The global military drone market share is anticipated to hit USD 30.86 billion in 2029 and exhibit a CAGR of 14.82% during the forecast period. The rising military drone procurement by defense forces and expanding military budgets are expected to foster growth for the market.
The global flight simulator market size is expected to reach USD 5.75 billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.99% during the period. The market is expected to gain momentum from the increasing adoption of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) by the airlines to train their cabin crew and flight deck crew. This information is given by Fortune Business Insights™ in a recent study, titled, “Flight Simulator Market, 2021- 2028.” The study further states that the market size was USD 3.55 billion in 2020.
Fortune Business Insights™ presents a list of all the flight simulator providers operating in the global market. They are as follows:
Thales Group (France) CAE (Canada) Boeing Company (U.S.) Collins Aerospace (U.S.) Drivers & Restraints-
Demand for Additional Flight Frequencies to Propel Growth
The increasing air passenger traffic is set to boost the aircraft simulator market growth in the coming years. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) mentioned that the number of air passengers would surge up to 4.2% by 2027. Currently, it is 4.8 billion and this surge would add approximately 1.6 billion passengers. Therefore, the demand for commercial pilots and additional flight frequencies to lower the extra loads would affect the market positively. In 2019, a few prominent companies, including Airbus S.A.S. declared that by the year 2028, more than 39,000 new aircraft will begin operating worldwide. However, several unique technologies are used in flight simulators. They are expensive in nature. This factor may hamper market growth in the near future.
North America to Lead Backed by Presence of Various Industry Giants
North America procured high traction in terms of revenue. It is set to remain in the leading position throughout the forecast period stoked by the presence of several reputed flight simulator system manufacturers in this region. Europe, on the other hand, is expected to remain in the second position owing to the existence of numerous aircraft, as well as flight simulator manufacturers in this region. The Asia Pacific is anticipated to showcase robust growth in the coming years fueled by the increasing demand for commercial aircraft from the countries, such as China, India, and Indonesia.
The global azimuth thrusters market demand was USD 498.5 million in 2021. The market is expected to grow from USD 526.4 million in 2022 to USD 583.8 million by 2029, exhibiting a CAGR of 1.49% during the forecast period.
This information is provided by Fortune Business Insights, in its report, titled, “Azimuth Thrusters Market, 2022-2029.”
Drivers and Restraints:
Increasing International Seaborne Trade Activities to Boost Azimuth Thrusters Market Growth
As per the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) maritime transport report 2021, the international maritime trade is predicted to rise by 4.3%. Moreover, Japan, China, and South Korea have arisen as the key nations in the shipbuilding industry. The propeller is an effective system of the marine vessels. Therefore, the rising demand for naval vessels and cargo ships for seaborne trades is fueling the market growth.
High maintenance cost related with substituting the conventional thrusters hinders the growth of the market. There is huge cost engaged in modernization and upgrading of progressive thrusters. Therefore, the requirement of promoted azimuth thrusters in naval vessels obstructs the market growth.
Asia Pacific to Lead Backed by Surging Acquisition of Naval Vessels
Asia Pacific held the largest azimuth thrusters market share and dominated in 2021 with total value at USD 262.5 million. The domination is owing to the prompt extension of the shipbuilding industry and growing attainment of naval vessels from developing nations such as China and India.
Europe would grow with a highest CAGR during the forecast period. The growth is backed by the existence of prime OEMs such as Brunvoll, ABB Marine, and KONGSBERG.
North America is anticipated to demonstrate substantial growth during 2022-2029. The growth is stoked by greater spending on naval vessels from the U.S. Navy.
List of Key Players Mentioned in the Report:
ABB (Switzerland) Brunvoll AS (Norway) Caterpillar (U.S.) Hydromaster (Netherlands) IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd. (Japan) Jastram (Germany)
The global airborne fire control radar market demand is expected to showcase exponential growth by reaching USD 3,866.4 million by 2028 while exhibiting a CAGR of 4.73% between 2021 and 2028. Fortune Business Insights in its latest report, titled “Airborne Fire Control Radar Market, 2021-2028.”, mentions that the market stood at USD 2,655.4 million in 2020. Factors such as the increasing demand for target detection equipment and the growing adoption of advanced technologies such as active electronically scanning arrays (AESA) will boost the adoption of the product worldwide.
