market by Region, Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2021
10.1 Market Overview
10.2 North America
10.2.1 North America UAV Market Size by End-User
10.2.2 North American Countries UAV Market Size by End-User
10.3 Europe
10.2.1 Europe UAV Market Size by End-User
10.2.2 European Countries UAV Market Size by End-User
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.2.1 Asia-Pacific UAV Market Size by End-User
10.2.2 Asia-Pacific Countries UAV Market Size by End-User
10.5 Rest of the World
10.2.1 Rest of the World UAV Market Size by End-User
10.2.2 Rest of the World Countries UAV Market Size by End-User
11 Company Profiles
11.1 3D Robotics
11.1.1 Company Overview
11.1.2 Corporate Summary
11.1.3 Products and Services
11.1.4 SWOT Analysis
11.2 AeroVironment, Inc.
11.2.1 Company Overview
11.2.2 Products and Services
11.2.3 Financials
11.2.3.1 Financial Summary
11.2.4 SWOT Analysis
11.3 Airbus Group
11.3.1 Company Overview
11.3.2 Products and Services
11.3.3 Financials
11.3.3.1 Financial Summary
11.3.4 SWOT Analysis
11.4 BAE Systems
11.4.1 Company Overview
11.4.2 Products and Services
11.4.3 Financials
11.4.3.1 Financial Summary
11.4.4 SWOT Analysis
11.5 CybAero AB
11.5.1 Company Overview
11.5.2 Products and Services
11.5.3 Financials
11.5.3.1 Financial Summary
11.5.4 SWOT Analysis
11.6 DJI Innovations
11.6.1 Company Overview
11.6.2 Corporate Summary
11.6.3 Products and Services
11.6.4 SWOT Analysis
11.7 Elbit Systems Ltd.
11.7.1 Company Overview
11.7.2 Products and Services
11.7.3 Financials
11.7.3.1 Financial Summary
11.7.4 SWOT Analysis
11.8 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
11.8.1 Company Overview
11.8.2 Corporate Summary
11.8.3 Products and Services
11.8.4 SWOT Analysis
11.9 Israel Aerospace Industries Limited
11.9.1 Company Overview
11.9.2 Products and Services
11.9.3 Financials
11.9.3.1 Financial Summary
11.9.4 SWOT Analysis
11.10 Lockheed Martin Corporation
11.10.1 Company Overview
11.10.2 Products and Services
11.10.3 Financials
11.10.3.1 Financial Summary
11.10.4 SWOT Analysis
11.11 Northrop Grumman
11.11.1 Company Overview
11.11.2 Products and Services
11.11.3 Financials
11.11.3.1 Financial Summary
11.11.4 SWOT Analysis
11.12 Parrot SA
11.12.1 Company Overview
11.12.2 Products and Services
11.12.3 Financials
11.12.3.1 Financial Summary
11.12.4 SWOT Analysis
11.13 SAAB Group
11.13.1 Company Overview
11.13.2 Products and Services
11.13.3 Financials
11.13.3.1 Financial Summary
11.13.4 SWOT Analysis
11.14 Thales Group
11.14.1 Company Overview
11.14.2 Products and Services
11.14.3 Financials
11.14.3.1 Financial Summary
11.14.4 SWOT Analysis
11.15 The Boeing Company
11.15.1 Company Overview
11.15.2 Products and Services
11.15.3 Financials
11.15.3.1 Financial Summary
11.15.4 SWOT Analysis
List of Tables
Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Contracts, and Collaborations
New Product Launches and Developments
Merger and Acquisitions
Other Developments
Top-20 UAV Start-Ups
Funding in Drone Start-Ups
Countries with their Respective Regulatory Authority
Country-wise Drone Regulations by Application
UAV Rule-Making Progress in the U.S., and Europe
List of Figures
Global UAV Market Size, 2016-2021
Global UAV Market Size by Class 2016-2021
Global UAV Market Share by Commercial End-User, 2016 and 2021
Global UAV Market Shipment share by Non-Commercial End-Users, 2016
Global UAV Market by Components
Global UAV Market Shipment by Region
Research Methodology
Top-Down Approach
Bottom-Up Approach
Global UAV Market – Market Dynamics
Market Share of Commercial UAV Manufacturers (Based on Volume)
Market Share of Military UAV Manufacturers (Based on Revenue)
Evolution of UAV
Austria UAV Procurements, (Units)
France UAV Procurements, (Units)
Germany UAV Procurements, (Units)
U.K. UAV Procurement, (Unit)
Sweden UAV Procurements, (Units)
Italy UAV Procurement, (Unit)
U.S. UAV Procurements, ($Million)
India UAV Procurements, 6(%)
Global UAV Market Size by Value and Volume,
Small UAVs Market Size by Volume(Units), 6 & 1
Small UAVs Market Size by Revenue ($Million), 6 & 1
Large UAVs Market Size by Volume(Units), 6 & 1
Large UAVs Market Size by Revenue ($Million), 6 & 1
Small UAVs Market Size by Volume(Units),
Small UAVs Market Size by Revenue ($Million),
Small UAVs Market Size Volume by Type (Units),
Small UAVs Market Size Revenue by Type ($Million),
Small UAV Non-Commercial End-User Market Volume by Type (Units), 2016-2021
Small UAV Commercial End-User Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Small UAV Non-Commercial End-User Market Value by Type ($Million), 2016-2021
Large UAV Market Share by End-User, 2016 (Volume)
Small UAV Commercial End-User Market by Value ($Million) 2016-2021
Large UAVs Market Size by Volume(Units), 2016-2021
Large UAVs Market Size by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Large UAVs Market Size Volume by Type (Units), 2016-2021
Large UAVs Market Size Revenue by Type ($Million), 2016-2021
Large UAVs Market Volume by End-User (Units), 2016-2021
Large UAVs Market Revenue by End-User ($Million), 2016-2021
Large UAV Market Share by Volume, 2016
Number of UAVs Installed with Camera (Units),
SD & HD Camera Market Share, 6
SD & HD Camera Market Size ($Million),
Number of UAVs Installed with Camera (Units), For Commercial End-User
Number of UAVs Installed with Camera (Units), For Non-Commercial End-User
Number of UAVs Installed with SD and HD Camera (Units), For Commercial End-User
Number of UAVs Installed with SD and HD Camera (Units), For Non-Commercial End-User
UAV Market Volume by Sensor Type (Units),
Number of UAVs Installed with HSDC Systems (Units), 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with HSDC Systems, by End-User (Units), 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with INS, MEMS AHRS (Units), 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Autopilots (Units), 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Autopilots (Units), For Commercial End-User 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Autopilots (Units), For Non-Commercial End-User 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Electronic Warfare Systems (Units), 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Sense and Avoid Systems (Units), 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Sense and Avoid Systems (Units), For Commercial End-User 2016-2021
