Global Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market and Technology Forecast to 2027

Global Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market and Technology Forecast to 2027

The defense forces across the world have been investing into high end equipment, which are capable of neutralizing enemy targets beyond the line of sight. The objective of inducting advanced equipment is to ensure the minimal exposure to the personnel. However, the change in combat environment from traditional open environment to urbanized closed environment has exponentially increased the exposure of personnel to innovative death traps like the IEDs. The increased use of IEDs against personnel across the world have acted as a key driver in the defense segment of the UGV market.

The Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market is estimated at around USD 3.17 Billion in 2019 and is expected to grow to USD 8.25 Billion in 2027. The cumulative market is expected to account to around USD 51.4 Billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 11.20%. The commercial segment is expected to be the fastest growing segment, this is predominantly driven by the procurement of UGV platforms by manufacturing companies, logistics companies and warehouse providers.


The study period of the report titled “Global Unmanned Ground Vehicle- Market and Technology Forecast to 2027” is from 2017-2027, however, the forecast period of the report is from 2019-2027.

The report is aimed at:

  • Understanding the key trends in the Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market and the market drivers, restraints and challenges, which are expected to shape the market during the forecast period.
  • Analyze the technologies, which are expected to shape the future UGV platforms through the forecast period.
  • A detailed analysis at the component level, this covers the key trends at the component level.
  • A detailed coverage of the PEST and Porter’s five forces in the Unmanned Ground Vehicle market.
  • A clear market segmentation and a market forecast based on Users, Role and Region. The other segments covered include by weight and by propulsion.
  • The Opportunity Analysis chapter highlights the high growth market segments across the UGV market.
Segmentation covered in this report

The market is segmented based on Region, Role, Propulsion, Mobility, Weight and User

Region Wise Segmentation:
  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • Middle East
  • ROW
By Role
  • Logistics
  • Surveillance
  • Bomb Defusal
  • Attack
  • Others
By Propulsion
  • Diesel- Electric
  • Battery- Electric
  • Integrated
By Mobility
  • Tracked
  • Wheeled
  • Others
By Users
  • Defense
  • Homeland Security
  • Commercial Segment
By Weight
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
Reasons to buy
  • The report titled Global Unmanned Ground Vehicle- Market and Technology Forecast to 2027 would be of help to existing companies and new market entrants in this sector.
  • The market introduction chapter covers the key components of the UGV market and their various level of autonomy.
  • The market drivers, restraints and challenges are covered in detailed in the market analysis chapter.
  • The PEST analysis and the Porter’s Five forces analysis helps the readers to understand the market and its attractiveness.
  • The technology chapter could be of help to companies, who are considering investments into this market.
  • Strategy formulation teams could use the market forecast chapter to understand the future market potential, this would help them to converge their efforts to specific segment.
  • The sales team can use the market forecast chapter to plan their sales campaigns and focus areas.
  • The possible factors that could affect the market has been identified in the Events Based Forecast Chapter, the impact of these factors have also been listed in this chapter.
  • The top market has been analyzed in the Opportunity Analysis chapter.
  • The company profiles chapter contains detailed financial and SWOT, apart from recent contract and other information.
Who is this report for?
  • Commercial UGV Manufacturers: The commercial UGV manufacturers can benefit from this report by understanding the key dynamics, forecast and key players in the market.
  • Defense Manufacturers: The defense manufactures can use this report to understand the market potential for the defense segment and the key trends which govern this segment.
  • Banking and Financial Institutions: The banking and financial sector market players can use this report to understand the best possible investment sub segment in the UGV market.
  • UGV Designers: The UGV designers can use this report to understand the upcoming technologies in this segment.
  • Department of Defense: The Department of Defense and its affiliated organizations could use this report to get an in-depth perspective of the UGV market
  • Decision Makers in an organization: The top management of the UGV manufacturers can use this report as a feed- in document for the strategy formulation process.

