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Body Armor Market Analysis By Type (Type 1, Type 2A, Type 2, Type 3A, Type 3, and Type 4), By Application (Defense, Law Enforcement Protection, and Civilians), By Materials (Steel, UHMWPE, Aramid, Composite Ceramic, and Others) and Segment Forecasts To 20

Body Armor Market Analysis By Type (Type 1, Type 2A, Type 2, Type 3A, Type 3, and Type 4), By Application (Defense, Law Enforcement Protection, and Civilians), By Materials (Steel, UHMWPE, Aramid, Composite Ceramic, and Others) and Segment Forecasts To 2024

The global body armor market size is expected to reach USD 5,661.0 million by 2024 according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc.The evolution of modern day warfare has largely become asymmetric in nature and includes counter-terrorism, counter-insurgency, and guerrilla warfare operations. Similar scenarios exist in the law enforcement sectors wherein felons, criminals, and law offenders are capable of fatally injuring responding officers, thus necessitating the demand for body armor equipment.

The rise in military warfare is propelling the need for ballistic protection equipment in order to safeguard the armed forces. Emerging economies, such as India, South Korea, and China, are persistently focusing on the replacement of legacy military equipment and are subsequently increasing their spending in the defense sector. Modernization activities are creating several opportunities for the vendors of body armor, which, in turn, are trying to obtain a competitive edge by collaborating with the military agencies through a contractual process.

The defense agencies in developed countries, such as the U.S., Canada, and France, are laying high emphasis on enhancing personal protection for armed forces & ground troops and are, thus, focusing on upgrading the conventional protective headgears and body armor capabilities.

Technological advances are the key instruments in accelerating the market growth as innovative techniques, such as liquid body armor and dragon skin, are gaining momentum. In addition to this, the demand for modular tactical vests and double-sided combat uniforms is on a rise due to its features offering enhanced protection and ensuring soldier survivability.

Prominent manufacturers of personal protection suits are increasingly investing on R&D activities for the development of advanced fibers, fabrics, and nanotechnology materials to improve the effectiveness of the body armor. The use of modular tactical vests is gaining momentum and is rapidly replacing the conventional Outer Tactical Vest (OTV), which limits the soldier’s efficiency of carrying additional assault load such as magazine (firearms) and grenades.

Further key findings from the study suggest:

The type 3A segment accounted for 21.8% of the overall market share (in terms of revenue) in 2015. The body suit offers protection against the type 1, type 2A, type 3, and most handgun threats. Furthermore, the armor is suitable for the full-time wear in several warfare and combat situations.

The civilian demand for personal body suits accounted for 7.4%of the total market share (in terms of revenue) in 2015 and is anticipated to reach 7.7% by 2024. The demand is particularly high in the U.S. A significant rise in the crime rates and incidents of mass shooting in the U.S. is driving the demand for armor vests among civilians.

The ‘other’ materials segment is presumed to witness an upsurge in the demand owing to the wide-scale adoption of nanotechnology materials fibers and fabrics, such as Kevlar and STF, among others, for manufacturing breathable and light-weight body protection suits. The ‘other’ materials segment accounted for 14.2% of the global market share(in terms of revenue) in 2015 and is projected to account14.9% by 2024.

The North American regional market accounted for 49.5% of the global revenue share in 2015. Government initiatives, such as the U.S. Army Equipment Modernization Strategy and Soldier Protection System (SPS), are remarkably contributing to the industry expansion in the North American region.

Prominent players operating in the market include AR500 Armor, Ballistic Body Armor (Pty) Ltd., Aegis Engineering Ltd., BAE Systems, Craig International Ballistics Pty Ltd., Kejo Ltd., Hellweg International, Point Blank Enterprises Inc., Pacific Safety Products Inc., and Safariland LLC.

Grand View Research has segmented the global body armor market on the basis of type, application, material, and geography:

Body Armor Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2024)

Type 1
Type 2A

Type 2

Type 3A

Type 3

Type 4

Body Armor Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2024)

Defense

Law enforcement protection

Civilians

Body Armor Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2024)

Steel

UHMWPE

Aramid

Composite ceramics

Others

Body Armor Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2024)

