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Global Aircraft Carriers Market 2016-2020

Global Aircraft Carriers Market 2016-2020

About Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft carriers are warships that serve as aquatic airbases, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carriage, deployment, and recovery of aircraft. It is the ship that projects air power globally, without depending on the local airbases. These vessels are capable of open ocean operations even in rough seas. These ships are equipped with armor and can fight enemies across the water.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global aircraft carriers market to grow at a CAGR of 2.11% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global aircraft carriers market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of conventional-powered aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Aircraft Carriers Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • BAE Systems
  • DCNS
  • Fincantieri
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Navantia
Other prominent vendors
  • Babcock Marine
  • Cochin Shipyard
  • General Dynamics
  • Thales
  • United Shipbuilding
Market driver
  • Greater dominance over sea
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Delays and program cancellations
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emphasis on development of smaller aircraft carriers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Aircraft Carriers Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global aircraft carriers market: BAE Systems, DCNS, Fincantieri, Huntington Ingalls Industries, and Navantia.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Babcock Marine, Cochin Shipyard, General Dynamics, Thales, United Shipbuilding.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The emergence of advanced naval technologies and features has changed the defense equipment development process. There have been rapid advancements with respect to the range, lethality, accuracy, preventive aids, stealth characteristics, and mobility of aircraft carriers. Most of the next-generation aircraft carriers that are being developed are being incorporated with new and cutting-edge technologies.”

According to the report, numerous countries are upgrading their maritime defense units by developing and acquiring a number of warships including aircraft carriers. The growing number of such assets will also encourage the development of naval combat systems, which in turn will allow defense authorities to have greater dominance over seas and oceans.

Further, the report states that currently, the major challenges faced by defense authorities are cost overruns and test failures. Over the last five decades, some prominent aircraft carrier development programs were canceled or delayed due to aforementioned reasons.



Companies Mentioned

BAE Systems, DCNS, Fincantieri, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Navantia, Babcock Marine, Cochin Shipyard, General Dynamics, Thales, United Shipbuilding.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
    • Key takeaways
      • Table Key takeaways of the global aircraft carriers market
    • Key buying criteria
      • Table Key buying criteria of aircraft carriers
    • Aircraft carriers: An overview
      • Table Major aircraft carriers deployed on the seas
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Major aircraft carrier development projects
      • Table Key features of USS Gerald R. Ford class aircraft carrier
      • Table Key features of Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier
      • Table Key features of INS Vikrant aircraft carrier
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of aircraft carriers market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global aircraft carriers market ($ billions)
      • Table Number of aircraft carriers per country in 2016
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Market share by type
      • Table Market share by type in 2015 and 2020
    • Market segmentation by revenue
      • Table Market segmentation by revenue during 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global nuclear-powered aircraft carriers market
      • Table Global nuclear-powered aircraft carriers market ($ billions)
    • Global conventional-powered aircraft carriers market
      • Table Global conventional-powered aircraft carriers market ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market share by geography
      • Table Market share by geography in 2015 and 2020
    • Geographical segmentation by revenue
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue during 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Aircraft carriers market in Americas
      • Table Aircraft carriers market in Americas ($ billions)
    • Aircraft carriers market in APAC
      • Table Aircraft carriers market in APAC ($ billions)
    • Aircraft carriers market in EMEA
      • Table Aircraft carriers market in EMEA ($ millions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries in 2016 (in terms of aircraft carriers)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Attributes of aircraft carriers
    • Table Advantages of aircraft carriers
    • Table Advantages of nuclear power
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Canceled aircraft carrier programs during 1960-2015
    • Table Development costs of some major aircraft carriers
    • Table The US aircraft carriers over the years
    • Table Impact of nuclear weapon proliferation
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Light aircraft carriers
    • Table New technologies of the Ford-class aircraft carrier (USS Gerald R. Ford)
    • Table Comparison between steam-powered catapults and EMALS
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table List of competitors in the global aircraft carriers market
      • Table Major competitors: Benchmarking
    • BAE Systems
      • Table BAE Systems: Business segmentation by revenue in 2015 (%)
      • Table BAE Systems: Products and services
    • DCNS
      • Table DCNS: Product segmentation
      • Table DCNS: Strength
    • Fincantieri
      • Table Fincantieri: Products offerings
    • Huntington Ingalls Industries
      • Table Huntington Ingalls Industries: Business segmentation by revenue in 2015 (%)
    • Navantia
      • Table Navantia: Product segmentation
      • Table Navantia: Strength
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors in the market
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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