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Global Military Laser Designator Market 2017-2021

Global Military Laser Designator Market 2017-2021

About Military Laser Designator

A laser designator can be used to call in for accurate and precise ground or aerial strikes from a distant range (approximately within 10 miles). These systems are either man-portable or are mounted on vehicles, aircraft, or ships.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global military laser designator market to grow at a CAGR of 5.07% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global military laser designator market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the new sales.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Military Laser Designator Market 2017-2021, 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
  • L3 Technologies
  • Leonardo
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Thales
  • UTC Aerospace Systems
Other prominent vendors
  • Elbit Systems
  • FLIR Systems
  • General Atomics
  • Gooch & Housego
  • RPMC Lasers
Market driver
  • Demand for safe laser designators
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Difficult operability in extreme weather conditions
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Drones as laser designators
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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 Military Laser Designator Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global military laser designator market: L3 Technologies, Leonardo, Northrop Grumman, Thales, and UTC Aerospace Systems.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Elbit Systems, FLIR Systems, General Atomics, Gooch & Housego, and RPMC Lasers.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is drones as laser designators. Many countries are modernizing and upgrading their airborne defense and offense units by augmenting the existing as well as futuristic UAVs. The increase in the number of these assets will simultaneously implement the integration of advanced weapons to perform effective military missions and enable greater dominance of countries over the skies.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is demand for safe laser designators. Laser weapons are potentially dangerous for human beings. Even low-power laser weapons, when directed at eyes, have the capability to harm eyesight. They can lead to localized burning of the cornea and the retina and result in permanent blindness.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is difficult operability in extreme weather conditions. A major challenge for the global military laser designator market is the operability of the laser designator systems in extreme weather conditions (such as dense fog, storm, or heavy snow) or during nights. Under such circumstances, the targets are more difficult to identify, locate, range, and designate. Due to the poor visibility issues, laser designators fail to support the fighter planes to hit the targets accurately. Such issues inhibit the use of advanced targeting systems.

Companies Mentioned

L3 Technologies, Leonardo, Northrop Grumman, Thales, UTC Aerospace Systems, Elbit Systems, FLIR Systems, General Atomics, Gooch & Housego, and RPMC Lasers.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Key buying criteria
      • Table Key buying criteria of military laser designator systems
  • Market landscape
    • Military laser systems market: Overview
      • Table Military laser systems based on applications
    • Military laser designator market: Overview
      • Table Segmentation of the global military laser designator market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global military laser designator market ($ millions)
      • Table Types of laser target ranging, pointing, and designation systems
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Market share by product type
      • Table Market share by product type in 2016 and 2021
    • Market segmentation by revenue
      • Table Market segmentation by revenue 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global vehicle-mounted military laser designator market
      • Table Global vehicle-mounted military laser designator market ($ millions)
    • Global portable military laser designator market
      • Table Global portable military laser designator market ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market share by geography
      • Table Market share by geography in 2016 and 2021
    • Geographical segmentation by revenue
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue during 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Military laser designator market in Americas
      • Table Military laser designator market in Americas ($ millions)
    • Military laser designator market in APAC
      • Table Military laser designator market in APAC ($ millions)
    • Military laser designator market in EMEA
      • Table Military laser designator market in EMEA ($ millions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Advantages of laser designator systems
    • Impact of drivers on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Laser strike concerns
      • Table Major chemicals used to create smoke screens
    • Impact of challenges on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • Drones as laser designators
    • Miniature laser designator for mini-UAVs
    • Use of vehicle-mounted laser designators
      • Table Specifications of LLDR 2
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table List of competitors in the global military laser designator market
      • Table Major competitors: Benchmarking
    • L3 Technologies
      • Table L3 Technologies: Geographical share by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table L3 Technologies: Specifications of some of the laser designator systems
    • Leonardo
      • Table Leonardo: Geographical share by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Leonardo: Specifications of some of the laser designator systems
    • Northrop Grumman
      • Table Northrop Grumman: Geographical share by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Northrop Grumman: Specifications of some of the laser designator systems
    • Thales
      • Table Thales: Geographical share by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Thales: Specifications of some of the laser designator systems
    • UTC Aerospace Systems
      • Table UTC Aerospace Systems: Specifications of the laser designator systems
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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