North America

Europe

Asia Pacific

Latin America

MEA


Chapter 1. Methodology and Scope
1.1. Research Methodology
1.2. Research Scope & Assumption
1.3. List of Data Sources
Chapter 2. Executive Summary
2.1. Body armor - Industry snapshot & key buying criteria, 2014 - 2024
Chapter 3. Body Armor Industry Outlook
3.1. Market segmentation
3.2. Market size and growth prospects
3.3. Body armor value chain analysis
3.3.1. Vendor landscape
3.4. Body armor market dynamics
3.4.1. Market driver analysis
3.4.1.1. Proliferation of technologically advanced products
3.4.1.2. The increasing demand for enhancing soldier safety and ensuring survivability
3.4.2. Market restraint analysis
3.4.2.1. Stringent government regulations
3.5. Key opportunities prioritized
3.6. Industry analysis - Porter's
3.7. Body armor- Key competitor analysis, 2015
3.8. Body armor market PESTEL analysis, 2015
Chapter 4. Body Armor Type Outlook
4.1. Type 1
4.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
4.2. Type 2A
4.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
4.3. Type 2
4.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
4.4. Type 3A
4.4.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
4.5. Type 3
4.5.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
4.6. Type 4
4.6.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
Chapter 5. Body Armor Application Outlook
5.1. Defense
5.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
5.2. Law enforcement protection
5.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
5.3. Civilians
5.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
Chapter 6. Body Armor Material Outlook
6.1. Steel
6.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
6.2. UHMWPE
6.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
6.3. Aramid
6.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
6.4. Composite ceramics
6.4.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
6.5. Others
6.5.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2024
Chapter 7. Body Armor Regional Outlook
7.1. North America
7.1.1. Body armor market by type, 2014 - 2024
7.1.2. Body armor market by application, 2014 - 2024
7.1.3. Body armor market by material, 2014 - 2024
7.2. Europe
7.2.1. Body armor market by type, 2014 - 2024
7.2.2. Body armor market by application, 2014 - 2024
7.2.3. Body armor market by material, 2014 - 2024
7.3. Asia Pacific
7.3.1. Body armor market by type, 2014 - 2024
7.3.2. Body armor market by application, 2014 - 2024
7.3.3. Body armor market by material, 2014 - 2024
7.4. Latin America
7.4.1. Body armor market by type, 2014 - 2024
7.4.2. Body armor market by application, 2014 - 2024
7.4.3. Body armor market by material, 2014 - 2024
7.5. MEA
7.5.1. Body armor market by type, 2014 - 2024
7.5.2. Body armor market by application, 2014 - 2024
7.5.3. Body armor market by material, 2014 - 2024
Chapter 8. Competitive Landscape
8.1. Aegis Engineering Ltd.
8.1.1. Company Overview
8.1.2. Revenue Analysis
8.1.3. Product Benchmarking
8.1.4. Strategic Development
8.2. AR500 Armor
8.2.1. Company Overview
8.2.2. Revenue Analysis
8.2.3. Product Benchmarking
8.2.4. Strategic Development
8.3. BAE Systems
8.3.1. Company Overview
8.3.2. Revenue Analysis
8.3.3. Product Benchmarking
8.3.4. Strategic Development
8.4. Ballistic Body Armor (Pty) Ltd.
8.4.1. Company Overview
8.4.2. Revenue Analysis
8.4.3. Product Benchmarking
8.4.4. Strategic Development
8.5. Craig International Ballistics Pty Ltd.
8.5.1. Company Overview
8.5.2. Revenue Analysis
8.5.3. Product Benchmarking
8.5.4. Strategic Development
8.6. Hellweg International
8.6.1. Company Overview
8.6.2. Revenue Analysis
8.6.3. Product Benchmarking
8.6.4. Strategic Development
8.7. Kejo Limited Company
8.7.1. Company Overview
8.7.2. Revenue Analysis
8.7.3. Product Benchmarking
8.7.4. Strategic Development
8.8. Pacific Safety Products
8.8.1. Company Overview
8.8.2. Revenue Analysis
8.8.3. Product Benchmarking
8.8.4. Strategic Development
8.9. Point Blank Enterprises
8.9.1. Company Overview
8.9.2. Revenue Analysis
8.9.3. Product Benchmarking
8.9.4. Strategic Development
8.10. Safariland LLC
8.10.1. Company Overview
8.10.2. Revenue Analysis
8.10.3. Product Benchmarking
8.10.4. Strategic Development
List of Tables
1 Body armor- Industry snapshot & key buying criteria, 2014 - 2024
2 Global body armor market, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
3 Global market estimates and forecasts by type, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
4 Global market estimates and forecasts by application, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
5 Global market estimates and forecasts by material, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
6 Global market estimates and forecasts by region, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
7 North America market estimates and forecasts by country, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
8 North America market estimates and forecasts by type, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
9 North America market estimates and forecasts by application, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
10 North America market estimates and forecasts by material, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
11 Europe market estimates and forecasts by country, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
12 Europe market estimates and forecasts by type, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
13 Europe market estimates and forecasts by application, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
14 Europe market estimates and forecasts by material, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
15 Asia Pacific market estimates and forecasts by country, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
16 Asia Pacific market estimates and forecasts by type, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
17 Asia Pacific market estimates and forecasts by application, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
18 Asia Pacific market estimates and forecasts by material, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
19 MEA market estimates and forecasts by country, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
20 MEA market estimates and forecasts by type, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
21 MEA market estimates and forecasts by application, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
22 MEA market estimates and forecasts by material, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
23 Latin America market estimates and forecasts by country, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
24 Latin America market estimates and forecasts by type, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
25 Latin America market estimates and forecasts by application, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
26 Latin America market estimates and forecasts by material, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
27 Body armor- Key market driver impact
28 Body armor- Key market restraint impact
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Body armor market segmentation
FIG. 2 Body armor market, 2014 - 2024 (USD Million)
FIG. 3 Body armor value chain analysis
FIG. 4 Body armor market dynamics
FIG. 5 Key opportunities prioritized
FIG. 6 Body armor - Porter’s analysis
FIG. 7 Body armor - PESTEL analysis
FIG. 8 Body armor market share by type, 2015 & 2024
FIG. 9 Body armor market share by application, 2015 & 2024
FIG. 10 Body armor market share by material, 2015 & 2024
FIG. 11 Body armor market value share by region, 2015 & 2024

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