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Small UAV Market by Application (Military, Commercial & Civil, Homeland Security), by Payloads, by Propulsion System, by Geography - Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 – 2020) - Product Image

Small UAV Market by Application (Military, Commercial & Civil, Homeland Security), by Payloads, by Propulsion System, by Geography - Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 – 2020)

  • Published: February 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 147 Pages
  • Markets and Markets
The global Small UAV market is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2020 and is expected to register a CAGR of 12.31% from 2014 to 2020.

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  • Aerovironment Inc.
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Elbit Systems Ltd.
  • Microdrones GMBH
  • SAAB
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Small UAV Market by Application (Military, Commercial & Civil, Homeland Security), by Payloads, by Propulsion System, by Geography - Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 – 2020)

The global small UAV market is estimated to be $218.10 million in 2014 and is expected to be $582.20 million by 2019. The market demand for small UAV technology is increasing because it is considered as an effective, low-cost alternative to manned aircraft.

The market overall has numerous players for mini UAVs from Europe and the U.S. The players from these regions have the technical know-how and have the capability to bring updated applications in the market. The current trend of the market is its transition towards faster and efficient payload systems that have the ability to reduce the weight of the UAV significantly.

This report provides a complete analysis of small UAVs for civil, military and security applications for the next five years. It also gives insight into the regional trends for spending and analyzing the market share

It provides in-depth analysis of small UAVs on the basis of various payloads used like nuclear, biological and chemical detection, meteorology, READ MORE >

1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives
1.2 Scope
1.2.1 Market Definition
1.2.1.1 Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
1.2.1.2 Ground Control Station
1.2.2 Geographic Scope
1.2.3 forecast Period
1.3 Currency
1.4 Stakeholders
1.5 Research Methodology
1.5.1 Market Research Data
1.5.1.1 Key Data Taken From Primary Sources
1.5.1.2 Key Data Taken From Secondary Sources
1.5.1.3 Key Secondary Sources
1.5.2 Data Triangulation
1.5.3 Assumptions

2 Executive Summary
2.1 Report Description

3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Markets Covered
3.3 Market Segmentation
3.4 Market Dynamics
3.4.1 Market Drivers
3.4.1.1 Increasing Use in Law Enforcement
3.4.1.2 Low Development & Procurement Cost
3.4.1.3 Increasing Production of Small UAV for Non-Military Applications
3.4.1.4 Improving Technical Efficiency and Technological Advancements
3.4.1.5 Impact Analysis of Drivers
3.4.2 Market Restraints
3.4.2.1 Strict Airspace Regulations
3.4.2.2 Defense Budget Cuts
3.4.2.3 Lack of Skilled and Trained Pilots
3.4.2.4 Poor Reliability & Collision Avoidance
3.4.2.5 Impact Analysis of Restraints
3.4.3 Market Challenges
3.4.3.1 Regulatory Policies and Procedural Issues
3.4.3.2 Air Traffic Management
3.4.3.3 Social Issues Such As Privacy and Nuisance Concern

4 Trend Analysis
4.1 Market Trends
4.1.1 An Increasing Demand for Combat Drones
4.1.2 An Introduction to the Expandable Kamikaze Drones
4.1.3 Increasing Investments for the Procurement of UAVs & in-Country Development Program for UAVs
4.2 Industry Trends
4.2.1 Investments in Research and Development
4.2.2 Strategic Partnership & Joint Developments
4.3 Technology Trends
4.3.1 Miniature Sensors for Enhanced Small UAV Maneuverability
4.3.2 The Use of A Cloud-Based in-Memory Computing Platform in SUAV

5 Market forecast, By Application
5.1 Overview
5.2 Military Application
5.2.1 Aerial Reconnaissance & Surveillance
5.2.2 Border Security & Monitoring
5.2.3 Communication Relay
5.2.4 Target Neutralization
5.3 Commercial & Civil Application
5.3.1 Agriculture Application
5.3.2 Mining & Natural Resource Exploration
5.3.3 Wild-Life Research & Survey
5.3.4 3d Mapping
5.3.5 Film Industry & Photography
5.3.6 Product Delivery
5.3.7 Oil & Gas
5.3.8 Internet Connectivity
5.4 Homeland Security
5.4.1 Police Operations
5.4.2 High Traffic Monitoring
5.4.3 Search, Rescue, & Disaster Management

6 Market forecast, By Payload Systems
6.1 Overview
6.2 Sensor Payload
6.2.1 Electro-Optic Sensor
6.2.2 Lasers Designator
6.2.3 Meteorological Sensor
6.2.4 Light Detection & Ranging(LIDAR)
6.3 Cameras
6.4 Telemetry Systems
6.5 Nbc Detection
6.6 Autopilot

7 Market forecast, By Propulsion System
7.1 Overview
7.2 Hybrid Propulsion System
7.3 Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System
7.4 Solar Propulsion System
7.5 Lithium-Ion Battery Propulsion System

