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Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry

Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry

The future of the composite materials in the global defense industry looks good with opportunities in military aircraft, naval systems, land vehicle, body armor, arms & ammunition, and military hard wall shelter. The composite materials market in the global defense industry is expected to reach an estimated $670 million by 2023 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 1.8% from 2018 to 2023. Some of the applications of composites in the defense industry are helicopter rotor blade, ballistic protection plates, control surface, radome, doors, and fuselage. The major growth drivers for this market are increasing use of lightweight and high-performance materials in defense programs and growing need for lightweight materials in ballistic protection solutions.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics for composites in defense industry, include the adoption of nano-technology in ballistic protection materials and growing focus on stealth technology for military aircrafts.

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The study includes the market size for composites in defense industry and forecast for composites in the defense industry through 2023, segmented by market segment, reinforcement, resin, and region as follows:

Composites in Defense Industry by Market Segment [Volume (M lbs) and $M shipment analysis for 2012–2023]:
Military Aircraft Structural Components Control Surface Engine Components Helicopter Rotor Blade Others Naval Systems Superstructure Rudder Others Land Vehicles Vehicle Armor Others Body Armor Vest Protection Plate Soldier Helmets Others Arms and Ammunition Military Hard Wall Shelter
Composites in Defense Industry by Reinforcement [Volume (M lbs) and $M shipment analysis for 2012–2023]:
Carbon Composites Glass Composites Ceramic Matrix Composites Aramid Composites
Composites in Defense Industry by Resin [Volume (M lbs) and $M shipment analysis for 2012–2023]:
Thermoset Composites Ceramic Matrix Composites Thermoplastic Composites
Composites in Defense Industry by Region [Volume (M lbs) and $M shipment analysis for 2012–2023]:
North America US Rest of North America Europe France Germany United Kingdom Rest of Europe Asia Pacific China Japan Rest of Asia Pacific Rest of the World Brazil Israel ROW

Some of the companies supplying composite materials for defense industry are Cytec-Solvay, Hexcel, Tencate, Polystrand, and Toray.

Lucintel forecasts that the military aircraft is expected to remain the largest segment, while body armor is expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period supported by the growing demand for lightweight and high strength ballistic protection materials.

By reinforcement type, carbon fiber composite is expected to remain the largest segment over the forecast period. Ceramic matrix composite is expected to witness the highest growth due to its high-temperature performance, better wear resistance, and good compressive strength.

North America is expected to remain the largest market by value and volume. ROW is expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period because of growth of new defense programs in the region.

Some of the features of “Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry” include:
Market size estimates: Composites in the global defense industry size estimation in terms of value ($M) and volume (M Lbs.) shipment.Trend and forecast analysis: Market trend (2012-2017) and forecast (2018-2023) by application, and end use industry.Segmentation analysis: Composites in the global defense industry size by various applications such as market segment, reinforcement, and resin segment in terms of value and volume shipment.Regional analysis: Composites in the global defense industry breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different applications and regions of composites in the global defense industry.Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape of composites in the global defense industry. Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.
This report answers following 11 key questions:

Q.1 What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for composites in the defense industry by market segments (military aircraft, naval systems, land vehicle, body armor, arms and ammunition and military hard wall shelter), by reinforcement (carbon composites, glass composites, aramid composites and ceramic matrix composites), by resin (thermoset composites, thermoplastic composites and ceramic matrix composites), and by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)?
Q.2 Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3 Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4 What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges for composites in the defense industry?
Q.5 What are the business risks and threats for composites in the defense industry?
Q.6 What are emerging trends for composites in the defense industry and the reasons behind them?
Q.7 What are some changing demands of customers for composites in the defense industry?
Q.8 What are the new developments for composites in the defense industry? Which companies are leading these developments?
Q.9 Who are the major players for composites in the defense industry? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
Q.10 What are some of the competitive products and processes for composites in the defense industry area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via material or product substitution?
Q.11 What M & A activities have taken place in the last 5 years for composites in the defense industry?


