Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market: Analysis of Growth, Trends, Opportunities and Challenges (2018-2023)

  • ID: 4402855
  • Report
  • 125 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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  • Aeronautical Systems
  • Bae Systems
  • Dassault Aviation
  • General Atomics
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • MORE
As the nations attempt more and more dangerous and low success ratio missions, the danger to pilots has become tremendous. Hence the defense forces are reluctant to send their pilots into such risky missions. It is here that the role of an Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle comes into focus. The Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market has been growing at a tremendous pace as is evidence by the large number of deals taking place in this sector. Though the relevance of manned combat planes will never end The Unmanned Combat Aircraft is expected to be a very vital part of the Air Force and that is expected to create a huge market for it spread across the world.

The Unmanned Aerial Combat Vehicle is a drone which is capable of offensive attacks, though nowhere in the range of modern fighter aircraft it can deliver some serious damage with the weapons it carries. Currently there are only a handful of countries which possess this technology namely United States Of America, Israel, China, United Kingdom being one of them with India On course to becoming another nation to produce unmanned combat aerial vehicles with the development of its drones AURA and Rustam by Defense Research And Development Organization. Though the Unmanned Combat aerial vehicles are capable of autonomous weapon firing still human controller has to authorize weapon fire because of difficulty in assigning responsibility in case of autonomous controls and also to limit the civilian casualties as much as possible. The Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles developed now are starkly different from the famous Predator Drone which was originally a reconnaissance aircraft fitted with missiles. The Unmanned Aerial Combat vehicles of today are being designed specifically for combat and are designed to fly higher and faster. The MQ-9 Reaper is a case in point.

Currently a total of 28 countries use unmanned combat aerial vehicles in active service, a number which will go only higher as the years go by. Though the growth rate has slowed down but North America is still the biggest Market for the Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles. The success of the Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles in the War on Terror has really boosted world confidence in the abilities of these aircrafts and made the nations believe that they can be suitable replacement for even the conventional manned aircraft. The Ney York Air National Guard 174th Attack wing made the transition from F-16 Fighters to the Mq-9 Reaper drones which was the first instance of a combat fighter squadron to make a total switch to Unmanned Combat Aerial vehicles. Thus the Future of these Aircraft looks extremely bright and the market for the Unmanned Aerial Combat Vehicles is expected to grow at an annual CAGR of 8.59% uptil 2020.

What the report offers

The study identifies the situation of Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles Market and predicts its growth. Report talks about growth, market trends, progress, challenges, opportunities, government regulations, technologies in use, growth forecast, major companies, upcoming companies and projects etc. in the Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market. In addition to it, the report also talks about economic conditions of and future forecast of its current economic scenario and effect of its current policy changes in to its economy, reasons and implications on the growth of this sector. Lastly, the report is segmented by Performance, Types and Regions of the World.
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  • Dassault Aviation
  • General Atomics
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
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1. Research Methodology

2. Key Findings of The Study

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s 5 Force Analysis
4.4 Industry Policies

5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Drivers
5.2.1 Successful Demonstration of its capabilities during War On Terror
5.2.2 Improving Performances Of the UCAVs
5.3 Restraints
5.3.1 High Cost
5.3.2 Not as capable as Conventional Fighters
5.3.3 Lack Of Active Human Involvement
5.4 Trends
5.4.1 $ 8 Billion Order By the United States For MQ-9 Reaper Drone
5.4.2 India set to join the list of UCAV manufacturers

6. Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market
6.1 Defense Budget Spending Overview
6.2 Technology Overview
6.3 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market Forecast and Trends By Performance
6.3.1 Tactical
6.3.2 Medium Altitude Long Endurance
6.3.3 High Altitude Long Endurance
6.3.4 Hypersonic
6.4 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market Forecast and Trends By Types
6.4.1 Fixed Wing
6.4.2 Rotor Craft
6.4.3 Tilt Rotor
6.5 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market Forecast and Trends By Region
6.5.1 North America
6.5.2 South America
6.5.3 Middle East
6.5.4 Asia Pacific
6.5.5 Africa
6.5.6 Europe

7. Competitive Intelligence - Company Profiles
7.1 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
7.1.1 Overview
7.1.2 Major Products and Services
7.1.3 Financials
7.1.4 Recent Developments
7.2 Dassault Aviation
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 Major Products and Services
7.2.3 Financials
7.2.4 Recent Developments
7.3 BAE Systems
7.3.1 Overview
7.3.2 Major Products and Services
7.3.3 Financials
7.3.4 Recent Developments
7.4 Schiebel
7.4.1 Overview
7.4.2 Major Products and Services
7.4.3 Financials
7.4.4 Recent Developments
7.5 Israel Aerospace Industries
7.5.1 Overview
7.5.2 Major Products and Services
7.5.3 Financials
7.5.4 Recent Developments
7.6 Lockheed Martin
7.6.1 Overview
7.6.2 Major Products and Services
7.6.3 Financials
7.6.4 Recent Developments
7.7 Defence Research And Development Organisation
7.7.1 Overview
7.7.2 Major Products and Services
7.7.3 Financials
7.7.4 Recent Developments
7.8 Northrop Grumman
7.8.1 Overview
7.8.2 Major Products and Services
7.8.3 Financials
7.8.4 Recent Developments
7.9.1 Overview
7.9.2 Major Products and Services
7.9.3 Financials
7.9.4 Recent Developments
7.10 Airbus
7.10.1 Overview
7.10.2 Major Products and Services
7.10.3 Financials
7.10.4 Recent Developments
7.11 Boeing
7.11.1 Overview
7.11.2 Major Products and Services
7.11.3 Financials
7.11.4 Recent Developments
7.12 Aurora Flight Sciences
7.12.1 Overview
7.12.2 Major Products and Services
7.12.3 Financials
7.12.4 Recent Developments
7.13 Elbit Systems
7.13.1 Overview
7.13.2 Major Products and Services
7.13.3 Financials
7.13.4 Recent Developments
7.14 Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group
7.14.1 Overview
7.14.2 Major Products and Services
7.14.3 Financials
7.14.4 Recent Developments
7.15 Guizhow Aviation Industry Group
7.15.1 Overview
7.15.2 Major Products and Services
7.15.3 Financials
7.15.4 Recent Developments
7.16 GE Aviation Systems
7.16.1 Overview
7.16.2 Major Products and Services
7.16.3 Financials
7.16.4 Recent Developments
7.17 SAGEM
7.17.1 Overview
7.17.2 Major Products and Services
7.17.3 Financials
7.17.4 Recent Developments
7.18 IAIO
7.18.1 Overview
7.18.2 Major Products and Services
7.18.3 Financials
7.18.4 Recent Developments
7.19 Chungshan Institute of Science And Technology
7.19.1 Overview
7.19.2 Major Products and Services
7.19.3 Financials
7.19.4 Recent Developments
7.20 Turkish Aerspace Industries
7.20.1 Overview
7.20.2 Major Products and Services
7.20.3 Financials
7.20.4 Recent Developments
7.21 Mikoyan
7.21.1 Overview
7.21.2 Major Products and Services
7.21.3 Financials
7.21.4 Recent Developments

8. Investment Analysis
8.1 Recent Mergers And Acquisitions
8.2 Investment Outlook

9. Future of Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Market
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  • General Atomics
  • Aeronautical Systems
  • Dassault Aviation
  • Bae Systems
  • Schiebel
  • Israel Aerospace Industries
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation
  • Northrop Grumman
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