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Europe Small UAV Market - By Type, Propulsion Systems, Countries, Industries and Vendors Forecasts, Shares and Trends (2018-2023)

  • ID: 4402485
  • Report
  • Region: Europe
  • 127 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
until Dec 31st 2019
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  • Aeronautics Ltd.
  • Airbus Group
  • Bae Systems
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Elbit Systems
  • Finmeccanica
  • MORE
Europe is one of the worlds most technologically advanced regions. It is home to big aerospace giants who are involved in cutting edge research and innovation. The region also has big military spenders like UK, France, Italy etc. The small UAV market is growing with the countries using it for commercial purposes also. Many countries in this region were a part of the NATO forces that was involved in war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Technological innovations like Small UAV were used extensively and still used in harsh terrains like the ones found in Afghanistan. Small UAV market has a huge demand in this region.

Small UAV market is likely to be one of the major game changers of modern technological era. With its wide range of applications it is likely to have a high adoption rate with enterprises across different industries investing in these products. Though, military has been using these vehicles for surveillance and gathering secret data, its usage is now being found in retail, healthcare and other industries as well. Technological advancements and reducing costs are some of the major factors contributing to the market growth. However, some of the concerns still there like security issues and strict airspace regulations which are acting as a barrier to the market growth. Addressing these concerns can provide huge boost to market which is still to reach its full potential.

The market growth of small UAVs will be defined by adoption by countries throughout the world and how they define policies which reduce the market barriers. In future, micro and nano UAVs will be used for different applications. With reducing costs and size, these will play a major role in defense and commercial applications and providing opportunity for OEMs to expand their offerings.

Some of the major vendors mentioned in the report are Thales SA, Boeing Corporation, Lockheed Martin and Airbus Group.

What the report offers

1) Market Definition for the Small UAV Market along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.

2) Market analysis for the Small UAV Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.

3) Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies which can influence the market on a global and regional scale.

4) Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their share of markets.

5) Identification and analysis of the Macro and Micro factors that affect the Small UAV Market on both global and regional scale.

6) A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.


1) Vendors who are into manufacturing of these products as they can get an overview of what competitors are doing and also which markets they can look forward to expand their operations

2) Investors who are willing to invest in this market

3) Consultants who can have readymade analysis to guide their clients

4) Anyone who wants to know about this industry
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  • Aeronautics Ltd.
  • Airbus Group
  • Bae Systems
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Elbit Systems
  • Finmeccanica
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1. Introduction
1.1 Key Findings
1.2 Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Market Overview
3.2 Factors Driving the Market
3.2.1 Increasing usage across different industries
3.2.2 Increasing usage by law enforcement agencies
3.2.3 Reducing costs of smaller UAVs
3.3 Factors Restraining the Market
3.3.1 Strict airspace regulations
3.3.2 Security issues
3.3.3 Lack of skilled personals
3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Forces
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products or Services
3.5.5 Competitive Rivalry among Existing Competitors
3.6 Current Opportunities in Market

4. Technology Overview
4.1 Technology Snapshot
4.2 Types of Small UAVs
4.2.1 Light Fixed-Wing Small UAV
4.2.2 Heavy Fixed-Wing Small UAV
4.2.3 Multi-Rotor VTOL Small UAV
4.2.4 Single-Rotor VTOL Small UAV
4.2.5 Nano UAV
4.2.6 Others
4.3 Small UAVs Propulsion Systems
4.3.1 Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System
4.3.2 Hybrid Propulsion System
4.3.3 Solar Propulsion System
4.3.4 Lithium-Ion Battery Propulsion System

5. Small UAV Market Segmentation by Type
5.1 Light Fixed-Wing Small UAV
5.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.2 Heavy Fixed-Wing Small UAV
5.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.3 Multi-Rotor VTOL Small UAV
5.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.4 Single-Rotor VTOL Small UAV
5.4.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.5 Nano UAV
5.5.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.6 Others
5.6.2 Market Share and Forecast

6. Small UAV Market Segmentation by Propulsion Systems
6.1Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System
6.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.2 Hybrid Propulsion System
6.2.1 Overview
6.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.3 Solar Propulsion System
6.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.4 Lithium-Ion Battery Propulsion System
6.4.2 Market Share and Forecast

7. Small UAV Market by Industry Applications
7.1 Defense
7.1.1 Overview
7.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.1.3 Analyst View
7.2 Retail
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.2.3 Analyst View
7.3 Media and Entertainment
7.3.1 Overview
7.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.3.3 Analyst View
7.4 Energy
7.4.1 Overview
7.4.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.4.3 Analyst View
7.5 Mining and Metals
7.5.1 Overview
7.5.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.5.3 Analyst View
7.6 Others
7.6.1 Overview
7.6.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.6.3 Analyst View

8. Small UAV Market in Europe Region
8.1.1 Introduction
8.1.2 United Kingdom
8.1.3 Germany
8.1.4 France
8.1.5 Russia
8.1.6 Others
8.1.7 Analyst View

9. Small UAV Vendor Market Share Analysis

10. Competitive Intelligence and Profiles of Small UAV Vendors
10.1 Thales SA
10.1.1 Overview
10.1.2 Major Products and Services
10.1.3 Financials
10.1.4 Recent Developments
10.2 BAE Systems
10.2.1 Overview
10.2.2 Major Products and Services
10.2.3 Financials
10.2.4 Recent Developments
10.3 Boeing Corporation
10.3.1 Overview
10.3.2 Major Products and Services
10.3.3 Financials
10.3.4 Recent Developments
10.4 Lockheed Martin Corporation
10.4.1 Overview
10.4.2 Major Products and Services
10.4.3 Financials
10.4.4 Recent Developments
10.5 Aeronautics Ltd.
10.5.1 Overview
10.5.2 Major Products and Services
10.5.3 Financials
10.5.4 Recent Developments
10.6 Airbus Group
10.6.1 Overview
10.6.2 Major Products and Services
10.6.3 Financials
10.6.4 Recent Developments
10.7 Elbit Systems
10.7.1 Overview
10.7.2 Major Products and Services
10.7.3 Financials
10.7.4 Recent Developments
10.8 Finmeccanica
10.8.1 Overview
10.8.2 Major Products and Services
10.8.3 Financials
10.8.4 Recent Developments
10.9 Microdrones GMBH
10.9.1 Overview
10.9.2 Major Products and Services
10.9.3 Financials
10.9.4 Recent Developments
10.10 Israel Aerospace Industries
10.10.1 Overview
10.10.2 Major Products and Services
10.10.3 Financials
10.10.4 Recent Developments

11. Investment Analysis
11.1 Recent Mergers and Acquisitions
11.2 Investor Outlook

12. Future of Europe Small UAV Market
List of Figures
List of Tables
Works Cited
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  • Thales Sa
  • Bae Systems
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Aeronautics Ltd.
  • Airbus Group
  • Elbit Systems
  • Finmeccanica
  • Microdrones Gmbh
  • Israel Aerospace Industries
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