1 Introduction
1.1 Objective
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Methodology
1.4 Events based Forecast Scenario
1.5 Who will benefit from this report?
1.5.1 Business Leaders & Business Developers
1.5.2 Defense Professionals
1.5.3 Policy Makers, Budget Planners and Decision Makers
1.5.4 Civil Government Leaders & Planners
1.5.5 Financial analysts, Investors, Consultants
1.6 Language
2 Executive Summary
2.1 UGV Market Trends and Insights
2.2 Top Five Major Findings
2.3 Major Conclusion
2.4 Important Tables and Graphs
3 Current Market Overview in the Global Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market
3.1 Market Introduction
3.2 Key components of an Unmanned Ground Platform
3.2.1 Platform
3.2.2 Sensors
3.2.3 Control System
3.2.4 Guidance Interface
3.2.5 Communication Links
3.2.6 System Integration
3.3 Autonomy levels of Unmanned Ground Platforms
3.3.1 Navigation
3.3.2 Docking
3.3.3 Subtasks
3.3.4 Organizational Structure
3.3.5 Decision Making
3.3.6 Situational Awareness
3.3.7 Knowledge Requirement
3.3.8 Environmental Difficulty
3.3.9 Terrain Variation
3.3.10 Communication Dependencies
3.3.11 Tactical Behavior
3.3.12 Human Machine Interface
3.4 Navigation, Guidance and Control of UGV
3.4.1 Vision Data and LiDAR based Navigation
3.5 Mission Performance Potential
3.5.1 Environmental Complexity
3.5.2 Mission Complexity
3.5.3 Intelligent Levels and Autonomy Levels
3.5.4 MPP Framework
3.6 Current Market Overview
3.6.1 UGV Classifications
3.6.2 AI & Autonomous Platform
3.6.3 Ethical Challenges
3.6.4 UGV technology and its impacts on Transport
3.6.5 Interoperability amongst Unmanned platforms
3.6.6 Increased Man Machine Missions
3.7 Technology Analysis in the Unmanned Ground Systems Market
3.7.1 Artificial Intelligence
3.7.2 Innovative Manufacturing
3.7.3 Navigation Solutions
3.7.4 Platform Integration
3.7.5 Power Source
3.7.6 Robot Arms
3.7.7 Sensors
3.7.8 Swarm Tactics
4 Market Segmentation
5 Market Analysis
5.1 Market Drivers
5.1.1 Increase in Defense Budget
5.1.2 High Rate of Combat Casualties
5.1.3 Indigenous Programs
5.1.4 Rise in Commercial Market
5.1.5 Increase in demand from Homeland Security
5.2 Market Restraints
5.2.1 Limited Capabilities
5.2.2 Increase in Combat Complexities
5.2.3 Regulation
5.3 Market Challenges
5.3.1 Training
5.3.2 Risk of Hacking
5.4 PEST Analysis
5.4.1 Political
5.4.2 Economic
5.4.3 Social
5.4.4 Technology
5.5 Porter’s Five Forces
5.5.1 Competitive Rivalry
5.5.2 Buyer Power
5.5.3 Threat of Substitute
5.5.4 Suppliers Power
5.5.5 Threat of new entrants
6 US UGV Analysis
6.1 US UGV and Robot Strategy
6.1.1 Increase Situational Awareness
6.1.2 Lighten the Soldiers’ physical and cognitive workloads
6.1.3 Sustain the force with increased distribution, throughput, and efficiency
6.1.4 Facilitate Movement and Maneuver
6.1.5 Protect the force
6.2 Proposed US RAS Timelines
6.2.1 Near Term
6.2.2 Mid Term
6.2.3 Long Term
7 Market Forecast Global UGV Market to 2027
7.1 Total Global Market by Region to 2027
7.2 Total Global Market by Region (By End Users) to 2027
7.2.1 North America
7.2.2 Europe
7.2.3 APAC
7.2.4 Middle East
7.2.5 Rest of the World
7.3 Total Global Market by Region (By Mobility) to 2027
7.3.1 North America
7.3.2 Europe
7.3.3 APAC
7.3.4 Middle East
7.3.5 Rest of the World
8 Market Forecast Global UGV End User Market to 2027
8.1 Total Global Market by End User to 2027
8.2 Total Global Market by End User (By Role) to 2027
8.2.1 Defense
8.2.2 Homeland Security