8 Market forecast, By Geography
8.1 North America
8.1.1 The U.S.
8.1.2 Canada
8.2 Europe
8.2.1 France
8.2.2 Russia
8.2.3 Germany
8.2.4 The U.K.
8.2.5 Italy
8.3 APAC
8.3.1 China
8.3.2 Japan
8.3.3 India
8.3.4 South Korea
8.4 The Middle East
8.4.1 Saudi Arabia
8.4.2 Turkey
8.4.3 Iraq
8.4.4 UAE
8.4.5 Israel
8.5 Latin America
8.5.1 Brazil
8.5.2 Argentina
8.5.3 Mexico
8.6 Africa

9 Competitive Landscap
9.1 Overview
9.2 Geographical Analysis
9.3 Competitve Analysis
9.3.1 Market Share Analysis
9.4 Recent Industry Developments, Competitive Situation and Trends
9.4.1 New Product Launch / Development / Demonstrations / Innovations
9.4.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
9.4.3 Awards/Recognitions/Other Ventures

10 Company Profiles
10.1 Elbit Systems Ltd.
10.1.1 Overview
10.1.2 Products & Services
10.1.3 Strategy & Insights
10.1.4 Developments
10.1.5 MNM View
10.1.5.1 Company Review
10.1.5.2 SWOT Analysis
10.2 Thales SA
10.2.1 Overview
10.2.2 Products & Services
10.2.3 Strategy & Insights
10.2.4 Developments
10.2.5 MNM View
10.2.5.1 Company Review
10.2.5.2 SWOT Analysis
10.3 SAAB
10.3.1 Overview
10.3.2 Products & Services
10.3.3 Strategy & Insights
10.3.4 Developments
10.3.5 MNM View
10.3.5.1 Company Review
10.3.5.2 SWOT Analysis
10.4 BAE Systems
10.4.1 Overview
10.4.2 Products & Services
10.4.3 Strategy & Insights
10.4.4 Developments
10.4.5 MNM View
10.4.5.1 Company Review
10.4.5.2 SWOT Analysis
10.5 Aerovironment Inc.
10.5.1 Overview
10.5.2 Products & Services
10.5.3 Strategy & Insights
10.5.4 Developments
10.5.5 MNM View
10.5.5.1 Company Review
10.5.5.2 SWOT Analysis
10.6 Israel Aerospace Industries (Iai)
10.6.1 Overview
10.6.2 Products & Services
10.6.3 Strategy & Insights
10.6.4 Developments
10.6.5 MNM View
10.6.5.1 Company Review
10.6.5.2 SWOT Analysis
10.7 Boeing Corporation
10.7.1 Overview
10.7.2 Products & Services
10.7.3 Strategy & Insights
10.7.4 Developments
10.8 Textron Inc.
10.8.1 Overview
10.8.2 Products & Services
10.8.3 Strategy & Insights
10.8.4 Developments
10.9 Lockheed Martin Corporation
10.9.1 Overview
10.9.2 Products & Services
10.9.3 Strategy & Insights
10.9.4 Developments
10.10 Microdrones GMBH
10.10.1 Overview
10.10.2 Products & Services
10.10.3 Strategy & Insights
10.10.4 Developments

List of Tables (70 Tables)

Table 1 Small UAV Market: Geographic Scope
Table 2 Key Secondary Sources
Table 3 Assumptions
Table 4 Global SUAV Market Size From 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 5 Impact Analysis of Drivers
Table 6 Impact Analysis of Restraints
Table 7 Global Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 8 Global Market Size, By Military Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 9 Small UAV Market Size, By Commercial & Civil Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 10 Market, By Homeland Security Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 11 Market Size, By Payload System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 12 Market Size, By Payload System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 13 Market Size &Y-O-Y, By Sensor Payload System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 14 Market Size, By Sensor Payload System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 15 Market Size, By Propulsion System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 16 Market Size, By Propulsion System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 17 Global Small UAV Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 18 SUAV Market Size, By North America, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 19 North America: SUAV Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 20 North America: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 21 U.S.: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 22 U.S.: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 23 Canada: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 24 Canada: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 25 Europe: SUAV Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 26 Europe: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 27 France: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 28 France: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 29 Russia: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 30 Russia: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 31 Germany: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 32 Germany: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 33 U.K.: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 34 U.K.: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 35 Italy: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 36 Italy: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 37 APAC: SUAV Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 38 APAC: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 39 China: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 40 China: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 41 Japan: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 42 Japan: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 43 India: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 44 India: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 45 South Korea: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 46 South Korea: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 47 The Middle East: SUAV Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 48 The Middle East: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 49 Saudi Arabia: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 50 Saudi Arabia: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 51 Turkey: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 52 Turkey: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 53 Iraq: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 54 Iraq: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 55 UAE: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 56 UAE: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 57 Israel: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 58 Israel: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 59 Latin America: SUAV Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 60 Latin America: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 61 Brazil: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 62 Brazil: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 63 Argentina: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 64 Argentina: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 65 Mexico: Market Landscape, 2013
Table 66 Mexico: Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 67 Africa: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 68 Demonstrations, Product Launches and Innovations in SUAV Market
Table 69 Contracts, Agreements, & Collaboration in SUAV Market
Table 70 Awards and Recognitions in SUAV Market

List of Figures (81 Figures)