Market Exhibited -6.7% Growth Rate in 2020 amid COVID-19; Postponement of Major Defense Projects Hampered Growth Prospects
The cancellation or postponement of major defense projects due to the lockdown announced by the government agencies worldwide has significantly affected the growth prospects of the market. Owing to this the market exhibited a negative growth rate of 6.7% in 2020. However, the increasing spending of defense budget by countries will bode well for the market’s growth in the forthcoming years.
Based on the platform, the market is bifurcated into fighter jets, combat helicopters, special mission aircraft, and UAVs.
On the basis of platform, the fighter jets segment held the largest global airborne fire control radar market share during the forecast period. This is owing to the increased deliveries of fighter jets equipped with advanced radar systems to detect ground targets.
On the basis of the frequency band, the market is trifurcated into L & S-band, X-band, and KU/K/KA band. Moreover, based on application, the market is divided into the Air to Sea, Air to Air, and Air to Ground. Lastly on the basis of region, the market is categorized into South America, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.
List of the Companies Profiled in the Global Market:
Airbus S.A.S. (Netherlands) BAE Systems (The U.K.) General Dynamics Corporation (The U.S.) Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd (Israel) Browse Summary
Increasing Demand for Reconnaissance and Targeting Activities to Promote Market Growth
The rising intrusion activities and the growing focus on upgrading their militaries by countries worldwide will boost the demand for advanced technologies for reconnaissance and targeting activities. Moreover, the increasing focus on accurate target detection and handling crucial missions is leading to the development of advanced radar systems. For instance, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd has developed reconnaissance and targeting ELM-20600 RTP POD that efficiently detects, classifies, and precisely tracks and selects ground targets. Moreover, it includes inflight SAR images recording capabilities that ensure real-time target assessment. The increasing adoption of active electronically scanning array (AESA)
The global autonomous aircraft market growth is projected to reach USD 16.23 billion by the end of 2027. The rising investments in the development of improved aircraft infrastructure will emerge in favor of market growth.
Increasing Number of Company Mergers and Acquisitions will Emerge in Favor of Market Growth
The report encompasses several factors that have affected the growth of the overall autonomous aircraft market in recent years. Among all factors, the increasing number of company mergers and acquisitions has made the highest impact on the growth of the overall market in recent years. In January 2016, AAI Corporation announced that it has bagged a contract from the US Army for the production of tactical data link retrofit. This contract is aimed at the full-rate production of the devices the ‘Shadow Tactical’ unarmed aircraft system. The contract is said to be worth an estimated USD 97.1 million. AAI Corporation’s constant efforts in innovations and highly efficient products seem to have paid off. Through this contract, the company will look to establish a strong platform for future growth.
North America to Emerge Dominant; Increasing Investment in Product R&D to Aid Growth
The report analyses the latest market trends across five major regions, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa. Among all regions, the market in North America is projected to emerge dominant in the coming years. The rising investment in the research and development of efficient autonomous aircraft will emerge in favor of market growth.
Moreover, the presence of several large scale companies including Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Northrop Grumman will contribute to the growth of the regional market. As of 2019, the market in North America was worth 1.72 billion and this value is projected to increase at a considerable pace in the coming years. The market in Europe will exhibit a significant CAGR in the coming years owing to rising demand from the military sector for surveillance operations. Additionally, the increasing investment in aircraft infrastructures will emerge in favor of market growth.
The urban air mobility market growth was USD 2.90 billion in 2020. The market is projected to grow from USD 3.01 billion in 2021 to USD 8.91 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 16.77% during the 2021-2028 period. This vital information is presented by Fortune Business Insights™, in its report titled, “Urban Air Mobility Market, 2021-2028.” Factors such as increasing urbanization and degrading traffic conditions will boost the market during the forecast period. Also, the rising demand for creating faster, cleaner, safer, and interconnected transportation will fuel the growth of the market.
