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Directed Energy Weapons (Defense) - Thematic Research

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  • 57 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5129111
The development of directed energy weapons for military purposes has gained increased traction over the last few years as the requisite technology continues to mature and provide new opportunities for integration and deployment of these revolutionary new capabilities.

This report provides an overview of the direct energy weapons market, outlines advances in technology and key programs, and provides insight into current procurement and research trends.

Key Highlights

  • Studies of emerging technological trends and their broader impact on the defense market.
  • Analysis of the various directed energy weapons programs currently under development, as well historical directed energy research initiatives.


  • The key defense challenges that forces and defense sector suppliers face are covered.
  • The investment opportunities for armed forces, suppliers, and institutional investors, across the whole soldier modernization value chain are covered.
  • Highlights from the range different loitering munitions programs currently being undertaken by various defense companies.

Reasons to Buy

  • Determine potential investment companies based on trend analysis and market projections.
  • Gaining an understanding of the market challenges and opportunities surrounding the Directed Energy Weapons theme.
  • Understanding how spending on directed energy weapons will fit into the overall market and which spending areas are being prioritized.

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Players
  • Technology Briefing
  • Types of directed energy weapons
  • Directed energy weapons in combat
  • Trends
  • Technology trends
  • Macroeconomic trends
  • Regulatory trends
  • Industry Analysis
  • Market size and growth forecasts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent trends
  • Case studies
  • Timeline
  • Value Chain
  • Laser weapons systems
  • High powered microwave weapons
  • High powered sonic weapons
  • Particle beam weapons
  • Systems integrators
  • Companies
  • Leading companies
  • Disruptor companies
  • Sector Scorecards
  • Aerospace, defense & security sector scorecard
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Thematic Research Methodology
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • BAE Systems
  • Raytheon
  • Elbit Systems
  • Leonardo
  • IAI
  • Boeing
  • Dynetics
  • Genasys
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Rheinmetall
  • General Atomics
  • General Dynamics
  • Leidos
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MBDA
  • Rafael
  • Roketsan
  • Thales
  • Epirus
  • Kratos
  • KBR