Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload and Subsystems Market by Type and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload and Subsystems Market: About this market

Technavio’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems market analysis considers sales from cameras and sensors, radar and communications, weaponry, and others . Our analysis also considers the sales of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2018, the cameras and sensors segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as miniaturization of imaging technology will play a significant role in the cameras and sensors segment to maintain its market position. Also, our global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems market report look at factors such as advances in electronic warfare (EW), miniaturization of integrated sensors, enhanced application profile encouraging procurement, and innovative product offering. However, SWaP-C constraints, vulnerability to cybersecurity threats, and dissimilar laws and regulations may hamper the growth of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems industry over the forecast period.

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload and Subsystems Market: Overview

Enhanced application profile encouraging procurement

The enhanced capabilities of UAVs have led to their proliferation into the defense sector. The adoption of UAVs is enhancing the business value through the simplification of processes such as asset monitoring in widespread construction. Apart from the extensive applications of drones in the defense sector, they are increasingly being deployed for several commercial purposes such as aerial photography and video recording, survey, and documentation of wildlife. The emergence of miniature drones has further led to the integration of the powerful optic capabilities that are useful for critical wildlife protection in terms of curbing poaching. This will lead to the expansion of the global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems market at a CAGR of over 25% during the forecast period.

Use of artificial intelligence in autonomous UAVs

AI powers the new generation drones. Aerial AI has the capabilities to capture a large amount of data on a real-time basis. For example, automated UAVs can scan blades on wind turbines, detect defects on onboard AI models, and provide recommendations for maintenance. Such systems require advanced payload and a power source to operate efficiently for an extended period. Thus emergence of AI-enabled drones is expected to have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems market during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of several major players, the global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems market is fragmented. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position. , and in line with thisTherefore, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems manufacturers, that include AeroVironment Inc., BAE Systems Plc, Elbit Systems Ltd., Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., Raytheon Co., SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd., Textron Inc., The Boeing Co., United Technologies Corp.

Also, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) payload and subsystems 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
      • Table Product overview
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global aerospace and defense market
      • Table Segments of global aerospace and defense 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 (%)
      • Table Global UAV payload and subsystems market share 2018: Segmentation by application
  • 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 type
    • Table Type - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by type
      • Table Comparison by type
    • Cameras and sensors - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Cameras and sensors - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Cameras and sensors - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Radars and communication - Market size and forecast 2018- 2023
      • Table Radars and communication - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Radars and communication - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Weaponry - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Weaponry - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Weaponry - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Others - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Others - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Others - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by type
      • Table Market opportunity by type
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • 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 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - 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
    • Use of artificial intelligence (AI) for autonomous UAVs
    • Advent of swarm UAVs
    • Rapid adoption of sensor fusion technology
    • Emergence of laser-powered UCAVs
    • Increasing focus on developing alternative power sources for UAVs
    • Development of advanced anti-air weapons
  • 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
    • BAE Systems Plc
      • Table BAE Systems Plc - Vendor overview
      • Table BAE Systems Plc - Business segments
      • Table BAE Systems Plc - Organizational developments
      • Table BAE Systems Plc - Geographic focus
      • Table BAE Systems Plc - Segment focus
      • Table BAE Systems Plc - Key offerings
    • Elbit Systems Ltd.
      • Table Elbit Systems Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Elbit Systems Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Elbit Systems Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Elbit Systems Ltd. - Geographic focus
      • Table Elbit Systems Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Elbit Systems Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
      • Table Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. - Geographic focus
      • Table Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Lockheed Martin Corp.
      • Table Lockheed Martin Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table Lockheed Martin Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Lockheed Martin Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table Lockheed Martin Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table Lockheed Martin Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table Lockheed Martin Corp. - 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
    • Raytheon Co.
      • Table Raytheon Co. - Vendor overview
      • Table Raytheon Co. - Business segments
      • Table Raytheon Co. - Organizational developments
      • Table Raytheon Co. - Geographic focus
      • Table Raytheon Co. - Segment focus
      • Table Raytheon Co. - 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
    • Textron Inc.
      • Table Textron Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Textron Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Textron Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Textron Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table Textron Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table Textron Inc. - Key offerings
    • The Boeing Co.
      • Table The Boeing Co. - Vendor overview
      • Table The Boeing Co. - Business segments
      • Table The Boeing Co. - Organizational developments
      • Table The Boeing Co. - Geographic focus
      • Table The Boeing Co. - Segment focus
      • Table The Boeing Co. - Key offerings
    • United Technologies Corp.
      • Table United Technologies Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table United Technologies Corp. - Business segments
      • Table United Technologies Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table United Technologies Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table United Technologies Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table United Technologies Corp. - 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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