Number of UAVs Installed with Sense and Avoid Systems (Units), For Non-Commercial End-User 2016-2021
Commercial UAV Market,
Military UAV Market,
Homeland Securtiy UAV Market,
Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units),
Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million)
Commercial UAV Market Volume by Country,
Commercial UAV Market Value by Country,
Density of Commercial UAV Manufacturers Globally, 6
Commercial UAV Market Share by Company, 2016
Commercial UAV Market Volume by End-User, 2016 & 2021
Commercial UAV Market Value by End-User, 2016-2021
Commercial UAV Market Value Share by End-User, 2016
Hobbyist: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Hobbyist: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Infrastructure: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Infrastructure : Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Transport: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Transport : Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Insurance: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Insurance: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Media & Entertainment: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Media & Entertainment: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Telecommunication: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Telecommunication: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Agriculture: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million) and Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Mining: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Mining: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Oil & Gas: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Oil & Gas: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Environmental: Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Environmental: Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Military: Non-Commercial UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Military: Non-Commercial UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Density of Military UAV Manufacturers globally, 2016
Countries Importing the Highest Number of Military UAVs from 2010 to 2014
Military UAV Market Volume by Country (Units), 2016 & 2021
Military UAV Market Value by Country ($Million), 2016 & 2021
Military UAV Market Volume by Applications (Units), 2016 & 2021
Military UAV Market Value by Applications ($Million), 2016- 2021
Military UAV Market Value by Applications, 2016- 2021
Homeland Security UAV Market by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market Volume by Region (Units), 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market Value by Region ($Million), 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market Volume by Application (Units), 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market Value by Application ($Million), 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market Value by Applications, 2016- 2021
UAV Market in North America by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in North America by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
UAV Market in North America by End-User Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in North America by End-User ($Million), 2016-2021
Commercial UAV Market in North America by Country, 2016-2021
Military UAV Market in North America by Country, 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market in North America by Country, 2016-2021
UAV Market in Europe by Volume (Units) , 2016-2021
UAV Market in Europe by Revenue($Million), 2016-2021
UAV Market in Europe by End-User Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in Europe by End-User Revenue($Million), 2016-2021
Commercial UAV Market in Europe by Country, 2016-2021
Military UAV Market in Europe by Country, 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market in Europe by Country, 2016-2021
UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by End-User Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by End-User Revenue($Million), 2016-2021
Commercial UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by Country, 2016-2021
Military UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by Country, 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market in Asia-Pacific by Country, 2016-2021
UAV Market in RoW by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in RoW by Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in RoW by End-User Volume (Units), 2016-2021
UAV Market in RoW by End-User Revenue ($Million), 2016-2021
Commercial UAV Market in RoW by Country, 2016-2021
Military UAV Market in RoW by Country, 2016-2021
Homeland Security UAV Market in RoW by Country, 2016-2021
3D Robotics: Products and Services
3D Robotics: SWOT Analysis
AeroVironment, Inc.: Products and Services
AeroVironment, Inc.: Financials
AeroVironment, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Airbus Group: Products and Services
Airbus Group: Financials
Airbus Group: SWOT Analysis
BAE Systems: Products and Services
BAE Systems: Financials
`BAE Systems: SWOT Analysis
CybAero AB: Products and Services
CybAero AB: Financials
CybAero AB: SWOT Analysis
DJI Innovations: Products and Services
DJI Innovations: SWOT Analysis
Elbit Systems Ltd.: Products and Services
Elbit Systems Ltd.: Financials
Elbit Systems Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.: Products and Services
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Israel Aerospace Industries Limited: Products and Services
Israel Aerospace Industries Limited: Financials
Israel Aerospace Industries Limited: SWOT Analysis
Lockheed Martin Corporation: Products and Services
Lockheed Martin Corporation: Financials
Lockheed Martin Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Northrop Grumman: Products and Services
Northrop Grumman: Financials
Northrop Grumman: SWOT Analysis
Parrot SA: Products and Services
Parrot SA: Financials
Parrot SA: SWOT Analysis
SAAB Group: Products and Services
SAAB Group: Financials
SAAB Group: SWOT Analysis
Thales Group: Products and Services
Thales Group: Financials
Thales Group: SWOT Analysis
The Boeing Company: Products and Services
The Boeing Company: Financials
The Boeing Company: SWOT Analysis

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