List of Key Players Present in the Market
Textron Inc. (U.S.) Uber Technologies Inc. (U.S.) Airbus SE (Netherlands) Ehang (China) Safran SA (France)
Drivers & Restraints
Rising Demands for Green Solutions to Bolster Market Growth
Rising demand for alternative modes of transport and rocketing road traffic is expected to boost the urban air mobility market growth during the forecast period. Also, the growing urban population and increasing growing urban population will fuel the growth of the market. Additionally, utilization of autonomous UAMs is expected to bore lower pollution, short travel times, and decrease demand on current transportation infrastructure. These factors will boost market growth.
However, factors such as rising security concerns, high initial investment, and limited government support in terms of the regulatory framework will limit the market during the forecast period.
North America to Hold Largest Market Share Due to Presence of Dominant Players
North America will capture the largest urban air mobility market share during the forecast period, owing to the increasing presence of dominant players coupled with rising adoption measures. Also, rising air traffic among residents will fuel the demand for air taxis and airport shuttle services. Factors such as last-mile and freight services coupled with eVTOL aircraft will boost the market growth.
Europe will register the fastest-growing market during the forecast period due to the region being the breeding ground for a majority of technology innovations. Rising investment opportunities, as well as the presence of prominent players, will foster growth for the market.
The global small arms market growth is projected to reach USD 6.52 billion by the end of 2027. The rising cross-border disputes and tense relations will lead to a wider product adoption across the world. According to a report published by Fortune Business Insights, titled “Small Arms Market Size, Share and Global Trend By Type (Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun) By Application (Defense & Homeland Security, Self-Defense, Sports, Hunting, and Law Enforcement), and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027,” the market was worth USD 4.80 billion in 2019 and will exhibit a CAGR of 3.96% during the forecast period, 2020-2027.
Small arms are guns or firearms that are used by individuals as a mode of self-defence. They are compact guns and can include rifles, handguns, light machine guns, and shotguns. The purpose of small arms can vary from defence to sports. They are normally used by military personnel and police. The material used in the manufacture of small arms is available in abundance and ease. The lenient law enforcement policies regarding the use of small arms will lead to a wider product adoption across the world. The low-cost of these arms are a primary reason why they are used on a large scale, especially in countries such as the United States. The increasing adoption of small arms will have a direct impact on the growth of the overall market in the coming years.
List of companies profiled in the report:
American Outdoor Brands Corporation (The U.S.) Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta S.p.A.(Italy) FN HERSTAL (Belgium) General Dynamics Corporation (The U.S.) The Coronavirus Outbreak to Affect Major Companies as Manufacturing Comes to a Standstill
The recent coronavirus outbreak has created a sense of panic among customers as well as manufacturers across the world. The collaborative steps taken by governments in numerous countries across the world have affected the product and manufacture of small arms. Although there are several countries where the Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t really affected the small arms market, the slow pace of manufacturing in other parts of the world has certainly affected the growth of the global market.
Increasing Number of Company Mergers will Bode Well for Market Growth
The report encompasses several factors that have contributed to the growth of the overall market in recent years. Among all factors, the increasing number of company mergers and acquisitions has made the highest impact on market growth. Due to constant demand for small arms, companies are tying-up with manufacturers for supply of these products for a long duration. In January 2019, the United States Army announced that it has signed a contract with Sig Sauer for long-term supply and development of the company’s popular P320 handgun. The contract is said to worth USD 580 million and will last for 8 years. This will be a significant step in the progress and expansion of the company. The collaboration with US Army will also make it more popular in the global market. Sig Sauer’s collaboration with the United States Army will not just help the company grow, but will play a huge part in the growth of the overall small arms market in the foreseeable future.
North America Holds the Highest Market Share; High Defense Budget is a Primary Factor Behind Market Growth
The report analyses the latest market trends across five major regions, including North America, Rest of the Word, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa. Among all regions, the market in North America is expected to emerge dominant in the coming years. The high defense budgets in countries such as the United States has not just led to a wider product adoption, but has also yielded technologically advanced products. The increasing terror attacks and tense cross-border relations have also contributed to the growth of the small arms market in this region. As of 2019, the market in North America was worth USD 1.56 billion and this value is projected to increase at a considerable pace in the coming years.
