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Small Drones Market by Application (Defense, Commercial), Size (Micro, Mini, Nano), Payload (Sensor, Telemetry System, Camera, Videoscreen, NBC Detection, SAR, Others), Type, Propulsion Systems, & Region - Global Forecasts to 2020

Small Drones Market by Application (Defense, Commercial), Size (Micro, Mini, Nano), Payload (Sensor, Telemetry System, Camera, Videoscreen, NBC Detection, SAR, Others), Type, Propulsion Systems, & Region - Global Forecasts to 2020

“Increasing need for operational efficiency is a major factor for increasing procurement of small drones globally”
The global small drones market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 5.80 billion in 2015 to USD 10.04 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2015 to 2020. The market for small drones is driven by critical factors, such as increasing demand for operational efficiency for surveillance and reconnaissance, rising commercial applications for packet delivery and monitoring, and minimized human intervention in combat and other risky operations, among others.

“Commercial segment to witness higher growth during the forecast period”
The key applications considered for the market study are commercial and defense.
The commercial segment market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, among defense application. Small Drones are currently being used for several commercial applications, such as crop monitoring, packet delivery, surveying and data monitoring, among several others.

“North America dominates; Asia-Pacific to grow at the highest rate”
The North American region dominates the global small drones market in 2015, and is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020. The U.S. is considered to be the largest developer, operator, and exporter of small drones globally, thereby resulting in the large share of the North American region in the global small drones market.

The market in Asia-Pacific is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This rapid growth can be attributed to the fact that more than 20 nations in the Asia-Pacific currently have active small drones programs, including China, India, Japan and South Korea, among others. With rapid advancements and adoption of defense technologies in the region, the small drones market in the Asia-Pacific is projected to grow significantly during the forecast period (2015 to 2020).

“Break-up of profile of primary participants for the Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market”

By Company Type - Tier 1 – 35 %, Tier 2 – 45% and Tier 3 – 20%
By Designation – C level – 35%, Director level – 25%, Others – 40%
By Region – North America - 45%, Europe – 30%, APAC – 20%, RoW – 5%

The major companies profiled in the report include Northrop Grumman (U.S.), Lockheed Martin (U.S.), AeroVironment, Inc. (U.S.), Parrot SA (France), DJI (China), QinetiQ Group Plc. (U.K.), and XAircraft (China), among others.

Reasons to buy the report:
From an insight perspective, this research report has focused on various levels of analysis —industry analysis (industry trends, and PEST analysis), market share analysis of top players, supply chain analysis, and company profiles, which together comprise and discuss the basic views on the competitive landscape, emerging and high-growth segments of the small drones market, high-growth regions and countries and their respective regulatory policies, government initiatives, and market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

The report provides insights on the following pointers:

Market Penetration: Comprehensive information on small drones offered by the top 10 players in the global small drones market
Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on upcoming technologies, research and development activities, and new product launches in the small drones market

Market Development: Comprehensive information about lucrative emerging markets - the report analyses markets for small drones across regions

Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the global small drones market

Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of market shares, strategies, products, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players in the global small drones market


