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Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market (2021-2026) by System, Drone Type, Application, End-User, Geography, Competitive Analysis and the Impact of Covid-19 with Ansoff Analysis

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  • 215 Pages
  • June 2021
  • Region: Global
  • Infogence Global Research
  • ID: 5410422
The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market is estimated to be USD 26.9 Bn in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 62.2 Bn by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 18.25%.

Market Dynamics

The global UAV drone market has been witnessing growth due to the rise in the use of a drone by military and defense sector for various purpose such as target attainment, investigation, etc. In addition, the use of drones in the multi-end-use industry like agriculture, media & entertainment, the event industry is considered to drive the market growth. In addition, next-generation developed UAV drones are being prepared to deliver packages or support search and rescue operations which are further expected to create a new opportunity for market growth.

Even though the UAV drone has several benefits, these unmanned systems are disposed to cyber-attacks, which can become a possible threat to market growth.

Market Segmentation

The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market is segmented further based on System, Drone Type, Application, End-User, and Geography.

By System, the market is classified into Platforms, Payloads, Data Links, Ground Control Stations, and Launch & Recovery Systems. Amongst all, the Platforms segment is estimated to hold the highest market share during the forecast period.

By Drone Type, the market is classified into Fixed-Wing Drones, Hybrid Drones, Multi-Rotor Drones, Nano Drones, and Single Rotor Drones.

By Application, the market is classified as Special-Purpose Drones, Passenger Drones, Inspection & Monitoring Drones, Surveying & Mapping Drones, Spraying & Seeding Drones, Cargo Air Vehicles, and Others. Amongst all, the Special Purpose Drones segment is estimated to hold the highest market share during the forecast period.

By End-User, the market is classified as Agriculture, Energy & Power, Military & Defense, Construction & Mining, Insurance, Environmental Resource Management, Media & Entertainment, and Academics & Research.

By Geography, North America is projected to lead the market.

Recent Developments

1. Autel Robotics and Drone Sense Partner to Enable Advanced Public Safety UAS Operations - 10th November 2020
2. Autel launches Dragonfish VTOL and EVO II RTK drones at CES 2021- 13th January 2021

Company Profiles

Some of the companies covered in this report are 3D Robotics Inc, AeroVironment, Inc, Amazon Prime Air, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, Autel Robotics Co, BAE Systems plc, etc.

Competitive Quadrant

The report includes Competitive Quadrant, a proprietary tool to analyze and evaluate the position of companies based on their Industry Position score and Market Performance score. The tool uses various factors for categorizing the players into four categories. Some of these factors considered for analysis are financial performance over the last 3 years, growth strategies, innovation score, new product launches, investments, growth in market share, etc.

Why buy this report?

  • The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market. The report includes in-depth qualitative analysis, verifiable data from authentic sources, and projections about market size. The projections are calculated using proven research methodologies.
  • The report has been compiled through extensive primary and secondary research. The primary research is done through interviews, surveys, and observation of renowned personnel in the industry.
  • The report includes an in-depth market analysis using Porter’s 5 forces model and the Ansoff Matrix. In addition, the impact of Covid-19 on the market is also featured in the report.
  • The report also includes the regulatory scenario in the industry, which will help you make a well-informed decision. The report discusses major regulatory bodies and major rules and regulations imposed on this sector across various geographies.
  • The report also contains the competitive analysis using Positioning Quadrants, the analyst’s Proprietary competitive positioning tool.

Report Highlights:

  • A complete analysis of the market, including parent industry
  • Important market dynamics and trends
  • Market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market based on value and volume
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market?

The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market was estimated to be valued at $26900 Million in 2021.

What is the growth rate of the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market?

The growth rate of the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market is 18.3%, with an estimated value of $62200 Million by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market?

The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market is estimated to be worth $62200 Million by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market?

Key companies in the Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market include 3D Robotics Inc., AeroVironment, Inc., Amazon, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, Airbus SE, Autel Robotics Co., BAE Systems PLC, Cyberhawk Innovations Ltd. and DroneDeploy.