February 2019: Portugal announced that it has signed a contract of worth USD 50.3 million with FN Herstal. The contract will be aimed at distribution and development of 1,000 5.56x45mm rifles and 300 new 7.62x51mm rifles. It will also include the development of 830 5.56x45mm light machine guns and 320 7.62x51mm general purpose machine guns.
The global medical drone market demand is expected to gain momentum by reaching USD 1,410.9 million by 2028 from USD 254.7 million in 2021 while exhibiting an impressive CAGR of 27.70% between 2021 to 2028. In its report titled, “Medical Drone Market, 2021-2028,” Fortune Business Insights™ mentions that the market stood at USD 194.7 million in 2020.
The technological advancement and ongoing competition between major players to deliver the best product are expected to drive the market in upcoming years. Thus, major players such as Volocopter, Zipline, Volansi, Flirtey, Matternet are focused on developing quality drones to ensure their global market position and high demand for medical drones amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
List of Key Players Profiled in Medical Drone Industry Report
Zipline Inc. (San Francisco, United States) Volocopter GmbH (Bruchsal, Germany) Volansi Inc. (San Francisco,United States) Matternet Inc. (Mountain View, United States) Manna Drone Delivery Inc. (Dublin, Ireland)
High Demand for Drones in Healthcare Applications to Propel Market Growth
The increasing demand for monitoring and surveillance of public areas and the advent of new logistical alternatives than the conventional supply chain modes is propelling governments worldwide to invest in medical drone technology. Moreover, in this pandemic situation, human contact has been suspected to be a vehicle of viral transmission. Thus drone technology is a clear winner in this situation. Thus, there has emerged an urgent need for contactless and efficient technology. For instance, in October 2019, the UPS Flight Forward Inc. has received U.S. government approval with the Federal Aviation Administration's and standard certification to exercise drone airline operations. In response, the company launched its first drone delivery flight at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC, by using a quadcopter Matternet M2. These factors are driving the medical drone market growth.
By type, the market is segmented into fixed-wing, rotary-wing, and hybrid. Technology is divided into fully autonomous, semi-autonomous, and remotely operated. By the package size, it is trifurcated into <2 KG, 2-5 KG, and 5 KG <. On the basis of its service, it is divided into hospital-based, independent, and government. Based on its logistical application, it is divided into emergency blood logistics, medicinal drugs logistics, medical equipment logistics, surgical equipment logistics, vaccine logistics, emergency organ logistics, and emergency ambulatory support. By End-user, it is segmented into emergency medical services, blood banks, hospitals, and others.
Finally, based on region, the market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa.
The U.S. electro-optics infrared systems market growth is expected to showcase considerable growth by reaching USD 7.40 billion by 2027 while exhibiting a CAGR of 6.19% between 2020 and 2027. The growth is attributable to the increasing demand for technologically advanced UAVs and the growing focus on upgrading military might by the U.S. that will drive the adoption of advanced electro-optics infrared systems.
Suspended EO/IR Contracts amid COVID-19 to Restrain Growth
The aerospace and defense industry is experiencing tremendous pressure due to the COVID-19 pandemic owing to sudden halt in the operations and activities. The supply chain disruption has led the EO/IR system manufacturers to postpone the development and delivery of advanced surveillance systems leading to postponement of contracts.
Increasing Adoption of Technologically Advanced UAVs to Propel Market Growth
The total U.S. military spending is estimated to be around USD 934 in 2020-21. The increasing focus on upgrading the military is expected to propel the manufacturers to develop advanced electro-optics infrared systems to cater to the defense applications in the region. Additionally, the deployment of advanced UAVs for surveillance purposes is expected to bode well for the U.S. electro-optics infrared systems during the forecast period.
List of the Companies Operating in the Market for the U.S. Electro-Optics Infrared Systems
BAE Systems (The U.K.) Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel) General Dynamics Corporation (The U.S.) Lockheed Martin Corporation (The U.S.) Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (The U.S.) Rheinmetall AG (Germany) Saab Group. (Sweden) Browse Summary