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Global Drone Navigation System Market 2019-2023

Global Drone Navigation System Market 2019-2023

Global Drone Navigation System Market: About this market

Drone navigation system allow users to control the flight parameters of a drone by working in tandem with the drone flight management system and embedded datalink system to effectively control the heading and attitude of a drone. Technavio’s drone navigation system market analysis considers sales from end-users including military drones and consumer and civil drones. Our analysis also considers the sales of the drone navigation system in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2018, the military drones segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as the rising applications of drones for surveillance to enhance the troops’ situational awareness will play a significant role in the military drones segment to maintain its market position. Also, our global drone navigation system market report looks at factors such as advancements in electronic warfare technologies, enhanced application profile of drones, and miniaturization of payloads and subsystems. However, endurance constraints driving R&D costs, vulnerability to cybersecurity threats, and challenges associated with bandwidth allocation for drone operations may hamper the growth of the drone navigation system industry over the forecast period.

Global Drone Navigation System Market: Overview

Advancements in electronic warfare technologies

Drones are preferred for surveillance on specific locations owing to their capability of performing pre-emptive strikes and visual superiority. Drones such as UAVs can effectively capture data and have advanced defense mechanisms. These capabilities of drones will lead to the expansion of the global drone navigation system market at a CAGR of over 27% during the forecast period.

Integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into drones

AI will power next-generation drones as they will have the capability to capture real-time data. The future AI-enabled drones will improve the safety aspects of its components with fully automated navigation systems. These advantages of AI-enabled drones are expected to have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global drone navigation system market during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of several major players, the global drone navigation system market is fragmented. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading drone navigation system manufacturers, that include AeroVironment Inc., HEXAGON, Northrop Grumman Corp., Parker Hannifin Corp., SBG Systems SAS, and SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd.

Also, the drone navigation system market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market
      • Table Segments of global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table End-user - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Military drones - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Military drones - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Military drones - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Consumer and civil drones - Market size and forecast 2018- 2023
      • Table Consumer and civil drones - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Consumer and civil drones - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Advent of network-centric warfare (NCW)
    • Integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into drones
    • Rapid adoption of sensor fusion technology
    • Emergence of swarm drones
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • AeroVironment Inc.
      • Table AeroVironment Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table AeroVironment Inc. - Business segments
      • Table AeroVironment Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table AeroVironment Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table AeroVironment Inc. - Key offerings
    • HEXAGON
      • Table HEXAGON - Vendor overview
      • Table HEXAGON - Business segments
      • Table HEXAGON - Organizational developments
      • Table HEXAGON - Geographic focus
      • Table HEXAGON - Segment focus
      • Table HEXAGON - Key offerings
    • Northrop Grumman Corp.
      • Table Northrop Grumman Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table Northrop Grumman Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Northrop Grumman Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table Northrop Grumman Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table Northrop Grumman Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table Northrop Grumman Corp. - Key offerings
    • Parker Hannifin Corp.
      • Table Parker Hannifin Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table Parker Hannifin Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Parker Hannifin Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table Parker Hannifin Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table Parker Hannifin Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table Parker Hannifin Corp. - Key offerings
    • SBG Systems SAS
      • Table SBG Systems SAS - Vendor overview
      • Table SBG Systems SAS - Organizational developments
      • Table SBG Systems SAS - Key offerings
    • SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd.
      • Table SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. - Product segments
      • Table SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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