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY & PRICING
    • DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL PARTICIPANTS
    • LIMITATIONS
    • MARKET STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE INDICATORS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE INDICATORS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table MARKET DRIVERS: REGIONAL ANALYSIS
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SMALL DRONES MARKET
    • SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE
    • SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
    • SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD
    • SMALL DRONES MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
    • NORTH AMERICA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY APPLICATION
      • BY SIZE
      • BY TYPE
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
      • BY PAYLOAD
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table SMALL DRONES PLATFORMS APPROVED THROUGH FAA EXEMPTIONS
        • Table SMALL DRONES MARKET DRIVEN BY INCREASING COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table STRICT AIRSPACE REGULATIONS ACTING AS MAJOR RESTRAINTS FOR SMALL DRONES MARKET GROWTH
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table RISING TREND OF AUTONOMY POSING MAJOR GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR MARKET PLAYERS TO TAP
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table ENDURANCE-BASED MAPPING OF POWER SOURCES
        • Table LACK OF SUSTAINABLE POWER SOURCES FOR LONGER ENDURANCE POSING CRITICAL CHALLENGES TO THE INDUSTRY
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • APPLICATION-BASED MAPPING OF SMALL DRONES
      • Table SMALL DRONES: SPECIFICATIONS, ENDURANCE, AND APPLICATIONS
    • FOCUS AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT
    • TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
      • SENSORS FUSION
      • CLOUD COMPUTING-BASED SERVICES
      • INTERNET OF DRONES
      • DEVELOPMENT OF ANALYTICS CAPABILITIES
      • ADVANCEMENT OF NEW GENERATION PROPULSIONS
      • MINIATURE ADS-B TRANSPONDERS
    • REGULATORY LANDSCAPE
      • Table FAA REGULATIONS ON COMMERCIAL DRONES
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    • INNOVATION & PATENT REGISTRATIONS
      • Table INNOVATION & PATENT REGISTRATIONS
    • KEY TREND ANALYSIS
  • GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • DEFENSE APPLICATION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET IN DEFENSE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • COMMERCIAL APPLICATION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET IN COMMERCIAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET SIZE, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MINI SMALL DRONES MARKET
      • Table GLOBAL MINI DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MICRO SMALL DRONES MARKET
      • Table GLOBAL MICRO DRONES MARKET, BY REGION , 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NANO SMALL DRONES MARKET
      • Table GLOBAL NANO DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • FIXED WING
      • Table GLOBAL FIXED WING SMALL DRONE MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ROTARY WING
      • Table GLOBAL ROTARY WING SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION , 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table GLOBAL OTHERS SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET SIZE, BY PROPULSION SYSTEM, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • LITHIUM-ION
      • Table GLOBAL LITHIUM-ION SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • HYBRID CELL
      • Table GLOBAL HYBRID CELL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SOLAR CELL
      • Table GLOBAL SOLAR CELL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • HYDROGEN
      • Table GLOBAL HYDROGEN SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • FUEL CELL
      • Table GLOBAL FUEL CELL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table APPLICATION-BASED MAPPING AND TREND ANALYSIS OF SMALL DRONES PAYLOADS, 2015-2020
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SENSORS
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES SENSORS MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • TELEMETRY SYSTEM
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES TELEMETRY SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • CAMERAS
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES CAMERAS MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR)
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES SAR MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NBC DETECTION SYSTEM
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES NBC DETECTION SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • VIDEOSCREEN
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES VIDEOSCREEN SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES OTHERS (PAYLOAD) MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • REGIONAL ANALYSIS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION SYSTEM, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLOBAL SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY SIZE
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION SYSTEM, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PAYLOAD
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table EUROPE SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY SIZE
        • Table EUROPE SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table EUROPE SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
        • Table EUROPE SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION SYSTEMS, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PAYLOAD
        • Table EUROPE SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table EUROPE SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K.: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ITALY: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY SIZE
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPES, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION SYSTEM, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PAYLOAD
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table MIDDLE EAST SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY SIZE
        • Table MIDDLE EAST SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table MIDDLE EAST SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
        • Table MIDDLE EAST SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PAYLOAD
        • Table MIDDLE EAST SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table MIDDLE EAST SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table TURKEY: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table IRAQ: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table UAE: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ISRAEL: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table LATIN AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY SIZE
        • Table LATIN AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table LATIN AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
        • Table LATIN AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PAYLOAD
        • Table LATIN AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table LATIN AMERICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ARGENTINA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • AFRICA
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table AFRICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY SIZE
        • Table AFRICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY SIZE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table AFRICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PROPULSION SYSTEM
        • Table AFRICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PROPULSION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY PAYLOAD
        • Table AFRICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY PAYLOAD, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table AFRICA SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ALGERIA: SMALL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BRAND ANALYSIS
    • PRODUCT MAPPING
    • RANK ANALYSIS
    • CONTRACTS-BASED MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS FOR THE SMALL DRONES MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • CONTRACTS
        • Table CONTRACTS, 2013-2016
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2013-2015
      • AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS, AND JOINT VENTURES
        • Table AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS, AND JOINT VENTURES 2013-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
    • LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ISRAEL AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AEROVIRONMENT INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ELBIT SYSTEMS, LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • DA-JIANG INNOVATIONS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • PARROT SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • 3D ROBOTICS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • MICRODRONES GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BAE SYSTEMS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THE BOEING COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SAAB AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THALES GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • TEXTRON INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATION
      • PATENT ANALYSIS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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