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Global Military Unmanned Maritime Systems Market, Forecast to 2021

Global Military Unmanned Maritime Systems Market, Forecast to 2021

The global military unmanned maritime systems (UMS) market is experiencing significant growth and investment; however, funding has been, and continues to be, focused on research, development, and testing of unmanned maritime platforms and enabling technologies. Similar to the unmanned aircraft market, UMS technologies are advancing faster than Moore’s Law resulting in lower costs and lower barriers to market entry for commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) platforms that can perform various military applications. Global defense contractors must continue to invest in synergistic partnerships and/or strategic acquisitions, especially with commercial companies that specialize in software development, sensors, and other COTS products, to maintain an edge over competitors in an increasingly crowded market. Overall, this study provides a wealth of information about current and future trends that will shape tomorrow’s military UMS capabilities, investments, and overall market structure.

Research Scope:
The global military UMS market size is based on the 2017 President’s budget (PB) for the US and estimated for other countries using a forecast model based on military budgets and several influencing variables. Estimates and competitive landscape information includes:
• Factors driving demand for unmanned maritime systems
• Factors restraining demand for unmanned maritime systems
• Unmanned maritime systems market trends
• Unmanned maritime systems contract obligations and awards by market segment
• Leading defense contractors and programs in each unmanned maritime systems market segment
• Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) evaluations of the leading companies in the market
• Perspectives on various market issues that provide insights for executive level decision-making

Questions this study will answer:
• Is the global military UMS market growing? How long will it continue to grow, and at what rate will it grow?
• What segments, programs, and services make up the market?
• What are the most significant drivers, restraints, and trends?
• What companies are leading the global military UMS market and in which segments?
• What are the top programs in the global military UMS market?
• What technologies will be emphasized as the market continues to mature?

This study also contains an evaluation of significant growth opportunities within the global military UMS market based on trends and supported by a collection of market insights. Strategic imperatives, for executives to consider when deciding whether to act on the listed growth opportunities, are highlighted as well.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Military UMS Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Military UMS Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Military UMS Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2016-2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Military UMS Market: Percent Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2016-2021
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2016-2021
    • Global Hot Spots
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis- Total Military UMS Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total Military UMS Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 7 Participants, Global, 2016
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Transformation in the Unmanned Maritime Ecosystem-2017
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Unmanned-Unmanned Teaming
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Swarming and AI Technologies
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) Solutions
    • Growth Opportunity 4-Submerged Docking and Recharging Stations
    • Growth Opportunity 5-Rapid Prototyping
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective on the DoD UAS Industry
    • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • Africa Breakdown
    • Africa Key Findings
    • Africa Revenue Forecast
      • Table Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, Africa, 2016-2021
    • Africa Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • APAC Breakdown
    • APAC Key Findings
    • APAC Revenue Forecast
      • Table Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, APAC, 2016-2021
    • APAC Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Europe Breakdown
    • Europe Key Findings
    • Europe Revenue Forecast
      • Table Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, Europe, 2016-2021
    • European Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Middle East Breakdown
    • Middle East Key Findings
    • Middle East Revenue Forecast
      • Table Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, Middle East, 2016-2021
    • Middle East Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • North America Breakdown
    • North America Key Findings
    • North America Revenue Forecast
      • Table Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2016-2021
    • North America Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • US Breakdown
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table DoD UMS Market: Market Engineering Measurements, US, 2016
    • US DoD Revenue Forecast-Program Funding
    • Market Segmentation
    • US DoD Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total UMS Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants, US, 2016
  • South America Breakdown
    • South America Key Findings
    • South America Revenue Forecast
      • Table Military UMS Market: Revenue Forecast, South America, 2016-2021
    • South America Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Additional Sources of Information on the UMS Market
    • List of Other Companies
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed

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