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Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Market by Type (Shallow, Medium, and Large AUVs), Technology (Navigation, Imaging), Payload (Cameras, Sensors, Echo Sounders), Application (Military & Defense, Archeological and Exploration), Region - Global Forecast to 2023

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Market by Type (Shallow, Medium, and Large AUVs), Technology (Navigation, Imaging), Payload (Cameras, Sensors, Echo Sounders), Application (Military & Defense, Archeological and Exploration), Region - Global Forecast to 2023

“Autonomous underwater vehicle market is expected to grow at a significant rate between 2017 and 2023”
The autonomous underwater vehicle market is expected to grow from USD 362.5 million in 2017 to USD 1,206.9 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 22.20% during the forecast period. The increasing demand for AUVs worldwide for monitoring sea borders and for various applications in the oil & gas industries is driving the growth of the autonomous underwater vehicle market. However, stringent government regulations on using AUVs in countries such as the US and high costs of operations are restraining the growth of the market.

“AUV market for archeological and exploration applications is likely to grow at a high rate between 2017 and 2023”
Among all applications, the autonomous underwater vehicle market for archeological and exploration applications is expected to grow at the highest rate between 2017 and 2023. AUVs are widely used as an important tool for underwater exploration activities to extract minerals such as cobalt, zinc, and magnesium; these minerals are used in the fabrication of smartphones, laptops, and hybrid cars, among others. However, military & defense applications are expected to hold the largest share of the autonomous underwater vehicle market in 2017.

“AUV market for imaging technology is estimated to grow at a high rate between 2017 and 2023”
Imaging systems on AUVs are capable of capturing pictures of the seabed and the surrounding habitat, which help researchers in their oceanography or habitat research studies. Along with this, the growing awareness about the ability of these imaging systems to provide exact information, such as color and size of objects present in the area under survey, is one of the key factors contributing to the growth of the market for imaging technology.

“North America is a major market for AUVs”
North America held the largest share of the autonomous underwater vehicle market in 2016. North America is home to some of the major players in the autonomous underwater vehicle market such as Boston Engineering Corporation (US), Bluefin Robotics (US), Teledyne Technologies (US), L3 OceanServer (US), and International Submarine Engineering Limited (Canada). Also, the increasing adoption of AUVs for military & defense applications in the US is driving the growth of the AUV market in North America. However, among all the applications, the autonomous underwater vehicle market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest rate between 2017 and 2023.

Breakdown of profile of primary participants:
• By Company Type: Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 45%, and Tier 3 – 20%
• By Designation: C-level Executives – 35%, Directors – 25%, and Others – 40%
• By Region: North America – 45%, Europe – 20%, APAC – 30%, and RoW – 5%

The major players in the AUV market include Kongsberg Maritime (Norway), Teledyne Gavia ehf. (Iceland), Bluefin Robotics (US), ECA Group (France), Saab (Sweden), Fugro (Netherlands), ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH (Germany), L3 OceanServer (US), Lockheed Martin Corp. (US), Boston Engineering Corporation (US), International Submarine Engineering Ltd. (Canada), the Boeing Company (US), GRAAL, inc. (Italy), Riptide Autonomous Solutions (US), Hydromea SA (Switzerland), and BaltRobotics (Poland).

Research Coverage
The AUV market, in this report, has been segmented on the basis of type, technology, payload, application, and geography. On the basis of type, the AUV market has been segmented into shallow AUVs (depth up to 100 meters), medium AUVs (depth up to 1,000 meters), and large AUVs (depth more than 1,000 meters). The AUV market, on the basis of technology, has been segmented into collision avoidance, communication, navigation, propulsion, and imaging. On the basis of payloads mounted on AUVs, the AUV payload market has been segmented into cameras, sensors, synthetic aperture sonars, echo sounders, acoustic Doppler current profilers, and others. The AUV market, on the basis of application, has been segmented into military & defense, oil & gas, environmental protection and monitoring, oceanography, archeological and exploration, and search and salvage operations. The global AUV market, on the basis of geography, has been segmented into four major regions—North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW.

