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Global UAV Payload and Subsystems Market 2017-2021

Global UAV Payload and Subsystems Market 2017-2021

About UAV Payload and Subsystems

UAVs are controlled remotely either by a pilot at a ground station or by onboard computers. Payloads are one of the major components in UAVs. These payloads consist of various equipment and systems depending on their specific mission requirement. As technology has advanced in the last one decade, many different types of UAVs have been developed and inducted into military operations.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global UAV payload and subsystems market to grow at a CAGR of 7.72% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global UAV payload and subsystems market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated in the overall defense market from the procurement of sensors and cameras, weaponry, radars and communication systems, and other types of UAV payload and subsystems (ground control stations [GCS] and onboard computers).The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global UAV Payload and Subsystems 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
  • AeroVironment
  • Boeing
  • Elbit Systems
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
Other prominent vendors
  • BAE Systems
  • GA-ASI
  • Israel Aerospace Industries
  • Raytheon
  • Textron Systems
Market driver
  • Increasing demand for lightweight UAV payload
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Stringent control over sale of attack UAVs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Advancement in stealth technology
  • 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 UAV Payload and Subsystems Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global UAV payload and subsystems market: AeroVironment, Boeing, Elbit Systems, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BAE Systems, GA-ASI, Israel Aerospace Industries, Raytheon, and Textron Systems.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is advancement in stealth technology. The use of stealth technology, also called low observable technology, began in the late 1960s. It advocates a sub-discipline of defense tactics that promote passive electronic countermeasures to make aircraft, submarines, ships, missiles, and satellites less visible or undetectable to radars, infrared, sonars, or other detection platforms. Over the years, various manned aircraft have been developed to feature stealth technology to remain undetectable.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is increasing demand for lightweight UAV payload. The use of carbon composite materials in manufacturing UAV airframes has gained acceptance widely. These materials ensure reduced weight and enhanced service life, reducing the overall maintenance cost per landing. Many companies have been using these composite manufacturing technologies for UAVs since the last decade.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is stringent control over sale of attack UAVs. Despite UAVs' growing popularity, manufacturers are facing enormous challenges to offer products that can comply with the different laws and restrictions (permissible flying altitudes vary from countries to countries). Component suppliers are also exposed to the legal constraints arising from stringent and heterogeneous regulatory policies for the import and export of defense equipment components and sub-systems.



Companies Mentioned

AeroVironment, Boeing, Elbit Systems, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, GA-ASI, Israel Aerospace Industries, Raytheon, Textron Systems.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Key takeaways
      • Table UAV payload and subsystems market: Key takeaways
    • Key buying criteria
      • Table UAV payload and subsystems market: Key buying criteria
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global UAV payload and subsystems market segmentation 2016
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global UAV payload and subsystems market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by UAV payload and subsystems types
    • Segmentation by UAV payload and subsystems types
      • Table Segmentation of UAV payload and subsystems 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Segmentation of UAV payload and subsystems by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global UAV cameras and sensors market
      • Table Global UAV cameras and sensors market in 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global UAV weaponry market
      • Table Global UAV weaponry market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global UAV radars and communication systems market
      • Table Global UAV radars and communication systems market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Other UAV payload and subsystems market
      • Table Other UAV payload and subsystems market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Geographical segmentation of global UAV payload and subsystems market
      • Table Geographical segmentation global UAV payload and subsystems market 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Geographical segmentation global UAV payload and subsystems market by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • UAV payload and subsystems market in Americas
      • Table UAV payload and subsystems market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • UAV payload and subsystems market in APAC
      • Table UAV payload and subsystems market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • UAV payload and subsystems market in EMEA
      • Table UAV payload and subsystems market in EMEA 2016-2021($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Increasing demand for lightweight UAV payload
    • A low-cost alternative to expensive weapons
    • Emergence of miniaturized EO/IR systems
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Stringent control over sale of attack UAVs
    • Spectrum-management issues and SWaP challenges
    • Vulnerability of UAVs to cyber risks
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Advancement in stealth technology
      • Table Key specification of RQ-170 Sentinel
    • Growing acceptance of 3D printing technology
      • Table Advantages of 3D printing technology
    • Increasing use of tactical UAVs
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
      • Table Major competitors: Benchmarking
      • Table Key vendors of global UAV payload and subsystems market 2016
    • AeroVironment
      • Table AeroVironment: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table AeroVironment: Key UAV payloads
    • Boeing
      • Table Boeing: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Boing (INSITU): Payload specification
    • Elbit Systems
      • Table Elbit systems: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Elbit Systems: Payload specifications
    • Lockheed Martin
      • Table Lockheed Martin: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Lockheed Martin: Payload specifications
      • Table Lockheed Martin: Key GCS
    • Northrop Grumman
      • Table Northrop Grumman: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table Northrop Grumman: Key payload configurations
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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