1. Executive Summary
2. Market Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction, Background, and Classifications
2.2: Supply Chain
2.3: Industry Drivers and Challenges
3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2018 to 2023
3.1: Macroeconomic Trends and Forecast
3.2: Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment
3.2.1: Military Aircraft
3.2.1.1: Composites in Military Aircraft by Applications
3.2.2: Naval Systems
3.2.2.1: Composites in Naval Systems by Applications
3.2.3: Land Vehicles
3.2.3.1: Composites in Land Vehicles by Applications
3.2.4: Arms and Ammunition
3.2.5: Body Armor
3.2.5.1: Composites in Body Armor by Applications
3.2.6: Military Hard Wall Shelters
3.3: Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Reinforcement Type
3.3.1: Carbon Composites
3.3.2: Glass Composites
3.3.3: Aramid Composites
3.3.4: Ceramic Composites
3.4: Composites in Defense Industry by Resin Type
3.4.1: Thermoset Composites
3.4.2: Thermoplastic Composites
3.4.3: Ceramic Matrix Composites
4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
4.1: Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Region
4.2: Composites in the North American Defense Industry
4.2.1: Composites in the United States Defense Industry
4.2.2: Composites in the Remaining North American Defense Industry
4.3: Composites in the European Defense Industry
4.3.1: Composites in the French Defense Industry
4.3.2: Composites in the German Defense Industry
4.3.3: Composites in the UK Defense Composites Industry
4.3.4:Composites in the Remaining European Defense Industry
4.4: Composites in the APAC Defense Industry
4.4.1: Composites in the Chinese Defense Industry
4.4.2: Composites in the Japanese Defense Industry
4.4.3: Composites in the Remaining APAC Defense Industry
4.5: ROW Defense Composites Market
4.5.1: Composites in the Brazilian Defense Industry
4.5.2: Composites in the Israeli Defense Industry
4.5.3: Remaining ROW Defense Composites Market
5. Competitor Analysis
5.1: Product Portfolio Analysis
5.2: Market Share Analysis
5.3: Operational Integration
5.4: Geographical Reach
5.5: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
6.1: Growth Opportunity Analysis
6.1.1: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment
6.1.2: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Defense Composites Industry by Reinforcement Type
6.1.3: Growth Opportunities for Defense Composites Market by Resin Type
6.1.4: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Region Type
6.2: Emerging Trends for Composites in the Global Defense Industry
6.3: Strategic Analysis
6.3.1: New Product Development of Composites in the Global Defense Industry
6.3.2: Capacity Expansion of Composite Suppliers in the Defense Industry
6.3.3: Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures for Composites in the Global Defense Industry
7. Company Profiles of Leading Players
7.1: Cytec Solvay Group
7.2: Hexcel Corporation
7.3: Tencate Advanced Composites
7.4: SGL Carbon SE
7.5: Polystrand Inc. (PolyOne)
7.6: Bond laminates (LANXESS)
7.7: Toray Industries Inc
7.8: Teijin Limited
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List of Figures
Chapter 2. Market Background and Classifications
Figure 2.1: Classification of Composites in the Global Defense Industry
Figure 2.2: Types of Military Aircraft
Figure 2.3: Types of Naval Applications
Figure 2.4: Types of Military Land Vehicle
Figure 2.5: Types of Military Shelters
Figure 2.6: Supply Chain of Composites in the Global Defense Composites Market
Figure 2.7: Drivers and Challenges of Composites in the Global Defense Industry
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2018 to 2023
Figure 3.1: Trends of the Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.2: Trends of the Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Trends of the Military Aircraft Delivery (Units) (2012-2017)
Figure 3.4: Forecast for the Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.5: Forecast for the Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.6: Forecast for the Military Aircraft Delivery (Units) (2018-2023)
Figure 3.7: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.8: Trends of Composites ($M) in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment (2012-2017)
Figure 3.9: Forecast for Composites ($M) in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment (2018-2023)
Figure 3.10: Trends of Composites in the Global Defense Industry (M lbs) by Market Segment (2012-2017)
Figure 3.11: Forecast for Composites in the Global Defense Industry (M lbs) by Market Segment (2018-2023)
Figure 3.12: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Military Aircraft Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.13: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Military Aircraft Market ($M) by Application (2012-2023)
Figure 3.14: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Naval System (2012-2023)
Figure 3.15: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Naval System ($M) by Application (2012-2023)
Figure 3.16: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Land Vehicle Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.17: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Land Vehicle ($M) by Application (2012-2023)
Figure 3.18: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Arms and Ammunition Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.19: Trends and forecast for Composites in the Body Armor Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.20: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Body Armor by Application (2012-2023)
Figure 3.21: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Military Hard Wall Shelter Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.22: Trends of Composites ($M) by Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 3.23: Forecast for Composites ($M) by Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 3.24: Trends of Composites (M lbs) by Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017
