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The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: (2015 Edition)

The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: (2015 Edition)

Scope of the Report

The report titled “The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: 2015 Edition” presents a detailed analysis of the US firearms and ammunition market with description of market sizing and growth, market segmentation, exports and imports, market share and economic impact of the industry on the nation. In addition, the report evaluates the key opportunities in the market and summarizes the factors that will be responsible for the growth of the industry. The market size and forecast in terms of value has been provided for the period 2015 to 2019, considering 2014 as the base year. Over the next five years the US firearm and ammunition industry will show major ups and downs in the market. Reasons cited for such ups and downs are increasing interest in games like shooting and hunting, increasing crime rates in the US, strict regulations regarding guns and demilitarization by developed and powerful nations for the sake of world peace.

The report provides detailed analysis of the US firearm and ammunition market segmentation, exports and imports made by the US for a period spanning from 2010 to 2014 etc. The report also provides the detailed information about the growth drivers, current market trends and challenges of the US firearm and ammunition industry. The report also provides the impact of the industry on the US economy with the help of macroeconomic tools like tax payment, job creation etc. by the industry.

Furthermore, the report profiles key market players like Smith and Wesson, VISTA Outdoor Inc., Ruger Corporation and Freedom Group on the basis of attributes such as company overview, recent developments, strategies adopted by the market leaders to ensure growth, sustainability, financial overview and recent developments.

Country Coverage

The US

Company Coverage

Smith & Wesson
VISTA Outdoor Inc.
Freedom Group
Ruger Corporation

Executive Summary

The firearm and ammunition industry is the manufacturer of small arms like pistols, revolvers, tactical rifles, hunting rifles, black powder firearms, and handcuffs as well as other firearm related products and accessories. The US firearm and ammunition industry is a commercial sector of the US economy responsible for innovation, research & development and manufacturing of firearms and ammunition. The firearm and ammunition industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the US economy and contribute actively in economic development of the nation. In addition, the industry also creates a significant number of jobs and paid a sizeable amount of federal and state taxes which ultimately benefits the nation. The US is a hub of production as well as sales of arms and ammunition.

The US firearm industry is broadly divided into two categories; military and non-military. Non-military are further segmented into civilians and law enforcement. It is witnessed that a large number of the US citizens owns a gun because the background check for the licensing of guns is very low which is a key factor to fuel growth of the firearm industry. The US firearm and ammunition industry is predictable to show fast skip on the back of increasing demand of firearms not only in military but also in the other areas of self-defense, and shooting & hunting games. The US is the largest producer and distributor of the firearm and ammunition globally. The US firearm market is segmented on the basis of different types of guns produced. There are basically two main categories of guns; long guns and hand guns which include single shot pistols, multi-barreled pistols, revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, and automatic pistols.