8.2.3 Commercial Sector
8.3 Total Global Market by End Users (By Weight) to 2027
8.3.1 Defense
8.3.2 Homeland Security
8.3.3 Commercial Sector
9 Market Forecast Global UGV Market by Role to 2027
9.1 Total Global Market by Role to 2027
9.2 Total Global Market by Role (By Propulsion) to 2027
9.2.1 Logistics
9.2.2 Surveillance
9.2.3 Attack
9.2.4 Bomb Defusal
9.2.5 Others
9.3 Total Global Market by Role (By Region) to 2027
9.3.1 Logistics
9.3.2 Surveillance
9.3.3 Attack
9.3.4 Bomb Defusal
9.3.5 Others
10 Opportunity Analysis
10.1 By Region
10.2 By End Users
10.3 By Role
10.4 By Propulsion
10.5 By Size
11 Events Based Forecast
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Events Based Scenario 1
11.3 Events Based Scenario 2
12 Company Profiles
12.1 BAE Systems
12.1.1 Company profile
12.1.2 Products & Services
12.1.3 Segment Revenue
12.1.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.1.5 Recent contract wins
12.1.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.1.7 Strategic Alliances
12.2 General Dynamics
12.2.1 Company profile
12.2.2 Products & Services
12.2.3 Segment Revenue
12.2.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.2.5 Recent contract wins
12.2.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.2.7 Strategic Alliances
12.3 Lockheed Martin
12.3.1 Company profile
12.3.2 Products & Services
12.3.3 Segment Revenue
12.3.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.3.5 Recent contract wins
12.3.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.3.7 Strategic Alliances
12.4 Clearpath Robotics
12.4.1 Company profile
12.4.2 Products & Services
12.4.3 Segment Revenue
12.4.4 Recent contract wins
12.4.5 Recent Projects Completed
12.4.6 Strategic Alliances
12.5 ECA Group
12.5.1 Company profile
12.5.2 Products & Services
12.5.3 Segment Revenue
12.5.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.5.5 Recent contract wins
12.5.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.5.7 Strategic Alliances
12.6 Endeavor Robotics
12.6.1 Company profile
12.6.2 Products & Services
12.6.3 Segment Revenue
12.6.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.6.5 Recent contract wins
12.6.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.6.7 Strategic Alliances
12.7 Milrem Robotics
12.7.1 Company profile
12.7.2 Products & Services
12.7.3 Recent contract wins
12.7.4 Recent Projects Completed
12.7.5 Strategic Alliances
12.8 Oshkosh Corporation
12.8.1 Company profile
12.8.2 Products & Services
12.8.3 Segment Revenue
12.8.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.8.5 Recent contract wins
12.8.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.8.7 Strategic Alliances
12.9 QinetiQ Group
12.9.1 Company Profile
12.9.2 Products & Services
12.9.3 Segment Revenue
12.9.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.9.5 Recent contract wins
12.9.6 Recent Projects Completed
12.9.7 Strategic Alliances
12.10 Northrop Grumman Corp.
12.10.1 Company Profile
12.10.2 Products & Services
12.10.3 Segment Revenue
12.10.4 Financial info (revenues, profit last 5 years)
12.10.5 Recent contract wins
12.10.6 Recent Projects completed
12.10.7 Strategic Alliances
13 Conclusions and Recommendations
14 Appendices
14.1 Companies Mentioned
14.2 Abbreviations
15 About Market Forecast
15.1 General
15.2 Contact us
15.3 Disclaimer
15.4 License information
15.4.1 1-User PDF License
15.4.2 5-User PDF License
15.4.3 Site PDF License
15.4.4 Enterprise PDF License

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