Figure 3.25: Forecast for Composites (M lbs) by Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 3.26: Trends and Forecast for the Carbon Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.27: Trends and Forecast for the Glass Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.28: Trends and Forecast for Aramid Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.29: Trends and Forecast for Ceramic Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.30: Trends of Composites ($M) by Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 3.31: Forecast for Composites ($M) by Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 3.32: Trends of Composites (M lbs) by Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 3.33: Forecast for Composites (M lbs) by Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 3.34: Trends and Forecast for Thermoset Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.35: Trends and Forecast for Thermoplastic Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 3.36: Trends and Forecast for Ceramic Matrix Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Chapter 4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
Figure 4.1: Trends of Composites in the Global Defense Industry ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 4.2: Forecast for Composites in the Global Defense Industry ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 4.3: Trends of Composites in the Global Defense Industry (M lbs) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 4.4: Forecast for Composites in the Global Defense Industry (M lbs) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 4.5: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the North American Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.6: Trends and Forecast for the Composites in the United States Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.7: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining North American Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.8: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the European Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.9: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the French Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.10: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the German Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.11: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the UK Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.12: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining European Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.13: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the APAC Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.14: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Chinese Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.15: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Japanese Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.16: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining APAC Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.17: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the ROW Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.18: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Brazilian Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.19: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Israeli Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Figure 4.20: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining ROW Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Chapter 5. Competitor Analysis
Figure 5.1: Market Share Analysis of the Global Defense Composites Market in 2017
Figure 5.2: Headquarter Locations of Major Suppliers of Composites in the Global Defense Industry
Figure 5.3: Porter’s Five Forces Model for the Global Composites in Defense Industry
Chapter 6. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
Figure 6.1: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment
Figure 6.2: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Reinforcement
Figure 6.3: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Resin Type
Figure 6.4: Growth Opportunities for Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Region
Figure 6.5: Emerging Trends for Composite in the Defense Industry
Figure 6.6: Strategic Initiatives by Major Composites Competitor in the Global Defense Industry
Figure 6.7: Capacity Building by Major Players (2012-2017)
Chapter 7. Company Profiles of Leading Players
Figure 7.1: Major Plant Locations of Cytec Solvay Group
Figure 7.2: Major Plant Locations of Hexcel Corporation
Figure 7.3: Major Plant Locations of Tencate Advanced Composites
Figure 7.4: Headquarter Location of SGL Carbon SE
Figure 7.5: Major Plant Location of Polystrand Inc.
Figure 7.6: Headquarter Location of Bond Laminates
Figure 7.7: Major Plant Locations of Toray Industries Inc
Figure 7.8: Headquarter Location of Teijin Limited
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List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Composites in the Global Defense Industry Parameters and Attributes
Chapter 2. Market Background and Classifications
Table 2.1: Composite Materials for Military Aircraft Applications
Table 2.2: Composite Materials for Naval System Applications
Table 2.3: Composite Materials for Land Vehicle Applications
Table 2.4: Composite Materials for Arms and Ammunition Applications
Table 2.5: Composite Materials for Body Armor Applications
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2018 to 2023
Table 3.1: Market Trends of Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.2: Market Forecast for Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 3.3: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.4: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment by Value (2018-2023)
Table 3.5: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment by Volume (2012-2017)
Table 3.6: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Global Defense Industry by Market Segment by Volume (2018-2023)
Table 3.7: Market Trends of Composites in the Military Aircraft Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.8: Market Forecast for Composites in the Military Aircraft Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.9: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Military Aircraft Applications by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.10: Market Trends of the Composites in the Naval System (2012-2017)
Table 3.11: Market Forecast for Composites in the Naval System (2018-2023)
