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Non-Lethal Weapons Market by End User (Military, Law Enforcement), Product Type (Direct Contact Weapons, Directed Energy Weapons), Technology (Electromagnetic, Mechanical & Kinetic, Chemical & Others) & Region - Global Forecast to 2020

  • ID: 3668936
  • April 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 172 Pages
  • Markets and Markets
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Global Non-Lethal Weapons Market is Projected to Grow From USD 5.65 Billion in 2015 to USD 8.37 Billion By 2020, at a CAGR Of 8.2% During the Forecast Period

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BAE Systems, PLC.
  • Combined Systems, Inc.
  • Herstal SA
  • Lamperd Less Lethal Inc.
  • Lrad Corporation
  • Raytheon Company
  • MORE

“Increasing need of non-lethal weapons to facilitate human right violations”
The global non-lethal weapons market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 5.65 billion in 2015 to USD 8.37 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 8.2% from 2015 to 2020. The market for non-lethal weapons is driven by critical factors, such as increasing political disputes and civil unrest, and militarization of law enforcement agencies, among others.

“Law enforcement segment to witness higher growth during the forecast period”
The key end users for non-lethal weapons market considered are military and law enforcement.
The law enforcement segment market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, among end-users. Non-lethal weapons are used often to accomplish the objectives, such as discourage, delay or prevent hostile actions and limit escalations, among others. The military segment market is also growing at a modest rate as they are used in conjugation with lethal weapons systems to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of military operations.

“North America dominates; Asia-Pacific to grow at the highest rate”
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BAE Systems, PLC.
  • Combined Systems, Inc.
  • Herstal SA
  • Lamperd Less Lethal Inc.
  • Lrad Corporation
  • Raytheon Company
  • MORE

1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Study Scope
1.3.1 Markets Covered
1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
1.4 Currency & Pricing
1.5 Distribution Channel Participants
1.6 Limitations
1.7 Market Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
2.2 Factor Analysis
2.2.1 Introduction
2.2.2 Demand-Side Analysis
2.2.2.1 Militarization of Law Enforcement Agencies
2.2.2.2 Polarization of Civilians
2.2.3 Supply-Side Analysis
2.2.3.1 Drive to Maximize Efficacy and Minimize Liability
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
2.5 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities
4.2 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User
4.3 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type
4.4 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology
4.5 Non-Lethal Weapons Market Share Analysis, By Region
4.6 North America: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type
4.7 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Segmentation
5.2.1 By End User
5.2.2 By Product Type
5.2.3 By Technology
5.3 Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Drivers
5.3.1.1 Increasing Political Disputes and Civil Unrest
5.3.1.2 Militarization of Law Enforcement Agencies
5.3.2 Restraints
5.3.2.1 Stringent Environmental and Governmental Regulations
5.3.2.2 Declining Defense Budgets of Advanced Economies
5.3.3 Opportunities
5.3.3.1 Increasing Research and Development
5.3.3.2 Increasing Defense Expenditures of Emerging Economies
5.3.4 Challenges
5.3.4.1 Trafficking and Indiscriminate Use of Non-Lethal Weapons
5.3.4.2 Apprehensions Among End Users

6 Industry Trends
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Supply-Chain Analysis
6.2.1 Prominent Companies
6.2.2 Small-Medium Enterprises (SMES)
6.2.3 End-Users
6.2.4 Regulatory Bodies
6.2.5 Key Influencers
6.3 Value-Chain Analysis
6.4 Industry Trends
6.5 Technology Trends
6.5.1 Increasing Demand for Directed Energy Weapon (Dazzlers)
6.5.2 Active Denial Technology
6.5.3 Chemical Oxygen Iodine Laser
6.5.4 High Power Microwave Weapons
6.5.5 Malodorants
6.5.6 Calmative Agents
6.6 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6.6.1 Threat of New Entrants
6.6.2 Threat of Substitutes
6.6.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.6.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
6.6.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
6.7 Innovation & Patent Registrations
6.8 Key Trend Analysis

7 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Law Enforcement
7.2.1 First Responder
7.2.2 Police Forces
7.2.3 Special Forces
7.3 Military

8 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Direct Contact Non-Lethal Weapons
8.2.1 Gases & Sprays
8.2.1.1 Scent-Based Weapons
8.2.1.2 Pepper Spray
8.2.1.3 Tear Gas
8.2.2 Grenade Launchers
8.2.3 Water Weapons
8.3 Directed Energy Weapons (DEW)
8.3.1 Immobilizers
8.3.1.1 Taser Guns
8.3.1.2 Stun Guns
8.3.2 Crowd Control Weapons