Table of Contents

1 Report Description
1.1 Study Objectives
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Currency
1.4 Years Considered
1.5 Language
1.6 Key Shareholders
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Process
2.2 Data Collection and Validation
2.2.1 Secondary Research
2.2.2 Primary Research
2.2.3 Models
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
2.4 Assumptions of the Study
2.5 Limitations of the Study
3 Executive Summary
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Size and Segmentation
3.3 Market Outlook
4 Market Influencers
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Use of UAV in Surveillance and Assist Emergency Services
4.1.2 Increasing Use of UAV for Military Applications & Commercial Purpose
4.1.3 Improvements in Regulatory Frameworks Related to Drone Operations
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Prevailing Less-Expensive Alternatives
4.2.2 High Initials Invest Cost
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Market Penetration of UAV into Various Industries
4.3.2 Ongoing Technological Advancements in UAV
4.4 Challenges
4.4.1 Security and Safety concern
4.4.2 Noise from UAV
4.5 Trends
5 Market Analysis
5.1 Regulatory Scenario
5.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Ansoff Matrix Analysis
6 Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market, By System
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Platforms
6.2.1 Airframes Alloys Plastics Composites
6.2.2 Avionics Flight Controls Air Data/Computers Autopilots/Flight Control Computers Navigation Global Positioning Systems (GPS)/Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Inertial Navigation Systems (Ins)/Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) Sense & Avoid Sensors Speed Sensors Light Sensors Proximity Sensors Temperature Sensors Position Sensors Communication Others
6.2.3 Propulsion Systems Engines Two-Stroke Turbo Fan Turboprop Piston Engine Electric and Propeller Batteries Batteries Solar Cells Fuel Cells
6.2.4 Software
6.3 Payloads
6.3.1 Cameras High-Resolution Cameras Multispectral Cameras Hyperspectral Cameras Thermal Cameras Electro-Optical (EO)/Infrared (IR) Cameras
6.3.2 Intelligence Payloads Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) Communication Intelligence (COMINT) Telemetry Intelligence (TELINT)
6.3.3 Radars Synthetic Aperture Radars (SAR) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars
6.3.4 Lidars
6.3.5 Gimbals
6.4 Data Links
6.5 Ground Control Stations
6.6 Launch & Recovery Systems
7 Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market, By Drone Type
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Fixed Wing Drones
7.3 Hybrid Drones
7.4 Multi Rotor Drones
7.5 Nano Drones
7.6 Single Rotor Drones
8 Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market, By Application
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Special Purpose Drones
8.2.1 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV)
8.2.2 Lethal Drones
8.2.3 Decoy Drones
8.2.4 Swarm Drones
8.2.5 Stratospheric Drones
8.2.6 Exo-Stratospheric Drones
8.3 Passenger Drones
8.3.1 Personal Air Vehicles
8.3.2 Drone Taxis
8.3.3 Air Shuttles
8.3.4 Air Ambulances
8.4 Inspection & Monitoring Drones
8.5 Surveying & Mapping Drones
8.6 Spraying & Seeding Drones
8.7 Cargo Air Vehicles
8.8 Others
9 Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market, By End User
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Agriculture
9.3 Energy & Power
9.4 Military & Defence
9.5 Construction & Mining
9.6 Insurance
9.7 Environmental Resource Management
9.8 Media & Entertainment
9.9 Academics & Research
10 Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drones) Market, By Geography
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 US
10.2.2 Canada
10.2.3 Mexico
10.3 South America
10.3.1 Brazil
10.3.2 Argentina
10.3.3 Chile
10.3.4 Colombia
10.4 Europe
10.4.1 UK
10.4.2 France
10.4.3 Germany
10.4.4 Italy
10.4.5 Spain
10.4.6 Netherlands
10.4.7 Sweden
10.4.8 Russia
10.4.9 Rest of Europe
10.5 Asia-Pacific
10.5.1 China
10.5.2 Japan
10.5.3 India
10.5.4 Indonesia
10.5.5 Malaysia
10.5.6 South Korea
10.5.7 Australia
10.5.8 Sri Lanka
10.5.9 Thailand
10.5.10 Rest of APAC
10.6 Middle-East and Africa
10.6.1 Qatar
10.6.2 Saudi Arabia
10.6.3 South Africa
10.6.4 United Arab Emirates
11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Competitive Quadrant
11.2 Market Share Analysis
11.3 Strategic Initiatives
11.3.1 M&A and Investments
11.3.2 Partnerships and Collaborations
11.3.3 Product Developments and Improvements
12 Company Profiles
12.1 3D Robotics Inc.
12.2 AeroVironment, Inc.
12.3 Amazon
12.4 Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
12.5 Airbus SE
12.6 Autel Robotics Co.
12.7 BAE Systems PLC
12.8 Cyberhawk Innovations Ltd.
12.9 Delair SAS
12.10 DroneDeploy
12.11 Elbit Systems Ltd
12.12 EHang Holdings Ltd
12.13 General Atomics
12.14 Hoverfly Technologies Inc
12.15 Intel Corporation
12.16 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
12.17 Lockheed Martin Corporation
12.18 Microdrones GmbH
12.19 Northrop Grumman Corporation
12.20 Parrot Drones SAS
12.21 Sensefly Inc.
12.22 SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd.
12.23 Thales Group
12.24 Textron Inc
12.25 The Boeing Company
12.26 Xiaomi Corp
13 Appendix
13.1 Questionnaire

Companies Mentioned

  • 3D Robotics Inc.
  • AeroVironment, Inc.
  • Amazon
  • Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
  • Airbus SE
  • Autel Robotics Co.
  • BAE Systems PLC
  • Cyberhawk Innovations Ltd.
  • Delair SAS
  • DroneDeploy
  • Elbit Systems Ltd
  • EHang Holdings Ltd
  • General Atomics
  • Hoverfly Technologies Inc
  • Intel Corporation
  • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Microdrones GmbH
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Parrot Drones SAS
  • Sensefly Inc.
  • SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Thales Group
  • Textron Inc
  • The Boeing Company
  • Xiaomi Corp