Table 3.12: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Naval System by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.13: Market Trends of the Composites in the Land Vehicle Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.14: Market Forecast for the Composites in the Land Vehicle Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.15: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Land Vehicle by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.16: Market Trends of Composites in the Arms and Ammunition Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.17: Market Forecast for Composites in the Arms and Ammunition Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.18: Market Trends of Composites in the Body Armor Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.19: Market Forecast for Composites in the Body Armor Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.20: Market Size and CAGR of Composites in the Body Armor by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.21: Market Trends of Composites in the Military Hard Wall Shelter Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.22: Market Forecast for Composites in the Military Hard Wall Shelter Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.23: Market Size and CAGR of Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.24: Market Size and CAGR of Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry by Value (2018-2023)
Table 3.25: Market Size and CAGR of Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry by Volume (2012-2017)
Table 3.26: Market Size and CAGR of Reinforcement Type in the Global Defense Industry by Volume (2018-2023)
Table 3.27: Market Trends of the Carbon Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.28: Market Forecast for Carbon Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023:
Table 3.29: Market Trends of Glass Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.30: Market Forecast for Glass Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 3.31: Market Trends of Aramid Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.32: Market Forecast for Aramid Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 3.33: Market Trends of Ceramic Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.34: Market Forecast for Ceramic Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 3.35: Market Size and CAGR of Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry by Value (2012-2017)
Table 3.36: Market Size and CAGR of Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry by Value (2018-2023)
Table 3.37: Market Size and CAGR of Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry by Volume (2012-2017)
Table 3.38: Market Size and CAGR of Resin Type in the Global Defense Industry by Volume (2018-2023)
Table 3.39: Market Trends of Thermoset composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.40: Market Forecast for Thermoset composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 3.41: Market Trends of Thermoplastic Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.42: Market Forecast for Thermoplastic Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 3.43: Market Trends of Ceramic Matrix Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 3.44: Market Forecast for Ceramic Matrix Composites in the Global Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Chapter 4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
Table 4.1: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of the Global Defense Composites Market by Value (2012-2017)
Table 4.2: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of the Global Defense Composites Market by Value (2018-2023)
Table 4.3: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of the Global Defense Composites Market by Volume (2012-2017)
Table 4.4: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of the Global Defense Composites Market by Volume (2018-2023)
Table 4.5: Market Trends of the Composites in the North American Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 4.6: Market Forecast for the Composites in the North American Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 4.7: Trends and Forecast for the Composites in the United States Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.8: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining North American Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.9: Market Trends of Composites in the European Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 4.10: Market Forecast for the European Defense Composites Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.11: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the French Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.12: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the German Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.13: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the UK Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.14: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining European Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.15: Market Trends of Composites in the APAC Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 4.16: Market Forecast for the Composites in the APAC Defense Industry (2018-2023)
Table 4.17: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Chinese Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.18: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Japanese Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.19: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining APAC Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.20: Market Trends of Composites in the ROW Defense Industry (2012-2017)
Table 4.21: Market Forecast for the ROW Defense Composites Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.22: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Brazilian Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.23: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Israeli Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Table 4.24: Trends and Forecast for Composites in the Remaining ROW Defense Industry (2012-2023)
Chapter 5. Competitor Analysis
Table 5.1: Product Mapping of Defense Composites Suppliers Based on Market Served
Table 5.2: Rankings of Top Three Suppliers Based on Composites Revenue in the Defense Industry
Table 5.3: Operational Integration of the Composites Supplier in the Defense Industry
Chapter 6. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
Table 6.1: New Product Launch by Major Composite Producers for Defense Industry (2012-2017)

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