9 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Electromagnetic Non-Lethal Weapons
9.2.1 Electrical
9.2.2 Radio Frequency
9.2.3 Microwave Frequency
9.2.4 Infrared
9.2.5 Visible Light
9.2.6 Ultralight
9.3 Mechanical & Kinetic Non-Lethal Weapons
9.3.1 Blunt Impact Devices
9.3.2 Barriers
9.3.3 Entanglements
9.4 Chemical Non-Lethal Weapons
9.4.1 Foams
9.4.2 Malodorants
9.5 Others

10 Regional Analysis
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 By End-User
10.2.2 By Product Type
10.2.3 By Technology
10.2.4 By Country
10.2.4.1 U.S.
10.2.4.1.1 By Technology
10.2.4.2 Canada
10.2.4.2.1 By Technology
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 By End User
10.3.2 By Product Type
10.3.3 By Technology
10.3.4 By Country
10.3.4.1 U.K.
10.3.4.1.1 By Technology
10.3.4.2 Germany
10.3.4.2.1 By Technology
10.3.4.3 Russia
10.3.4.3.1 By Technology
10.4 Asia-Pacific
10.4.1 By End User
10.4.2 By Product Type
10.4.3 By Technology
10.4.4 By Country
10.4.4.1 China
10.4.4.1.1 By Technology
10.4.4.2 India
10.4.4.2.1 By Technology
10.4.4.3 South Korea
10.4.4.3.1 By Technology
10.5 Middle East
10.5.1 By End User
10.5.2 By Product Type
10.5.3 By Technology
10.5.4 By Country
10.5.4.1 Saudi Arabia
10.5.4.1.1 By Technology
10.5.4.2 Israel
10.5.4.2.1 By Technology
10.6 Latin America
10.6.1 By End User
10.6.2 By Product Type
10.6.3 By Technology
10.6.4 By Country
10.6.4.1 Brazil
10.6.4.1.1 By Technology
10.6.4.2 Mexico
10.6.4.2.1 By Technology
10.7 Africa
10.7.1 By End User
10.7.2 By Product Type
10.7.3 By Technology
10.7.4 By Country
10.7.4.1 South Africa
10.7.4.1.1 By Technology

11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Brand Analysis
11.3 Product Mapping
11.4 Rank Analysis
11.5 Market Share Analysis
11.6 Competitive Situations and Trends
11.6.1 Contracts
11.6.2 New Product Launches
11.6.3 Agreements, Acquisition Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures

12 Company Profiles
12.1 Introduction
12.1.1 Financial Highlights
12.2 Taser International, Inc.
12.2.1 Business Overview
12.2.2 Product Offerings
12.2.3 Recent Developments
12.2.4 SWOT Analysis
12.2.5 View
12.3 Lrad Corporation
12.3.1 Business Overview
12.3.2 Product Offerings
12.3.3 Recent Developments
12.3.4 SWOT Analysis
12.3.5 View
12.4 Combined Systems, Inc.
12.4.1 Business Overview
12.4.2 Products & Services
12.4.3 Recent Developments
12.5 The Safariland Group
12.5.1 Business Overview
12.5.2 Product Offerings
12.5.3 Recent Developments
12.6 Amtec Less Lethal Systems Inc
12.6.1 Business Overview
12.6.2 Product Offerings
12.6.3 Recent Developments
12.7 Nonlethal Technologies, Inc.
12.7.1 Business Overview
12.7.2 Product Offerings
12.7.3 Recent Developments
12.8 BAE Systems, PLC.
12.8.1 Business Overview
12.8.2 Product Offerings
12.8.3 Recent Developments
12.9 Herstal SA
12.9.1 Business Overview
12.9.2 Product Offerings
12.9.3 Recent Developments
12.10 Armament Systems & Procedures Inc.
12.10.1 Business Overview
12.10.2 Product Offerings
12.10.3 Recent Developments
12.11 Raytheon Company
12.11.1 Business Overview
12.11.2 Product Offerings
12.11.3 Recent Developments
12.12 Lamperd Less Lethal Inc.
12.12.1 Business Overview
12.12.2 Product Offerings
12.12.3 Recent Developments
12.13 Mission Less Lethal Technologies
12.13.1 Business Overview
12.13.2 Product Offerings
12.14 Condor Non-Lethal Technologies
12.14.1 Business Overview
12.14.2 Product Offerings
12.15 Pepperball Technologies, Inc.
12.15.1 Business Overview
12.15.2 Product Offerings
12.15.3 Recent Developments

