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Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing

The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Manufacturing industry has experienced robust growth over the past five years. Despite federal funding for defense declining over the five years to 2017, industry revenue has still increased, as the military maintained its focus on AUVs despite cutting spending in other areas. The industry has also generated some of its fastest growth from oil and gas companies, which have increasingly used AUVs for various functions. Over the next five years, the AUV Manufacturing industry is expected to continue its double-digit growth, supported by further demand from the oil sector and the government.

This industry includes companies that manufacture autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), which are vessels that travel underwater without an operator and with its own power source. AUVs are used for commercial purposes (mainly in the oil and gas industries), military use and research purposes.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Federal funding for defense
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Lockheed Martin (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Kongsberg (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table General Dynamics (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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