1. Executive Summary
2. The US Firearms and Ammunition Industry
2.1 Overview of the Firearms and Ammunition Market
Table 1: Types of Firearms
2.1.1 Handgun
Pistol
Table 2: Semi-Automatic Pistol
Revolver
Table 3: Revolver Gun
2.1.2 Rifle
Table A: Type of Rifles
Table 4: Semi Auto Battle Rifle
2.1.3 Shotgun
Table 5: Tactical Pump Shotgun
2.1.4 Firearm Laws
Table B: Laws/Acts Enforced on Firearms and their Enactment Date
3. Global Firearms and Ammunition Industry: An Analysis
3.1 Global Firearm and Ammunition Industry by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 6: Global Firearm and Ammunition Industry by Value; 2010-2014
(US$ Billion)
Table 7: Global Firearm and Ammunition Industry by Value; 2015-2019E
(US$ Billion)
3.2 Firearms and Ammunition: Split by Product Segments
Table 8: Split by Product Segment: Firearms & Ammunition; 2014
3.3 Firearms and Ammunition: Split by End Market
Table 9: Firearm and Ammunition by End Market; 2014
4. The US Firearms Market: An Analysis
4.1 The US Firearms Market Split: Military & Non Military
Table 10: Split of US Firearm Market; 2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 11: Split of the US Firearm Market- Non-Military, 2014
4.2 The US Firearms Market: Share of Gun Sales by Type
Table 12: Share of Gun Sales by Type; 2014
4.3 The US Firearms Market Segmentation: Long Gun & Handguns
4.3.1 The US Long Gun Market - Sizing and Growth: Actual & Forecast
Table 13: The US Long Gun Market by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 14: The US Long Gun Market by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
4.3.2 The US Handguns Market- Sizing and Growth: Actual & Forecast
Table 15: The US Handgun Market by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 16: The US Handgun Market by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
5. The US Firearms Trade - Exports & Imports
5.1 Total Handguns Exports and Imports by Volume
Table 17: The US Handguns Exports & Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (thousand units)
5.2 Total Rifles Exports and Imports by Volume
Table 18: The US Rifles Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (thousand units)
5.3 Total Shotguns Exports & Imports by Volume
Table 19: The US Short guns Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (thousand units)
5.4 Total Pistols Exports and Imports by Volume
Table 20: The US Pistols Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (thousand units)
5.5 Total Revolvers Exports and Imports by Volume
Table 21: The US Revolvers Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (thousand units)
5.6 Share of Firearms Market by Country
Table 22: Share of Firearms Market by Country; 2014
5.7 Share of Export of Firearms by Country
Table 23: Share of Exports of Firearms by Country; 2014
5.8 The US Share of Firearms Export to Different Countries
Table 24: The US Share of Firearm Exports to Different Countries; 2014
5.9 The US Share of Firearms Import to Different Countries
Table 25: The US Share of Firearm Imports to Different Countries; 2014
6. The US Ammunition Industry: An Analysis
6.1 The US Military Ammunition Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 26: Total Military Ammunition Market by Value; 2013-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 27: Total Military Ammunition Market by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
6.2 The US Military Ammunition Market by Segments
6.2.1 Small Caliber market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 28: Small Caliber Market by Value, 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Table 29: Small Caliber Market by Value, 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
6.2.2 Artillery Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 30: Artillery Market by Value, 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Table 31: Artillery Market by Value, 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
6.2.3 Mortar Caliber Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 32: Mortar Caliber Market; 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Table 33: Mortar Caliber Market; 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
6.2.4 Medium Caliber Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 34: Medium Caliber Market; 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Table 35: Medium Caliber Market; 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
7. Firearms & Ammunition Industry: Economic Impact in the US
Table C: Economic Impact of the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Industry in the US; 2014
Table D: Taxes Generated from Firearms and Ammunition in the US; 2014
Table 36: Direct Economic Impact of Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 37: Total Economic Impact of Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
7.1 Jobs Created by Firearms and Ammunition Industry
Table 38: Direct Jobs Created in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014
Table 39: Total Jobs Created in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014
7.2 Wages Earned from Firearms and Ammunition Industry
Table 40: Direct Wages Paid in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 41: Total Wages Paid in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014
(US$ Billion)
7.3 Taxes Generated from Firearms and Ammunition Industry
7.3.1 Business Taxes
Table 42: Federal Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 43: State Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
7.3.2 Excise Tax
Table 44: Excise Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Million)
8. Competitive Landscape
Table 5: Leading Players of US Arms & Ammunition Market
Table 45: Top 10 US Firearms Manufacturers
Table 6: Leading Players of US Arms & Ammunition Market
Table 46: VSTO Market Share vs Market Leader by Category; 2014
9. Market Dynamics of Firearms and Ammunition Market
9.1.1 Increased Interest in Shooting Games
9.1.2 Increase in Number of Background Checks
Table 47: Number of Background Checks by NICS; 2010-2014 (in Trillion)
9.1.3 Increasing Demand of Guns for Self Defense
Table 48: Reason for Ownership of Guns in the US; 2014
9.1.4 Increased Terrorist attacks
9.1.5 Growing Demand in Military
9.2.1 Adoption of Demilitarization
9.2.2 Increasing Research & Development Expenses
9.2.3 Increasing Gun Control Laws
9.2.4 Increasing Prices of Guns and Ammunition
9.3.1. Innovative Technology of Smart Guns
9.3.2 Increase in Gun Ownership by Women
10. Company Profiles
10.1 Smith and Wesson
10.1.1 Business Overview
Table 49: Smith & Wesson Revenue; 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
10.2 Vista Outdoor Inc.
10.2.1 Business Overview
10.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 50: Vista Outdoor Inc, Revenue, 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
10.3 Ruger Corporation
10.3.1 Business Overview
10.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 51: Ruger Corporation Revenue; 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
10.3.3 Business Strategy
10.4 Freedom Group (Remington Outdoor Co.)
10.4.1 Business Overview
10.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 52: Freedom Group Revenue; 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
10.4.3 Business Strategy

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