13 Appendix
13.1 Discussion Guide
13.2 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
13.3 Available Customization
13.3.1 Country-Level Analysis
13.3.2 Additional Company Profiles (Up to 5)
13.4 Related Reports

List of Tables

Table 1 Incidents of Civil Unrest Across the Globe, 2010-2014
Table 2 Mapping Non-Lethal Weapons of the U.S. Dod and Dhs
Table 3 Market Drivers: Regional Analysis
Table 4 Geographic Analysis of Non-Lethal Weapons Market
Table 5 Weapons & Equipment Used By Swat Teams in the U.S.
Table 6 Non-Lethal Weapons Market is Primarily Driven By the Militarization of Law Enforcement Agencies
Table 7 Factors Affecting Defense Expenditures of Advanced Economies, 2010-2014
Table 8 Stringent Environmental and Governmental Regulations Act as A Major Restraint for the Non-Lethal Weapons Market Growth
Table 9 Increasing Research and Development is Expected to Offer Significant Growth Opportunities in the Non-Lethal Weapons Market
Table 10 Trafficking and Indiscriminate Use of Non-Lethal Weapons is Posing Critical Challenges to the Industry
Table 11 Recent Industry Trends in Non-Lethal Weapons Market
Table 12 Details of Active Denial Systems Technology for Non-Lethal Weapons
Table 13 Innovation & Patent Registrations
Table 14 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 Non-Lethal Weapons Market in Law Enforcement, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 Non-Lethal Weapons Market in Law Enforcement, By Submarket, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 Non-Lethal Weapons Market in Military, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 Direct Contact Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Direct Contact Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Submarket, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 Gases & Sprays Market, By Subtype, 2014-2020
Table 22 Directed Energy Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 Directed Energy Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Submarket, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 Immobilizers Market, By Subtype, 2014-2020
Table 25 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 Electromagnetic Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 Mechanical & Kinetic Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Chemical Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 Other Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Region, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End-User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 North America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End-User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 North America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 North America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 U.S.: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 Canada: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 Europe Non-Lethal Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 Europe Non-Lethal Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Europe Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 U.K.: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 Germany: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Russia: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 China: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 India: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 South Korea: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 Middle East Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End-User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Middle East Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Middle East Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 Saudi Arabia: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Israel: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 Latin America: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 Latin America: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 Latin America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Brazil: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Mexico: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 Africa Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 Africa: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 Africa: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 South Africa: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Contracts, 2011-2016
Table 65 New Product Launches, 2012-2016
Table 66 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures 2012-2016

