Global UAV Market Forecast to Reach $10,573 Million in 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market by Class, Subsystem, Application, Funding, & by Payload - Forecast & Analysis 2014-2020" report to their offering.

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market research report provides the market analysis for UAVs over the next six years (2014 - 2020). It discusses the industry, market, and technology trends that are currently prevailing, in the market. The UAVs are categorized on the basis of class, sub-systems, payloads, applications, and geography. The global UAV market is valued at $6,762 million in 2014 and is expected to show a robust growth reaching $10,573 million in 2020, thereby registering a CAGR of 7.73%, up to 2020.

The unmanned aerial vehicle market is driven by the reduced risks associated with the use of UAVs, increasing demand for the UAVs in the commercial and defense sectors, and better technological innovations that have created a demand for the UAVs in performing complex operations with reduction in the need for human intervention. The success of UAVs in combat operationshas increased their demand by the countries inthe North American, the Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific region. Reduced defense budget in the North American and European countries in the recent years, is expected to hamper the growth of this market. The lack of skilled and trained pilots along with, strict airspace regulations is expected to constraint the UAV market. There is a huge scope for research and development of UAVs in increasing their operational efficiency and providing complete autonomy. Investments are being made by the emerging countries for adopting autonomous control systems for various applications.

North America accounted for 69% for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market in 2014. Large scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicle production and demand in the U.S. and Canada is expected to continue to influence the share of these countries in the UAV market,during the forecast period. Moreover, new R&D programs for applications of the UAV for combat operations, border security, maritime security, and detection of intruders or enemy force is projected to continue to drive the growth of market. The APAC region has the second highest share in the UAV market with China, India, Australia, and South Korea being the prominent markets. The training for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle's operation and maintenance is projected to enhance the scope of this market globally,during theforecast period. The application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for border patrolling and homeland securityis expected to boost this market, across the globe. The U.K., Russia, Germany, and France are expected to be the potential markets from the European region.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 UAV Market, By Class

8 UAV Market, By Sub-System

9 UAV Market, By Application

10 UAV Market, By Payload

11 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market, By Defense Funding

12 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market, Geographical Analysis

13 Competitive Landscape

14 Company Profiles

15 Appendix

Companies Mentioned:

  • Aeronautics Ltd.
  • Aerovironment Inc.
  • Bae Systems Plc
  • Elbit Systems Ltd.
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (Ga-Asi)
  • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Saab Ab
  • Safran Sa
  • Textron Inc.
  • Thales Group
  • The Boeing Company
  • Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc.

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