The report would help market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the AUV market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the overall market size and that of the subsegments pertaining to various applications and regions.
2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
3. This report would help stakeholders to understand their competitors better and gain more insights to enhance their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes competitor ecosystem, and product launches, partnerships, and mergers & acquisitions carried out in the AUV market.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
      • SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AUV MARKET
    • AUV MARKET, BY COUNTRY
    • AUV MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY APPLICATION VS. COUNTRY
    • AUV MARKET, BY APPLICATION, VS. PAYLOAD MOUNTED AUV MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • AUV PAYLOAD MARKET, BY TYPE
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET EVOLUTION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
  • SHAPES OF AUVS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TORPEDO
    • LAMINAR FLOW BODY
    • STREAMLINED RECTANGULAR STYLE
    • MULTIHULL VEHICLE
  • AUV MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table AUV MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • COLLISION AVOIDANCE
      • Table AUV MARKET FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE TECHNOLOGY, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • SONAR
    • COMMUNICATION
      • Table AUV MARKET FOR COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • NAVIGATION
      • Table NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table AUV MARKET FOR NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • COMPASS-BASED NAVIGATION SOLUTION
      • INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM
    • PROPULSION
      • Table PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table AUV MARKET FOR PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • FIN CONTROL ACTUATORS
      • PROPULSION MOTORS
      • PUMP MOTORS
      • LINEAR ELECTROMECHANICAL ACTUATORS
    • IMAGING
      • Table AUV MARKET FOR IMAGING TECHNOLOGY, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
  • AUV MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FEATURES OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF AUVS
      • Table AUV MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table AUV MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (UNITS)
    • SHALLOW AUVS (DEPTH UP TO 100 M)
      • Table SHALLOW AUVS
      • Table MARKET FOR SHALLOW AUVS, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MARKET FOR SHALLOW AUVS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • MEDIUM AUVS (DEPTH UP TO 1,000 M)
      • Table MEDIUM AUVS
      • Table MARKET FOR MEDIUM AUVS, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MARKET FOR MEDIUM AUVS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • LARGE AUVS (DEPTH MORE THAN 1,000 M)
      • Table LARGE AUVS
      • Table MARKET FOR LARGE AUVS, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MARKET FOR LARGE AUVS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
  • PAYLOAD MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • CAMERAS
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET FOR CAMERAS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • SENSORS
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET FOR SENSORS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • SYNTHETIC APERTURE SONARS
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET FOR SYNTHETIC APERTURE SONARS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • ECHO SOUNDERS
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET FOR ECHO SOUNDERS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • ACOUSTIC DOPPLER CURRENT PROFILERS (ADCPS)
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET FOR ADCPS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table PAYLOAD MARKET FOR OTHER PAYLOADS, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
  • AUV MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table AUV MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • MILITARY & DEFENSE
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR MILITARY & DEFENSE APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • BORDER SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR MILITARY & DEFENSE APPLICATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE (ASW)
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR MILITARY & DEFENSE APPLICATION IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • MONITORING SMUGGLING OF ILLEGAL GOODS
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR MILITARY & DEFENSE APPLICATIONS IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR MILITARY & DEFENSE APPLICATIONS IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
      • MINE COUNTERMEASURES (MCMS)
    • OIL & GAS
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OIL & GAS APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • PIPELINE SURVEY
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OIL & GAS APPLICATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OIL & GAS APPLICATIONS IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • DEBRIS/CLEARANCE SURVEY
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OIL & GAS APPLICATIONS IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • BASELINE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OIL & GAS APPLICATIONS IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MONITORING
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MONITORING APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • HABITAT RESEARCH
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MONITORING APPLICATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • WATER SAMPLING
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MONITORING APPLICATIONS IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • FISHERY STUDY
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MONITORING APPLICATIONS IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • EMERGENCY RESPONSE
        • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MONITORING APPLICATIONS IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • OCEANOGRAPHY
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OCEANOGRAPHY, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OCEANOGRAPHY APPLICATION IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OCEANOGRAPHY IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OCEANOGRAPHY IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR OCEANOGRAPHY IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • ARCHEOLOGICAL AND EXPLORATION
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ARCHEOLOGICAL AND EXPLORATION APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ARCHEOLOGICAL AND EXPLORATION APPLICATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ARCHEOLOGICAL AND EXPLORATION APPLICATIONS IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ARCHEOLOGICAL AND EXPLORATION APPLICATIONS IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR ARCHEOLOGICAL AND EXPLORATION APPLICATIONS IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • SEARCH AND SALVAGE OPERATIONS
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR SEARCH AND SALVAGE OPERATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR SEARCH AND SALVAGE OPERATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR SEARCH AND SALVAGE OPERATIONS IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR SEARCH AND SALVAGE OPERATIONS IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET FOR SEARCH AND SALVAGE OPERATIONS IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
  • GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table AUV MARKET, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • US
      • CANADA
      • MEXICO
    • EUROPE
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • UK
      • GERMANY
      • FRANCE
      • ITALY
      • SPAIN
      • REST OF EUROPE
    • APAC
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
      • INDIA
      • JAPAN
      • REST OF APAC
    • ROW
      • Table PAYLOAD-MOUNTED AUV MARKET IN ROW, BY REGION, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH AMERICA
      • MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS: AUV MARKET, 2016
      • Table MARKET RANKING OF THE TOP 5 PLAYERS IN THE AUV MARKET, 2016
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • CONTRACTS & AGREEMENTS
        • Table CONTRACTS & AGREEMENTS, 2014-2017
      • PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2015-2017
      • ACQUISITIONS
        • Table ACQUISITIONS, 2014-2016
      • PARTNERSHIPS & COLLABORATIONS
        • Table PARTNERSHIPS & COLLABORATIONS, 2014-2017
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS, 2014-2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • KONGSBERG MARITIME
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • TELEDYNE GAVIA EHF.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • BLUEFIN ROBOTICS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • ECA GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • SAAB AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • FUGRO
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • BOSTON ENGINEERING CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • INTERNATIONAL SUBMARINE ENGINEERING (ISE) LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY RELATIONSHIPS
    • GRAAL, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
    • KEY INNOVATORS
      • RIPTIDE AUTONOMOUS SOLUTIONS
      • BALTROBOTICS
      • THE BOEING COMPANY
      • L3 OCEANSERVER
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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