Figure 1 Research Methodology
Figure 2 Research Data
Figure 3 Approach to Market
Figure 4 SUAV Market Classification
Figure 5 Drivers and Restraints of SUAV Market
Figure 6 Market Challenges
Figure 7 Global Small UAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 8 Global Small UAV Market Size, By Military Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 9 Small UAV Market, By Aerial Reconnaissance & Surveillance Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 10 Market Size, By Border Security & Monitoring Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 11 Market Size, By Communication Relay Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 12 Market Size, By Target Neutralization Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 13 Global Small UAV Market Size, By Civil & Commercial Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 14 Market Share forecast, By Commercial & Civil Application, 2020 (%)
Figure 15 Market Size, By Agriculture Application, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Figure 16 Market Size, By Mining/Natural Resource Exploration Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 17 Market Size, By Wild-Life Research & Survey Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 18 Market Size, By 3d Mapping Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 19 Market, By Film & Photography Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 20 Market Size, By Product Delivery Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 21 Market, By Oil & Gas Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 22 Market, By Internet Connectivity Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 23 Market, By Homeland Security Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 24 Market Size, By Police Operation Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 25 Market Size, By High Traffic Monitoring Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 26 Market Size, By Search, Rescue, & Disaster Management Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 27 Market Share, By Payload System, 2014 (%)
Figure 28 Market, By Electro-Optic Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 29 Market, By Laser Designator Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 30 Market, By Meteorological Sensor Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 31 Market, By LIDAR Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 32 Market, By Camera Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 33 Market, By Telemetry Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 34 Market, By Nbc Detection Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 35 Market, By Autopilot Payload, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 36 Market Share, By Propulsion Systems, 2014 (%)
Figure 37 Market Size, By Hybrid Propulsion System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 38 Market Size, By Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 39 Market Size, By Solar Propulsion System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 40 Market Size, By Lithium-Ionbattery Propulsion System, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 41 U.S.: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 42 Canada: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 43 Europe: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 44 France: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 45 Russia: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 46 Germany: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 47 U.K.: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 48 Italy: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 49 APAC: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 50 China: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 51 Japan: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 52 India: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 53 South Korea: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 54 The Middle East: SUAV Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 55 Saudi Arabia: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 56 Turkey: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 57 Iraq: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 58 UAE: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 59 Israel: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 60 Latin America: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 61 Brazil: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 62 Argentina: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 63 Mexico: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 64 Africa: SUAV Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Figure 65 Country Wise Percentage Split SUAV Market, 2014 and 2020
Figure 66 SUAV: Market Share of Key Industry Players, 2014
Figure 67 Elbit Systems: Company Snapshot
Figure 68 Elbit Systems: SWOT Analysis
Figure 69 Thales SA: Company Snapshot
Figure 70 Thales Group: SWOT Analysis
Figure 71 SAAB Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 72 SAAB: SWOT Analsis
Figure 73 BAE Systems: Company Snapshot
Figure 74 BAE Systems: SWOT Analysis
Figure 75 Aerovironment Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 76 Aerovironment Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 77 Israel Aerospace Industries: Company Snapshot
Figure 78 Israel Aerospace Industries: SWOT Analysis
Figure 79 Boeing Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 80 Trextron Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 81 Lockheed Martin Corporation: Company Snapshot

The global Small UAV market is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2020 and is expected to register a CAGR of 12.31% from 2014 to 2020.

Advances in the commercial and military technologies are rapidly increasing the capabilities of low cost micro and SUAVs, enabling them to carry out missions that are comparable to the larger UAVs at a considerably lesser cost and risk.

In addition, new concepts of operation, such as cooperative behavior protocols or “swarming,” will open the door to numerous missions that were once thought impossible for small low-cost and low-tech UAVs. In future, micro and small UAV will conduct missions across the full spectrum of conflict, from intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD), and electronic warfare (EW) to attack and strike operations. Given their inherent low cost, flexibility, and expendability, micro and small UAV will play a major role in the success of the future Air Force.

Micro-UAVs can operate in three-dimensional environments, explore, and map multi-story buildings, manipulate, and transport objects. SUAVs are opening up several new opportunities from pilots for UAVs to electronics, sensors, and camera.

Small UAV are flexible to applications depending on the payloads attached. The various types of payloads that can be attached to the SUAV include sensors, cameras, telemetry, Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) detection, autopilots, and several others. There are different types of sensor payloads such as electro-optics, surveillance, laser, and meteorology amongst others. These payloads have increased the capability of SUAVs in the commercial sectors. However, the market for small UAV is currently being restrained, largely by the regulation of unmanned operations in civilian airspace. However, in future, regulatory changes are expected to increase the huge potential of this market.

Due to terrorist attacks, the UAV spending across the globe, has gained critical importance. The multi usage of micro and mini UAV’s in various applications also helps the market increase their shares. The U.S., Europe, and Israel are the major players in the small UAV market.

- Aerovironment Inc.
- BAE Systems
- Boeing Corporation
- Elbit Systems Ltd.
- Israel Aerospace Industries (Iai)
- Lockheed Martin Corporation
- Microdrones GMBH
- SAAB
- Textron Inc.
- Thales SA

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