List of Figures

Figure 1 Markets Covered: Non-Lethal Weapons Market
Figure 2 Global Non-Lethal Weapons Market : Study Years
Figure 3 Research Flow
Figure 4 Research Design
Figure 5 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation & Region
Figure 6 U.S.: State-Wise Allocation of Military-Grade Grenade Launchers to Law Enforcement Agencies
Figure 7 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 8 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 9 Data Triangulation
Figure 10 Assumptions of Research Study
Figure 11 Asia-Pacific Expected to Be the Game-Changer for Non-Lethal Weapons Market
Figure 12 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2015 & 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 13 Agreements, Collaborations, Joint Ventures and Partnerships are the Key Growth Strategies Adopted By Non-Lethal Weapons Market Players
Figure 14 Attractive Market Opportunities in the Non-Lethal Weapons Market, 2015-2020
Figure 15 Law Enforcement Segment Dominates the Non-Lethal Weapons Market, as of 2015
Figure 16 Directed Energy Segment Expected to Witness Higher Growth in the Non-Lethal Weapons Market Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 17 Chemical Agents Segment Dominates the Non-Lethal Weapons Market, as of 2015
Figure 18 North America Accounted for the Largest Share of the Non-Lethal Weapons Market in 2015
Figure 19 The U.S. is Expected to Dominate the North American Non-Lethal Weapons Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 20 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market is Expected to Witness Highest Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 21 Market Segmentation: By End User
Figure 22 Market Segmentation: By Product Type
Figure 23 Market Segmentation: By Technology
Figure 24 Militarization of Law Enforcement Agencies is Expected to Drive the Non-Lethal Weapons Market in the Coming Years
Figure 25 Key Instances of Political Violence and Unrest in the Middle East
Figure 26 Defense Spending of Advanced Economies, 2010-2014 (USD Million)
Figure 27 Defense Spending of Emerging Economies, 2010-2014 (USD Million)
Figure 28 Supply-Chain: Police Forces is A Dominant End-User Segment for Non-Lethal Weapons
Figure 29 Value-Chain: Major Value is Added During R&D and Manufacturing Phases
Figure 30 Models of Dazzlers:
Figure 31 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 32 Non-Lethal Weapons Market in First Responder, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 33 Non-Lethal Weapons Market in Police Forces, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 34 Non-Lethal Weapons Market in Special Forces, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 35 Gases & Sprays Market, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 36 Grenade Launchers Market, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 37 Water Weapons Market, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 38 Immobilizers Market, 2014-2020
Figure 39 Crowd Control Weapons Market, 2014-2020
Figure 40 Regional Snapshot: Growth Rate Analysis, 2015-2020
Figure 41 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End-User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 42 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 43 Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 44 North America Snapshot: U.S. to Dominate Non-Lethal Weapons Market Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 45 North America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End-User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 46 North America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 47 North America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 48 U.S.: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 49 Canada: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 50 Europe Snapshot: U.K. to Dominate the Non-Lethal Weapons Market Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 51 Europe Non-Lethal Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 52 Europe Non-Lethal Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 53 Europe Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 54 U.K.: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 55 Germany: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 56 Russia: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 57 Asia-Pacific Snapshot: China to Dominate Non-Lethal Weapons Market Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 58 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 59 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 60 Asia-Pacific Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 61 China: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 62 India: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 63 South Korea: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 64 Middle East Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End-User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 65 Middle East Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 66 Middle East Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 67 Saudi Arabia: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 68 Israel: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 69 Latin America: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 70 Latin America: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 71 Latin America Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 72 Brazil: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 73 Mexico: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 74 Africa Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By End User, 2014-2020 (USD Million
Figure 75 Africa: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 76 Africa: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 77 South Africa: Non-Lethal Weapons Market, By Technology, 2014-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 78 Companies Adopted New Product Launches as Key Growth Strategy From 2011 to 2016
Figure 79 Brand Analysis of Top Non-Lethal Weapons Market Players
Figure 80 Product Mapping of Top Non-Lethal Weapons Market Players
Figure 81 Revenue and Product-Based Rank Analysis of Top Non-Lethal Weapons Market Players
Figure 82 Market Share Analysis for Non-Lethal Weapons Market Players
Figure 83 Non-Lethal Weapons Market Evolution Framework, 2013 to 2015
Figure 84 Long-Term Contracts and Agreements, Collaborations, Partnerships and Joint Ventures Were the Key Growth Strategies
Figure 85 Company Landscape, 2014
Figure 86 Financial Highlights of Major Players in Non-Lethal Weapons Market
Figure 87 Taser International, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 88 Lard Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 89 SWOT Analysis
Figure 90 Combined Systems, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 91 The Safariland Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 92 Amtec Less Lethal Systems Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 93 Nonlethal Technologies, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 94 BAE Systems, PLC: Company Snapshot
Figure 95 Herstal SA: Company Snapshot
Figure 96 Armament Systems & Procedures Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 97 Raytheon Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 98 Lamperd Less Lethal Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 99 Mission Less Lethal Technologies: Company Snapshot
Figure 100 Condor Non-Lethal Technologies: Company Snapshot
Figure 101 Pepperball Technologies, Inc.: Company Snapshot

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BAE Systems, PLC.
  • Combined Systems, Inc.
  • Herstal SA
  • Lamperd Less Lethal Inc.
  • Lrad Corporation
  • Raytheon Company
  • MORE

The global non-lethal weapons market is projected to grow from USD 5.65 Billion in 2015 to USD 8.37 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 8.2% during the forecast period. Factors such as militarization of law enforcement agencies, polarization of civilians and driving maximum efficacy and minimum liability, among others are directly influencing the non-lethal weapons market.

The global non-lethal weapons market is a highly dynamic and high-potential market for several reasons. The volatile dynamics of this market can be attributed to the changing geo-political dynamics of the global economy as well as the increasing incidences armed conflicts, violence, and terrorism, among others.

For instance, the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asian regions have been identified to be high-potential markets for non-lethal weapons, owing to the exponential growth in demand from these regions in recent years. These rising trends of demand are the consequences of various instances of civil unrest and conflicts in these regions, such as the civil war in Syria, sectarian conflicts in Lebanon, political violence in Jerusalem, and so on. Such events call for highly enhanced response from law enforcement as well as military forces. As a result, the procurement of non-lethal weapons by law enforcement agencies is slated to increase significantly in the coming years.

In this report, the market has been segmented by product type, by end-user and by technology. The product type is subcategorized as direct contact weapons and directed energy weapons, whereas the end-user is segmented into military and law enforcement. The directed energy weapons market is growing at a higher CAGR in comparison with direct contact weapons due to advancement in laser technologies and microwave-based weapons, such as active denial systems or ‘pain ray’ weapons.

The Asia-Pacific region is expected to exhibit the highest growth rate in the non-lethal weapons market, and is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period from 2015 to 2020. The Asia-Pacific market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR because several Asia-Pacific countries such as India, China, Australia, South Korea, and others have focused on production of non-lethal weapons for military and law enforcement application, such as border control, riot control, and de-escalations use in one-on-one conflict, among others.

Non-lethal Weapons Market

The growth of the non-lethal weapons market may, however, be affected by certain major restraints in the coming years. These factors include stringent environmental and governmental regulations, and declining defense budgets of advanced economies, among others.

The key players operating in the global non-lethal weapons market have been identified to be Taser International Manufacturing Company (U.S.), Combined Systems Inc. (U.S.), The Safariland Group (U.S.), and Amtec Less Lethal Systems Inc. (U.S.) and Condor Non-lethal technologies (Brazil), among others. Long-term contracts, and mergers and acquisitions are the major growth strategies adopted by the major players to strengthen their position in the non-lethal weapons market, while also enhancing their product offerings.

Exteneded Description

"Increasing need of non-lethal weapons to facilitate human right violations"

The global non-lethal weapons market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 5.65 billion in 2015 to USD 8.37 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 8.2% from 2015 to 2020. The market for non-lethal weapons is driven by critical factors, such as increasing political disputes and civil unrest, and militarization of law enforcement agencies, among others.

"Law enforcement segment to witness higher growth during the forecast period"

The key end users for non-lethal weapons market considered are military and law enforcement.

The law enforcement segment market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, among end-users. Non-lethal weapons are used often to accomplish the objectives, such as discourage, delay or prevent hostile actions and limit escalations, among others. The military segment market is also growing at a modest rate as they are used in conjugation with lethal weapons systems to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of military operations.

"North America dominates; Asia-Pacific to grow at the highest rate"

The North American region dominates the global non-lethal weapons 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 non-lethal weapons globally, thereby constituting the largest share of the North American region in the global non-lethal weapons market.

The main application of the non-lethal weapons market is for riot control, avoid post-conflict costs of reconstructions, temporary disable equipment, facilities and personnel and also to support commanders in contingency operations.

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 10 nations in Asia-Pacific currently have active non-lethal weapons programs, including China, India, Japan and South Korea, among others.

With rapid advancements and adoption of technologies in the region, the non-lethal weapons market in Asia-Pacific is projected to grow significantly during the forecast period (2015 to 2020). Another key factor driving the growth of the Asia-Pacific market is the increasing investments and development of directed energy weapons, such as laser dazzlers and active denial systems. China has developed WB-1 MMW active denial systems, a non-lethal, micro wave-directed energy weapons that can be used in crowd control, anti-pirate and anti-terrorism operations.

Break-up of profile of primary participants for the Non-lethal Weapons 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 Taser International Manufacturing Company (U.S.), Combined Systems Inc. (U.S.), The Safariland Group (U.S.), and Amtec Less lethal Systems Inc. (U.S.), 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 technology trends), 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 non-lethal weapons 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 non-lethal weapons offered by top 10 players in the global non-lethal weapons market

- Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on upcoming technologies, research & development activities, and new product launches in the non-lethal weapons market

- Market Development: Comprehensive information about lucrative emerging markets - the report analyses the markets for non-lethal weapons across regions

- Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the global non-lethal weapons market

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

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- Amtec Less Lethal Systems Inc
- Armament Systems & Procedures Inc.
- BAE Systems, PLC.
- Combined Systems, Inc.
- Condor Non-Lethal Technologies
- Herstal SA
- Lamperd Less Lethal Inc.
- Lrad Corporation
- Mission Less Lethal Technologies
- Nonlethal Technologies, Inc.
- Pepperball Technologies, Inc.
- Raytheon Company
- Taser International, Inc.
- The Safariland Group

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